Splunk Administrator

Company: Apex Systems ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Title: Systems Administrator IV

Duration: through 9/22

Work Location: Richfield, MN

Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

- Install, run and manage Splunk.

- Splunk Administration, general health of the Splunk Cluster, performance testing, patching splunk upgrades

-Any automation framework (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt)

-Monitoring Splunk license usage, making recommendations for verbosity of the logs with the application teams.

-Responsible for creating best use tip sheets with Splunk.

90% work (Creating/Testing/Deploying Chef Cookbooks, Defining Standards, Working with Vendors).

10% meetings

(Splunk enhancements, changes, monitoring, and troubleshooting)

Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 3+ years Linux Admin
  • 2+ years Splunk experience or equivalent
  • Previous automation experience
  • Splunk support so they need to be dedicated to solving the problems, dedicated to removing problems in the work flow, problem solving and complex situations
  • Preferred

  • Splunk at a scale at 2-3 terabytes a day
  • College BA
  • Experience with AWS
  • What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?



    Cloud – AWS is preferred

    Prescreening Questions

    With the Splunk you have done, how much data have you ingested per day?

    Interview Process –date(s)/time(s) that are blocked on the manager’s calendar for interviews:

    30min phone followed by 60min interview

    Job Requirements