Leidos is seeking a talented Cyber Security SME to join our team to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Security Operations Center (SOC). The SME be responsible for the administration of the Splunk SIEM tool and will need a strong cyber security background.
This position is located in Bluemont, VA and requires onsite support.
The candidate will:
Establish and maintain configuration and technical support, assist in the technical design process, and provide guidance/direction to customer on how to best get value from Splunk products.
Design Splunk system solutions for a large distributed environment consisting of heavy forwarders, indexers, search head servers, spanning security, performance and operational roles.
Provide engineering and design support to meet growth needs while maintaining performance, stability, scalability and agility balance.
Be proficient in onboarding data into Splunk via forwarder, scripted inputs, TCP/UDP and modular inputs from sources such as FireEye, Bid IP, Cisco, Syslog, etc.
Managing data onboarding via command line to include (transforms.conf / props.conf) / bundle pushes.
Build dashboards highlighting data anomalies and key trends. Design, develop, recommend and implement Splunk dashboards and alerts in support the Incident Response team.
Develop advanced scripts for the manipulation of data to support analyst requirements.
Provide recommendations and implement changes to optimize Splunk in the environment.
Perform integration activities to connect with 3rd party software APIs.
Provide industry standard expertise in the deployment, configuration and operation of Splunk and Splunk enterprise security.
Current Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain FEMA BI
Bachelor's degree from accredited university/college in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with 7+ years of related technical experience. Candidates shall have a minimum of five (5) years of experience specific to Splunk system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development.
Advanced understanding of specific enterprise environments that direct the correlation of system data for mission impact.
Experience with custom log file parsing.
Experience with Splunk dashboard creation.
Experience creating visualizations for displaying data.
Knowledge of networking protocols.
Database design and Management.
Experience writing Splunk queries in Splunk Programming Language (SPL)
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
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