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Job #: R-00094895
Location: Bluemont, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a talented Systems Engineer SME to join our team to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Security Operations Center (SOC). The Systems Engineer role provides support across an Agile team supporting technology assurance, advisory, compliance, and risk management. This role will be engage in the review and subsequent reporting of usage of system, data and information in support the adherence with outlined policies and procedures. The Splunk engineer will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, documentation, and implementation following defined best practices and operational workflows.

This position is onsite in Bluemont, VA and requires onsite support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build, implement and administer Splunk in Windows and Linux environments.

  • Perform data ingestion and visualization for Splunk.

  • Build and integrate contextual data into notable events.

  • Recognize and on-board new data sources into Splunk, analyze the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data.

  • Provide technical, managerial, and administrate direction.

  • Recommend innovative solutions to management and key stakeholders.

  • Work in a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.

  • Develop and provide reports on the usage of information and data.

  • Experience in SQL query development leveraging HTML, XML, CSS, Bash, Java, and Python scripts.

  • Work with clients to develop requirements and deliverables.

  • Manage automating Splunk deployments and orchestration within a Cloud environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Current Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a FEMA BI

  • The candidates shall have bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field and a minimum of 8 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in Cyber Security. Additionally, the candidate shall have five (5) years of experience with Splunk. 

  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

  • Extensive experience implementing, architecting and administering Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security Suite

  • Experience developing in HTML, XML, CSS, Bash, JAVA and Python scripts

  • Extensive experience working in AWS

  • Extensive experience in SQL

  • Experience administering Linux OS/ such as Redhat Enterprise

  • Certified Splunk Administrator

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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