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Splunk Engineer

Alexandria, VA

Posted: 05/16/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Specialty: Data Job Number: 9367

Our client is looking for a Splunk Engineer to work in their Alexandria, VA location.  Join this Federal Project with a goal of ending hunger and obesity.  As a Splunk Engineer, you will drive the complex, security-focused deployment of Splunk, while solving issues and integrations across many departments.  


Per our Federal Government contract, consultants must be U.S. Citizens with an active Secret Clearance.


  • Design and implement dashboards, reports and create rapid prototypes
  • Share best practices and create innovative solutions and maximize the value of Splunk within the organization
  • Architect, deploy, document, and maintain integration between Splunk and external tools
  • Maintain a list of system, application, and other changes and provide appropriate documentation
  • Build reports and dashboards within Splunk for various departments
  • Design the generation, pulling, parsing, and directing of data from external sources into Splunk
  • Monitor the health of data feeds ingested into Splunk
  • Design and configure data alerting and maintain CIM deployment and summarization within Splunk


  • Bachelor’s degree (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree)
  • 3 years of experience with the following:
    • Architecture, development, deployment, and administration of Splunk Enterprise in Security
    • Data analysis, logging solutions, system and network monitoring, and technical consulting
    • Both Unix and Windows operating systems
  • 2+ years’ experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (Java, Perl, Python, .NET, PowerShell), databases and analytical tools
  • Experience using network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols
  • CISSP is highly desirable
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an active Secret Clearance


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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:          

1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.

2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."

3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.

4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.


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