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Splunk Developer / Engineer

Job Description:

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable practices. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Employees enjoy career enrichment opportunities available through mobility and development and experience rewarding relationships with supportive supervisors and talented colleagues and customers. Your most important work is ahead.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is looking to fill a Splunk Developer/Engineer position within the Analysis Solutions Division (ASD) to support the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC). In this role, you will provide design support for a very large distributed Splunk environment, spanning security, performance, and operational roles. Additionally, you will support the visualization development lifecycle from requirement gathering, data correlation, end user dashboard development, Splunk App integration and configuration, and deliver dashboards that provide actionable data for administrators, service owners, and decision makers. The work location is in Bethesda at the Intelligence Community Campus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design efficient and reusable reports and dashboards to integrate multiple mission applications’ health, performance and operational data systems into Splunk
  • Utilize third party integration applications approved by Splunk to integrate data from other monitoring platforms into Splunk ES and ITSI dashboards.
  • Create front-end automated data visualization services using Splunk
  • Develop viewable Splunk dashboards to provide visibility into ingested log data
  • Develop alerts that trigger/activate on configured setting to deploy or sends a note/email/attachments to a particulate destination email or groups
  • Maintain the Splunk servers ensuring systems are available and indexes are not exceeding storage capacity.
  • Create additional indexes to separate data to expedite searches as required.
  • Create configuration files to deploy to servers/workstations within the environment(s) to ensure proper data is being gathered are reported to Splunk
  • Update the Splunk environment; including indexers, search heads, heavy forwarders, client installers, etc.; based on best practices and vendor supportability.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Mentor junior team members

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant experience, additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Candidate must, at a minimum, meet DoD 8570.11- IAM Level II certification requirements
  • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect. Equivalent certification or higher
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and be able to appropriately present highly technical material to both technical and non-technical audiences


  • TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph required
  • US Citizenship is required due to the nature of the government contracts we support.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience configuring and maintaining the tool in a multi-tenant environment
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java, JavaScript, C#
  • Experience with AWS Cloud tools and services.
  • Experience in SQL and in Linux

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 – $150,000.00 – $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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