Splunk Engineer

Ref No. EMP417487
Salary £500 - £600/day
Location Bournemouth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (8 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


We are seeking a Splunk Engineer to join our clients Digital Mobile branch based in Bournemouth on an initial 8 months contract.


Splunk certified or advanced splunk experience in designing, developing, deploying and supporting large Splunk environments.

The Job

As a Splunk Specialist within the group you will:

  • Work with EUS application development teams, architects and engineers within the group to understand the functional and non-functional requirements of a given project/application or infrastructure to develop a forward-looking technology strategy that aligns to our overall target state architecture.
  • Ensure that our solution architectures align to the GTI Strategy and Multi-year plan
  • Collaborate closely with teams participating in strategic planning, facilitating cross-team solution reviews and communicating strategy direction.
  • Share accountability with teams for delivering our target state architecture.
  • Partner with internal GTI experts from the Service Towers in review of any edge case design or new product requirements
  • Maintain an effective technical network across GTI, knowing the 'Go-To' SMEs and architects in multiple service areas

Primary responsibilities:

  • Working with operational teams around the firm to help them gain insights into their systems and application usage.
  • Working with teams to help assist them with troubleshooting and correlating problems within their infrastructure by helping them collate logs and search for correlations and anomalies.
  • Working with operational teams to help Develop reports and dashboards for clients within the splunk platform
  • Work with teams to help them create alerts to manage their issues
  • Collaborate with teams to provide reports and dashboards to teams to gain them insight into their usage metrics
  • Developing better data models and index strategies to provide well performing queries


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years within solutions engineering experience
  • Splunk certified or advanced splunk experience in designing, developing, deploying and supporting large Splunk environments.
  • Strong Linux experience
  • Proficiency in Python, PERL, Shell scripting and macros
  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Overall IT experience in a Client-Server environment, with practical knowledge of distributed, and desktop technologies
  • Advanced written and oral communication capabilities, ability to influence and successfully interface with executive leadership
  • Practical experience operating in an Agile development environment (Git, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Any experience in these technologies would be a plus:
    • Virtual desktop infrastructure
    • DevOps implementation experience (Ansible, Orchestration Automation, Jenkins)
    • Collaboration technologies such as SharePoint, Slack, and Microsoft Exchange

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