Splunk Architect

Washington, DC

Copper River Family of Companies

Alaska Native Tribal Owned SBA 8(a) Participant delivering innovative solutions and services to federal, state, local, and enterprise clients.

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Copper River Cyber Solutions is seeking a Splunk Certified Architect to join our team in support of a new contract at the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Responsiveness. This position will be performed remotely with the occasional need for an onsite meeting in the Washington D.C. area.

The Splunk Certified Architect is responsible for the Splunk architecture support for data platform and associated systems.  The Splunk Architect recommends design improvements for a multisite, multi-clustered, high available environment.  The Splunk Architect integrates the federal Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) tools and capabilities throughout the agency.  This includes the design and development of reports, dashboards, "glass tables" and optimization tools. Manages Splunk Network Administrators and System Engineers to meet program goals.  Performs ad hoc "should-to-shoulder" training with Splunk team members.  Works closely with security team members to build an automated, integrated security culture and set of capabilities. Works with Project Team Leads and Project Managers to produce high quality products.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Developing saved searched use cases for SOC using multiple regulatory frameworks
  • Designing dashboards, alerts, and reports for each required use case
  • Developing SPL to discover SWAM, HWAM and VULN assets identification
  • Developing automated controls
  • Supporting Splunk deployment, configuration, administration, and architecture
  • Providing Cybersecurity and Threat Analyst services to support active cybersecurity incidents and events from the new Logging and Event Management
  • Supporting analysis and logging of Firewall event
  • Configure firewall devices, rule sets, implement new and replacement firewall devices as well as provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year support for firewall maintenance and operations
  • Initiate, maintain, and support all current and future transfers of log data such as Firewalls, IDS, IPS, DNS, DHCP, Web Proxy, Anti-Virus, and SMTP (IronPort as needed)
  • Evaluate communication security, data vulnerability, business continuity and compliance risks along with vulnerabilities/weaknesses in systems
  • Examine employee compliance with security controls and deficiencies, security policy, processes, and procedures for completeness, and ensure that controls are adequate to protect sensitive information systems
  • Producing documentation for the Splunk architecture, including network port connectivity, and design choices of the associated applications
  • Implement process and quality improvements through task automation
  • All aspects of training
  • Producing quality documentation
  • Participate in internal planning and reporting processes


  • Clearance:
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • Education:
    • Bachelors degree or prior, relevant experience in lieu of a degree
    • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
    • Splunk experience and knowledge
    • Experience producing quality documentation
    • Experience working with Federal government clients
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Splunk knowledge and experience
    • Cyber Security knowledge and experience
    • Cloud knowledge and experience
    • Networking knowledge and experience
    • VMWare knowledge and experience a plus
    • Microsoft 365 knowledge and experience a plus
    • Platform and data migration knowledge and experience a plus

About Copper River & The Native Village of Eyak:

Owned by the Native Village of Eyak (NVE), a federally recognized Alaska Native Tribe, the Copper River Family of Companies are a collection of entities that deliver a complementary set of solutions and services to support the diverse missions and requirements of our clients. Proud participants of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program since 2006, our companies consist of both current and graduation SBA 8(a) entities. It is our collective purpose to support the Tribe and diversify the NVE’s ability to facilitate economic advancement.

The income generated from our companies helps the Native Village of Eyak fund health and social services, economic development, natural resource/environmental education, jobs, job training, and other benefits to the NVE in a manner that is consistent with Alaskan Native cultural values and traditions.

Copper River’s Culture

The Copper River Family of Companies has a positive, supportive, and thriving culture. At the foundation of our culture is a focus on collaboration. No matter your role or which operating company you work for, we are ONE TEAM working toward the same goals for our customers and for our collective owner- The Native Village of Eyak. How we treat each other is just as important as the work we deliver.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Open leave policy and paid holidays
  • Additional benefits including tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, regular associates at Copper River.



The Copper River Family of Companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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Tags: Automation C Clearance Cloud Compliance DNS Firewalls IDS IPS SMTP SOC Splunk VMware Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex hours Flexible spending account Health care Medical leave Team events

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Country: United States
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