Splunk Engineer

February 13, 2024

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Job Description

Location: Austin, TX.

Technical Skills:

Key Skills: Splunk Administration, Splunk Development, LINUX, Scripting/ automation experience (Python, Shell, Bash, Ansible, etc.), GIT for source code management
Splunk Administrator or Architect certification will be an added advantage
Good to Have: Ansible, AWS / Kubernetes integration with Splunk (basics is fine..)
Role and Responsibilities:

Experience with Splunk Engineering, administration, deployment, troubleshooting, onboarding data and maintenance for a large-scale network environment
Experience with Linux and Windows agents for Splunk administration with a solid understanding of the Splunk system.
Implement and maintain Splunk Platform Infrastructure and Configuration, involved in standardizing Splunk forwarder deployment, configuration and maintenance across UNIX and Windows platforms
Apps/Dashboards for license usage and Application errors.
Monitor and maintain Splunk performance, availability and capacity – Storage performance, CPU, Memory, Forwarder installations and patching upgrades
Hands on experience in scripting languages, regular expressions to automate tasks and manipulate data, KV store collection and lookup management, index and search time field extractions
Hands on experience in creating & customizing Splunk dashboards, visualizations, configurations using customized Splunk queries, reports, scheduled searches and alerts, Splunk workflow actions, KPI services and undertake day-to-day operational and user support
Knowledge about Splunk architecture and various components (indexer, forwarder, search head, deployment server), Heavy and Universal Forwarder
Hands on experience in scripting languages, regular expressions to automate tasks and manipulate data, restrict access to sensitive logs/data. Identifying bad searches/dashboards and partnering with the creatorsto improve performance.
Knowledge of enterprise logging, including application, OS, security technology logging and Splunkit framework
Lead Proof-of-Concepts (POC) on Splunk implementation, mentored and guided other team members on understand the use case of Splunk
Ensure data quality in line with client’s use cases and maintain current functional and technical knowledge of the Splunk platform
Expertise in writing advanced queries and knowledge on Splunk Development Activities. Knowledge on SPL commands (streaming, generating, transforming, orchestrating & dataset processing commands)
Develop reliable, efficient queries, summary indexes, data models that will feed custom alerts and dashboards
Provide regular support and guidance to Splunk project teams on complex solution and issue resolution