Junior Splunk Engineer

Leidos Fort Belvoir , VA 22060

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a Junior Splunk Engineer to support the DTRA ITSS II contract at Fort Belvoir.


This position will be direct support to the DTRA Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP). You will be working side by side with a senior Splunk Engineer assisting with various Splunk related projects and day to day maintenance. In addition to Splunk there is the opportunity to work with other Cyber Security tools such as Arcsight, Zeek Security Monitor, and Symantec PCAP.


  • Experience in using SIEM technologies to support in-depth investigations and 'hunting' activities.

  • Experience with SPLUNK Enterprise Security is preferred but not necessary.

  • On call 24x7 support

  • Perform ongoing development for additional use case and SIEM tuning.

  • Administer Splunk and Splunk Apps to include extending/modify existing Apps to perform specialized functionality.

  • Integrate Splunk with a wide variety of legacy data sources and industry leading commercial security tools.

  • Consult with customers to customize and configure Splunk in order to meet their requirements.

  • Perform maintenance and optimization of existing Splunk deployments.

  • Deployment and management of clustered systems.

  • Communicate with customer stakeholders to include leadership, support teams, and system administrators.

  • Create formal documentation such as reports, training material, slide decks, and architecture diagrams.


  • Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II or III compliant certification required.

  • Formal Splunk Education Courses.

  • Splunk 6.x-7.x (Splunk Certified preferred) Administrator level

  • RHEL / *nix

  • Secret clearance required. Top-Secret preferred.


  • DNS / DHCP / IIS

  • VMWare

  • SQL / Oracle

  • Cisco / Networking

  • Self-motivated

  • Oral Communication

  • Written Communication

  • Technical Expertise

  • Results Oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Customer Service

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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