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TEKsystems Splunk Administration in Carmel, Indiana

TEKsystems is Seeking a Splunk Admin for a direct hire with one of our clients.Description:

• Coordinate with various teams to ensure that all applications, services, and infrastructure are logging and monitoring, appropriately and accurately

• Facilitate the information gathering for all alerting and notification needs of the various teams

• Work with Change Management, Release Management, and other teams as needed, to stay abreast of changes that could affect functionality of alerts or notifications

• Quickly develop a comprehensive understanding of the applications and infrastructure within the family of application development

• Manage on-call alerting software configuration, including setup of routing keys, group creation, and alerting rotations

• Conduct independent research on unfamiliar technologies and digest that knowledge into monitoring strategy

• Provide documentation when necessary

• Execute project tasks either individually or part of a team to deliver results within expected timeline

• Assist with onboarding relevant data sources as needed, including inputs, SQL, index-time configurations, search-time field extractions, event types, parsing rules, and tags

• Work with internal clients to develop requirements, relationships, and value metrics

• Work with Application Development to follow company standards for logging applications

• Perform analysis on log data and troubleshoot missing log errors from log sources

• Participate in after-hours rotation as needed

• 5+ years hands on IT Operations Engineering and/or architecture experience with NOC Incident and Event Management technologies

• Cloud monitoring knowledge, such as Lamda, CloudWatch, containers, etc.

• Expertise in application monitoring and event log management

• Experience with tools such as SCOM and SolarWinds

• Knowledge of Splunk search language preferred

• Splunk-On-Call / Victor Ops administration experience preferred

• Ability to work under pressure in time critical situations

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

• Ability to communicate effectively with business representatives in explaining impacts and strategies when necessary

• Flexibility to change direction and manage conflicting demands

• Outstanding organizational and data analytics skills

• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to explain findings to non-technical professionals

• Excellent report writing and presentation skills

• Project planning skills

• Detail oriented


splunk, solarwinds, splunk on call, scom, victor ops, cloud monitoring, automation tools, monitoring tools, documentation

Top Skills Details:

1: Splunk- do not need a Splunk admin, but someone that has experience using the tool

2: Solarwinds

3: Management of Splunk-On-Call (AKA Victor Ops – used for alerting)


Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Top 3 soft skills: *Analytical thinker, an entry level (3-5 years exp) looking to grow their career, on-call schedule, strong communication/documentation skills.

• This position will be reporting to John Brackman (moves/promotions within the org have not been released yet)

• Not as much a splunk admin but a splunk user

• Working with Solarwinds, SCOM, splunk on call (victor ops)

• Doesn’t need to be a splunk admin, just using to run reports

• Wants to find the right person- will train where necessary

• Somebody who has worked on a SOC or NOC might be a good fit

• Automation tools experience are nice to have (none in particular stood out)

• Role could end up growing into security engineer, operations engineer, or help build out their SOC/NOC down the road (Q2/Q3 2021)

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.