Splunk Consultant at Department for Work & Pensions, Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Remote/Home, Sheffield, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Remote (Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Remote/Home, Sheffield)
  • Jun 28, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description


Splunk Consultant (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 12 months

Contracting Authority: Department for Work and Pensions

Location: Hybrid – London, Manchester, Leeds, Blackpool, Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions, and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department, it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers. As such, we operate on a scale that is almost unmatched anywhere in Europe and most people in Britain come into contact with us at some point in their lives.

Working with DWP, you will be helping us to drive our priorities to:

  • Run an effective welfare system that enables people to achieve financial independence by providing assistance and guidance into employment
  • Increase saving for, and security in later life
  • Create a fair and affordable welfare system which improves the life chances of children
  • Deliver outstanding services to our customers and claimants
  • Deliver efficiently: transform the way we deliver our services to reduce costs and increase productivity

SC Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks.


As a Splunk Consultant your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Anticipates and exploits opportunities through the recognition of new digital technologies to enhance capability in alignment with business goals.
  • Responsible for providing expert domain knowledge and advise to project teams when dealing with complex projects or issues.
  • Advise on problems arising from specific work programmes or from implementation of proposed changes in Departmental policy, and make balanced recommendations.
  • Interpretation and judgements in selecting and analysing a complex set of information, testing options and hypotheses or the co-ordination of views of other internal and external interests to achieve mutually acceptable solutions.


Must have:

SC Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks.

  • Experience as a hands on Splunk consultant
  • Experience working with the business to develop use cases and config searches in Enterprise Security
  • Able to manage stakeholders in a challenging environment
  • Splunk Certified Professional Service qualified consultant (or equivalent)
  • Extensive Security Background working in/with a SOC to analyse security alerts
  • Familiar with wide range of security Tools
  • Experience of working in Big Organisations


If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or get in touch with rebecca.nolan@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk


Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, DWP guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

If you qualify for the above, please notify us on PSRapplications@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk.

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.


In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.


Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.