Oct 29, 2020

Lead Splunk Logging and Monitoring Engineer

  • TransUnion
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Accounting Customer Service Finance Information Technology Management Program Management Sales

Job Description

What We'll Bring:
At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We're consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:
  • 4+ years of experience with Splunk, plus if certified
  • Experience with monitoring and logging for high volume, complex sites with many users
  • Advanced Splunk admin skills, bonus points if experienced with Splunk ES/Phantom
  • Advanced searching experience with a deep understanding of SPL and how to manage and shape data
  • Ability to support agile decision making across multiple cloud services, with short-cycle analytics and problem solving
  • Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders (across users, IT & ops support groups) and proactively identify opportunities for service improvement
  • Some experience with one/more public/private cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
  • The ability to work with an entirely remote team, located all over the world.

We'd Love to See:
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field (such as Computer Science, Engineering, or MIS), and at least 7 years of IT experience.

Impact You'll Make:
  • Engage in end-to-end lifecycle of solutions; from inception, design, through deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Support pre-go live services such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Maintain solutions once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability and overall system health; incident triage and management.
  • React to production deficiencies by continuously implementing automation, self-healing and monitoring to production solutions.
  • Evolve solutions by pushing for changes that improve reliability stability and velocity.
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.
  • Provide a systematic problem-solving approach and a sense of ownership and drive for the team.
  • Multi-tasker while ensuring priorities are met in a fast-paced environment
  • Translate application requirements and support data solutions in AWS



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title:
Lead Engineer, Systems Engineering and Programming

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