System Engineer / Splunk Architect - multiple positions

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: ICT
Employment type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Jack Carmelo

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Job reference: BBBH2158_1715575555
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Cleared ICT are currently supporting agencies within the national intelligence space, who are looking to engage TSPV resources for long term contract engagements in Canberra.

We are working with ASD (Australian Signals Directorate) who has a requirement for a System Engineer / Splunk Architect (12-month Contract)

The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility LOR 4 and hold either a current Top Secret Positive Vetting clearance or have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period. (Australian Citizen)

Start date: ASAP

Application closing date: 03/06/2024

Duration: 12 Months

This role is Canberra based.

Role Description

The System Engineer / Splunk Architect will be responsible for the design, integration, testing and documentation of engineering subsystems under general direction and guidance. They will require an understanding of the ASD environment, processes and procedures and are required to take this into account when designing subsystems. The system engineer / Splunk Architect will be required to work across a variety of disciplines including mechanical design, thermal design and modelling, ICT infrastructure, ICT security and embedded systems development. They will be required to take broad customer requirements and develop the appropriate project documentation.

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Demonstrated experience creating and updating technical documentation and operating procedures.
  2. Demonstrated experience working with virtualisation technologies.
  3. Demonstrated experience monitoring and actioning security alerts and incidents.
  4. Ability to maintain and upgrade device software, firmware versions, racking, cabling and labelling of current and new infrastructure.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Ongoing review, design, development, and continual improvement of Splunk deployment(s).
  2. Design, support and update documentation including standard operating procedures and detailed design documentation.
  3. Work with system developers to onboard new data sources - including the development of "apps" to provide automatic field extractions and event enrichment.
  4. Maintain fundamental knowledge of other system landscape components including: solution operating systems, load balancers, hosting environments, and networking in order to design, deploy, maintain, and enhance solutions.
  5. Enhance and support automation and continuous deployment for existing, and new, systems. Implement and maintain automated testing.
  6. Monitor Splunk deployment(s) and associated infrastructure. Provide assistance with support requests, troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  7. Recommend/design and implement new structures and tools which meet business requirements for a variety of target environments.
  8. Provide guidance and direct the work of other team members.

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