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.
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.
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.
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