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Sr Splunk Engineer

Company: Criterion Systems
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business-a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website: -Criterion Systems is a Military/Veteran Friendly Company, therefore we encourage Veterans to apply. Criterion Systems is seeking a Senior Splunk Engineer. The successful engineer will become an integral part of the Cyber Security Project Engineering team focused on delivering innovative solutions which enhance the capabilities of the Security Operations Center to detect and identify threat activity and system intrusions. This job will involve a range of Splunk development and configuration activities including system deployment, Splunk app implementation, data onboarding, and other Splunk integrations. Development projects employ DevOps practices and Agile methodologies to ensure timely delivery of solution improvements aligned with customer requirements. This role will be responsible, working closely with Engineering teams to identify, design, implement, and test automated processes for solution delivery. A strong IT background, as well as knowledge of Linux administration services is very beneficial.

  • Work closely with Project Engineering team and project stakeholders to deliver needed solutions in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain detailed technical documentation which includes solution requirements, use cases, system dependencies, test plans, build and deployment processes, usage guides, build artifacts, and release notes.
  • Collaboratively design and implement custom Splunk solutions which satisfy project requirements. Minimum Qualifications:
    • U.S. Citizenship is required. (no dual citizenship permitted)
    • Current DOE Q clearance or the ability to obtain one.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Security or related technical discipline OR 4 years professional IT experience may be used in lieu of degree.
    • Seven (7) years of related work experience with a preference in Security/Dev Ops engineering
    • Experience deploying, configuring, and managing Splunk systems.
    • Experience with centralized logging and filtering (Splunk, syslog).
    • Experience deploying and troubleshooting large clustered Splunk deployments
    • Experience onboarding various data sources into Splunk using multiple inputs techniques.
    • Experience developing and maintaining health monitoring for a large Splunk deployment and data sources
    • Experience managing Splunk via the command-line interface.
    • Experience with DevOps platforms and tools (Jira, git, Jenkins, Ansible).
    • A strong understanding of software development best practices and design patterns
    • Modern programming skills in any language, including version control, test-driven development, and debugging.
    • Knowledge, experience, and scripting skills (Bash, Pyhton, PowerShell, etc.).
    • Familiarity with the fundamentals of agile project management.
    • Familiar with compliance frameworks, security best practices, and product security baselines.
    • Experience using configuration management tools in a production environment (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.).
    • Strong IT background, including networking fundamentals and systems.
    • Comfortable learning independently and asking for help.
    • Superb written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate with stakeholders of varying technical and non-technical skillsets.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect or Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin
      • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security and Common Information Model apps
      • Experience onboarding a variety of vendor and custom data sources into the Common Information Model
      • Experience contributing to information technology and security projects, in particular projects which require coordination with developers, engineering domains, and service stakeholders.
      • Experience with usage and development of solutions for big data platforms such as Splunk and Hadoop.
      • Experience working in a closed / highly secure / regulated environment.
      • Strong background in secure development principals and methodologies of software security
      • Familiarity with DevOps culture, policies, and practices.
      • Familiar with cloud computing platforms like Azure, AWS, and GCP.
      • Experience with automation, scripting, and programming.
      • Understanding of Unit Testing and Integration Testing with production experience.
      • Knowledge and experience of statistical methodologies
      • Industry certifications for security engineering, cyber security, big data analytics Criterion Systems, LLC. and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. - We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual's protected status: - race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit -

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