• Splunk Engineer

    Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/28/2018 10:49 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Responsibilities

    Security risks are everywhere and pose not only threats to our national defense, but financial systems and business infrastructure. Help the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) realize one of their key objectives modernizing and securing their information technology infrastructure to support operations across the enterprise.  As a Splunk Engineer with IOMAXIS you will be an integral member supporting Cyber Security Administration and Operations Support (CSAOS) Services for USDA, Forest Services (FS). Join us in a full-time capacity from Kansas City, MO.  This position becomes available upon contract award anticipated January 2019.  Interviewing now.


    What You'll Be Doing:

    • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
    • Create custom search queries and dashboards in Splunk, and integrate other toolsets into the Splunk environment
    • Monitoring and analyzing events with a Splunk Security Information Event Monitoring (SIEM) system
    • Discover and analyze all classes of malicious attacks on different networks/systems, providing analysis from logs and utilizing tools (automated and manual methods) to provide recommendations for remediation 
    • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident.
    • Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:


    • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree
    • Six (6) years of direct, related experience
    • Incident Response experience
    • Must have a strong work ethic and interpersonal skills to interact with team members, management, and customers in a respectfully manner
    • Must have a desire to grow and improve information security skills
    • Knowledge of Windows, Linux and VMware software systems and information security
    • Knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
    • In depth knowledge of Splunk SIEM
    • In depth Linux knowledge
    • DoD Directive 8570.01M, Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II  Certification (CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP)
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Excellent communications skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Splunk certification or relative experience
    • LPIC or relevant experience
    • Bash/Python scripting experience



    • Possess or be able to obtain a position of Public Trust clearance




    Unleash your potential and make a dramatic impact! 


    Over the past 10 years, IOMAXIS has advanced the state of Cyber RDT&E and provided support to the special operations and intelligence communities by bringing together the best software, hardware, communications and security experts in the industry by leveraging our decades of operational experience to help Federal agencies and organizations develop critical solutions for difficult missions around the globe.  Today, we’re proud to say the most important Federal clients rely on our solutions to perform their missions by developing solutions faster, reducing complexity, cutting costs, and providing a profound level of innovation. IOMAXIS helps our customers deliver exceptional value to their client, America and its people.  IOMAXIS leads the industry in developing superior technologies and services, delivering actionable capabilities and insight— right when customers need it most. 


    IOMAXIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



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