2025961 Detection Engineer/Splunk Content Developer $245,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • McLean VA


Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

Subject matter expertise in the creation, editing, and management of signatures, rules and filters for specialized network defense systems including but not limited to:
• Network and host-based IDS, IPS, NDR, EDR, firewall, web application firewalls
• Proxy
• Splunk Enterprise Security
• Manages and administers the tuning of rules, signatures, and custom content for specialized CND applications and systems
• Identifies potential conflicts with implementation of any CND tools within the enterprise and develop recommendations to remediate these conflicts
• Manages inter-agency relationships with partner organizations to facilitate mission execution
• Innovates creative solutions to challenging problems
• Provides logical use case development
• Provides and tracks requirements to engineering partners
• Identifies gaps in visibility or coverage of cyber defense systems
• Prepare and brief management and partner organizations on current state/proposed solutions
• Prepare data analytics and reporting


Labor Category: Detection Engineer/Splunk Content Developer
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary: Up to $245,000.00 per year
Core Hours: 9am to 4pm
Location: McLean VA

Mandatory Requirements:

Required Experience/Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications, and briefing skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated expertise utilizing SIEM tools for use case development and application
• Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in Cyber Security, InfoSec, Security Engineering, Network Engineering with emphasis in cyber security issues and operations, computer incident response, systems architecture, data management

Familiarity with the following classes of enterprise cyber defense technologies:
• Incident Response analysis
• Splunk Enterprise Security
• Network Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
• Host Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
• Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR)
• Endpoint and Network Detection and Response (EDR/NDR)
• User Behavior Analytics (UBA)
• Network and Host malware detection and prevention
• Network and Host forensic applications
• Web/Email gateway security technologies

Optional Requirements:

Demonstrated experience in the following preferred:
• Splunk ES
• Python
• Mitre ATT&CK
• Jira
• Tanium
• Carbon Black
• McAfee ePO/NSM
• Palo Alto Networks

Required Certifications:
DOD 8570 IAT Level II or CSSP-IR

Preferred Degree:
BS (bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related IT discipline)

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations.  B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs.  B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in our outstanding compensation and benefits package.  B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first.  B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their Benefit Dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.


  • Outstanding Salaries


  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)


  • Medical – United Health Care (UHC) (multiple plan options)
  • Dental – United Concordia (UC) Flex Plan
  • Vision – Vision Service Plan Insurance Co (VSP) Signature Plans
  • Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud
    –       Cisco, Microsoft, and Google
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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