Application Architect - Splunk Engineer (Remote)

HD Supply, Inc.

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Remote, GA
Third Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

HD Supply is looking for a SplunkCloud Architect. Open to non-local candidates working 100% remote.

In this role you will be doing the following:

  • Understand and collaborate with Business and IT Leadership on requirements to transform logs/events into various metrics and visualization.
  • Create Splunk dashboards and optimize searches using data models and data sets.
  • Coach team members on Splunk data and dashboarding.

Skills needed for this position:

  • Experience on Data Ingestion, Private Apps and AddOn deployment in SplunkCloud.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving data quality issues with system and application logs.
  • Experience in Splunk Dashboard Studio & Analytic Metrics Workspace.
  • Optimizing search queries and experience with data model, data sets using summary index and field extractions.
  • Knowledge on Containers and Kubernetes logging.
  • Knowledge on Google Cloud Platform monitoring.
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical solutions.

Job Summary

Strong technical contributor in one or more highly specialized phases of applications programming. Provides design recommendations based on long-term IT organization strategy. Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Defines, designs, and oversees the systems and applications architecture for both current and future business applications.
  • Evaluates new and emerging technologies and developmental methodologies to find faster, cost effective, and more reliable solutions for existing and proposed systems.
  • Partners with infrastructure, application, and quality teams to ensure that applications meet business requirements, are well documented, and have processes in place for ongoing support and maintenance.
  • Scopes and implements appropriate process improvement tools and techniques such as Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, and ITIL.
  • Drives standard and efficient applications and infrastructure design by aligning the infrastructure roadmap with the application technology strategy, hardware vendor roadmaps, and service capabilities.
  • Applies judgment in implementing Application Engineering methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability, and reliability.

Nature and Scope

  • Displays the highest level of critical thinking and analysis in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross-departmental problems. Makes prompt, sound decisions when faced with complex and often contradictory alternatives that result in successful outcomes.
  • Operates with considerable latitude. Situations may have little or no precedent requiring original or new concepts or approaches without guidance from others. Reaches decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
  • Develops or engages/directs others in developing innovative solutions to important, highly complex strategic and operating problems; cross-departmental considerations are often present.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location and/or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 8+ years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 5+ years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.