• Splunk Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Aveshka is seeking an Cyber Security Splunk Engineer. As a Splunk Engineer, you will implement and conduct engineering activities in accordance with the organization's relevant approved processes, technical operations and strategic vision.  The Splunk Engineer is responsible for the technical management, monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting, of enterprise-wide monitoring systems, applications and related infrastructure; ensuring that any issues that may adversely impact the confidentiality, integrity or availability of computing resources are identified, properly alerted and promptly resolved. This mid-level engineer position will understand and interpret customer requirements for Splunk implementation for an enterprise solution. 


    Duties Include:

    • Designing, engineering, configuring and administering Splunk 6.x content
    • Assisting in the proper operation and performance of Splunk, plug-ins, loggers and connectors
    • Building Splunk reports
    • Developing dashboards with visual metrics for stakeholders
    • Defining strategy and design around data collection, aggregations, and summarization processes
    • Integrating external data sources into Splunk
    • Enforcing best practices related to summarizing and querying data
    • Developing advanced scripts for the manipulation of multiple data repositories to support analyst requirements
    • Partnering with other enterprise teams to support data capture and advanced data analytics and forecasting efforts to support proactive identification of issues
    • Providing recommendations and implement changes to optimize Splunk products in the customer environment
    • Designing the Splunk system solution to meet growth while maintaining a balance between performance, stability, scalability and agility
    • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • SIEM content management


    Required Education:

    •  BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other closely related discipline



    Required Experience:

    •  Demonstrated 7+ years knowledge and hands-on experience in security with an emphasis in engineering design, system analytics, operations and maintenance of a variety of security technologies used for security defense areas such as: network, storage/back, platforms (Windows/Linux Servers and desktops)
    • 5 years of experience with Splunk, network security, system security, and supporting security information and event management (SIEM)
    • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of information engineering projects; systems analysis, design and programming using standard tools and methods
    • Security+ CE

    Required Clearance:

    •  Active Top Secret (TS)

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience developing enterprise strategic implementation of Splunk DoD deployments highly preferred
    • Ability to perform basic scripting tasks with Splunk to automate repeatable processes using Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Perl, etc.
    • Experience with performing hunt activities in an incident response role
    • Experience with security tools, including Firewall, IDS, Active Directory, Nmap, Burp, Proxy, or Bro
    • Certified Splunk Architect or Engineer highly preferred



    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!


    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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