Arcus Data

Sr. Splunk Consultant

Data Analyst in Seattle, WA , San Diego, CA , Portland, OR , Phoenix, AZ

Posted 2019-09-25
Description

Arcus Data is seeking experienced Splunk consultants to join their team. Arcus Data is a high growth solutions provider that celebrates and rewards innovation. Join a world-class team of extremely technical engineers that work together in a collaborative culture.

Required Skills
Splunk Certified Consultant (SCC-2, SCC-II, Core Certification)
Experience designing and implementing distributed Splunk installations including all Splunk server roles (Search Head, Indexers, Heavy Forwarders, and Universal Forwarders, etc.)
Experience with advanced configuration of Splunk including Indexer Clustering and Search Head Clustering
Experience maintaining and administering enterprise-scale implementations
Experience developing custom Splunk content including scheduled searches, reports, dashboards and alerts
Proficient at data on-boarding activities including custom parsing rules, custom TAs, props, transforms, and adhering to the Common Information Model (CIM)
Experience configuring indexes, index routing, retention policies, etc.
Excellent written and oral skills, ability to work closely with multiple customers, manage expectations, and track engagement scope


Required Experience
Splunk engineer with experience managing and configuring Splunk environments, performing data on-boarding, developing custom content on Splunk platform, troubleshooting methodologies, and ability to walk customers through requirements gathering phase and develop appropriate system designs.


Recommended Skills
Splunk premium apps (ITSI, Exchange, Enterprise Security, VMWare, Business Flow)
Understanding of Syslog daemon configuration principles, ideally Syslog-NG
Understanding of modern data pipelines (Kafka, Cribl, Kinesis, Firehose)
Cloud experience (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Development and API experience (Python, REST, XML)
Automation Experience (Ansible, TerraForm, Puppet, Chef)


High-level Job Description
We’re looking for candidates who have a strong technical background and ability to think creatively. You’ll be responsible for building, deploying, and enhancing Splunk for our diverse customer base. This involves working with the customers directly, understanding their business needs, and building innovative solutions to solve interesting & challenging problems.



Detailed Job Description
Our customer deployments range from on-prem, to hybrid, to 100% cloud. You will be supporting a wide variety of clients — some who are just getting started on their Splunk journey — all the way up to advanced 20+ TB customers with thousands of daily active users. This will include the installation and configuration of Splunk Enterprise according to Splunk best practices. Our customers need assistance developing solutions to support their use cases, which requires data onboarding, dashboard development, custom alerting, and third-party tool integrations.

You will also be involved in planning and requirements gathering discussions with the client and will need to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will be required to document system design, capacity planning guides, status reports, and standard operating procedures.

As an Arcus Data engineer you’ll have full access to our internal knowledge base and use case libraries, which is driven by our internal development teams. You’ll also have the technical backing of our entire engineering team to encourage collaboration and growth through information sharing and knowledge workshops. We celebrate and reward innovative thinking!


About Arcus Data
Arcus Data is a proven leader in business analytics, cloud adoption, and automation. We empower organizations to solve some of their most challenging business needs through innovative solutions and advanced use case development. We deliver solutions across all industries including Technology, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Retail, and Financial Services.

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