Applied Memetics LLC

  • Splunk Administrator (US citizenship required)

    Job Locations US-WV-Martinsburg
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Applied Memetics LLC is seeking an experienced, motivated Splunk Administrator to support our VA customer. The Splunk Administrator must be well-versed in security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks.. The position is located on-site at the customer’s facility. U.S. Citizenship is required for this role. 



    The successful candidate must be well-versed in security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks. You will be responsible for coordinating resources across the VA enterprise and consolidating log data into a centralized repository (Splunk) where they will be correlated, analyzed and enriched by other threat analysts to identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs), Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) and other unauthorized activities on the VA network. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


    • Test and implement security measures that enhance data or operational capabilities of threat analysts
    • Perform ongoing analysis of security tools and evaluate available technology capabilities against the security needs of the VA 
    • Provide daily data displaying the overall security coverage for specific platforms (e.g., queries which show how many nodes are active, and up to date) which shall be reported in a Weekly Status Report.
    • Provide network defense system implementation, installation and configuration support by identifying, developing and facilitating implementation of initiatives and programs designed to enhance the security of the organization’s network and data
    • Conduct formal and informal technical/engineering studies, analyses, acquisition and systems engineering support that are critical to enable achievement of program goals and objectives
    • Update existing documentation to include tactics, techniques and standard operating procedures and security controls for all software used on the network 
    • Provide notifications, accurate analysis and reporting of events and incidents within one (1) hour of incident occurrence to designated team lead personnel in accordance with VA and US-CERT guidelines


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology or other engineering or technical discipline and at least 6 years IT experience and minimum 4 years advanced Cyber Threat Information experience. Four year relevant experience may be substituted with professional certification (e.g., CISSP, GREM or GCIH)
    • Certification (or ability to obtain certification) in at least one of the following areas: 1) Data Analytics related certifications – CISA Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Data Management and Analytics, MCSE: Business Intelligence, 2) CISSP, 3) GIAC - GMON
    • Experience with advanced cyber security tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks
    • In depth understanding of NIST SP 800-61, US CERT and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards
    • Experience interpreting and implementing cyber security regulations
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance
    • U.S. Citizenship is required as is successfully passing a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting

                                                                                                                            ** Government Contracting Experience Preferred **  #ZR


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