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Job #: R-00095393
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Splunk Systems Engineer. This position is in support of the Air Force Cloud One Virtual Data Center contract which operates multiple virtual environments (Infrastructure as a Service) in an AWS GovCloud infrastructure.

The Systems Engineer selected for this position will build and integrate and maintain all Splunk connectivity across all Virtual Data Center (VDC) systems through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) and investigate and analyze all activities related to infrastructure incidents within the network environment in coordination with A1 DTA Cyber Security Division, System Administrators and other System Engineers under a tiered response structure.  Selected Systems Engineer will assist in determining scope, urgency, and potential impact and track infrastructure incidents from initial detection through final resolution.  Additionally, the System Engineer will work with Splunk to build and maintain log aggregation and incident reporting dashboards from systems data collected across the environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Selected Splunk Systems Engineer will collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for use of AWS native services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage (S3) and Amazon Simple DB/RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management IAM.

  • Develop, update and sustain Splunk environment to all backend support and front end displays to include dashboards and alerting supporting the A1 DTA Security Operations Center.

  • Maintain Heavy Forwarder, Indexer, and Search Head for 3 environments (Public Facing, PROD IL4, and TDE IL4)

  • Solve complex technical issues related to Splunk connectivity to environment and log ingestion from over 500 virtual AWS servers

  • Work with team members to deliver DevOps processes and automation and O&S capability.

  • Learn existing system capabilities and work to support the design of the new capabilities and enhancements (to include Cloud Migration and Analytics design and development).

  • Sets up administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot creates/updates and maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services.

  • Experience working with administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot Creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Assist in the delivery ATO’s documentation for IL4 environment, work with IA team to define, document and implement Security Controls.

  • Provide VDC weekly status reports to Contractor Program Manager and government representatives

  • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

  • Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents

  • Report findings to management with recommendations for resolution.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8– 12 years of prior relevant experience (10 years or more of experience in lieu of degree)

  • Experience planning, building, integrating and maintaining Windows and Unix/Linux systems

  • 2 years experience with AWS (certified if possible)

  • 2 years experience managing Splunk servers and building Splunk dashboards and alerting in a distributed environment

  • Clearance: Active Secret required at time of hire.

  • Must have Security + (minimum DoD 8570 series IAT Level II Certification) before hire date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Splunk Certification (Admin/Power User/or Architect)

  • AWS Certification (Associate or greater)

  • Scripting Experience: Python/Perl/Bash/Puppet/Chef

  • CISSP

  • PMP

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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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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