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Splunk Engineer

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Recruiter: SidTech
Listed on: 3rd April
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £500 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: 2021-04-02 00:00:00

Job Title:SPLUNK Engineer

Inside IR35
Location:London- Waterside

Department/Practice:CSP

Job Purpose and primary objectives:

SPLUNK Administrator

Key responsibilities (please specify if the position is an individual one or part of a team):

? Provides strategic support of Splunk integration and deployment, configuration and maintenance

? Must understand, interpret and develop content for SPLUNK products to meet internal and external customer requirements

? Will coordinate with SPLUNK PS and assist with advanced issue resolution across the enterprise

? Design, engineer, configure and administer Splunk content

? Assist in the proper operation and performance of Splunk, Loggers and connectors

? Integration of data feeds (logs) into Splunk. Perform Content Development to properly identify data feeding SIEM’s and correlation of events. Develop filters to assist in the identification of significant events

? Provide recommendations and implement changes to optimize Splunk products in the customer environment

? Write and develop custom scripts, programs as needed

? Experience in SPLUNK log data migration to cloud services

? Troubleshoot and Optimize all aspects of application by utilizing the data from Splunk including the Splunk search head, index clusters, index storage monitoring, and Splunk processing language (SPL) performance tuning

? Manage upgrade, migrations, security, and System health and infrastructure analytics.

? Maintain and implement enterprise monitoring and alerting utilizing Splunk and best practices.

? Provide industry standard expertise in the deployment, configuration, and operations of Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security.

? Support, maintain, and expand Splunk infrastructure in a highly resilient configuration

Integrate Splunk with a wide variety of standard and legacy data sources like IIS Logs, Event Viewers etc.,

- Supervisory / Managerial responsibilities (please specify if the position will have persons reporting to it):

Managing the SPLUNK environment for the IAG client and will have client interaction

- Other responsibilities - Budgets, targets, equipment etc (please specify):

Key Skills/Knowledge:

? 7+or more years’ experience with design, configuration, and support of Splunk 6.x,7.x or similar

? Good writing and verbal communication skills

? IT Service Intelligence

? Syslog-NG

? Arcsight SIEM ( Added advantage)

? Splunk certification are desired.

? Linux certifications (RHCA, RHCE, LPIC, or GIAC GCUX)

? Experience with configuration management systems (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)

? Experience with version control systems (e.g. Git, SVN, Perforce, etc.)

? Experience with rsyslog, syslog-ng, and Splunk HTTP Event Collection (HEC)

? Familiarity with Splunk add-on products such as SPLUNK ITSI,db connect, Splunk Machine learning toolkit etc..a plus

? Ability to perform basic scripting tasks with Splunk to automate repeatable processes using Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Perl, etc.

? Able to interact with customers and team members and product support personnel

? Experience with interpreting requirements and implementing Use-Cases

Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills Experience writing MS SQL expressions

Experience required:

? 7+or more years’ experience with design, configuration, and support of Splunk 6.x,7.x or similar

Duration of the Assignment:

6 months


LEARNING ON THE GO

Is able to learn quickly when facing new problems, is open to change and able to analyze both successes and failures of self and / or others when required to facilitate on-going improvement. Is able to experiments and will try anything to find solutions and enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks, with the ability to quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of systems and services;

DIRECTING OTHERS

When in a lead / supervisory / managerial role, is good at establishing clear directions of others with the ability to set stretching objectives. Is able to distribute workloads fairly and appropriately in a well-planned and organized manner and maintains a two-way dialogue with others on their work and its results. Above all, is able to bring out the best in people and is a clear motivator and communicator;

INFORMING

Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being part of the team, unit, and/or the organisation. Is able to provide informative and quantifiable information so that accurate decision making can be taken in a timely manner;

PROBLEM SOLVING

Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions and probes all fruitful sources for answers. Can see hidden problems and is excellent at detailed analysis by looking beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answer;

TECHNICAL LEARNING

Able to learn new skills quickly and is adept at learning new industry skills and competencies via various methods, including research and attendance at technical courses and seminars etc.

Person Specification:

I.e. Negotiating, client facing, communication, assertive, team leading/team member skills, supportive.

Establish and maintain excellent relationship with customer stakeholders and develop processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness for the client as an on-going basis;

With Line Manager / Senior Stakeholders

Maintain regular contact with Line Manager / Senior Stakeholders to update and appraise them on critical business issues and data points;

With Offshore Teams

Maintain regular contact with required Offshore teams as and when required to update them on current issues and decisions, seeking support for issues that affect the success of the contracts on-going deliverables as and when required;

With Peers

Develop and maintain positive relationships with other business partners, both internal and external, ensuring best practice advice is shared and maximum efficiency achieved;

With Others

Effectively and professionally communicate regularly with all functional teams and other parts of the company as required in the proper performance of such duties by regularly sharing information and building positive relationships to help achieve business goals and objectives within the account. Building positive relationships with external contacts to maximize efficiency and to represent the business in a professional manner at all times.

Adhoc Duties

To undertake any other duties of a reasonable nature, as may be determined by your Line Manager and/or relevant personnel designated for such purpose to do so, to meet the needs of the business and/or clients operational requirements as and when required. May also be required as determined by the needs of the business to carry out work at other locations on a global scale to undertake duties within the company on reasonable request, inclusive of short, medium or long term overseas deputation stay requirements.

 

Contact Name: Admin Ssunita Chaubey
Reference: TJ/5321/V-33110
Job ID: 2916227



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