Splunk Expert (contract) - Brussels, Belgium

Splunk Expert (contract) - Brussels, Belgium

Job Title: Splunk Expert (contract) - Brussels, Belgium
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Belgium, Belgium
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SPLUNKNW_1518726391
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2018 20:26

Job Description


*Cross network security zones
*Take day-to-day accountability for the Splunk platform (v6.3 upgrade to V7 soon ) operating cross network security zones.
*Made of two forwarders, 6 clustered indexers, 2 times 3 clustered search heads, with the same architectural setup in the lab and UAT.
*Work together with the other Splunk resources to maintain this system (in production and in the lab) and make it evolve according to users requirements: implement specific filtering, dashboards, integrate new data sources or adapt processing for existing ones (e.g. due to software upgrades in the network).
*Deploy newer versions of the various components when appropriate: for bug fixes, to get relevant new features, etc.
*Recommend changes to the architecture when appropriate and implement them once approved.
*Maintain a clear documentation of the whole platform: components, versions, data flows, data sources, etc.
*Interact directly with the users (network operations personnel): capture new requirements and defects into Jira tickets, prioritize these, implement, test, deploy fixes and new features.


*Expert level knowledge of the Splunk suite with ability to define the best suited architecture for needs, install, configure, develop, monitor and troubleshoot the whole platform. More specifically:
*Architecture administration and design (big plus: Splunk Certified Architect certification)
*General Splunk administration (big plus: Splunk Certified Admin certification)
*Searching, reporting and management of data and knowledge objects (big plus: Splunk Certified Power User certification)
*Creation and modification of custom apps
*Optionally: Splunk Enterprise Security
*Programming/scripting experience in Python
*Some level of telecoms and networking skills is a plus since it helps to understand the contents of the data
*Comfortable working in a Linux environment
*Good oral and written communication skills to interact with users and peers
*Fluent in English is mandatory (French or Dutch is a plus)

For more information on this position please apply to advertisement or get in contact with Nathan Wilson (Security contract recruiter) direct;

(T) 02033273071

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