October 26, 2016

Splunk Engineer

Toronto, ON

Role Summary

You will be working as a Splunk product domain expert, supporting assigned THG customers. The Splunk Engineer will be responsible for the design and implementation of Splunk infrastructure, deployment, products, apps, reports, alerts, and dashboards for the customer. This engineer will also manage Splunk knowledge objects (Apps, Dashboards, Saved Searches, Scheduled Searches, Alerts, etc.)

Required Skills

  • Expert knowledge of SPLUNK – minimum of 1 year working in enterprise environments
  • Expert knowledge of Unix – 5-10 years working in enterprise environments
  • Strong background in Information Security, Network Security and Application Security
  • Experience with Splunk Searching and Reporting, Knowledge Objects, Administration, Add-Ons, Dashboards, Clustering and Forwarder Management
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability to analyze and resolve difficult problems quickly
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and basic networking
  • Splunk architecture expert – need to be able to validate Splunk deployment and look for ways to optimize in a large enterprise deployment
  • Ability to Build Charts, Graphs and reports on various log source types
  • Basic understanding of Big Data analytics
  • Utilize SPLUNK regex to create source types and automatic field extractions
  • In-depth understanding of scripting, Perl, Python, Bash
  • Ability to build interactive reporting dashboards based on advanced XML and advanced SPLUNK search syntax
  • Ability to Utilize regex to filter data to appropriate indexes
  • Ability to manually configure props. conf, transforms. conf, inputs.conf, and outputs.confs, and other settings in SPLUNK


  • Experience and actively using Python and Perl scripts
  • Experience with technical consulting, big data and/or statistical and analytical modeling
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Communicates technical concepts to other technical staff members as well as non-technical members of the organization effectively
  • Strategic thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal skills are essential
  • Communicates with customers, team members, and management clearly and effectively
  • Provides input in the development of tools and processes to help increase team productivity
  • Builds confidence and trust with customers
  • Displays effective analytical skills
  • Manages scope and customer expectations on individual assignments effectively
  • Follows through on all assignments and takes ownership of customer issues
  • Seeks innovative ways to improve the process of delivering solutions to customers
  • Delivers quality documentation (formal and informal) consistent with documentation standards

How to Apply

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About Herjavec Group

Dynamic IT entrepreneur Robert Herjavec founded Herjavec Group in 2003 to provide cybersecurity products and services to enterprise organizations. Herjavec Group delivers SOC 2 Type 2 certified managed security services supported by state-of-the-art, PCI compliant, Security Operations Centers, operated 24/7/365 by certified security professionals. This expertise is coupled with leadership positions across a wide range of functions including consulting, professional services & incident response. Herjavec Group has offices globally including across Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. For more information, visit www.herjavecgroup.com.