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Splunk Security Manager


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Reston, VA, United States


Information Technology, Telecommunications, Array


$160,000.00 per year

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Full time



Job Description:

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Splunk Security Manager. Candidate will have the opportunity to transform the technical capabilities, as well as play a key role in shaping the future of our services across the enterprise.


Manage and develop a team of engineers in a DevOps environment

Attract, recruit, retain, and develop top talent

Ensure the team is operating in the most effective way possible and have the appropriate level of skills and resources to be successful

Motivate direct reports to work through obstacles and coach them to be productive and at the same time help develop their careers

Gain cooperation from other areas by influencing positively and by building relationships

Engage with business users, application and platform owners, and other parties to understand business needs and processes; guide project teams and sponsors in identifying the best solutions

Participate in technology assessment; design based on requirements and architectural guidelines, prototype if necessary, and implement reliable solutions

Develop and enhance appropriate operational procedures to ensure consistent service delivery and compliance

Ensure all systems have high availability and disaster recovery in place per design

Establish appropriate metrics and collect periodic measurements to monitor and report on availability, performance, capacity, and any other relevant metrics

Champion technology and tools change that improves delivery processes

Act as an agent for change to reflect the latest standards in new technologies and tools

Serve as an enterprise subject matter expert (SME) and advocate of IT standards and reference architectures


8-10 years of elaborating and relevant Information Technology experience

2+ years of management skills with a passion for leading and developing staff

2+ years of hands on experience of implementing Splunk and maintaining its operations

Proven track-record in designing Splunk in the cloud, particularly AWS, and migrating from a sizable on-prem installation

In depth experience designing solutions that are: secure, resilient, scalable, transformative

Experience using or administering Linux and Windows operating systems

Fluent in Unix Shell and other modern Scripting languages

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, any related field, or equivalent experience

Strong work ethic, self-motivated, independent, and works with minimal direction

Preferred Skills:

Experience designing and monitoring containerized infrastructure solutions following Microservices and DevOps principles

Knowledge of data lakes particularly Hadoop implementation

Exposure to the financial services industry