Splunk Architect

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Sentinel Technologies is seeking an experienced Splunk Architect to join our dynamic team of IT professionals. As a Splunk Architect with 5 or more years of hands-on experience, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and optimizing our clients' Splunk environments. You will work on cutting-edge projects, providing valuable insights, and ensuring the success of our customers' cybersecurity and operational monitoring needs. This position can be remote but must be able to provide onsite support at our office in Downers Grove, IL as needed.


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing Splunk environments.
  • Splunk certifications, such as Splunk Certified Architect or Splunk Certified Admin, are highly desirable.
  • Lead the implementation of Splunk Enterprise, Enterprise Security, and IT Service Intelligence (ITSI) to meet specific requirements, ensuring efficient data collection, parsing, and indexing.
  • Set up effective monitoring and alerting systems within Splunk to proactively address issues and incidents.
  • Implement and manage security controls within the Splunk environment, ensuring adherence to compliance and best practices.
  • Integrate Splunk with other IT tools, systems, and data sources to provide a holistic view of data and enhance correlation and analysis capabilities.
  • Develop custom Splunk apps, dashboards, and searches to meet unique business requirements and maximize the value of Splunk.
  • Familiarity with ITIL, DevOps, and agile methodologies is advantageous.
  • Experience with cloud environments (AWS, Azure, or GCP) and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Proficiency in scripting and programming languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for custom Splunk app development.
  • Collaborate with other IT professionals, including network and security experts, to ensure Splunk aligns with broader technology initiatives.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, as well as the ability to work directly with clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment.
  • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude.


We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


What you get:

We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive salary, and rich benefit plan including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, 529, Life Insurance, Income Protection Short and Long-Term Disability, Medical and Child/Elder Care, Flexible Spending Account Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Two weeks’ vacation, additional paid time-off for Personal and Sick, certification and hands-on training, and discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.



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Sentinel Technologies, Inc. has been rated a top workplace every year since 2012!


About Us:      

Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from security, to communications, to systems & networks, to software applications, to cloud and managed services; all of which include our staffing solutions for our clients. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Dell, VMware and Microsoft. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Downers Grove (HQ), Chicago, and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; and Fort Lauderdale, FL. 


If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, and values a team-oriented culture with rewards based on impact!


If you share our passion about what technology can do and want to be part of a top workplace environment – we’d like to have you join our team.  Learn more at


As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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