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Splunk Engineer

New York, NY · Information Technology
Our client, a major bank, looking for talented Splunk Engineer for San Francisco, Walnut Creek, CA, Boston or New York City Locations.

This is a permanent position with great benefits package and competitive compensation DOE.
Relocation assistance is available.
Currently 100% remote, but will require on-site commute in fall with working from home and office schedules.

No H1 Visa will be supported for this position.
** Must be authorized to work for ANY employer in US 

Splunk Engineer
- Splunk Engineer/Administrator to help build out our Splunk infrastructure and lead an effort to help mature our operations monitoring functions. 
- Work well under pressure and provide industry standard support and guidance as we grow our coverage using Splunk.
- Operate within a tools administration team and work closely with operations, engineering, development, and business application owners alike.
- Require interaction with many different teams which will necessitate solid communication skills. 

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Information Technology or related technical or quantitative field of study.
- 4+ years of recent experience in an operations production support role.
- 2+ years experience in infrastructure and application performance monitoring.
- 2+ years as a Splunk Administrator.
- Experience with SDLC lifecycles and tooling is a plus.
- Experience with automation tools like Ansible Tower, Terraform or others is ideal.
- Any Splunk certifications including Certified Admin, Architect, Developer would be appropriate.
- More advanced Splunk certifications would be a plus for this position.
- Familiarity with Financial Services will be a strong plus.
- Working knowledge of virtualized environments and dynamic provisioning.
- Excellent leadership and team building skills.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Should be comfortable working in Linux/Unix environment as well as Windows.
- Team player.


- Core Splunk work:
- Configuring the Security and Operations environments for AWS
- Maintaining all Splunk on prem and Cloud infrastructure.
- Managing all Splunk plugin configurations including ITSI and Enterprise Security.
- Manage integrations with all significant Bank business and IT systems. You will be responsible for configuration, testing and ongoing support of these integrations.
- You will drive the effort in synchronizing the various log feeds from AWS and other cloud providers in order to satisfy all appropriate security controls. This will probably involve working with various development teams driving innovation across the bank.  You’ll be expected to drive toward elegant solutions to allow for these teams to easily get their appropriate log files into the Bank’s Splunk system.
- You will also be involved with analysis of Dynatrace, AppDynamics, DataDog and New Relic to scope capabilities of these APM applications and how they will benefit and complement our existing monitoring capabilities here at the Bank. Experience with these solutions will be significant advantage.

Some day to day activities:
- Maintaining appropriate cadence of system upgrades and application versions
- Application and system on-boarding
- Cloud integrations, including but not limited to Salesforce, Azure, O365 integrations, G Suite integration
- Riverbed Alerts
- Certificate Renewals
- Ongoing user support and day-to-day administration
- Support of all of the Splunk related infrastructure and architecture
- Troubleshooting environmental issues, forwarder deployments, and overall system health
- Develop and maintain quality dashboards, custom views, saved searches and alerts for internal technical operations team as well as business application owners.
- Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production quality dashboards.
- Manage and monitor the Splunk infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization.
- Thoroughly document the system configuration and changes.
- Help drive monitoring strategies, provide best practices and resource planning in coordination with internal ops/support teams as well as developers and business owners.
- Automate and optimize processes to increase efficiencies.
- Support the user community as needed through hands on tutelage, documentation and other growing support channels.
- Responsibilities include the following:
- Adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.).

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