TSS Splunk Engineer Senior

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Bossier City, Louisiana
Remote, Based in Louisiana
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Migration


SIEM Tools


Splunk Enterprise Security

REQ#: RQ143755
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to manage the network that makes mission success possible. Make an impact by using your skills to deliver “One GDIT Network” for our clients.

Job Description

Own your career as a TSS Splunk Engineer Senior at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a TSS Splunk Engineer Senior, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TSS Splunk Engineer joining our team to coordinate with the system architecture, engineering and administration teams to improve system monitoring and security automation features.


  • Experience migrating from other SIEMs to SplunkNavigate Linux CLI, troubleshoot, create services, update OS, etc.
  • Implement automation orchestration to replace repetitive tasks which are being conducted manually
  • Assist in the O&M of other security too
  • Developing advanced dashboards, data models, reports and performance optimization.
  • Designing and customizing complex search queries and promoting advanced searching, forensics, and analytics.
  • Developing and documenting configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating, managing and ensuring the security of system infrastructure.
  • Participating in incident, problem, and change management processes.
  • Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.
  • Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.
  • Developing documentation on new or existing systems.
  • Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.
  • Support automation management and security of container-based workloads via scripting and tools
  • Provide recommendations for improvement across the enterprise as well as migration strategies from legacy to containerized and automated platforms


  • BA/BS or equivalent years of experience
  • 5+ years of related systems engineering experience - primarily in a government environment, dealing with business critical, high availability systems
  • 2+ years Red Hat Linux experience in an enterprise environment
  • 2+ years of Splunk experience
  • Experience configuring and utilizing monitoring/logging and security analysis solutions
  • Strength in multitasking and prioritization in order to meet periodically changing deadlines
  • Self-starting and able to drive projects to completion in a fast-moving environment
  • Solid communications skills, both written and verbal.  Able to create, discuss and explain technical documentation.
  • Development of documentation for engineering from requirements and architectural designs, and diagrams.
  • Experience of designing and implementing highly available solutions.
  • Ensure data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that improved the performance, security, and reliability of the system
  • US Citizenship is required

Preferred SKills:

  • Linux, Splunk, or other relevant certifications to the position
  • Experience developing coding/scripting to build required automation and tools (using Ansible, Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell, Java, etc.)
  • Experience supporting production systems using Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices
  • Experience with DevSecOps concepts, tools and automation skills
  • Familiarity with industry standard host-based security systems (HBSS) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions (ACAS)
  • Experience working with Gitlab for SDLC (CI/CD) functionality
  • Knowledge of various network vulnerability scanning platforms (Nessus, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and authorization boundaries
  • Knowledge of current IT security best practices
  • Knowledge of system administration, networking, and operating system hardening techniques
  • Mixed operating systems experience: (Linux, Windows)
  • Security+ CE or other 8570 IAT level II certification
  • Kubernetes or similar technology familiarity
  • Experience troubleshooting issues related to storage


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Splunk Certified Admin - Splunk

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.