Splunk Engineering Consultant at Kinney Group | Powderkeg

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Employment Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level


As the Splunk Development Engineer, you will be a Splunk deployment expert for Kinney Group customers and prospects. Your role as Splunk Development Engineer is responsible for architecting, deploying and configuring Splunk products on behalf of Kinney Group customers. A background in System Administration, Security, consulting, and troubleshooting will prepare you well for this opportunity. It's important you focus on core Splunk installations and gathering Splunk data across the enterprise, to feed into core Splunk and Splunk Apps. Additionally, as Splunk Development Engineer you will play a central role in expanding the Kinney Group IT Operations and Analytics practice.

Attaining the professional services revenue goals of the engineering team by demonstrating sound decision making, disciplined technical execution and domain expertise, and a relentless focus on customer experience will be critical to your position. Kinney Group will invest in training and development for team members to maintain current in new technology and tools, which serve our current and future commercial and Federal customers.


This role will be primarily remote from any US-based city within 1-hour of a major airport; some travel may be required based on individual assignments.

Position Requirements

  • The Splunk Development Engineer should have at least two (2) years of hands-on experience in IT systems administration on Windows or UNIX platforms (RH Linux, SUSE Linux, HP-UX, Solaris or equivalent.) Must include specific expertise executing program installation and configuration from the command line.

  • The Splunk Development Engineer should have experience with client/server communications privacy using private key infrastructure (PKI)

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and strong technical learning aptitude required.

  • Experience must include using regex (regular expressions) with a scripting language. Experience with perl regular expressions are preferred, but use of regex objects in any scripting language (bash, python, c++, ruby, etc.) is acceptable.

  • 2+ years Splunk Administrator or Architect experience including, but not limited to, Splunk Administration; Splunk Search Processing language; Splunk Reporting and Dashboard Creation

  • The Splunk Development Engineer should have experience in Windows scripting (batch, VBScript, Powershell) with at least two (2) years experience with these technologies.

  • Prefer experience working with Windows System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

  • Prefer experience in software update management using Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) Technology

  • Security Clearance Prefered

  • Experience in systems administration - specifically hardening - using Microsoft Group Policy Objects (GPO)

  • Experience in application load balancing in Splunk and/or using DNS and Load Balancing Services (such as F5)

  • The Splunk Deployment Engineer should be versed in linux scripting (SH, BASH, KSH) with at least two (2) years experience with these technologies.

  • Minimum of Splunk Architect certification highly desired

More about Kinney Group

Kinney Group is a solutions-oriented professional services consulting firm specializing in automation and analytics to harness the power of IT in the cloud to improve lives. Security is in Kinney Group's DNA, enabling the company to integrate the most advanced automation, analytics, and infrastructure technologies as an optimized solution powering IT-driven mission and business processes in the cloud for federal agencies and Fortune 1000 companies. We are an elite team with a unique combination of credentials for strict security environments who serve our customers with an unexpected experience. We specialize in Splunk, AppDynamics, Puppet, and VMware to serve our customers as they journey through digital transformation.

Our colleagues subscribe to a shared ethos and purpose for the company to achieve clarity and organizational health. This translates across every customer touch point within the organization. We offer compelling work as well as leadership commitment to ongoing training and development.

Kinney Group, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Splunk Engineering Consultant
  • Company
    Kinney Group
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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