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Senior Splunk Engineer

Kelly Services
Washington, DC 20020
**Senior Splunk Engineer**


**Pay will be market rate**


Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a senior Splunk engineer on a government contract with our customer in Washington, DC. This assignment should last approximately seven months and could be extended.


Our customer is looking for a proactive and self-driven Senior Splunk Engineer. The Senior Splunk Engineer supports the design, architecture, build, configuration, implementation and operations support as well as establishes the useable Splunk solution. The candidate will support Splunk ES installation and configurations while building automation activities. This position will work closely with the Technical Architecture and Operations teams and reports to the Security Architect and the Project Manager.


**Duties and Responsibilities:**

Working in a collaborative and information-centered environment, the Senior Splunk Engineer will assist with on-going cybersecurity activities including, but not limited to:

Identification of business-critical systems within organization infrastructure

Identification of all systems within the organization infrastructure;

Percent known and previously unknown

Identification of current coverage (percentage) of business-critical systems with Splunk Forwarders

Develop plan of action to provide more comprehensive coverage

Identify required integrations (e.g., Nessus/SecurityCenter, ServiceNow, PaloAlto)

Make recommendations for additional optional integrations

Identify current volume of audit data coming from business-critical systems

Assess gap in current indexing capability

Develop index clustering strategy

Assess current needs for search head deployment

Develop search head clustering strategy

Identify user community and required roles

Expand forwarder coverage to include non-critical endpoints and systems

Identify potential free Splunk apps that provide basic security intelligence and limited view of compliance

Identify potential dashboarding opportunities - simple to generate requirements for more complex alternatives or premium

Expand forwarder coverage to include non-critical endpoints and systems

Identify potential free Splunk apps that provide basic security intelligence and limited view of compliance

Identify potential dashboarding opportunities - simple to generate requirements for more complex alternatives or premium apps

Perform integrations with existing business and security applications as requested

Identify gaps to deploying Splunk ES and other premium applications

Identify opportunities for new dashboards and/or potential Splunk application development

Threat intelligence ingest (free sources, initially)

Investigate appetite for full security architecture assessment

Other IT security support


**Experience Required:**

Experience with storage technologies, platform administration on Linux and Windows and experience with many of today's security tool sets (IPS/IDS, AV, Firewalls, Switches, etc).

Preparing and delivering information in a concise, professionally written format

Preparing documentation on systems, processes or procedures, including network and workflow documents

Preparing and presenting information on staff in a formal and informal setting

Working in teams, task forces, etc.

Developing and/or creating new or more effective ideas, approaches

Analyzing and developing solutions to problems

Providing technical support

Providing outstanding customer service

Developing and maintaining positive customer rapport

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Ability to lift 15-25 pounds


**Education Required:**

Bachelor's degree


Please email Drew Rogers at wilr037@kellyservices.com if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-13

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