Defense Point Security
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about security and has a fun, start-up culture with large company perks? Do you want to be in an environment where you will continuously learn new skills, grow and take on new opportunities due to the abundance of new projects on the horizon?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity could be for you! 

Defense Point Security offers a competitive benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Premiums are 100% paid by DPS for employee and eligible dependents
  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS
  • Life Insurance paid by DPS
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS
  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Assistance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Splunk Engineer in Washington, DC.

Splunk Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide design, architecture, build, configuration, implementation, and operations support to operate and improve the Splunk/Splunk ES solution for the project.
  • Identify and implement improvements to Splunk, and especially Splunk ES, as well as serving as an SME for other Splunk related efforts on the project
  • Work closely with Technical Architecture and Operations teams to identify, document, and implement Splunk and Splunk ES improvements.
  • Drive Splunk/ES automation activities (Ansible, Config Mgmt Data Base, SVN).
  • Drive log source analysis, normalization, and integration
  • Genera Splunk/Splunk ES administration and troubleshooting.
  • Creation of Splunk ES dashboards, notable events, correlations searches, and data models

Splunk Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position Requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3 years experience with Splunk Enterprise Security solution build, configuration, deployment, security operations, and administration
  • 2 years experience Identifying and Implementing Improvement for Splunk/Splunk ES solutions
  • 2 years experience with Python and/or Bash Scripting
  • 2 years experience with Splunk Multi-Site Indexer Deployment
  • 1-3 years experience with Red Hat Linux administration

Splunk Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with operating Splunk ES in a cloud-hosted environment
  • Familiarity with Ansible and Ansible Tower


Job Location: Washington, D.C. 

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

Defense Point Security is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse Community workforce. DPS gives equal consideration to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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