Splunk Engineer (20898)

6/2020 (6m+)
Contract via CP
160 000 CZK
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For a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age I'm looking for a Splunk Engineer with strong understanding of all Splunk architecture components to include search head. As contractor via CoolPeople you will work closely with platform support teams ensuring technical Issues and projects are correctly logged and managed to the correct priority. You can look forward to work in modern environment with the newest technologies and friendly team of skilled professionals.

What will you be working on:
- liaising with platform support team, service lines and application provider to find the best 
  practice way onboarding the log to Splunk platform
- make sure the ingested logs meet the clients defined logging standard
- analyse client on boarding requirements for on boarding of all components ensure that 
  required technical / business capacity is met, available and stable
- ensure continuous improvement, continuous delivery and continuous integration
- building custom Splunk technology add-on to parse the data and also make them CIM 
  (Common Information Model) compliant
- work with client and Lifecycle management / Use case team to ensure that any newly 
  requested Use Cases / Correlation Searches are possible and have followed the Client 
  lifecycle / development practices / processes

What you need to know: 
- at least 3 years of general work experience with Splunk Administrator or higher
- experience of on boarding data sources to Splunk
  clustering, indexer clustering, deployment server and monitoring console
- strong understanding of configuration files and relationship between GUI configuration and 
  backend configuration file impact
- strong understanding of SPL as well as the ability to develop automated search
- ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and solve issues independently
- understand difference between Universal forwarders and Heavy forwarders
- calm and logical approach during a critical event
- a passion for technology
- a basic understanding of networking
- strong technical troubleshooting and analytical skills
- excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin

Nice to have:
- Linux system administration skills, preferably Centos Or RHEL
- an understanding of error messages and logs displayed by software
- knowledge of platform and application automated deployment and version control software 
  e.g. (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Git, Bitbucket, Subversion) within a physical environment
- ability to write custom scripts or modify existing ones to ingest the data

I'm interested