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Splunk Data and System Administrator
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on November 27, 2021
Job Id #51676 Posted October 26, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • We are working on building the platform and processes for indexing all of Machine data (logs/events/metrics) into a central Splunk platform

Ideal Background:

  • Splunk Platform experience at Administrator (3-4 years of experience minimum)
  • Software development or Unix/Windows/Network Administration background
  • Shell scripting/Automation experience


  • Hands on Administrator experience in Splunk 8.X
  • Public Cloud experience (AWS and/or Azure)

Team and Team size:

  • Part of the Splunk team which has 1 onshore members and 5+ offshore members.

Top Responsibilities:

  • Administrator Splunk Platform for 40+TB/day ingestion
  • Automate Splunk processes in AWS, Azure, Kubernetes and other container platforms
  • Onboard Machine data into Splunk platform
  • Assist team members with Technical issues
  • Maintain Splunk Platform health in both on-prem and Cloud

Software tools/skills:

  • Splunk 7.x, SPL,Bash,Chef, Ansible, AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift,Jenkins


  • Technical expertise in Splunk platform
  • Strong automation experience using bash, python and/or java

Nice to have:

  • Software development
  • Data engineering

Working Time:

  • 9am - 5pm CST

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 2-3 rounds
  • b. Video vs. phone? Video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? Very technical

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