Careers - Metronome


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Splunk Engineer

Job Title
Splunk Engineer
Requirement ID
Alexandria,  VA
Other Location

The Splunk Engineer candidate will assist with providing engineering, and administration in supporting a very large distributed clustered Splunk environment consisting of search heads, indexers, deployers, deployment servers, heavy/universal forwarders and Splunk Enterprise Security premium app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles. The candidate will assist the Enterprise Splunk Cyber Security Engineering team members and will be required to interact with end users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards.

Required Skills

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 5+ years of experience in the Information Technology arena.
• 2+ years of experience in a Splunk engineering role supporting SOC or NOC environments
• 2+ Years of experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
• 1+ Years of experience in app interface development, using REST APIs

• Experience with Ansible and GIT
• Proficient with Splunk Clustering.
• Ability to follow Change & Configuration Management

• Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure
• Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
• Required to interact with senior management, as necessary.

Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages:
• Python
• Bash
• Visual Basic
• Powershell

• Splunk Certified Administrator Certification

Must Have One of the Following Certifications:
• CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
• GCIH – Incident Handler
• GCWN – Windows Security Administrator
• GISF – Security Fundamentals
• GISP – Security Professional
• GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
• GICSP –Cyber Security Professional
• GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
• SEI (Software Engineering Institute)
• CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional
• CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security
• CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
• SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
• CCNP Security
• CCIE Security
• CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
• ECSP – EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer
• MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server)
• VCA (Certified Associate)
• VCP (Certified Professional)
• VCAP (Certified Advanced Professional)
• VCIX (Implementation Expert)
• VCDX (Certified Design Expert)
• Converged Infrastructure Specialist
• Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist
• Certified Data Administrator Professional
• Certified Storage Associate
• Certified Splunk Architect

• Must have a current or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation to join this program.

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Experience in SQL
• Current or former completed Splunk training
• Experience in automating Splunk Deployments and orchestration with in a Cloud environment
• Experience in linux environment
• Splunk Certified Architect Certification

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.