Splunk Administrator - Secret Cleared

Washington, DC | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 07/26/2018 Job ID: 226909 Industry: IT


The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience conducting security assessments of customer networks; validate and exploit security related findings. Will be able to clearly communicate vulnerability details and risk to customers, both verbally and in writing. Will be able to independently apply testing methods against a wide variety of targets including: Web Applications, databases, wireless networks, conducting social engineering attacks against customer user base, SCADA/ICS, routing infrastructure, VPN, Cloud, and more.


• Knowledgeable and experience with scripting languages (JavaScript, batch and bash)

• Knowledgeable with programming languages such as python

• Intermediate to senior experience with web application development

• Intermediate to senior experience with web application penetration testing

• Experience with Cross Site Scripting and SQL Injection (OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities and Attacks)

• Intermediate experience with network penetration testing

• Experience writing penetration testing reports.

• Basic foundational knowledge of TCP/IP networking

• Understanding of Microsoft Windows Active Directory

• Experience with vulnerability management

• Experience with Database management and performing offensive security on databases in order to

find vulnerabilities that need to be remediated.

• Will be a bonus to have experience with testing Access Control Lists and Firewall configuration testing

• Experience with External and Internal penetration testing

• Knowledgeable with Social Engineering

  • Strong Linux background
  • Scripting knowledge (bash/python)
  • Experience in large scale, multi-site clustered environments
  • Thorough understanding of Splunk peering
  • Experience onboarding various network and security devices into Splunk
  • Working knowledge of syslogNG and other logging concepts
  • Understanding of REGEX
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of Splunk SPL as well as dashboard/visualization creation and modification
  • Ability to multitask and see problems through to resolution with minimum supervision
  • Superior communication skills


• Bachelor’ s degree in Information Security or related field


• 3 years in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security

• 2+ years administering Splunk in an Enterprise Level Environment (app administration, performance monitoring, troubleshooting)

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