Splunk Engineer

  • Dominion Energy
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Aug 08, 2019
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

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Job Summary

The Senior Information Security Analyst (Splunk Engineer) supports cyber security operations at Dominion Energy.


Responsibilities include:

  •  Develop, implement and document configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating, managing and ensuring the security of the Splunk infrastructure
  • Perform regular patching & maintenance for the Splunk infrastructure.
  • Design and customize complex search queries and promote advance searching, forensics, and analytics.
  • Develop dashboards, data models, reports and optimize performance
  • Perform data integration, data transformation, field extraction, event parsing, data preview, and application management of Splunk.
  • Work closely with other infrastructure support team to diagnose and troubleshoot issues.
  • Escalate and brief management with precise information about system availability, performance & readiness
  • Participate in all aspects of Information Security Operations including an on-call rotation
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management


Relocation assistance can be provided to the successful candidate if eligible.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


  • 5+ years’ hands on experience in an information security role with a cybersecurity focus
  • Experience with SIEM technologies, packet analysis, security analytics & identity management systems
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work effectively under minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be team-oriented, placing priority on quality and the successful completion of team goals
  • An understanding of TCP/IP, common network protocols, and applications
  • An understanding of operating systems:  Microsoft Windows and Linux
  • An understanding of security operations tools such as firewalls, intrusion prevention, vulnerability scanning and malware prevention
  • An understanding of network tools such as routers and switches
  • Ability to perform during high pressure or stressful situations



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science a plus.
  • Security-related industry certifications a plus (CISSP, GIAC, E-Council, etc.)
Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Math or Business or technical equivalent.

Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Test Description
No Testing Required