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Splunk SME Posted Jan 10
Next Ventures Ltd , Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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My client a Dutch organization is urgently looking for an Splunk Specialist to work on initial 6 month contract with a high possibility of Extension, based in The Hague.

As a Technical Specialist of Splunk you are able to maintain and improve Splunk for the SSC-ICT Security Operations Center and its customers (SSC-ICT administrators and external customers with business issues). The activities consist of designing, building, auditing, migrating and managing Splunk Enterprise platforms and Splunk apps. Aspects such as scalability, performance and availability play an important role within the function. You are often deployed at the first use of Splunk and after new Splunk functionality has been delivered.

The work includes:

Clustering questions and incidents and drawing up supporting documents that simplify work with Splunk;

Honoring authorization requests, changes for the benefit of the environment;

You prepare questions that lead the redesign and maintenance of metadata in splunk;

Connecting new log sources to Splunk;

Answering and handling questions and requests from the business (possibly from feature teams);

Testing Business functionalities versus ICT solutions and the familiarity/use of these among the users;

Converting wishes to splunk functionality;

Maintaining the Splunk landscape (technical and application);

Developing new apps (in cooperation with suppliers);

Drafting and keeping documentation;

Supporting the optimization of the work process Security Operations Team;

Build and maintain a test environment for Splunk in which new log sources are unlocked and apps are developed.ou share your knowledge with the people around you, both solicited and unasked.

Job requirements

Knock out:

Experience with technical and functional application management Splunk;

In possession of Splunk certifications (Splunk Certified Power User and/or Splunk Certified Admin);


Knowledge of Linux (certifications such as RHCA or RHCE are an advantage);

Affinity with security;

Preferably knowledge of Scripting (Shell/bash);

For immediate consideration please get in touch directly.

Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 Month Contract - Rolling
Other Pay Info: Competitive daily rate