Aetna Splunk Engineer - 52610BR in Cranberry, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 52610BR


Join the Splunk team at Aetna working in a fast paced, ever changing environment to make machine-generated big data more accessible to our 1000+ customers for searching, analyzing, visualizing and alerting. The engineer will work as part of the team to support a large-scale distributed Splunk deployment while providing assistance to new and existing customers.

Fundamental Components:

Support distributed Splunk infrastructure including search heads (clustered and standalone), indexers (clustered and standalone), deployment servers, universal, intermediate and heavy forwarders.

Manage Splunk knowledge objects including saved searches, reports, alerts, field extractions, event types, tags, lookups and data models.

On-board new data sources into Splunk using established processes that include utilizing Common Information Model (CIM) compliant add-ons where possible and building out/testing configurations in Development before moving to Production.

Work with customers to test and deploy new Splunk applications and add-ons.

Monitor Splunk requests mailbox, assisting customers with requests and troubleshooting problems.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work as part of a small team.


Experience deploying/managing Splunk indexer clusters and search head clusters.

Deployment experience with Splunk Enterprise Security and/or Splunk IT Service Intelligence premium solutions

Experience with Linux command line interface (CLI)

Ability to work collaboratively with a distributed team throughout USA.

Integrating external data sources into Splunk

Experience in one or more scripting languages (ie: Shell, Perl, Python)

Experience with AWS and Azure/O365 apps/TAs

Ability to translate business requirements to influence product acquisition processes.

Minimum of 10 to15 years background with diverse exposure to infrastructure technology.

Ability to grasp and present technology concepts and apply them to demonstrate a benefit to Aetna business with conceptual designs for future positioning or designs to address current business positioning.

Demonstrates broad knowledge of multiple infrastructure disciplines.

Demonstrated background in debugging logic problems up to and including operating environments, using appropriate debugging tools.

Ability to multitask and solve technical problems


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Information Technology/Infrastructure management/4-6 Years


Technical - Operating Systems/Linux/4-6 Years/Power User


Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/FOUNDATION



Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Information Technology