• SIEM/Splunk Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret/ SCI eligibility
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Business (SB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Methods is seeking a Sr. SIEM/Splunk Engineer who will provide Splunk engineering and administration services and who will be responsible for assisting in the design of security architecture. The position will also be required to perform daily tasks on intrusion detection and intrusion prevention and analyze network traffic.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Familiar with Splunk 6.x and updating/tuning IDS/IPS devices
    • Deploying, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Splunk 6.x in Windows/Linux environment
    • Operation and performance monitoring of Splunk 6.x
    • Identifying and integrating internal and external data sources, performing analysis of data trends, and creating queries and maintaining dashboards
    • Developing strategy and design of data collection and aggregations
    • Engineering and administration support to Splunk environment to include Indexes, indexers, deployment servers, forwarders
    • Performing front line triage, routing and tracking of security related incidents, events, inquiries, and a variety of other security related issues
    • Patching, upgrading and configuring all IDS/IPS sensors to maintain information security posture at the customer site
    • Developing and implementing security policies and solutions architecture to mitigate risks and enhance system security

    Required skills and experience include

    • Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • At least one of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v7)

    Preferred skills

    • Sourcefire Certified Professional (SFCP v5.2), ITIL v.3, and/or CCNA

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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