Splunk Administrator

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Splunk Administrator to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This role will be at the customer site and part of a Dynetics SOC team that includes IT and cybersecurity compliance personnel. The ideal candidate must possess strong technical and soft skills with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies and event log collection. You will be involved in the planning, implementation and ongoing support of Splunk capabilities for a new and growing classified network. This position includes close coordination with both the customer and their stakeholders, as well as the Dynetics SOC team. The successful candidate will initially analyze requirements to size, design, and deploy a new Splunk environment.

Responsibilities include working on all aspects of the Splunk environment from data source onboarding and ingest, indexing and data models, developing and tuning correlation searches, alerts, adaptive response actions, dashboards, and other content. Candidate will be expected to document processes and procedures. The candidate will assist Information System Security personnel complete activities required to maintain RMF compliance. This position requires attention to detail, critical thinking, solid organizational skills, and great customer service skills. The position also requires strong written and oral communication skills.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have at least 5 years' experience in IT, development, or systems administration
  • Working knowledge of data and log ingestion processes to help optimize and enable data gathering from relevant systems and platforms
  • Experience building end user and monitoring dashboards
  • Ability to develop analytics
  • Experience building, deploying, and tuning Splunk
  • Ability to work with customer to help define and build custom views based on operational requirements
  • Candidate must comply with the experience, training, and certification requirements IAW DoD 8570.01 IAT level II or IAM level III
  • Resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama area

Other Qualifications

  • Splunk Certified Architect
  • Splunk Accredited Consultant
  • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process and NIST security controls
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly-technical, team-oriented environment that includes customers and co-workers
  • Strong desire to learn and constantly improve

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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