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Jacksonville, FL Contract Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
 
 
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Splunk Engineer for a Contract Assignment with one of our premier clients in Jacksonville, FL or could be done Remote.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs installation, monitoring, testing, configuration, migration, maintenance and troubleshooting of assigned technology
  • Manages system/application environment and ongoing operations
  • Ensures that the technologies are updated with current, stable, and compliant architecture and applications that meet enterprise standards
  • Researches, designs, implements and tests technology solutions
  • Proactively monitors and reports performance and utilization of assigned technologies
  • Troubleshoots software and/or hardware issues/failures
  • Resolves alerts and performs remediation activities
  • Manages problem or escalated tickets and tasks and out of cycle requests from systems/software owners
  • Assists with developing tactical strategies, processes and procedures related to systems/application administration
  • Determines migration and upgrade impacts and diagnose/resolve complex technology/application errors
  • Collaborates with IT and business area partners on work groups and initiatives
  • Determines best course of action for meeting business needs
  • Writes programming/Scripting
  • Ensures execution and alignment to architectural standards and blueprints.
  • May contribute input to infrastructure architecture
  • Performs on-call activities as needed for the environment and technologies
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Skills:
  • Must have experience with installing Splunk forwarders and building Splunk dashboards
  • Extensive knowledge of a distributed Splunk installation; indexers, forwarders, search heads, clusters.
  • Strong knowledge of Splunk search language.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Splunk performance issues in both a Windows and Linux environment.
  • Working knowledge of LAN/WAN equipment and related services
  • Working knowledge of SAN and NAS storage technologies.
  • Experience with networking, server, application and web technologies
  • Support Splunk on Linux, Windows on both physical and virtualized platforms
  • Solid understanding of logging technologies (HEC, syslog, Windows, and UNIX native logging)
  • Familiar with Splunk architecture and best practices
  • Ideally would possess strong presentation skills and be able to communicate clearly and professionally to emails, and when submitting reports.
  • Need to be organized and analytical, and be able to document processes and procedures
  • Strong experience administering and monitoring enterprise operating systems, including Linux and Windows Servers
  • Programming and development skills in at least some of following: Python, Perl, PowerShell, Shell Scripting, regular expressions (REGEX required)
Preferred Skills:
  • 5+ years relevant experience in supporting software products to IT organizations
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science or a related discipline is preferred but not required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Splunk certifications are a plus, but not required
  • Experience and familiarity with IT management products and services
  • Experience with networking, server, application and web technologies
  • Experience with premium Splunk Apps, like ITSI and ES
SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA is an EEO employer.

Jacksonville, FL, United States of America
IT
SGA
JS18-03776
11/9/2018 1:53:48 AM

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