18 days old

Cyber Security/Network Security Engineer (Splunk)

Herndon, VA 20171
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    $80,000 To $150,000

Cyber Security Engineer/ Network Security Engineer (Splunk) - Federal

Government Clearance eligibility required*

Herndon, VA - (We have openings for this role in Springfield as well)

Randstad Technologies is searching for Security Engineers with Splunk experience, and/or for Networking/Infrastructure focused candidates with very little splunk experience, but who have a desire to become more adept in Splunk & Security enigneering. Our client's Federal Security Engineers are materially involved in the complete security technologies opportunity life-cycle, from pre-sales through delivery and have the freedom and control over how engagements are scoped and delivered.

Our client's unique position as both a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) AND a professional services organization also requires their Federal Security Engineers to continually expand their knowledge and experience with the latest cutting-edge information security technologies.

Splunk Admin certified or Architect with preferred 3 years of experience and SSBI completed.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Drive complex security focused deployments of Splunk while working side by side with the customers to solve their unique problems across a variety of use cases
  • Work with our customers to understand their security posture and requirements
  • Support our security deployments by unlocking the potential of Splunk to assist our customers in achieving their Cyber Security strategy
  • Collaborate across the entire organization to bring access to product and technical teams to get the right solution delivered and drive innovation gathered from customer input
  • Leverage previous experiences, share best practices and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk
  • Enable customers to solve the next wave of questions on their own

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of hands on experience with security monitoring tools such as IDP/IDS, FW and AV (Cisco IDS, Snort, Bro, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, McAfee, Symantec)
  • Preferred 3 years of Splunk experience
  • Experience in the use of network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols
  • Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex security problems and how it affects a customer's business
  • Experience with both the Unix and Windows operating systems; the command line interface is your second home
  • 2+ years experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (Java, Perl, Python, .NET), databases and analytical tools
  • Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders to help deliver solutions
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and fellow Splunkers
  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
  • Experience with security and operational related use cases is desired
  • Splunk Certified Architect certification is highly desired
  • Work remote when not on client site. Potential travel up to 50% regional travel.

If you or someone else you know may be interested in learning more about this role with our client in Herndon, VA; please send your resume to [email protected] ASAP!!


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