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Position: Splunk Consultant

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration: 6+ Months

Splunk Activities:

· User Management(Creation/Deletion)

· Disable unnecessary Splunk components

· Configure file and directory inputs

· Configure network inputs

· Configure Windows inputs

· Configure source types

· Back up indexes

· Archive indexes

· Manage clusters

· Install Forwarder

· Install License

· Install Indexer

· View Splunk logs for troubleshooting

· Troubleshoot technical issues to establish the root cause of problems and form a solution or workaround across a range of environments

· Reproduce issues and if necessary file bug reports, escalate cases to Vendor, and provide necessary documentation

· Perform configuration backup

· Define Alerts

· Modify alerts

· Create Search Jobs Schedules

· Schedule New Search Jobs

· Modify Scheduled Search Jobs

· Configure Data forwarding

· Role Creation

· Assign Apps to Users & Roles

· Setup LDAP

· Set up user authentication with external systems

· Configure Single Sign ON

· Setup SSL for communication with & between various Splunk components

· Deploy secure passwords across multiple servers

· Disable unnecessary Splunk components

· Harden Splunk configuration & Server


· Experience with the following systems is a must: UNIX (Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX), Windows, and Mac OS X

· Understanding of regular expressions (Regex) and Python scripting

· Knowledge in the following areas is a plus: Perl and shell scripting, XML, HTML

· Experience in Business Intelligence a plus

· Be able to isolate problems between hardware and software and provide information to appropriate development team(s)

· Good knowledge of networking concepts

· Highly developed, process-oriented skills for troubleshooting, problem solving, and problem resolution

· Superior written and verbal communication skills are a must

· 2 to 3 years’ experience in a Technical Support/Administration/Development role in Splunk


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