Splunk Developer/Engineer at Mansion House Consulting, London, 6 Months, £500 per day

£500 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London or Sheffield, UK
  • Jan 04, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Are you a passionate and confident Splunk Developer ready to make a significant contribution working for one of the UK's fastest growing Financial Services Consultancies?

Then read on!

MHC Overview:
MHC are an award-winning IT and Business Consultancy, specialising in Change Management initiatives, which we deliver working in a collaborative way with our Clients. We are currently working on a wide variety of assignments that include some major Digital Transformation initiatives, Regulatory and Compliance Programmes and Tools adoption projects where we are providing specialist technical and business services to a client base of primarily Tier 1 Banks.

You will have the confidence and the capability to step straight into a specialist consultancy role within one of MHC's Practice areas to provide effective and efficient solutions that support our Clients' business requirements, while working constructively with senior MHC and Client managers and other staff.

Role responsibilities:

  • Develop dashboards, report, and alerts using network feeds ensuring data quality and execution of customer's use cases.
  • Support and guide Splunk team to help them become proficient Splunk engineers.
  • Undertake the solution design to help leverage the full value of Splunk-Zscaler integration and lead the on-boarding of new uses cases
  • Act as the Splunk liaison for Splunk technical questions, issues or escalations.
  • Maintain current functional and technical knowledge of the Splunk platform and future products.
  • Support large-scale deployment with data feeds from multiple on premise and cloud data centres
  • Monitor and maintain Splunk performance, availability, and capacity
  • Assist with any system upgrade, planning and execution
  • Develop reliable, efficient queries that will feed custom alerts and dashboards
  • Track work effectively via Agile methods working as part of an Agile POD.
  • Create and maintain documentation related to architecture and operational processes for Splunk
  • Mentor members of the technical staff to support and assist in Splunk-related activities
  • Maintain regulatory awareness and compliance
  • Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience

Required skills and experience:

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience with SPLUNK with experience of use within IT Operations
  • Splunk Certified Administrator, Splunk Certified Architect and/or Splunk Certified Developer
  • Be a Splunk language (SPL) expert
  • Extensive experience building Splunk dashboards reports and alerts
  • Fully conversant with knowledge objects, data models and data normalisation to align with Common Information Model
  • Experience of designing and building Splunk applications in a multi-site clustered environment
  • Splunk Data onboarding experience
  • Experience with Scripting languages to automate tasks and manipulate data
  • Networking knowledge (understanding net-techs like Zcaler)
  • Experience with CI/CD life cycles and AGILE practices
  • Some knowledge of Javascript, Python and React JS preferred. Puppet knowledge in relation to managing Splunk would be a bonus
  • Excellent customer engagement skills including requirements gathering
  • Good documentation skills

If this role sounds like something that could potentially be of interest to you then please do not hesitate to apply for immediate consideration.