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Sr. Splunk Administrator - GBT000GE

Prudential
Roseland, NJ 07068
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  • Job Code
    578459
Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Roseland
Job:Full-time
Travel:No
Description
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Prudential Financial, Global Business and Technology Solutions, is pursuing a qualified Splunk architect/administrator to manage corporate data analytics platform. Candidate will be responsible for designing and administering Splunk for a global enterprise! In this role, you will be developing strategy, crafting architecture for an enterprise Splunk installation, proof-of-concept work, advancing Splunk footprint across enterprise, and cross-collaboration with IT Security teams. In addition, you will work with domain architects, other engineering and operations team members and project team members to fulfill business IT requirements by delivering effective solutions that are supportable, maintainable and cost effective focusing primarily on enterprise logging technologies.

 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Architect, design, support, and maintain Splunk infrastructure for a highly available and disaster recovery configurations.
  • Administering Splunk and Splunk App for Enterprise Security (ES) log management. 
  • Standardize Splunk agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of Windows, Linux and UNIX log platforms. 
  • Troubleshoot Splunk server and agent problems and issues 
  • Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production-quality dashboards. 
  • Mentor users and other groups on their use of Splunk 
  • Monitor the agent and server infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization 
  • Design core systems performance and troubleshooting logs 
  • Support Splunk on Linux and Windows-based platforms 
  • Perform data mining and analysis, utilizing various queries and reporting methods 
  • Solve complex Integration challenges and debug complex configuration issues
  • Technical writing/creation of formal documentation such as architecture diagrams, technical designs, and SOPs 
  • Strong understanding of Splunk configuration files and architecture 
  • Knowledge of advanced search and reporting commands 
  • Demonstrated ability to create complex dashboards, forms, and visualizations 
  • Understanding of System Log Files and other structured and non-structured data 
  • Intermediate level understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems

 

 



Qualifications
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  • Bachelors degree in an IT related field or minimum of 7 years of relevant recent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience using Splunk for data analytics.
  • Architect, design, support, and maintain Splunk infrastructure for a highly available and disaster recovery configurations
  • Architect and administer Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI) and Enterprise Security (ES) platforms for a large scale data ingestion
  • Administer Large scale multi-site Splunk Indexer, search head cluster environments in multiple Geographical locations
  • Architect Splunk for monitoring organization's infrastructure health, KPIs, processes and services
  • Develop  notable framework to integrate Splunk alerts into event and Incident management systems
  • Develop self-service to enable multiple groups to input on various metrics that they want to monitor from Splunk
  • Architect Splunk IT Service Intelligence platform to monitor services and KPIs across the organization
  • Develop Predictive analytics for various business use cases using Splunk's MLTK (Machine Learning Tool Kit) and IT Service Intelligence (ITSI)
  • Closely work with Cyber Security Operations team to develop correlation searches, normalize the data for CIM (Common Information Model) compliance
  • Develop Data Model Accelerations for efficient  usage and optimal performance from Splunk
  • Experience with Splunk data retention strategies, backups and archiving
  • Develop Report Accelerations and Summary indexing searches for optimal reports and dashboards
  • Architect various Splunk data ingestion mechanisms for large scale volumes, such as syslog, AWS, cloud-watch, Kinesis and Azure Eventhub, HEC (HTTP Event Collector
  • Standardize Splunk agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of Windows, Linux and UNIX log platforms
  • Troubleshoot  and fix Splunk server and Forwarder issues
  • Developing complex Splunk search queries for the reports and dashboards that have high visibility in the organization
  • Expert in Developing Shell and Python scripting
  • Experience with the automation and version control tools such as Ansible and Git
  • Develop Automated production Deployments for Splunk utilizing Git and Ansible
  • Experience with managing applications on Unix platforms
  • Train and Mentor peer admins and other groups on their use of Splunk
  • Monitor the  core Splunk server and forwarder infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization
  • Support Splunk on Linux and Windows-based platforms
  • Solve complex Splunk Integration challenges and debug complex data ingestion, Clustering configuration issues
  • Technical writing/creation of formal documentation such as architecture diagrams, technical designs, and SOPs
  • Understanding variety of data sources that ingested into Splunk and develop the appropriate predictive monitoring capabilities
  • Understanding variety of sources such as JSON, XML, CSV and ingesting them into Splunk
  • Expert at installing, configuring and maintaining syslog-ng for a very large scale syslog data ingestion




@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States Asia Europe and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The companys well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength stability expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services including life insurance annuities retirement-related services mutual funds asset management and real estate services. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-03-25 Expires: 2020-04-24

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