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Job #: TR-656937
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Civil

Job Description:
Are you someone concerned with the security of our nation?
Are you driven to protect and serve? Are you skilled in cyber
defense? Then Leidos is the place for you. We are ensuring our
nation's security in a partnership with the Customs and Border Protection
Agency (a component of the Department of Homeland Security). Our
partnership focuses on the CBP Security Operations Center (SOC) where we
provide around the clock cyber support focusing on some our nation's toughest
threats. The DHS CBP SOC Program has a critical need for a Mid Level Splunk Engineer to join our team in Alexandria, VA.The Splunk Engineer will support the full system engineering
life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development,
implementation, integration, test, and documentation. The Splunk Engineer will follow defined best
practices and operational workflows. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Splunk Engineer should be proficient with recognizing and onboarding
new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and
building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. The Splunk
engineer should be proficient within a Linux environment, editing and
maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps. The Splunk Engineer will assist with providing
engineering, and administration in supporting a very large distributed
clustered Splunk environment consisting of search heads, indexers, deployers,
deployment servers, heavy/universal forwarders and Splunk Enterprise Security
premuim app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles. The Splunk engineer will assist the Enterprise Splunk team,
Cybersecurity Engineering team members and will be required to interact with end
users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance
with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards. The Splunk engineer
will be required interact with management, as necessary.

LeadGenLeadGenCyberDHSCyberCBPCYBERExternal Referral Eligible
Required Skills:

Minimum of current Secret clearance with ability to
obtain TS/SCI Clearance. In addition to specific security clearance
requirements all Department of Homeland Security CBP SOC employees are required to have or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering,
Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field. Minimum of 7 years of
professional experience.2+ years of experience in a Splunk engineering role
supporting SOC or NOC environments

2+ Years of experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces

1+ Years of experience in app interface development, using

Knowledge of Splunk Clustering.

Ability to follow Change & Configuration Management

Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and
qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure

Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize
and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision

Ability to script in one more of the following computer
languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell

Splunk Certified Administrator Certification


- Experience in SQL

- Current or former completed Splunk training

- Experience in automating Splunk Deployments and
orchestration with in a Cloud environment

- Experience in linux environment

- Splunk Certified Architect Certification

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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