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Intermediate Systems Administrator in St. Louis, MO at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 4/23/2019

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Job Description

The Senior Splunk Administrator will provide support for the Splunk environments. The Splunk administrator will work with the different application development teams to assist in the gathering of data and logs in alignment with the team's telemetry requirements (Operational, Security and Business Intelligence). The Splunk Administrator will work with and take direction from the Splunk Architect, deploying and configuring Splunk products. The Splunk Administrator will focus on core Splunk installations and gathering Splunk data across the enterprise to feed into core Splunk and Splunk Apps.


Responsibilities:
• Support the Splunk environment (Dev, QA and Production)
• Aid in the design/development of equipment and systems in order maintain the Splunk environment
• Work closely with internal application teams and business analysts in Splunk data collection onboarding efforts
• Troubleshoot software and configuration errors as needed
• Configure and patch the Splunk environment as needed
• Assist in Splunk cloud migration strategy and implementation
• Provide L2 support to Product Development application teams for Splunk issues
• Raise tickets and track problem/incident resolution with Splunk directly
• Analyze and provide hardware and software server specifications
• Triage system issues and outages, raising and responding to incidents as needed
• Assist om Splunk forwarder deployments across the enterprise infrastructure
• Provide escalation to appropriate resource(s) for problem resolution
• Initiate and participate in timely communication to stakeholders during planned and unplanned outages
• Assist in technical evaluations, proof of concepts, and/or provide technical recommendations as needed
• Provide mentoring and guidance to application teams for logging standards and best practices
• Implement operation readiness best practices and standards
• Implement ITSI and other Splunk functional add-ons
• Test interoperability in the environment
• Provide input to other Splunk teams
• Assist Security Teams with Splunk related impact

Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in MIS or Computer Science, or equivalent experience in related field.
• 3+ as Splunk Administrator (3-5 Years overall System Administration)
• Expert in Windows and Linux systems engineering
• Experience in, Splunk DB Connect, ITSI, Splunk Forwarder Deployment, Index Configuration, Query Language,
• Experience configuring and maintaining Splunk Infrastructure (Heavy Forwarders, Search Heads, Indexers
• Experience with PowerShell, JSON, Python, XML, RegEx
• Enterprise logging and Cloud experience (G Cloud/AWS)
• Familiarity with Google/Spotify Squad Engineering Framework
• 4+ years technical experience supporting and configuring application and web servers 4+ years linux/windows systems engineering experience
• 4+ years’ experience supporting web applications, including database connection configurations