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SPLUNK Program Lead - Computing Services

Carnegie Mellon University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
IT Manager/Director

Are you ready to take the lead in a world-class Information technology role? Computing Services at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking a motivated and dedicated individual to join our exceptional team as a Program Lead for our Splunk platform in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Join our team to work with advanced technology and collaborate with accomplished professionals in the field. Your main duty will be to oversee the operations and management of the Splunk Enterprise environment in order to solve business problems and to help drive innovation within our organization. Although you will not have direct reports, you will lead and coordinate resources from other teams to effectively implement the tasks.


  • Set the strategic direction of the program by continually driving architectural, process, and system improvements for the Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) platform.

  • Oversee the onboarding, maintenance, access, and full lifecycle management of data sources into the platform, ensuring compliance with technical and policy standards.

  • Coordinate with other IT and Information Security resources for operational tasks, project execution, and technical initiatives.

  • Develop and maintain documentation of configurations, processes, and procedures.

  • Empower platform users to employ key features for their business goals

  • Stay informed about current industry trends and effective approaches to consistently improve the Splunk platform.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a related field, or equivalent experience

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating data analytics platforms

  • Strong knowledge of Splunk Enterprise and Enterprise Security architecture, configuration, and administration, including dashboards, reports, and alerts

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex issues

  • Excellent project management and coordination skills.

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to foster collaboration among different teams and collaborators.

At Carnegie Mellon University, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workforce. As an equal opportunity employer, we provide reasonable accommodations and adjustments to individuals with disabilities. If you require any accommodations or adjustments during the application process, please let us know.

Embrace this outstanding opportunity to be part of a team committed to excellence, innovation, diversity, team and individual growth. Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Carnegie Mellon University. Inclusion, collaboration, and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners with a high level of integrity.

Submit your application today and become part of our team of motivated experts committed to staying ahead and effectively integrating advanced technologies!

Our benefits philosophy encompasses three driving priorities: Choice, Control, and Well-being. Learn more at

Come join an institution and inspire innovations that change the world!

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access, and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page.

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it's about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Software/Applications Development/Engineering

Position Type

Staff - Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


More Information:

  • Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

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