Kinney Group, Inc.

Splunk Development Engineer

US-DC-Washington
6 months ago
Job ID
2017-1473
Category
IT Operations Analytics - 220
Security Clearance Level Required
Secret

Overview

At Kinney Group, we empower our customers’ transition to the cloud, and we need your help. Our solutions leverage forward-leaning cloud computing systems in a space emerging as the “New IT”, which gives our colleagues access to compelling work. We seek ambidextrous talent: we have the engineering prowess to paint the masterpiece, and the business savvy to make the necessary, fine-tuned brush strokes to get there.

 

We are holistic, strategic thinkers and we demonstrate West Coast agility. Regardless of the role, we are deliberate about customer intimacy and doing the right thing. All. The. Time.

 

Engineers at Kinney Group make an elite team of technology maestros and have a continuous focus on evolving, forward-leaning technology. This is all while understanding a project’s true organizational purpose and having sensitivity for our customers’ cloud transition experience.

 

Position Description: 

As the Splunk Development Engineer, you will be a Splunk deployment expert for Kinney Group customers and prospects. Your role as Splunk Development Engineer is responsible for architecting, deploying and configuring Splunk products on behalf of Kinney Group customers. It’s important you focus on core Splunk installations and gathering Splunk data across the enterprise, to feed into core Splunk and Splunk Apps. Additionally, as Splunk Development Engineer you will play a central role in expanding the Kinney Group Application Optimization and Analytics practice.

 

Attaining the professional services revenue goals of the engineering team by demonstrating sound decision making, disciplined technical execution and domain expertise, and a relentless focus on customer experience will be critical to your position. Kinney Group will invest in training and development for team members to maintain current in new technology and tools, which serve our current and future commercial and Federal customers.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Preferred certified Splunk Architect
  • The Splunk Development Engineer should have at least two (2) years of hands-on experience in IT systems administration on Windows or UNIX platforms (RH Linux, SUSE Linux, HP-UX, Solaris or equivalent.) Must include specific expertise executing program installation and configuration from the command line.
  • The Splunk Development Engineer should have experience with client/server communications privacy using private key infrastructure (PKI)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and strong technical learning aptitude required.
  • Experience must include using regex (regular expressions) with a scripting language.  Experience with perl regular expressions are preferred, but use of regex objects in any scripting language (bash, python, c++, ruby, etc.) is acceptable.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Splunk experience including, but not limited to, Splunk Administration; Splunk Search Processing language; Splunk Reporting and Dashboard Creation
  • The Splunk Development Engineer should have experience in Windows scripting (batch, VBScript, Powershell) with at least two (2) years experience with these technologies. 
  • Prefer experience working with Windows System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Prefer experience in software update management using Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) Technology
  • Experience in systems administration – specifically hardening – using Microsoft Group Policy  Objects (GPO)
  • Experience in application load balancing in Splunk and/or using DNS and Load Balancing Services (such as F5)
  • The Splunk Deployment Engineer should be versed in linux scripting (SH, BASH, KSH) with at least two (2) years experience with these technologies.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Technical degree (Computer / Data Science) or 5 years of relevant professional experience

 

More about KGI:

Kinney Group is a cloud solutions integrator harnessing the power of IT in the cloud to improve lives. Automation is in Kinney Group's DNA, enabling the company to integrate the most advanced security, analytics, and infrastructure technologies as an optimized solution powering IT-driven mission and business processes in the cloud for federal agencies and Fortune 1000 companies. We are an elite team with a unique combination of credentials for strict security environments.

 

Our colleagues subscribe to a shared ethos and purpose for the company to achieve clarity and organizational health. This translates across every customer touch point within the organization. We offer compelling work as well as leadership commitment to ongoing training and development.  

 

Kinney Group, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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