Typically, an entry-level role that can lead to a position as a Splunk engineer is that of an IT support specialist or system administrator. These roles provide foundational experience with IT systems and infrastructure, which is valuable for a Splunk engineering career. After gaining experience, individuals can pursue roles like Junior Splunk Administrator or Splunk Support Engineer, gradually progressing to become a full-fledged Splunk engineer with expertise in deploying, configuring, and optimizing Splunk solutions. Relevant certifications, can also aid career advancement.
If you are interested in getting into this field, then check out this video about Brian and how he upskilled himself by learning Splunk with the help of Intellipaat’s Splunk Certification Training.