Splunk Administrator

Tampa, FL

Posted: 11/06/2019 Job Number: JN -112019-11208

Job Description

Systems Security Administrator (Splunk) Active TS/SCI Clearance Required

We are currently hiring a Systems Security Administrator in Tampa, FL with an active TS/SCI clearance, Security+ CE and RHCSA.

Location: Tampa, FL
ndustry: Defense
Employment Type: Long-term contract (PTO and comprehensive benefits included)
Job Description: Systems Security Administrators must demonstrate technical knowledge of data systems and security procedures, as well as a familiarity with systems hardware and software. They require good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Certification Requirements: IAT Level II (Security+ CE or higher) and RHCSA (Red Hat Certified System Administrator) - or ability to obtain within 3 mos
  • Splunk administration experience
  • Experience building dashboards
Candidates should be proficient in the following:
  • The onboarding of data from many different platforms (syslog, universal forwarder, heavy forwarders, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable in the system administration of a multi-site Splunk instance to include index and searchhead clustering concepts.
  • Assisting internal and external users in the creation and maintenance of custom dashboards.
  • Ability to troubleshoot data ingest issues and work with other teams to nail down root cause issues and correct as necessary.
  • Knowledge of F5 / Load balancing concepts as related to web services that run Splunk.
  • RHEL 6/7
Typical duties include:
  • Management of a SIEM (Splunk, ArcSight)
  • Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents
  • Participating in security systems testing; ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Preventing and detecting intrusion
  • System administration and hardening of Linux Systems
  • Reading and writing shell, Perl, Python Scripts
  • Security tool usage and maintenance: Nessus, Core Impact, ACAS, Splunk, Yara, Open IOC, or other host based signatures
About Us: SRG Government Services (SRG) is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

Keywords: IAT Level II, RHCSA, Red Hat Certified System Administrator, Systems Security Administrator, Security+ CE, SSCP, GSEC, CCNA-Security, Bluecoat administration, SIEM, Splunk, ArcSight, Linux Systems, Yara, Open IOC, Nessus, Core Impact, ACAS

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