Splunk Engineer

Job#: 1337153

Job Description:

Apex Systems has a need for a Splunk Engineer to support one of our largest government clients.  

The Splunk Engineer will provide overall 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 premuim app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles.  The Engineer should be proficient 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 proficient within a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.  
The Splunk Engineer will be a member of the Enterprise Splunk team, 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 may be required interact with senior management, as necessary. 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 8 years’ experience in the Information Technology arena

  • Additional Cyber Security Certifications and experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelors degree.
    3+ Years experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
    2+ Years experience in app interface development, using REST  API’s 
    Ability to follow Change & Configuration Management.  

  • 4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role working in a Splunk clustered environment supporting SOC or NOC environments

  • 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

  • Knowledge of Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure, Office365

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


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


  • Experience in SQL

  • Current or former completed Splunk training

  • Prior experience a in Splunk professional services role

  • Experience in automating Splunk Deployments and orchestration with in a Cloud environment

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Employee Type:

Baltimore, MD, US

Job Type:
PMO and Business Operations

Date Posted:
March 17, 2023