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VENTECH SOLUTIONS, INC. Senior Splunk Developer in URBANDALE, Iowa

DescriptionPURPOSE of POSITION:The Senior Splunk Developer is needed to expand our Splunk environment and to help drive adoption of Splunk across the enterprise including IT Operations, Application Management, Security Management, and Networking. We want to make Splunk into one of the cornerstones of our AWS cloud based DevSecOps solution offerings.You will work closely with Cloud Infrastructure, Application, Network, and Security teams to ensure Splunk is architected, implemented, and operated using best practices. You will be responsible for working with the customer to perform requirements gathering sessions to develop the scope and design of new and existing dashboards, alerts, reports, and data sources. You will translate the requirements into a working solution and present it to the customer taking feedback for improvement. You will be responsible for working with Splunk administrators and other DevSecOps engineers to deploy and maintain their solutions, making them available for all users.As a technical leader, you will identify new opportunities to build solutions to help customers meet their toughest challenges. This is a chance to use your deep OS and application knowledge and broaden your skillset into areas like IT Operations for Cloud Environments and Big Data Platforms.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Integrate and manage Splunk App for AWS with our AWS infrastructure in a large multi-account cloud environment.Develop Splunk apps and add-ons using Simple XML dashboard visualizations, field extractions, Splunk props and transform commands or Splunk Processing Language (SPL) or, when necessary, Python.Develop complex queries, alerts, reports and dashboards using Splunk's proprietary SPL language.Troubleshoot non-performant Splunk platforms including Apps or Technology Add-Ons. From time to time, perform Splunk upgrades or migrations.Understand the business process flow and design and develop an "End-2-End" business transaction visibility, including large scale processing, integration, and analysis of system logs and databases in Splunk.Discover and mine data to develop meaningful insights into Failed, Unexpected, Incomplete or Delayed business transactions.Develop visualization dashboards and indicators that identify anomalous activities using statistical behavior models, and machine learning.Practical experience with data modelling in Splunk including experience using the Splunk CIM.Support and guide Client resources that include Splunk Administrators, Architects, Knowledge Managers, Developers and Users for increasing Splunk adoption and overall customer success.Development of best practices and run books.ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:BS degree and/or 4+ years of technical experience3 years of SPLUNK Development experience developing dashboard with SPL.3 years of SPLUNK Administration experienceExperience integrating multiple data streams and feeds from networks, infrastructure services, mission/business applications into a near, real-time dashboard for use in troubleshootingExperience creating and managing Splunk knowledge objects (field extractions, macros, event types, etc )Experience utilizing both pre-built dashboards/add-ons within SPLUNK system and customized SPLUNK dashboards and search queries.Experience capturing applications baseline performance deviations and implement proactive SPLUNK monitoring and alerting of production systems.On-boarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data.Hands on exposure on shell scripting and Unix/Linux/Windows System AdministrationStrong preference for consultants with customer-facing extensive experience architecting/developing/deploying/configuration of customized technical add-onsPython/Regex experience would be highly preferableSuperior communication and presentation skillsSplunk training and/or certifications would be a major plusQualificationsEducationBachelors