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Senior Splunk Engineer

Req #: 242076
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

Next Century, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CACI, is seeking multiple Classified Senior Splunk Engineer/System Administrator to join our team in Annapolis Junction, MD!

Be part of the movement!  Join a large seven-year multi-program contract serving as the enterprise-wide analyst capabilities contract for an Intelligence Community (IC) customer. These efforts will include the development and sustainment of integrated, feature-rich capabilities that promote the modernizing of visualization and presentation tools across the agency space.

Joining our team could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape the way our customers perform their mission.

To be successful as a, you will need:

  • Passion for metrics and data collection 
  • Experience with creating and managing Splunk knowledge objects (field extraction, macros, event types, etc.) 
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills to interact with end uses and gather requirements 
  • Experience with onboarding new data sources in Splunk, analyzing the date for anomalies/trends, and building dashboard for key trends
  • Ability to mentor users and other groups on Splunk use 
  • Ability to effectively and accurately document work in various formats (i.e. JIRA, Confluence) 
  • Expertise with Linux and command line interface 
  • Fluency in at least one scripting/coding language such as Shell and Python 
  • Experience with data normalization and data modeling within the Splunk Environment 
  • Experience in creating and managing Splunk DB connects identities, database connections, database inputs, outputs, lookups, and access controls
  • Experience deploying Splunk and administering the platform 
  • Experience with regular expression (regex) 
  • Strong understanding of system log files and other structured and non-structured data 
  • Strong understanding of methods of collection, logging, windows filtering, tuning/baselining data 
  • Knowledge of advanced search and reporting commands
  • Proven Splunk technical troubleshooting and performance tuning experience 
  • Exceptional analytic abilities
  • Must be able to effectively use Word, Powerpoint, Confluence, etc. 
  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive 
  • Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolutions
  • Secure infrastructure using AWS/OpenStack security groups, firewall configurations, and SSL/PKI
  • Maintain accreditation through updating documentation and ensuring all systems are meeting security and policy requirements
  • Apply required security patches, make regular updates to deployed software, and manage user accounts
  • Install new computer and network equipment as necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university AND 10 years’ experience as a Splunk Engineer/Systems Administrator OR 5 additional year of experience as a Splunk Engineer/Systems Administrator in lieu of degree
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Like to Have:

  • Current Splunk Power user certification 
  • Experience configuring and/or utilizing monitoring/logging solutions for operations such as: Nagios, Collectd, Kafka 
  • Experience with the development of documentation, architecture diagrams, and process and procedure for end users
  • Knowledge of various operating systems (Linux, Windows) and databases (Mongo, MySQL, Oracle) SSP experience as it pertains to Splunk, Metrics, and software 

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Job Location

US-Annapolis Junction-MD-BALTIMORE


CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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