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Sumaria Systems is a multi-million dollar CMMI® Level III appraised and ISO 9001:2008 certified Information Technology (IT), Engineering, and Professional Services Defense Contractor headquartered in Danvers, Mass.  Founded in November of 1982, the company currently operates across multiple U.S. locations and offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical and dental, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Cyber Security Administrator - Splunk

Department: Information Technology Division
Office: McChord AFB
Location: McChord AFB, WA

Position: Cyber Security Administrator Splunk

Location: United States- Washington– Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM)

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type: Active Secret Clearance

Travel: N/A

Who We Are:

Sumaria Systems, Inc. is a CMMI® Level 3 appraised, ISO 9001:2008 certified Information Technology, Engineering, and Professional Services and Solutions Company headquartered in Danvers, Mass. With operating locations across the U.S., Sumaria provides a full range of services and is capable of responding rapidly and accurately to meet our clients’ surge requirements. Sumaria has a proven track record of delivering cost-effective services and solutions to our clients on time and within budget. With more than 30+ years of experience and hundreds of successful projects, Sumaria provides a diverse range of technology-based solutions and is recognized as a source of quality information, technology, engineering and professional services and solutions for the Department of Defense and the Federal contractor community.

Job Summary:

The Executive Airlift Communications Network (EACN) cyber security team provides End Point technologies support and expertise including, but not limited to, Splunk, McAfee HBSS (ePO), MS EMET, Tenable ACAS (Nessus) scanners and Security Center, IDS/IPS, Firewall, and more. The Cyber Security Splunk Administrator will fully configure, monitor, and maintain the Splunk server as well as create dashboards, complex searches, and detailed reports among other technical cyber security responsibilities.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Drive complex security focused deployments of Splunk while working side by side with the customer to solve their unique problems.
  • Responsible for designing, implementing, and optimizing Splunk deployments.
  • Work with our customer to understand their security posture and requirements.
  • Support our security deployments by unlocking the potential of Splunk to assist our customers in achieving their Cyber Security strategy.
  • Collaborate across the entire organization to bring access to product and technical teams to get the right solution delivered and drive innovation gathered from customer input.
  • Leverage previous experiences, share best practices, and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
  • Lead root cause analysis of critical events for improving preventative and reactive processes.
  • Experience using trouble ticketing solutions such as Remedy.

Secondary Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the ACAS management team to include: ACAS software configuration, maintaining, scanning, and reporting.
  • Managing and monitoring firewalls and providing reports as required.
  • Administer, manage, monitor, and maintain HBSS server installation to include: Rules, extensions and detailed reporting. Integrate HBSS alerts, logs, and data feeds into defined processes and procedures such as ID analysis, auditing, etc.
  • Monitor IDS/IPS solutions as required, and provide detailed reports.
  • Constantly work to increase EACNs security posture with new technologies, while maintaining current toolsets and utilizing them to the fullest.

Position Requirements:

  • 3+ years expertise in the deployment, configuration, and operations of Splunk
  • 5-7 years of hands on experience with security monitoring tools such as Log collection and searching, IPS/IDS, Firewalls, HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator), ACAS (Nessus), etc.
  • 5+ years of professional experience with system administration and System Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies/integrations.
  • Perform advanced searching and reporting to help customers with the implementation of specialized/custom dashboards.
  • Ability to build custom Splunk Applications, perform custom parsing of non-structured log files, and create custom automations through different scripting languages.
  • Experience in the use of network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols.
  • Experience in working with other security technologies to develop use cases, data models, and connectors within Splunk to meet overall program objectives.
  • Strong Linux shell, CLI, RegEx, Splunk .conf, and Splunk Dashboard skills
  • Experience in SOAP, REST API, web-based technologies and scripting languages including Javascript, Python, PowerShell, shell scripting, XML, and HTML.
  • Technical writing/creation of formal documentation such as reports, training material, and architecture diagrams.
  • Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine, and understand complex security problems.
  • Experience with both the Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Comfortable working with command line interface.
  • Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level customers.
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and team members.
  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking fundamentals


  • BS preferred in computer science, information systems, information assurance, or equivalent work experience.
  • Splunk administrator certification a plus.
  • DISA HBSS 201 and 301 courses a plus.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker certificate a plus.


  • Active Secret Clearance Required.
  • DoD 8570 Certification Required, CompTIA Security + or higher.
  • Intermediate Experience working with Windows and Linux Server Operating Systems.
  • Strong skillset with MS Office Products.

What We Offer

Sumaria is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes Sumaria a great place to work and grow.

Sumaria is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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