Splunk Administrator

Location US-VA-Fort Belvoir
Posted Date 3 days ago(3/14/2018 11:03 AM)
Job Code
Clearance Required

Position Summary

Avineon, Inc is seeking a Splunk Administrator to add to our team. The Splunk Administrator is responsible for providing the functional expertise for all aspects of Splunk to include deployment, configuration, administration, monitoring, and reporting.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Configure Splunk Administrator for optimal performance and collaborate with other teams as required.
  • Perform system installation, upgrades/patches, configuration, and tuning.
  • Create and maintain reports, scripts, programs, or other tools within the Splunk system to maintain system health and integrity.
  • Prepare configuration control board (CCB) requests and document system configuration changes.
  • Install and maintain all forwarder interactions with systems.
  • Manage and create applications.
  • Define and maintain system and monitor application security.
  • Follow the Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG’s) methodology for standardized secure installation and maintenance of computer software and hardware.
  • Manage system for clustering, deployment, licensing, and other server functions.
  • Assess customer requests and provide guidance and training to customers on basic Splunk functionality.
  • Provide customer first level support; act as interface between customers and Splunk vendor.
  • Create new applications, views, dashboards, reports, alerts, data collection, scheduling of alerts, and reports.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of document configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating, managing. and ensuring the security of Splunk infrastructure.
  • Create and maintain manageable processes and documentation for all aspects of administration and development.
  • Collaborate with other teams to establish optimally functioning processes for system optimization, incident management, development practices, etc.
  • Promote changes and releases through the various test, quality assurance, and production systems.
  • Provide problem resolution and production support for Storage Area Network (SAN) systems and applications.
  • Research and troubleshoot technical issues causing the unavailability of systems or applications for use and provide expertise for resolution.
  • Document the cause and resolution of outages.
  • Assist in disaster recovery planning, documentation, and implementation.
  • Monitor all system, applications, hosts, data ingestion, forwarder status, system health, etc.
  • Collect and assess system metrics.
  • Identify and collect machine and non-machine data sets. Implement analytical tools to exploit machine data.
  • Coordination with other teams and analysts to identify and harvest critical and actionable business intelligence.
  • Maintain compliance with security regulations and guidelines.
  • Install, patch, upgrade, and maintain IAVA compliance for Solar.
  • Document hardware and system configurations and keep them current.
  • Notify appropriate team members of potential issues with the system.

Education - Experience & Skills Required

  • 2-3 years of experience with Splunk ,including installation and configuration.
  • Experienced in utilizing the third party API.
  • IAT 2 certification (CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP). CASP CE, CISA, CISSP, GCED, or GCIH exceed the requirement and are acceptable.

Avineon, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.



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