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Splunk ITSI Architect x 2

  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: £70000 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
This vacancy has now expired.

Capita IT Resourcing is currently partnered with a leading Service Provider in their search for Splunk ITSI Architects to join them on a permanent basis. You will be working in a Centre of Excellence team providing support and expertise across different end client accounts.

Successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Implementation & Support of new Splunk environment according to high level designs created by the customers
  • Understand requirements, be able to convert them into technical implementation
  • Document new development/integration items with detailed technical specifications, as well as testing and validating all development/integration items
  • Mentoring and training operational staff in order to support Splunk services including the creation of operations documentation for maintaining the Splunk infrastructure
  • Setting up Splunk Forwarding for new application tiers introduced into the environment
  • Troubleshooting Splunk performance issues, log feeds, field extractions, spl syntax, etc., as well as identifying bad searches/dashboards and partnering with the creators to improve performance
  • Monitor the Splunk infrastructure for optimization opportunities
  • Work with engineering and operational teams to understand and evaluate existing processes and technical designs, and recommending areas for improvement
  • Apply business and technical analytical skills to analyze, identify, design, implement and develop comprehensive support processes to resolve complex business & operational issues
  • Evaluate, install, and integrate applications from Splunkbase
  • Create custom dashboards, customized for different users, both technical and managerial throughout the enterprise
  • Create customized reports and export results that are flexible and suitable for a variety of purposes
  • Install ITSI

Basic skills and experience for the role:

  • 3+ years of experience with Splunk configuration / development / implementation architecture, configuration, monitoring, and compliance.
  • Splunk certified Architect certified (ITSI Certification is a Plus)
  • 3+ years' experience with advanced familiarity with most operating system commands/utilities on Windows and/or Linux
  • 2+ years' experience with programming technologies (Python, PowerShell, Ruby)
  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise version 6.x and superior in a distributed environment including design, implementation, and support of Index Clusters, Forwarders, Search-Head Clusters Setup, etc.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows agents for Splunk administration with a solid understanding of the Splunk system
  • Experience in onboarding new data, inputting new information, creating new dashboards, extraction info through splunk
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills, ability to effectively explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organization skills

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience implementing/upgrading a distributed Splunk environment
  • Experience managing and maintaining a distributed Splunk environment using configuration and installation automation tools
  • Hands on experience creating roles and playbooks in Ansible
  • Familiarity with metric-based monitoring and integration with event-based monitoring
  • Splunk Admin Certification (Architect is a plus)
  • Familiarity with server-side scripting
  • Has a broad experience from either a development or operations perspective
  • Experience with documentation and change management
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed team members and customers
  • Understanding of various programming languages
  • Good understanding of the ITIL frameworks along with the incident, problem and change management processes and procedures
  • Willingness to take initiative and to overcome obstacles to achieve personal, organizational, and company goals
  • Passion for pushing the limits of back-end technologies and their use in the workplace as a means to accomplish business objectives

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your CV via the link below for immediate consideration.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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