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Job #: R-00039929
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Job Description:

The Systems Engineer with Splunk role provides expertise to an Enterprise Monitoring team tasked with devising and implementing a coherent strategy for infrastructure monitoring and alerting across a multi-network environment (including on-premise and cloud environments). The ultimate objective of the team is proactive, automatically deployed monitoring that sends alerts when potential issues first appear, allowing the appropriate teams to resolve those issues before mission users are affected. This role supports software systems development in an Agile environment, including documenting system needs, system interfaces, and data sources; and supporting technical planning, development, integration, and verification and validation. This role refines Agile features into actionable user stories to be delivered by the systems engineer and the rest of the team. The desired candidate demonstrates a combination of abilities, including system design and analysis as well as communication and business skills. They implement new systems, correct software and configuration issues in existing systems, and improve performance through software upgrades. Flexible cross-training to also provide systems engineering, solution development, training, security, and testing is also desired.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize experience with Splunk including installation and configuration to improve implementation and address evolving system needs.
  • Developing and implementing solutions to integrate mission application generated data (collected in S3 buckets or stored on a traditional file system) into Splunk indexes
  • Developing and implementing solutions to integrate data provided from AWS CloudWatch and CloudTrail into Splunk indexes
  • Integrating data from other COTS monitoring tools into Splunk
  • Analyzing data in Splunk indexes to determine relevant queries to populate specialized reporting dashboards
  • Assist software development and mission teams to determine how to find relevant data in Splunk
  • Design, build, test and maintain scalable and stable technology solutions to meet mission system monitoring needs
  • Perform automation tasks through scripting and testing
  • Leverage AWS (creating CloudFormation scripts, automate processing, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, SNS, SQS, etc) in the development and hosting of system monitoring solutions
  • Create documentation to include flowcharts, diagrams, manuals and any other required or requested deliverables.
  • Support training Help Desk, Tier 2, and application development teams in the usage of system monitoring solutions.
  • Participate and contribute in the entire implementation process for new applications and enhancements to existing applications
  • Use the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to document requirements, configure, test, implement and support efficient solutions
  • Derive an understanding of system requirements from stakeholder needs 
  • Rotate between O&M to Dev Ops roles as required for Agile processes
  • Evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems; resolve highly complex multi-domain systems issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with configuring and monitoring Splunk
  • Extensive experience with getting data from multiple applications indexed into Splunk
  • Extensive experience with system monitoring COTS products
  • Extensive experience working in an Agile environment
  • System design and development 
  • Integration of systems 

Typically requires Bachelors with 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 12-13 of prior relevant experience.  Additional years of experience can be accepted in lieu of a degree. 


Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.

TS/SCI with Poly required for Position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on ODNI systems
  • Understanding of ODNI system development policies
  • Experience with structured analysis and design methodologies 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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