2021134 Systems Engineer $215,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Herndon VA


Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

We are seeking a Splunk Enterprise Knowledge Manager (Network) who will provide expertise and a specialized Splunk related focus on enterprise-level machine data analytics, while supporting mission-critical information systems in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Your responsibilities will include the following:
• Implementing and maintaining Linux-based Splunk analytical systems and tools (admin. level deployment and knowledge management roles)
• Identifying and collecting machine and non-machine data sets
• Analyzing and supervising Splunk Indexes related to monitoring and managing network devices, including routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, security appliances, and crypto
• Collaborating with other administrators and analysts to enhance development of actionable business intelligence, troubleshooting performance issues, and combating threats
• Working on an integrated team and communicating Splunk related issues
• Maintaining compliance with security regulations and guidelines

Estimated Salary:
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary Range: Up to $215,000.00 per year

B4Corp Estimated Salary Ranges:
Position Level                                          Min Salary       Max Salary
Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert               $160,000         $215,000
Level 2 – Expert                                         $140,000         $195,000
Level 3 – Senior                                         $110,000         $170,000
Level 4 – Full Performance                      $60,000           $100,000

Mandatory Requirements:

• Minimum 2 years of demonstrated experience with engineering, deploying, maintaining, and utilizing a Splunk infrastructure and its GUI
• Minimum 1 year of demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services
• Experience supporting network devices, including routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, security appliances, and crypto
• Demonstrated expert level knowledge of Linux systems and the ability to maintain a configuration utilizing Git and deployment server
• Demonstrated knowledge of regular expression, Splunk SPL, Syslog, Python, DNS, DHCP, and file storage technologies
• Experience creating new data feeds for ingestion
• Experience utilizing DBX and DB Connect
• Knowledge of UF and HF installation and configuration of Indexers
• Ability to research and clearly articulate, verbally and in writing, recommended solutions
• Demonstrated aptitude for analytical thinking, problem solving, and working multiple tasks concurrently
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment

Optional Requirements:

• Experience with Splunk’s IT Service Intelligence (ITSI) app
• Experience utilizing command-line interfaces, scripting (e.g., PowerShell), and queries (e.g., Transact-SQL)
• Experience with task automation via Bash, Python, REST, and PowerShell
• Experience with physical and virtual server architectures and network fundamentals
• Experience with incident management, change management, and problem management business processes
• Customer experience is preferred
• Experience with GitHub
• Splunk
• Linux+
• Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing & Switching (CCNA)
• ITIL Foundation, DevOps, or Agile

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly-skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations. B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs. B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in the outstanding compensation and benefits B4Corp provides. Our salaries are second to none. B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first. Our health insurance demonstrates this with 100% employer coverage and providing employees with a plan that has $0 copay, 0% coinsurance and an HSA that can allow employees to accrue health savings for the future. B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their benefit dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.


  • Outstanding Salaries


  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)

Insurance 100% Employer-Paid Premiums:

  • United Health Care Choice Plus HSA POS Gold 1500 w/HSA
    –       Employer funded HSA to cover 100% health care deductible
    –       Health insurance: $0 copay, $0 co-insurance. Full scope protection for you and your family!
    –       100% employer premium coverage for single and family
  • Health Equity HSA – B4Corp contributes $1500.00 for single and $3000.00 for family into your Health Equity HSA to cover 100% of your health care deductible.
  • Mutual of Omaha Dental VSP Vision Insurance Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $2,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Ability to purchase 2 additional weeks of vacation
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud — from trusted vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Google.
    –       Train anytime, anywhere, and on a variety of devices – even offline!
    –       Transcender® Practice Exams
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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