Location: remote and at various client sites as needed
Travel: 50%-60% and remote telework
Regular 40hrs/week monday – friday weekdays (flexible within core hours 9:00 am edt to 3:00 pm edt or may be required to align with the client hours of operation) with other hours as needed
As a professional services consultant you will deliver solutions to ensure enterprise deployments resulting in significant business impactYou will solve organizations’ most challenging problems and advise on security and compliance solutionsWe are seeking self-motivated professionals that have a passion to continually learn disruptive technologies and flourish in a rapidly changing environment.
You will work closely with cloud infrastructure, application, network, and security teams to ensure splunk is architected, implemented, and operated using best practicesYou will be responsible for working with the customer to perform requirements gathering sessions to develop the scope and design of new and existing dashboards, alerts, reports, and data sourcesYou will translate the requirements into a working solution and present it to the customer taking feedback for improvement.
As a technical leader, you will identify new opportunities to build solutions to help customers meet their toughest challengesThis is a chance to use your deep os and application knowledge and broaden your skillset into areas like it operations for cloud environments and big data platforms.
Deploying, migration to and maintaining splunk solutions in accordance with best practices Must be able to execute advanced command line and administration skills in interview. Must be able to speak to splunk data life cycle. Support and maintain existing splunk dashboards that aim to improve the availability, scalability, sla, and efficiency of core services platform and applications Create scalable splunk dashboards that align with key kpi’s that move us closer to a purpose-built solution that leverages ai, predictive analytics and machine learning Work with development teams to identify improvements in our client’s monitoring frameworks Propose innovative uses cases for security and compliance Design and implement distributed splunk installations including all splunk server roles (search head, indexers, heavy forwarders, and universal forwarders, etc.) Advanced configuration of splunk including indexer clustering and search head clustering Develop splunk apps and add-ons using simple xml dashboard visualizations, field extractions, splunk props and transform commands or splunk processing language (spl) or, when necessary, python. Develop complex queries, alerts, reports and dashboards using splunk’s proprietary spl language. Troubleshoot non-performant splunk platforms including apps or technology add-onsFrom time to time, perform splunk upgrades or migrations. On-boarding new data sources into splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. Ability to deliver shell scripting and unix/linux/windows system administration
Be responsive to employees and clients, all requests acknowledged and/or answered within 24 hours on a business day Conduct on-site visits to client facilities when required.
Work with management to continuously improve the iso 9001 qa processes Time reporting daily Expense authorization and reports submitted within policy guidelines Ensure that required training is completed and tracked
Experience with the billability of engineers Service revenue Open tickets per type Sla/time to complete tickets o customer satisfaction (csat / nps)
Bachelors or 5-8 years of related experience Required dod level ii certification in security+ Cissp, aws security specialty or one of the microsoft security (sc) role certifications
3-10 years of experience of consulting (splunk consulting, management consulting, it consulting) 5 or more years hands on experience with linux/unix with an emphasis on builds, scripting, automation, and performance. 5 or more years splunk 6.x/7.x/8.x administration on linux 3 or more years advanced shell scripting skills 1-3 years experience with one or both of aws and azure Python/regex experience would be highly preferable Knowledge of privilege elevation tools Willingness to aggressively pursue splunk and industry certifications (i.e., scc-2, scc-ii, core certification) Strong writing, presentation, and professional communication skills Demonstrated success supporting clients with their it or cybersecurity needs Demonstrated ability to solve problems in ambiguous environments Ability to communicate complex technical and programmatic information Ability to work with a team in a diverse environment Excellent organizational skills and ability to develop and execute multiple priorities and approaches to meet objectives Ability to obtain a dod secret security clearance and dhs suitability Experience in dod compliance, policy, procedures, and processes is a real plus Secret clearance / top secret preferred
Working at a stationary desk with sit and stand options available Typing on qwerty style keyboard Viewing of lighted computer monitor Speaking on telephone and in-person conversations with clients and vendors Walking, reaching, bending, and lifting up to 20 pounds Same-day and/or overnight travel to offsite locations up to 50% of the time
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Securestrux, llc is a small business (sb) cybersecurity firmIt provides specialized services in the areas of compliance, vulnerability assessment management, computer network defense, and cybersecurity strategiesEstablished in 2008 and with deep roots in the dod cybersecurity community, securestrux has a dynamic and talented team of industry-certified professionals that serve some of our country’s largest public and private organizations.
Securestrux is a small, agile company that can customize their benefits to meet the individual needs of their employees and their families.
The current benefit package includes the following:
Generous paid time off package. Employer paid life insurance Employer paid short/long term disability Employer paid vision/dental 401k-employer matches up to 4%Eligible after 3 months of employment and meeting the minimum hour requirements of 250 hours Group health insurance – several plans to choose from Fsa/hsa Education reimbursement of $3,500/yr(subject to approval) Corporate logo clothing allowance $250/yr(subject to approval)
Disclaimer: this position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verificationThe successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Securestrux is an equal opportunity employerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job type: full-time, salary-exempt
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