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Anthem, Inc. Senior Splunk Engineer in Hingham, Massachusetts


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Performs analysis and research of systems and networks. Reviews detailed business and technical requirements in order to recommend technical solutions.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides second level engineering design functions.

  • Develops complex solutions from business requirements and architectural specifications.

  • Creates presentations and seeks IT management's approval and acceptance of significant replacements or reconfigurations of major business systems serving a business unit or location.

  • Directs the construction of architecture components (e.g., data architecture, application architecture, technical architecture).

  • Consults with application leaders to verify applications/technology conform to architecture standards.

  • Sets vendor strategy and direction; oversees adherence.

  • Designs and engineers comprehensive technical solutions based on business requirements and defined technology standards; works with architecture to update technology direction and strategy.

  • Researches relevant trends and activities in healthcare, business, competition and regulatory environments; recommends strategy adjustments.

  • Serves as technical merger and acquisition lead as needed.

  • Installing and Upgrading Splunk Universal Forwarders across various platforms – Unix, Linux, Windows, AWS and Desktops.

  • On-boarding new data/application to Splunk, troubleshooting issue in the Splunk cluster, upgrades and supporting day to day administration.

  • On-call mainly consists of supporting the users and the TOC with issues and will be for about a week / month.

  • Troubleshooting issue in the Splunk cluster, supporting upgrades and patches of the Splunk cluster.

  • Working with users to create reports, dashboards and troubleshoot issues with ingestion.

  • Continuously looking for areas of improvement e.g. reducing errors in the internal logs etc..

    An ideal candidate will have:

  • Requires 5 to 8 years of IT experience and extensive Splunk experience .

  • Experience with supporting large Enterprise Splunk platform.

  • Experience with installing and upgrading of Universal Forwarders

  • Splunk Admin Certification is a big plus.

  • Experience with logging e.g. syslog, syslog-ng is a plus.

  • Splunk hosted on Linux platform so experience with Linux is a must.

  • Understanding of Containers – Kubernetes, OpenShift, ECS etc.

  • Knowledge of AWS and Cloud is a plus.


The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 8 years experience in information systems, computer networking, telecommunications, systems development and management; significant experience with multiple technical and business disciplines required; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Applicable to Colorado Applicants Only

Annual Salary Range*: $107,000 - $134,000

Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.

  • The hourly or salary range is the range Anthem in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

    REQNUMBER: PS62806