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Splunk Leader

First Data Omaha, NE

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Product Development, Client Solutions and Technology functions are responsible for innovation and advancement of our technology solutions across all of our client segments, and make a critical contribution to ensuring that First Data retains its position as a leading technology innovator. Our Product Development teams are responsible for end-to-end ownership of the product life cycle. Our Client Solutions teams deliver global solutions and expertise that make commerce possible. Our Technology teams develop a wide range of applications and solutions that enable next-generation commerce and create the infrastructure of the global commerce ecosystem. They also ensure that our data remains secure through their work in cyber-security

Job Responsibilities

  • A Splunk Subject Matter Expert responsible for confidentiality of client information and compliance with department standards and procedures. 
  • Designs, installs, implements, maintains, and troubleshoots complex operating systems software and related program products.  
  • Provides technical consulting on the use and integration of applications into the operating environment. 
  •  Performs additional job duties as required.

Scope of Job

Leads strategic projects as the subject matter expert. Provides strategic leadership. Coaches and mentors other team members.


Works independently works with functional and business units to execute projects.


Job Requirements

  • 10+ yrs. of related IT experience. MS preferred or Bachelor's Degree with equivalent work experience and appropriate certifications. 
  • Expert knowledge of operating systems, subsystems, and software vendor products. Strong understanding of how technology relates to business, market and industry and applies knowledge to support the needs of critical systems and projects.
  • Certified Splunk Architect, or a minimum of Certified Splunk Admin with intent to attain Architect Certification. 
  • 2+ years of Splunk Administration Experience. 
  • Experience with SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems, and security event correlation or other Information Security models. 
  • Experience with various security tools, including Wireshark, Nessus, Nmap, Burp, Proxy, or Snort 
  • Knowledge of networking protocols 
  • Experience with enterprise-scale operations and maintenance environments 
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, self-motivated, results-driven and well organized.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and have the ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management. 
  • Preferred Skills: 
  • Experience in clustered Enterprise Splunk deployment. 
  • Experience with GIT repository management. 
  • Expertise of proper security design philosophy.  
  • Linux / Unix Systems Admin / Engineering expertise.  
  • Experience in interacting with clients and onboarding, configuration, and optimization with SPLUNK and ES. and regular expressions


  • Industry Knowledge
  • IT Architecture

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted January 4, 2018
Date Closes February 7, 2018
Requisition 2238920
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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