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Deloitte Splunk Engineer in Huntsville, AL (Secret clearance required) in Huntsville, Alabama

Are you looking to elevate your cyber career? Your technical skills? Your opportunity for growth? Deloitte's Government and Public Services Cyber Practice (GPS Cyber Practice) is the place for you! Our GPS Cyber Practice helps organizations create a cyber minded culture and become stronger, faster, and more innovative. You will become part of a team that advises, implements, and manages solutions across five verticals: Strategy, Defense and Response; Identity; Infrastructure; Data; and Application Security. Our dynamic team offers opportunities to work with cutting-edge cyber security tools and grow both vertically and horizontally at an accelerated rate. Join our cyber team and elevate your career.

"This position is located in Huntsville, AL"

Work you'll do

  • Stand up and operate an Elastic instance to provide analytics for analysts within a SOC as a Service for the client

  • Work closely with other workstreams to include OT SMEs, Infrastructure Team, Analytics Team, etc. to determine best way to provide efficient and logical workflow for analysts and leadership within Splunk to include queries, dashboards, quick looks for reporting etc.

  • Initial engineering and architecture in onboarding new data sources into Splunk, analyze data for any anomalies and trends, and build dashboards highlighting key trends by working with analysts and management

  • Onboard data using Splunk add-ons for Windows, Linux, OT/ICS, and common third-party devices and applications and working knowledge of Splunk for Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • Develop log ingestion and aggregation strategies per Splunk best practices

  • Develop solutions for profiling, monitoring, reporting, and testing on the platform

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of more than 15,000 professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

At Deloitte, we believe cyber is about starting things-not stopping them-and enabling the freedom to create a more secure future. Cyber Strategy, Defense and Response (SDR) focuses on helping federal clients design and implement transformational enterprise security programs with an emphasis on defending against, recovering from, and mitigating major cyberattacks. If you're seeking a career that increases cyber awareness, utilizes risk management programs, and develops strategies for cyber defense and response, then the Cyber SDR offering at Deloitte is for you.Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience

  • Active Secret Security clearance required

  • Must have 8570 requirements required for the position category or specialty and level (IAT Level II and CSSP Infrastructure Support (e.g. CEH, CySA+, SSCP)

  • Proficient in Linux systems and hardening of Linux systems

  • Experience with Splunk performing systems administration, including performing installation, configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, upgrades, and troubleshooting

  • Proficient at data on-boarding activities including routing, parsing, and normalizing events to the Splunk Common Information Model (CIM) from multiple datapoints including everything from IT services, OT/ICS services, and external sources for analytic capabilities

  • Experience working closely with other teams and business stakeholders to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and aid with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards

  • Proficient in advanced searching, dashboard, and visualizations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, detail oriented, and ability to work as an individual contributor and with a team; ability to work closely with leadership


  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

  • Experience in writing complex Splunk searches correlating multiple data sources by using techniques such as looping and regex

  • AWS Associate level certification and Splunk certification preferred

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.