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Splunk Engineer (SC4) in Dublin, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Dublin, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019

Job Description

Job ID: 50788

Splunk Engineer.  Our client in Columbus, Ohio has an opportunity to implement and operationalize a new enterprise Splunk instance and is looking for a Splunk Engineer to fulfill a contract-to-hire role. This role is primarily administering a large clustered Splunk application. There will be some development responsibilities - primarily creating dashboards and reports.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Document all development activity
  • Assist with training application and infrastructure teams not familiar with Splunk
  • Have in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in their own discipline
  • Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • This position will work closely with Infrastructure, Application, and Business Intelligence teams getting started with Splunk


Responsibilities include:

  • Grow and improve the enterprise Splunk environment from early stages to a mature implementation
  • Support large-scale deployments across multiple AWS regions, with data feeds from multiple on premise data centers
  • Monitor and maintain Splunk performance, availability, and capacity 
  • Splunk administration; including version upgrades, permissions, and audit compliance
  • Develop reliable, efficient queries that will feed custom alerts and dashboards
  • Track work effectively via Agile methods
  • Create and maintain documentation related to architecture and operational processes for Splunk
  • Define processes for engagement and RACI models 
  • Engage application and infrastructure teams to establish best practices for utilizing Splunk data and visualizations
  • Mentor members of the technical staff to support and assist in Splunk-related activities
  • Maintain regulatory awareness and compliance


Skills/Experience:

  • 4+ years hands-on experience with distributed Splunk administration
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Must be proficient in Splunk Processing Language
  • Strong technical acumen and understanding of multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, etc.) and technical platforms (networks, firewalls, storage, virtualization, etc.)
  • Experience Python or Perl
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Exposure to database/Big Data technologies
  • I.) SQL, MySQL, Oracle
  • II.) NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis)
  • III.) Hadoop
  • Experience with CSS/HTML & JavaScript
  • Experience with ServiceNow



Client does not provide sponsorship for this opening. Candidates must now and in the future be legally eligible to work in the US for any employer.

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