Splunk Engineer

Added: 27/08/2020

REF: 4940

Contract: Contract

Location: Willich, NordrheinWestfalen, Germany

Job: Splunk Engineer

Duration: 6 months

Hourly Rate: Competitive

Location: Remote (German Client)


A German Splunk Partner is looking to accommodate the growing demand on their Splunk Practice by adding a skilled freelancer to their team for an initial 6 month engagement.


Required Skills:

  • Must have strong Linux system administration and engineering skills; must be very comfortable administering servers from the command line and working with configuration files. (Ansible Automation, Python, CentOS 7, RHEL 7)
  • Strong skills with a scripting language; Python preferred, JavaScript and/or Perl also valuable
  • Comfortable working with bash, PowerShell, and batch scripts; ability to develop scripts in these languages to support Splunk deployments
  • Strong experience and expertise engineering Splunk solutions for a variety of customers
  • Experience in building Splunk Technology Addons and configuring field extractions for various data sources
  • Experience deploying/managing Splunk indexer clusters and search head clusters
  • Deployment experience with Splunk Enterprise Security and/or Splunk IT Service Intelligence premium solutions
  • Strong understanding of the underlying Splunk infrastructure and components (lookups, modular inputs, standard inputs, relationships between varying configuration files, etc.)
  • Experience working with other big data analytics solutions (Elastic Stack, Palantir, HP ArcSight, etc.) is a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a globally distributed team
  • Strong sense of selfmotivation; ability to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Must have fluent German & fluent English.

    Education / Certification Requirements:
  • Current Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect &  Splunk Core Certified Consultant highly desired
  • 3+ years’ experience with Splunk in a distributed, enterprise environment
  • 7+ years’ experience in a technical IT position involving systems administration and/or systems engineering


This requirement for a skilled Splunk Engineer with a German Client is an immediate requirement. Please share an updated CV if you interested in learning more.

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