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Splunk Solutions Architect

Booz Allen

Apr 28

Splunk Solutions Architect

Key Role:
Lead consulting engagements focused on assessment, architecture, and deployment of enterprise-scale Splunk solutions, including operational development and oversight for a Splunk log management infrastructure. Manage Splunk, an equivalent hardware infrastructure, and oversee production support. Provide architecture-level design to support and operate Splunk using Security Information and Event Management or Security Event Management best practices and Splunk enterprise security. Design Splunk systems to meet growth and maintain the balance between performance, stability, and agility. Manage customer expectations, onboard data into Splunk, support projects in multi-site or clustered Splunk installations, and assist with the development of advanced KPIs and metrics to meet the requirements of key stakeholders. Conduct research in areas driven by customer use cases, architect and support systems used to configure and deploy enterprise SIEM log management solutions, and develop automation for security tools management. Assist with the automation, deployment, integration, and testing of enterprise systems and services and create and optimize Big Data correlations as a Splunk search language expert. This position will require the ability to travel up to 75% of the time to client sites.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security

  • 2+ years of experience as a Splunk architect

  • Experience in building operations programs supporting business

  • Experience in capacity planning and platform management

  • Experience in designing and deploying high performance, highly available SIEM infrastructure

  • Experience with data onboarding, configuration, and optimization in Splunk

  • Knowledge of system and platform integrations

  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time

  • HS Diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with working in a commercial consulting or professional services environment

  • Experience with infrastructure management and support and system administration in Windows and UNIX environments

  • Experience with enterprise-scale operations and maintenance environments

  • Experience with Linux shell scripting, Python, and Regex

  • Experience with security tools, including Firewall, IDS, Active Directory, Nmap, Burp, Proxy, Bro, or Endpoint technologies

  • Knowledge of networking protocols

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