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Security Adminstrator (Splunk SIEM) - £600pd - 6 months

  • Job reference: 24251
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £500 - £600 per day

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Splunk Administrator required urgently for a leading education company based in London. This is an initial six months contract paying up to £600pd. The successful candidate will have the following :

- Hands-on experience with Splunk 6 (>6.4 would be ideal)

- Splunk 6 Certified Administrator or Architect

- Hands-on experience with Splunk Enterprise Security 4 running on a Search Head Cluster and Multi-site Index Cluster configurations.

- Scripting experience with Regular Expressions, Python, Javascript, XML or other languages.

- Working knowledge with Enterprise technologies (SiteScope, SCCM, Nagios, Puppet, etc.).

- Expert administration knowledge in a number of technical areas which could include Microsoft operating systems, WebSphere, Microsoft SQL Server, PeopleSoft, upgrades, installations, and architecture.

- Experience with technical consulting, big data and/or statistical and analytical modeling.

- Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies.

- Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to other technical staff members as well as non-technical members of the organization.

- Programming with Java, Ruby, PHP, or other Splunk-supported development languages.

- Working knowledge with automation technologies (Puppet, Chef, CFEngine).

- Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to other technical staff members as well as non-technical members of the organization.

Experience

-Bachelor's degree in computer science and two years of administration and support experience or relevant experience or certification in computer science, information technology and at least five years administration and support experience or the equivalent combination of experience and training considered.

-Strong data analysis skills specializing in system and application log data.

-Strong data organizational skills, proven knowledge of data taxonomy and knowledge-based modeling.

-Detailed understanding software development life cycle principles, practice, & disciplines.

-Programming experience in scripting, regular expressions, HTTP/XML, and data modeling.

-Strong understanding of enterprise-level architecture, operating systems and management.

-Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral.

-Strong documentation and organizational skills.

-Strong understanding of Data Security principles and practices.

-Excellent written and verbal skills are essential.

-Strong Linux/Unix background with scripting for automation and troubleshooting.

-Advanced knowledge of logging and troubleshooting.

Please apply for immediate consideration.

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