Sr. Consultant Splunk Engineer - TS Clearance | Quantico, VA



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

A Senior Engineer is an individual who operates independently without direct supervision who is responsible for leading the delivery of an engagement with the sole intent of providing immense value for Optiv + ClearShark’s customers. To be successful in this role, a Senior Engineer will be expected to not only maintain a mastery in a capability aligned with Optiv + ClearShark’s service practices, but also developing pathways towards future opportunities they would like to explore. Additionally, they will be expected not only to execute all tasks provided in a statement of work, but also be expected to lead a team of Associate, Level I, and Level II Engineers in their day-to-day operations and career development. This individual will be the most senior engineer on a project and will be expected to assist Associate, Level I, and Level II Engineers with tasking. Excellent communication skills along with sufficient leadership skills are essential for this role, as these individuals will interact with clients and engineers regularly in a leadership capacity.

How you’ll make an impact

  • 6+ years professional experience supporting and maintaining SIEM(Splunk) systems.

  • 2-3 years professional experience working with networks and network architecture.

  • Experience with basic tuning of SIEM(Splunk) content.

  • College degree or equivalent training with experience working in a Security Operations Center, Managed Security, or client network environment.

  • Information security knowledge in one or more areas such as Enterprise end-point security products (i.e. McAfee e-Policy Orchestrator, Virus Scan, Anti-Spyware, Host Data Loss Protection, Endpoint Encryption, etc.) Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM), Firewall, Web Proxy, E-Mail and Web Gateway etc. to include Palo Alto / Checkpoint / Juniper / McAfee / Cisco / Blue Coat / Imperva etc.

  • Understanding of network operations a must; ideal candidate will have worked with network engineering or network security analysis.

  • Experience with SIEM(Splunk) content creation and reporting.

  • Excellent time management, reporting, and communication skills.

  • Superior IT problem-solving skills.

  • Experience with Linux OS.

  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to explain complex problems to nontechnical teams.

  • Experience working with clients in a service delivery function.

  • Shift flexibility, including the ability to provide after-hours support when needed.

  • Ability to work greater than 40 hours per week as needed.

What we’re looking for

  • Currently holds a Top Secret clearance – TS/SCI preferred.

  • Experience operating in classified environments.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or at least 8 years of related work experience.

  • Robust understanding of identity, SIEM, cybersecurity, and infrastructure concepts.

  • Red Hat Linux hands on experience.

  • Ability to troubleshoot Splunk instances.

  • Create custom Splunk reports, dashboards, and content per customer requirements.

  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • Strong understanding of governance and compliance, specifically with FAR, DFARs, CUI and CMMC.

  • Broad understanding of FedRAMP and IL constructs.

  • Strong understanding of leadership concepts and ideas.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team.

  • Experience leading an engineering team, preferably having handled tasking, resolving personnel issues, and providing actionable feedback.

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex messages to a variety of audiences.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.

  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs.

  • Splunk Certified Architect/Consultant

  • Splunk Certified Enterprise Security Administrator

  • #LI-NA1

  • #CJ

What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv + ClearShark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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