13/03 Ben
Recruitment Manager at DSRK Consulting Inc.

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Senior Splunk Engineer - Linux System Administration (5-12 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 421893

Role Summary/Purpose :

- The Senior Splunk Engineer will work as part of a team and with users across the firm to configure and monitor Splunk Enterprise, onboard key data sources, ensure CIM compliance, build data models, document indexes, and implement new technical integrations and best practices.


- The ideal candidate will also be proficient with data sources relevant to Information Security use cases as well as have knowledge of and proficiency in using data sources from AWS.

- He or she should also be adept at API integrations, feed monitoring, and onboarding best practices.


- This role also performs Linux system administration tasks in support of the Splunk environment, including network and multi-system OS troubleshooting, and develops dashboards to enhance transparency.


- He or she will endeavor to improve operational robustness, automation and high standards of change management as well as advising and mentoring others.

Essential Responsibilities :

- Onboard data into Splunk

- Ensure Common Information Model compliance

- Enable Common Naming, where possible for Application logs

- Develop data models and pivots in support of development team

- Peer review team members- work

- Utilize multiple methods for onboarding data, including, file and directory monitoring, modular inputs, Http Event Collector, API and REST integration

- Configure and monitor Linux systems

- Configure and monitor rsyslog listeners

- Configure and monitor Splunk Enterprise

- Automate ongoing Splunk and system Administration tasks

- Work with counterparts across Infrastructure organization to ensure smooth integration with other teams and processes

- Update and maintain documentation on operational processes, how to guides, and lessons learned in support of continual improvement

- Advise on the data-relatedactivities of other members of the Splunk Engineering team, as needed

- Develop scripts (python, JavaScript, etc.) as needed in support of data collection or integration

- Leverage Splunk's analytic and Machine Learning tools to maximize performance, predict capacity, availability and security improving engineering and operations.

- Coach and mentor other onboarders on the Splunk team and across the firm

- Maintain documentation of applications and establish development standards

- Independently identify opportunities to improve operational or other performance for Security, IT Operations and other clients

- Solid communication skills, highly motivated and demonstrate high level of initiative

Qualifications/Requirements :

- Bachelor's degree and over 6 years of Information Security experience

- 3+ years- experience as a Splunk Onboarder, Admin and/or Knowledge Object Manager

- 1+ years- experience with Linux system administration

- Candidate must be flexible working in 24x7x365 shifts

- Certified as either Splunk Admin or Power User or equivalent experience

Desired Characteristics :

- Experience as Splunk Admin or Onboarder in an enterprise-scale environment

- Working experience troubleshooting, including troubleshooting feeds in a Splunk Enterprise environment

- Mastery of Regular Expressions, familiarity with differing cluster topologies

- Ability to manage Splunk indexers including index storage

- Mastery of Linux system administration and management, including rsyslog configuration

- Proficient with scripting and python

- Expertise in developing, supporting and maintaining complex Data Models and Pivots

- Knowledge of Splunk, key operational data sources, and surrounding systems and architecture required

- Proven track record teaching, coaching and mentoring other Splunk Admins and Onboarders

- Experience with Agile Management Principles

- Experience with Version Control tools - Git, Bitbucket

- Strong operational and process mindset

- Knowledge of Data Analytics

- Results driven, strategic, conceptual, and innovative thinker

- Excellent consulting skills and superior ability to develop and maintain effective client relationships

- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

- Ability to work on new assignments that demand from the role

- Expertise to clearly define complex issues despite incomplete or ambiguous information

- Strong oral and written communications skills

- Excellent communication and relationship building skills

- Experience with Agile Management Principles

- Experience with Version Control tools - Git, Bitbucket

- Expertise in Data Management and Enrichment

- Experience in Change Management Procedures

- Results driven, strategic, conceptual, and innovative thinker

- Ability to work with partners across the firm, develop operational processes, understand needs, sources and prioritize work based on both firm priorities and overall onboarding efficiency.

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