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Data Engineer - Splunk

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7119043720220515 Location Seattle, Washington, United States / Orlando, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 05, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Splunk Engineer will provide overall engineering, and administration in supporting a very large distributed clustered Splunk environment consisting of search heads, indexers, deployers, deployment servers, heavy/universal forwarders and Splunk Enterprise for Operational focus.  The Engineer should be proficient with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. The Splunk Engineer should be proficient within a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.  
The Splunk Engineer will be a member of the Enterprise Splunk team and will be required to interact with end users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards.

The Engineer will also be part of the on-call rotation to cover support for the Splunk platform.


  • Bachelor’s degree  in  Computer Science/Information Systems, Engineering or related field

  • Experience in a Splunk role working in a Splunk clustered environment supporting SOC or NOC environments

  • Experience ingesting and processing streams from event streaming platforms such as Kafka, Pubsub, Kinesis or Eventhub

  • Experience in app interface development, using REST  API’s 

  • Ability to follow Change & Configuration Management

  • Experience in writing infrastructure automation code in one or more of the following tools Terraform, Chef, Ansible.

  • Experience creating and managing Splunk knowledge objects (field extractions, macros, event types, CIM, data models etc.)

  • Experience integrating multiple data streams and feeds from networks, infrastructure services, mission/business applications into a near, real-time dashboard for use in troubleshooting

  • Provide Splunk operational troubleshooting support and assist with complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.

  • Experience in Python.

  • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure.

  • Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision

  • Knowledge of Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure, GCP. 

  • Excellent communication skills.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree or higher education  in  Computer Science/Information Systems, Engineering or related field required 

Preferred Certification: Splunk Certified Architect Certification, Cassandra Snowflake and/or others

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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