Splunk Engineer

Full Time
D.C. Metro

Location: McLean, VA


Position Description: TechGuard Security LLC is looking for a candidate a Splunk engineer. As a Splunk engineer on our project, you’ll perform hands-on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools. You’ll coordinate work with in-house teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You’ll lead the team through a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions, to maintain a balance of security and business needs. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of federal information security. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like the configuration of Linux and VMware environments, as well as monitoring system performance. You’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like designing, implementing, and configuring IT systems and security infrastructure while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure.


Basic Requirements:

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with deploying, configuring, and performing functional testing and data validation in a Splunk environment
  • 3+ years of experience with Splunk performing systems administration, including performing installation, configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, upgrades, and troubleshooting
  • 2+ years of experience with designing, implementing, configuring, operating, or testing IT systems or security infrastructure
  • Experience with performing site surveys, data gathering, and research and analysis regarding deploying and implementing security tools
  • Experience configuring and maintaining the CDM Layer B Splunk solution
  • Bachelor’s degree


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with working in large federal agency environments
  • Experience with Linux administration
  • Knowledge of federal information security policies, standards, procedures, directives, frameworks, federal security authorizations, assessment, and risk management processes for enterprise systems
  • BA or BS degree in IT Security, Engineering, or a related field
  • CISSP, Red Hat, Splunk, or a related certification


Clearance Requirements: Ability to obtain a security clearance.


Email resumes to: [email protected]

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