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1598 - Principal Computer Systems Security Analyst

Woodlawn, Maryland
U.S. Citizenship

GENERAL DUTIES:

We are seeking a Computer Systems Security Analyst (Splunk) to support the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn, MD.

  • Write complex SPL to develop advanced Splunk dashboards and queries.
  • Work with customers to development custom content, maintaining consistently high-quality communications with the client.
  • Create Splunk dashboards and queries.
  • Familiar with automating tasks in Splunk.
  • Develop scripts and code with security tools.
  • Develop processes and schedule to review existing methodologies and queries for all divisional metrics.
  • Become knowledgeable on the CDM technical requirements for SSA’s CDM program. Understand your role in CDM activities.
  • Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Design, manage, and maintain agency SIEM infrastructure to improve data ingestion processes, including architectural work on data pipelines to ensure optimal flow of data.
  • Maintenance, configuration and implementing products, appliances and devices on the SSA’s network.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant work experience, OR Master's degree and 5 years of relevant work experience, OR 11 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.
  • At least 6 years experience using:- Splunk, specifically Splunk scripting and on-boarding of large collection of meta data from different sources into Splunk
  • At least 4 years of experience with: - In-depth knowledge of designing, upgrading, maintaining and implementing network devices on a large scale enterprise.
  • Coordination and communication with other remotely deployed team members.
  • Developing documentation with processes and procedures.
  • Proposing, implementing automation features in a large enterprise environment.
  • Hold active Splunk Core Certifications of User, Power User and Admin.
  • Minimum of 3 year of experience in developing and tailoring reporting from network security tools.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with Cribl for load balancing data.
  • Experience using Elastic for cloud storage.
  • Prior experience supporting the Social Security Administration or similar government agencies a plus.
  • Understanding of business processes supporting IT programs, networks, and/or cybersecurity programs.
  • Understanding of network technologies, workflows, IT reporting, etc.
  • Must be a self-starter, position is remote from the other team members.
  • Must communicate clearly to team members, be comfortable with coordination, collaboration and communication when performing network activities.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder) in order to obtain and maintain a Position of Public Trust clearance.