Splunk Automation / Python Engineer

Company: ICONMA
Location: Not Specified, Not Specified, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 30.JAN.2021


Splunk Automation / Python Engineer Location: McLean, VA / remote Duration: 6 months Required Skills : automation, Python 3, Python Scripts,...


Splunk Automation / Python Engineer
Location: McLean, VA / remote Duration: 6 months
Required Skills : automation, Python 3, Python Scripts, APIs, Splunk, Ansible, AWS

Technical Must Haves: - Splunk Automation Admin - automation is the key skill set here - experience with Python scripts that need to be updated, so Python is a must.

- experience with Anisble

- experience supporting an Agile environment
Splunk experience here is actually a strong preference, but not entirely required.
Soft Skill Must Haves: - Need to be able to work independently, to have experience with Agile, someone who works well without being micromanaged.
Job Description:
- We are looking for an individual who can help us upgrade all Splunk's components. This includes Splunk Core, ITSI, ES, DBX, all UFs on a variety of OS, and all supporting addons/apps.
- As the migration from 7.X to 8.X requires all Splunk processes to transition from the use of python 2 to python 3, this job will require strong coding experience with python.
- It will be expected that all custom developed python scripts, APIs, and other processes be uplifted to python 3.
- The upgrade procedure will be automated where possible and use a variety of automation tools depending on use case including but not limited to BladeLogic, Ansible, SCCM, and CFT/Bootstrap. Development will follow a DevOps model and strong reliance on CI/CD using Git as a repository.

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent discipline
• Strong coding experience using python 2 and 3 and familiarity between the two versions.
• Experience delivering automation solutions using Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or similar automation tools.
• Experience using DevOps workflows for a Tools team.
• AWS, CI/CD, GIT, Jenkins, DevOps Process (GI, Jenkins, Terraform, Cloud Formation, AWS resources).
• Solid experience in emerging and cutting-edge technologies such as: Scala/Java/Python, REST, JSON, Jenkins/Maven, Ansible and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few.
• Experience working with AWS particularly as Infrastructure as Code in the form of CFTs.
• Strong experience of Linux with scripting knowledge.
• Experience with Splunk at an Enterprise level using DR, multi-site, both indexer and search head clustering, and SmartStore
• Knowledge and how-to for maintaining both Splunk Enterprise Security and IT Service Intelligence.
• Experience upgrading Splunk Core, ES, ITSI, and UFs along with supporting addons.
• Experience developing custom Splunk addons to connect to a variety of systems utilizing python
Project Info / Reason for Opening:
- For a specific upgrade project - This is apart of an IT sustainability project. Splunk is getting upgraded, this is a very involved project, updating the backend and all of the connectors, and all of the forwarders on 20,000 machines.

- provided by Dice

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