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IT Splunk Architect

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Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 43362


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

Overview: Seeking a Splunk Architect who will be a member of the Cyber team. This person needs to have experience in designing, developing, and deploying SIEM based solutions like Splunk, Elk or other, in both on premise and cloud-based environments. This person will help design and implement multiple Splunk projects to enhance our log analytics, visualization and analysis initiative that is a key facilitator of our observability platform. The ideal candidate will have a creative and open mind, bring a fresh perspective to the cyber team, and be passionate about protecting, defending, and responding to computer related incidents.


  • Core responsibilities include architecting our Platform focusing on Splunk.
  • Provide real-time alerting, analytics and correlation through ML/AI, and insights through advanced dashboarding.
  • To help move our global monitoring from reactive to preventative.

What you'll do?

  • Architect and develop our log analytics, visualization, and analysis initiative.
  • Use AI/ML to enable insights
  • Provide creative methods of taking terabytes of information to easily understood visual representations of metrics for analysis via panels, tables, or graphs,  and alerting
  • Will further define and build our observability platform
  • Develop and document future state.
  • Help build a collaborative culture through delivery of functionality in a DevOps model.
  • Be a leader and expert on Splunk practices and components
  • Be an evangelist of Splunk in the company
  • Lead, teach and develop Splunk talent throughout the organization.
  • Design and implement Splunk maintenance and operation standards.
  • Scope and implement Splunk projects with an emphasis on ES/ITSI, from start-to-finish, including but not limited to:
    • Gathering requirements
    • Data ingestion (forwarders, API calls, DB queries, modular inputs)
    • Mapping data fields to CIM
    • Dashboard Creation and iteration

What we are looking for:

  • •15+ years’ experience in Enterprise IT Infrastructure Services
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of SPLUNK and the interactions of other applications connected to it.
  • Experience with ES including full-stack monitoring, event correlation, noise reduction
  • Experience with ML/AI technologies
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and how components correlate (servers [Windows and Linux], databases, storage arrays, networking equipment, Active directory, etc.)
  • Have led initiatives and collaboration across global teams
  • Can develop highly complex solutions based on complex problems.
  • Experience with all components of a distributed Splunk environment (search head and index clusters, deployment servers, DB Connect and similar, forwarders, management consoles)
  • Creation and maintenance of alerts, saved searches, and other knowledge objects
  • Experience using Splunk to monitor private and public clouds
  • Prepares and maintains systems and application support documentation and schematics.
  • Experience in incident response, analysis, and remediation

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent problem solving, planning and organizing skills.
  • Agile thinker with adaptability to changing priorities
  • Demonstrates a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte