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Kforce IT Incident and Event Management Specialist in Herndon, Virginia

Kforce has a client in Herndon, VA that is seeking an IT Incident and Event Management Specialist.Summary:As an IT Incident and Event Management Specialist on our team, you have the chance to use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting the VA. The IT Incident and Event Management Specialist will work with the event management triage teams, application development teams, and operations teams to develop and implement response processes when monitoring tools alert of interruptions of normal operations in Applications and IT Infrastructure. This is your chance to develop your skills in enterprise-level triage and incident resolution while gaining experience in VA system infrastructure. Grow your skills by merging system knowledge and the use of modern system monitoring tools to improve VA enterprise reliability and improve the quality of services provided to veterans. Join our team as a IT Incident and Event Management Specialist and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change. * 5 years of experience with systems administration and operations, including maintaining responsibility for overseeing operational performance, and performing performance trend analysis and alert generation for failed or failing services in a professional IT work environment * 5 years of experience configuring and managing Splunk, developing Splunk Dashboards to include 2 years of experience monitoring and troubleshooting of those applications logging to Splunk * 5 years of monitoring and troubleshooting experience with two or more of the following APM tools, AppDynamics, DynaTrace, Splunk, Aternity or SolarWinds * Experience with using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint * The IT Incident and Event Management Specialist must have the ability to work 1st shift (7:30am-4:00pm ET), including weekends, holidays, or off-hours as needed Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours