• Senior Splunk Developer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/16/2018 9:25 AM)
    Requisition #
    6347
    Security Clearance
    None
    FT/PT/On-Call
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Software Development
    Location
    US-VA-Reston
  • Responsibilities

    We are seeking a Senior Splunk Developer to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client in New Carrollton MD. As part of the design and implementation effort, the Splunk developer will participate in various aspects of the implementation, including using Splunk to develop a proof of concept where legacy information systems are migrated to Splunk Enterprise.  The Senior Splunk Developer will have to model data from several legacy and/or modern applications before ingesting the data into Splunk. The Splunk Developer will work closely with government personnel and other Noblis professionals in a team environment The candidate must be able to:

     

    • Design and develop an “end to end” electronic transaction visibility, including large scale processing, integration, and analysis of system logs and databases in Splunk.
    • Develop statistical behavior models, and provide support for the development of machine learning approaches.
    • Develop visualization dashboards and indicators that identify anomalous activities.
    • Assist with the development of project status briefings and dashboards for IRS executives
    • Interact directly with client project team members and operational staff.
    • Familiarity with the configuration file options that are not available through the GUI.
    • A sophisticated understanding of Splunk “Search” language
    • A deep understanding of Splunk Dashboards, Reports, Lookup Tables, and Summary Indexes.
    • Knowledge of how to customize Dashboards via the XML source.
    • Awareness of the Common Information Model and how to apply it directly and indirectly to data feeds.
    • Expert-level capabilities with regular expression.
    • Experience with Splunk Apps (both using and making).
    • Intermediate to Expert -level capability with the Python Scripting Language.
    • Awareness of how to handle null data and its impact on statistical analysis

     

     

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • The candidate must be a Splunk expert with strong information security experience and have mastered the art of working with regular expressions to effectively extract key tokens of data into meaningful fields.
    • Experience with relational databases is a plus.
    • Experience with application servers being used for the extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of operational logs and individuals audit data deposited in a staging area for generating audit analysis reports.
    • Experience with AMDAS on MQ Series will be critical. Cyber security experience.
    • Familiarity with the configuration file options that are not available through the GUI.
    • A sophisticated understanding of Splunk “Search” language. A deep understanding of Splunk Dashboards, Reports, Lookup Tables, and Summary Indexes.
    • Knowledge of how to customize Dashboards via the XML source.
    • Awareness of the Common Information Model and how to apply it directly and indirectly to data feeds.
    • Expert-level capabilities with regular expression.
    • Experience with Splunk Apps (both using and making).
    • Intermediate to Expert -level capability with the Python Scripting Language.
    • Awareness of how to handle null data and its impact on statistical analysis.
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required, an additional four (4) years of related work experience can substitute for a degree
    • At least eight (8) years of experience in security applications and systems related audit and accountability
    • Experience with reviewing, analyzing and coordinating requirements for ingesting auditable and actionable events into Splunk.
    • Proven ability to work on and with teams comprised of the primary client and other client stakeholders dispersed across geographical sites.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Additional Requirements as per contract/client:

    • Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus).
    • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years, and be Federal Tax compliant.

    Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at Noblis -About Us

     

    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

     

    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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