Are you an accomplished Splunk expert and have experience in IT security and security controls?

Do you like analyzing data, seeing patterns, drawing insights, and presenting findings?

Do you desire to be a valued member of a team delivering high-end IT services and consulting for a cabinet-level Federal Government agency?

Hill Associates is searching for a Cybersecurity – Spunk Engineer / Specialist to support a fast-paced cabinet-level Department’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) organization. You will utilize Splunk to analyze security data, and support improvements to IT security and controls for major IT systems.

If you thrive in a high-paced, collaborative environment, then we want to hear from you!

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert to solve complex cybersecurity requirements.
  • Utilize software tools and data management methodologies. Analyze ingested data to respond to across business, IT and security functions.
  • Drive outcomes across Security and IT. Apply your in-depth expertise in Splunk to support Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Level 4 (Managed and Measurable) IT controls for specified systems.
  • Turn data into action with intelligent analytics and clear insights. Define raw input requirements to support data models as well as final outputs required to ensure Department personnel are able to assess the security status of computing systems.
  • Utilize Splunk and other tools to develop data requirements, data catalog, data descriptions, data sources, data formatting to ensure that security controls can be measured and managed.
  • Develop a dashboard or other automated data presentation designs.
  • Provide data analysis to support response to security incidents that may occur with IT systems.
  • Maintain familiarity with the Agency IT and security systems operated by the OCIO, as well as systems operated by other groups with the Agency.
  • Provide recurring reports (weekly, monthly) on program status.
  • Ensure program performance meets Government contract requirements.
  • Work and thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Interact with leadership and staff across the Agency and its Bureaus.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years’ experience with the Splunk environment, including Splunk’s unique investigative approach for data analysis.
  • Experience in using Splunk for data collection, formatting, presentation, and preservation.
  • Strong experience in Splunk for ingest of data across a variety of applications and users.
  • Experience in presentation of data requirements, solutions, and outputs to system owners and executive leadership.
  • Ability to capture high level technical information in a clear, concise manner.
  • Strong passion to learn and desire to understand all aspects of the Agency’s computing infrastructure.
  • Strong communication skills to understand and communicate data scope, breadth and depth.
  • Ability to think creatively and adapt creative thinking to what works for the organization.
  • Ability to capture high level technical information in a clear, concise manner.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to obtain and maintain public trust clearance level. Must have a favorably adjudicated T3 background investigation and maintain it for the life of the contract.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant fields, such as Cybersecurity, IT Systems, Software Engineering, Network Engineering, or related fields of study.
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills.
  • Experience working with senior level management and clients.
  • Experience managing Government projects desired.
  • Strong written, oral, and presentation skills.

What We Can Offer You:

Hill Associates is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.

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Hill Associates offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.