2024241 Systems Engineer – Splunk (Master) $215,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Reston VA

Description:

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

Job Description

The Systems Engineer – Splunk role provides expertise to a Security Engineering and Monitoring team tasked with devising and implementing a coherent strategy for infrastructure monitoring and alerting across multiple network environments (including on-premise, cloud and hybrid cloud environments). The ultimate objective of the team is proactive, automatically deployed security and health & status monitoring that sends alerts when potential incidents arise, allowing the appropriate teams to resolve those issues before mission users are affected or systems are compromised. This role supports software systems development in an Agile environment, including documenting system needs, system interfaces, and data sources; and supporting technical planning, development, integration, verification and validation. The desired candidate demonstrates a combination of abilities, including system design and analysis as well as communication and business skills. They implement new systems, correct software and configuration issues in existing systems, and improve performance through software upgrades. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, solution development, training, security, and testing is also desired.

Primary Responsibilities

• Utilize experience with Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security including installation and configuration to improve implementation and address evolving system needs.
• Developing and implementing solutions to integrate mission application generated data (collected in S3 buckets or stored on a traditional file system) into Splunk indexes
• Developing and implementing solutions to integrate data provided from AWS CloudWatch and CloudTrail into Splunk indexes
• Integrating data from other COTS monitoring tools into Splunk
• Analyzing data in Splunk indexes to determine relevant queries to populate specialized reporting dashboards, and modify Splunk Enterprise Security default searches to remove irrelevant alerts
• Design, build, test and maintain scalable and stable technology solutions to meet mission system monitoring needs
• Perform automation tasks through scripting and testing
• Leverage cloud tools (such as AWS CloudFormation scripts, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, SNS, SQS, etc) in the development and hosting of system monitoring solutions
• Participate and contribute in the entire implementation process for new applications and enhancements to existing applications
• Use the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to document requirements, configure, test, implement and support efficient solutions
• Derive an understanding of system requirements from stakeholder needs
• Evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems; resolve highly complex multi-domain systems issues

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:

Basic Qualifications

• In-depth experience with configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting Splunk
• Significant experience with getting data from multiple applications indexed into Splunk
• Extensive experience working in an Agile environment
• Experience with on-prem and cloud environments
• Integration of systems

Typically requires Bachelor’s Degree with 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or a Master’s Degree with 10-12 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience can be accepted in lieu of a degree.

TS/SCI with Poly required for Position

Optional Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working on customer systems
• Understanding of customer system development policies
• Experience with structured analysis and design methodologies
• Extensive experience with system monitoring COTS products

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.

Compensation:

  • Outstanding Salaries

Retirement:

  • 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 $3,000 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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