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Date: Mar 31, 2018

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 16677 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Senior Splunk Engineer- Plano, TX to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



Role Responsibilities:

  • In-depth disciplinary knowledge, leverages business acumen and subject matter expertise
  • Work on abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables
  • Administering Splunk and Splunk Apps, to include developing new or extending existing Apps to perform specialized functionality
  • Integrating Splunk with a wide variety of legacy data sources and industry leading commercial security tools that use various protocols
  • Consulting with customers to customize and configure Splunk in order to meet their requirements
  • Perform implementation and review of security and compliance-based use cases and correlation rules
  • Perform maintenance and optimization of existing Splunk deployments, to include Forwarders, Indexers, and Search Headers
  • Communicate with customer stake holders to include leadership, support teams, and system administrators
  • Mentor and train the SOC team with global visibility and response missions at a tier 1 level for information security monitoring
  • Adhere and follow the defined project and change management process and comply with the SLAs
  • Create and maintain all the required documentations, to include procedures and processes
  • Create content (queries, dashboards, reports, and etc.) in Splunk as required
  • Lead in knowledge sharing with the SOC analysts and develop efficient customer solutions


Preferred Skills:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, management information system, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4+ years of professional experience with system administration and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies/integrations
  • 4+ year of work experience with Splunk real-time processing architecture and deployment; Splunk dashboard design a big plus
  • Strong experience and comfort operating in the Linux CLI and Splunk .conf files
  • Experience in SOAP, REST API, web-based technologies and scripting languages including JavaScript, Python and shell scripting, XML, HTML
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and networking fundamentals
  • Strong communication, written, and verbal skills with the ability and comfort level to do presentations to potential and existing customer audiences of 5-30 people
  • Experience with software development, system architecture, and/or databases a plus
  • Splunk certification(s); CISSP, or other related certifications
  • Experience with network connectivity and protocols such as TCP/IP, VPNs, VLAN, NAT, DHCP
  • Experience with Unix or Linux shell environments
  • Investigative and analytical problem solving skills
  • Hands on experience with Enterprise Applications
  • Hands on experience with Security Tools such as IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, Endpoint Management


Basic Required Qualifications:


  • 2+ years SPLUNK Administration and/or SLUNK Engineering experience
  • 2+ years Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies/integrations experience


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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