Need ~ Splunk Engineer – Client: FHL Bank / Location: Chicago IL (One Week Onsite Per Month)

Must be local to Chicago, IL or need to relocate on day one.

Client: FHL Bank

Location: Chicago, IL (One Week Onsite per Month)

Duration: 12 Months

Title: Splunk Engineer

Job Description

This position is responsible for maintaining existing Splunk processes, creating enhancements to the current environment, and work cross functionally with the Infrastructure and Automation Engineering (IAE) team to train the engineers on best practices, admin work, incident management, and general Splunk knowledge. This includes working from a scrum-based backlog to address backlog requests and feature enhancements in three-week sprint intervals. Engineers are expected to interact with business stakeholders to ensure the Bank’s technology requirements are being met. The work will also include making performance, security, and platform updates to existing Splunk processes in both the on prem and SaaS versions of Splunk.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of hands on Splunk experience, some context building automation processes to connect other monitoring platforms (SolarWinds, Datadog, Service Now) with Splunk, a working knowledge of Python development, and have some practical Cloud Experience (preferably Amazon Web Services). This position has a hybrid (2 days in office) requirement at our downtown Chicago office.

Primary duties include:

•       Splunk Admin Management

•       Splunk Dashboard and Alerting Configuration

•       AWS Integration with SaaS APIs

•       Knowledge Transfer and Collaboration Skills

•       Clear Communication to Business and IT Stakeholders

Software Requirements:

•       Splunk Admin (3-5 years)

•       Batch/Bash Script

•       Python (knowledge preferred)

•       PowerShell (knowledge preferred)

Experience Requirements:

•       3-5 or more years developing in Splunk on prem and/or Splunk SaaS.

•       Hands on work in one or more cloud environments (AWS, Azure).

•       Experience in reading/understanding code (Python/PowerShell).

•       Experience using YAML, JSON, and APIs programmatically.

•       Ability to pair program within an Agile team to achieve team goals.

•       Excellent technical and non-technical communication skills.

•       4-year college degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience.

•       Splunk Cloud Certified Admin preferred.