Splunk Engineer, #2017-153

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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 1/2/2018

Defense Point Security Reston, VA

Reston, VA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


DPS is currently seeking a Splunk Professional Service Engineer. This position requires previous experience in related IT security fields.

Job Duties:

* Travel to customer sites to conduct engagements on behalf of Splunk Inc.

* Engineering, design, and implementation efforts

* Documentation and tracking of tasks and generation of deliverables on a daily and weekly basis

* Keep accurate records of all expenses and will be submitting expense reports on a weekly basis

* Drive objectives for short term engagements while maintaining customer satisfaction

* Splunk scalability, capacity planning, distributed setup, Search Head Clustering, Index Clustering, and performance specifications

Job Qualifications:

* This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation

* Minimum 5 years experience

* Bachelors degree or higher in related field preferred

* Well versed in Splunk technology and implementation best practices and have a working knowledge in the variety of architectural variations of the Splunk product

* Well spoken and versed in today's IT lingo and be capable of discussing systems design and architecture intelligently

* A focus in security is a plus, however, based on experience will consider all engineering backgrounds surrounding cloud implementations, infrastructure build outs, automation, advanced O&M methodologies, linux/windows administration, and application deployment/support

* Experience with both Windows and Linux platforms additional hands on experience with appliances is a plus

* Solid foundational IT knowledge understanding of networking principals, security best practices and systems administration is preferred

Preferred Experience:

* Security+, Network+, CISSP or other related certifications

* Hands on experience with Enterprise Applications

* Hands on experience with Security Tools such as IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, Endpoint Management

* Experience with storage technologies and many of todays security tool sets (IPS/IDS, AV, Firewalls, Switches, etc) is a plus

* Experience with Splunk premium apps such as Enterprise Security, IT Service Intelligence (ITSI)

* Hands on experience with Virtualization Technology such as VMWare or Virtualbox

* Hands on experience with Storage Technology such as NetApp or EMC

* Scripting/Programming experience in Python, Perl, Powershell or Bash

* Active Directory

* Three tiered application model

* Firewalls and internet proxy devices

* Security monitoring practices

* Unix or Linux shell environments

* Security signature generation methods and techniques

* Event flows (i.e. Syslog)

* IDS (i.e. Enterasys Dragon, SourceFire, Snort, McAfee Intrushield IPS)

* Security Information Event Management (SIEM)

* Log management tools (i.e. Splunk)

* Vulnerability assessment tools

* Network analysis / sniffer tools

* Patch management tools

* Anti-Virus (i.e. Mcafee ePO HBSS / Symantec SEP)

* Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment

* Security certification such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, RHCE or CCNA-Security

Job Location: U.S. Travel

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

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Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in public and private sector security solutions. Our goal is to provide expert IT security services to our clients while cultivating information security knowledge among all employees for the ad.