Splunk Engineer


Irving, TX

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 27 days ago

  by    Mike Baxley

Requires experience designing, developing, and deploying Splunk based solutions in both "on premise" and "cloud-based" environments. Design and implement multiple Splunk projects to enhance log analytics, visualization and analysis initiatives which includes strong emphasis on security.


  • Work with senior leadership to develop and enhance our log analytics, visualization, and analysis initiative.
  • Develop and document future state.
  • Help build a collaborative culture through delivery of functionality in a DevOps model.
  • Be a leader and expert on Splunk practices and components
  • Be an evangelist of Splunk in the company
  • Lead, teach and develop Splunk talent throughout the organization.
  • Design and implement Splunk maintenance and operation standards.
  • Scope and implement Splunk projects from start-to-finish, including but not limited to:
  • Gathering requirements
  • Data ingestion (forwarders, API calls, DB queries, modular inputs)
  • Mapping data fields to CIM
  • Dashboard Creation and iteration

Required Skills

  • Splunk engineer with overall 3-5 years of overall experience hands-on expertise with large scale logging.
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and how components correlate (windows and Linux servers, databases, storage arrays, networking equipment, Active Directory, etc.)
  • Ability to support the administration of the current Splunk environment
  • Perform routine maintenance and facilitate customizations and changes to the Splunk environment
  • Familiarization with all components of a distributed Splunk environment (search head and index clusters, deployment servers, forwarders, management consoles)
  • Creation and maintenance of alerts, saved searches, and other knowledge objects
  • Demonstrated Experience
  • Review and integrate the technical architecture requirements across Cloud infrastructure.
  • Excellent problem solving, planning and organizing skills.
  • Experience with either Enterprise Security or ITSI
  • Experience using Splunk to monitor a public cloud (Azure)
  • Python programming language for creation of modular inputs
  • Prepare and maintaina systems and application support documentation and schematics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.


$87K - $109K