Splunk Search Expert

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Information Technology
Full Time


Edgewater is currently seeking a Splunk Search Expert to support our federal customer in the Washington DC area.


  • Strong skills with a scripting language; Python preferred, JavaScript
  • Comfortable working with bash, PowerShell, and batch scripts; ability to develop scripts in these languages to support Splunk deployments
  • Deep hands-on knowledge of Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security to include the Splunk query language, customized queries and advanced searching to advance threat mitigation, incident response, forensics, cybersecurity analytics, and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program efforts
  • Experience in log parsing, Splunk searches, external table lookups, performance tuning, query optimization
  • Experience with creating summary searches
  • Expedite creative solutions to complex problems
  • Experience working with other big data analytics solutions (Elastic Stack, Palantir, HP ArcSight, etc.) is a plus



  • Proven experience supporting large, complex, federal Splunk deployments
  • Proven experience supporting Splunk CDM deployments
  • Proven experience advancing federal agency compliance with OMB M-21-31
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments while being flexible and able to handle rapidly-changing scenarios, and are someone who sees 'ambiguity' as an opportunity rather than a hurdle.
  • True change agent - not intimidated by challenge of unknown and willing to challenge status quo.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to include the ability to influence decisions with business units and technical leadership; Ability to communicate in both formal and casual situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle stressful situations with calm effectiveness

About Us:

Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located in Frederick, MD. The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services and timely delivery. Edgewater Federal Solutions is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 270001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018 through 2022.


It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law.






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