Position : Splunk Consultant -- Manassas, VA



Please find the below job description and respond back to me with your consultants profiles to praveen@sritechsolutions.com


Position : Splunk Consultant

Location : Manassas, VA

Duration : 6 + months Contract


We are seeking a Splunk Consultant with ability to support, design, and develop enterprise systems data management. The qualified candidate will be responsible for support, development, integration and management of Splunk in addition to a variety of other tasks.

·         Candidate will drive deployments of Splunk while working side by side with the customers to solve their unique problems across a variety of use cases

·         Candidate will deploy ITSI and build service models for alignemnt with customer facing applications and networks

·         Candidate will drive standardization of data collection across devices within the organization

·         Develop and deploy unique collectors using scripts and collectors developed

·         Collaborate across the entire organization to bring Splunk access to product and technical teams to get the right solution delivered and drive future innovation gathered from customer input

·         Leverage previous experience, share best practice and create solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk

·         Design, Deploy, support and maintain Splunk cluster infrastructure in a highly available, geo-redundant configuration

·         Standardized Splunk agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of platforms using multiple configuration management systems

·         Troubleshoot Splunk server and agent problems and issues

·         Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production-quality dashboards

·         Participate as a Splunk escalation point for operations support

·         Monitor the agent and server infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization 

·         Design core Systems performance and troubleshooting logs

·         Support Splunk on Unix, Linux and Windows-based platforms

Basic Requirements:

·         2-4 years of experience with data analysis, logging solutions, system and network monitoring, and technical consulting

·         Ability to assess customer's situation, business needs, complex problems, and provide a solution forward

·         Experience with both the Unix and Windows operating systems; comfortable on the command line interface

·         Working knowledge or recent experience with scripting languages (i.e., Bash or Perl) or application development (JAVA, Python, .NET), relational databases, and analytical tools

·         Ability to stop, collaborate and listen with technical and non-technical consumers from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders

·         Self-motivated and self-educating, able to function independently as needed.  Also, need to be able to collaborate with fellow Splunk engineers as well as customers. 

·         Ability to function independently and in a team is a MUST.

·         Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities

·         Demonstrable understanding of common enterprise applications (especially in the areas of security and finance)


·         Splunk Certification

·         Previous training and hands on experience with Splunk

·         Operational experience with any of the following areas:  network engineering, Linux/Unix systems administration, Windows/Active Directory administration, network security, firewalls, NIDS, NIPS, web proxy solutions, email security, systems security (HIPS/HIDS), security analyst, storage, virtualization, mail servers, data modeling and pivot tables

·         Experience with Virtualization technologies

·         Experience in one of the following programming languages:  Java, C++, Python, Ruby, Perl

·         Experience with Regular Expressions (REGEX)

·         Previous experience with a software configuration management system (subversion, git, hub, cvs, chef, puppet, SCCM, etc.)

·         Microsoft, Linux or networking certifications


·         Strong oral and written communication skills: including documentation

·         Ability to work collaboratively and lead within Splunk analytics team; ability to work independently as well

·         Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently

·         Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

·         Good in interaction with business and technology

·         Ability to work with customer stakeholders and define their needs and translate those needs into Splunk queries and dashboards

·         Statistical and analytical modeling or Business Intelligence




Thanks and Best Regards,


Praveen Kumar

SRI Tech Solutions Inc.


(T) 1-813-423-6500 X Ext: 149 (M) 248-462 -7719 (F) 813.423.6520


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