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24 Apr 2018
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My customer, an international organization located in Washington, DC has a 6-month contract position available for a Splunk Architect.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Architect and build a data platform over Big Data (Using Splunk)
  • Work with Splunk Enterprise Admins in all phases of getting data into Splunk (from Pre-indexing to post indexing statistical data analysis)
  • Plan Deployment Strategies (System Architecture, workflow, failover scenarios, testing modules)
  • Collaborate with multiple tools, appliances, application teams with Splunk nodes for providing platform support for applications in an agile environment.
  • Business Intelligence Model& IT Operations
  • ROI for every tool monitored by Splunk
  • Production Farm Operational Intelligence
  • Systems and Event Management (Using various logs)
  • External Python Scripting to modify the complex searches with enhanced costumed outcomes.
  • Perform Infrastructure Monitoring & Automation to gain system insights through predictive analysis
  • Assist in Data Governance & Management of data
  • Work with various teams to identify and capture relevant logs, assist the infrastructure team with onboarding data, and developing use-cases around the collected data
  • The Splunk Specialist will have the ability to communicate within all levels of staff and provide documentation.
  • Aid in system tuning and review
  • Advise on new system upgrades and implementations
  • Interface with Project Leads and Developers to design and create new models and assist on deliveries.
  • Design experience in enterprise-scale implementation of Splunk in AWS.
  • Hands-on experience in Splunk App for AWS.
  • Required Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years advanced experience in Big Data Analysis using Splunk
  • Splunk Certification
  • Expert in Splunk search language and be able to create and optimize complex big data correlations.
  • Expert in Splunk and Splunk Enterprise architecture in order to design, implement, and troubleshoot deployment, maintenance, and upgrade solutions for deployments of Enterprise Management.
  • Experience in knowledge object creation and usage across the Enterprise, Normalization of event data, and Management of knowledge objects, data models and developing macros.
  • Experience with Python or other scripting language (Perl, Shell)
  • Excellent workload modeling skills
  • Ability to build Business & operational Intelligence System
  • Strong Dev Op's knowledge
  • Experience with any of the Big Data Tools apart from Splunk Enterprise Admin developer & architecture, ex: Hadoop (Pig, Hive, MaHout, MapReduce Algorithm, Matlab, OpenStack, Open shift, etc
  • Solid understanding of how multi-tier environments function, (specifically how they communicate)
  • Excellent understanding of (relevant) communication protocols
  • Good understanding of Operating Systems, Networks, hardware and related issues.
  • Ability to report results graphically and verbally
  • Solid ability to analyze results and find bottlenecks
  • Solid ability to create "ad-hoc " tests to exploit areas of suspect performance.