13/03 Ben
Recruitment Manager at DSRK Consulting Inc.

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Splunk System Administrator - Linux Systems (3-6 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 421859

Role Summary/Purpose:

- The 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.


- 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 endeavour 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

- 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

- Run patching, vulnerability, and forwarder remediation activities

- Support development of scripts (python, JavaScript, etc.) as needed in support of data collection and/or reporting and presentation requirements

- 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

Qualifications/Requirements :

- Bachelor's degree and over 3 years of Information Security experience

- 1+ years experience onboarding data to Splunk

- 1+ years experience as Splunk Admin

- 2+ years experience with Linux system administration

- Certified as either Splunk Admin or Splunk Power User

- Candidate must be flexible working in 24x7x365 shifts

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

- Experience with Agile Management Principles

- Experience in Change Management Procedures

- Experience with Version Control tools - Git, Bitbucket

- Strong operational and process mindset

- 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.

- 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

- Excellent communication and relationship building skills

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