Systems Engineer (Splunk)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Reston, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia

REQ#: RQ77118

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

*Hands-on experience in designing, fielding, and maintaining Splunk in a dispersed manner is a must.*

Functional duties consist of:
Performing complex system development, design, modeling, analysis, integration, and sustainment of Splunk systems for new or existing computer systems within an Enterprise.
Developing dashboards, data models, reports and performance optimization.
Designing and customizing complex search queries and promoting advance searching, forensics, and analytics.
Developing and documenting configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating, managing and ensuring the security of a Splunk infrastructure.
Participating in incident, problem, and change management processes related to Splunk.
Providing Splunk O&M and User access.
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.
Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.
Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.
Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.
Participating in special projects as required.

Position Qualifications:

• BA/BS 8+ years of related systems engineering experience or a combination of: (Education Degree from an Accredited Institute in an Area Applicable to the Position) • High School Diploma + 12 years • Associates Degree + 10 years • Bachelors Degree + 8 years • Masters Degree + 6 years • PhD + 4 years
• Valid TS/SCI clearance with CI Poly (or able to obtain CI Poly)
• Security+ CE or other DoD 8570 baseline certification prior to employment.
• Obtain an IASAE II specialty certification within six months from the date of hire. Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CASP+ CE, CISSP, CSSLP.


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.

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.