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Job Summary

Company
Knowledge Consulting Group
Location
Reston, VA 20191
Industries
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code
1627

Splunk Security Engineer

About the Job

Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG) is one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firms in the United States; serving as a Federal Government Contractor and supporting Commercial customers. We operate as a trusted cyber advisor to our customers across the country. We take great pride in maintaining a single focus on being the leader in cybersecurity services, providing risk management, governance, operations, and compliance services, utilizing our CISO framework methodology. We are uniquely positioned as a trusted cyber advisor with over 90 percent of our cyber professionals holding security clearances and security-specific certifications. With over 12 years of experience in providing cybersecurity services to our customers, we have a strong record of past performance in advising and executing cyber missions for all types of organizations and sectors. 


Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Secret Clearance is required; must have ability to pass DHS EOD


Responsibilities:


Candidate will serve as a Splunk delivery and integration professional services consultant. While the role is not define a security or analyst plan, candidate should be comfortable working with new and current Splunk security customers to provide strategic direction, technical oversight, and operational guidance.

Deployment:  The individual may be responsible for helping customers install or expand their new/current Splunk infrastructure including but not limited to index servers, search heads and enterprise search engines.

Data integration: The individual will assist customers with integrating various data sources through either published Splunk integration or custom developed APIs.

Dashboarding: The individual will assist customers with utilizing existing dashboards and reports as well as developing new.  The individual will also assist customers with setting permissions to data and dashboards.

 

Requirements:

 

We are looking for Cyber Security Professional who possesses a very strong and broad background in IT Security to include network security, application security AND database security.

  • Must possess 3-5 years cybersecurity experience working in and/or as an analyst to a SOC environment.
  • Candidate must possess Splunk specific knowledge including: best kept secret security capabilities and how to develop a security content strategy. Splunk Architect Certification desired but not required if they have SME level experience in other areas
  • Background in incident identification and remediation
  • Background with big data analysis and visualization
  • Ability to think critically; Provide clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Candidates must be willing to travel 80-100%
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.  It is highly desired that candidates possess strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Candidates must be fluent in the English language.


Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly preferred.  It is highly desired that candidates possess strong interpersonal skills.  Candidates must be fluent in the English language. 

 

Candidates may be asked to provide a writing sample.

 

Knowledge Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation or gender identity.


If interested in the position, please apply directly through our website: 
https://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=KNOWLEDGECG&cws=1&rid=2511


If you have questions or have trouble applying, you may contact:  
katie.hanson@knowledgecg.com.

 

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