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Splunk Engineer Jr.
Federal Staffing Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA

Splunk Engineer Jr.

Federal Staffing Solutions Inc.
Ashburn, VA
  • $108,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
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Time and again, our employees tell us that the most important thing we offer is respect. Federal Staffing Solutions puts people to work in all types of jobs. When you work with us, you build a relationship with a team of employment professionals in your community who have, in turn, built professional relationships with the businesses that are hiring.

We are looking for a Splunk Engineer Jr. to work in Ashburn, VA supporting our client.

Salary: $108,000
Clearance: US Citizen


  • The candidate should have experience deploying and configuring Universal Forwarders and possess demonstrable knowledge of data collection methods such as Syslog, JDBC, or API.
  • This position requires solid experience developing Splunk search queries, and dashboards and reports. Nice to have skills include Unix administration, scripting, understanding of Federal regulatory requirements, and experience using Jira and Confluence.
  • Must be a US citizen, no clearance required and in addition, must have a current or be able to favorably pass a (BI) Background Investigation to join this program.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with experience in the Information Technology arena.
  • Must have experience in the following:
    o Splunk Engineering
  • o Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
  • o App interface development, using REST API’s
  • o Previous project management experience.
    o ITIL Change & Configuration Management
  • o Experience with Ansible and GIT
  • The candidate should be familiar with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data.
  • The Splunk engineer should be familiar with a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.
  • The Splunk engineer will work with other Cybersecurity 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.
  • The Splunk engineer will be required interact with senior management, as necessary.
  • Must have one of the following: CCIE Security Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) CCNP Security CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker Certified Data Administrator Professional Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist Splunk Certified Architect Certified Storage Associate CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CompTIA Security+ Converged Infrastructure Specialist CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional ECSP – EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer ENSA – EC-Council Network Security Administrator GCIH – Incident Handler GCWN – Windows Security Administrator GICSP –Cyber Security Professional GISF – Security Fundamentals GSSP – Secure Software Programmer MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server) RHCA – Red Hat Certified Architect RHCE – Red Hat Certified Engineer SEI (Software Engineering Institute) SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner VCA (Certified Associate) VCAP (Certified Advanced Professional) VCDX (Certified Design Expert) VCIX (Implementation Expert) VCP (Certified Professional) CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP) Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals MS 365 Certified: Security Administrator Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer (Associate) RHCSA – Red Hat Certified System Administrator Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect Splunk Enterprise Security Certified Admin Splunk IT Service Intelligence Certified Admin Splunk Enterprise Certified Administrator Splunk Cloud Certified Admin Splunk Core Certified Consultant Splunk SOAR Certified Automation Developer Splunk Certified Developer AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional The Linux Foundation Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) The Linux Foundation Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Swimlane Certified SOAR Developer ISACA Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Swimlane Certified Administrator Swimlane Certified SOAR Developer

Essential Requirements: US Citizenship is required

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.

Job Duties:

  • The SOC is responsible for the overall security Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Federal Staffing Solutions Inc.

Ashburn, VA
20147 USA



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