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Security Engineer


Join a talented cybersecurity team that is helping a federal organization harden its security posture by adopting the Splunk platform. You will work closely with an onsite team of highly qualified federal and private-sector cybersecurity professionals who are partnering to defend our nation’s ability to use the web as a means for economic strength, vitality, and stability. If you want to work on some cutting-edge federal projects and help make a contribution to our government’s active cyber defense, apply for this job and let’s see if we can work together.



  • Develop security content for deployments
  • Create detection and alerting logic 
  • Build log source on-boarding
  • Operate and maintain log management infrastructure 
  • Design and implement dashboards and reports
  • Propose innovative uses cases for security and compliance
  • Engineer, configure, and deploy Enterprise SIEM/SEM and log management solutions
  • Automate security tools management
  • Customize searches and applications
  • Automate deployment, integration, and testing of enterprise system and services 
  • Optimize Big Data correlations
  • Become a search language (SPL) expert



  • Splunk
  • System security
  • Linux system administration
  • Windows system administration
  • Network security
  • Networking protocols
  • SIEM tools
  • Languages like Java, Python, SPL, SQL, shell scripting
  • Security event logging
  • Regular expressions
  • SDLC
  • AWS



  • 3+ years experience in cybersecurity and/or information assurance
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with Splunk (preferable) 
  • 1+ years experience in Incident Response 



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Preference for Splunk certifications



  • TOP SECRET clearance



  • No Travel


West 4th Strategy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AAP) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender orientation, gender identify, protected Veteran status or any other basis protected under law. 

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