Splunk Software Engineer, Advisor

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is seeking a software engineer specializing in Splunk to assist with designing and developing software solutions by analyzing stakeholder requirements and conferring with users or system engineers. Ideal candidate will have the ability to design and size Splunk arhcitectures, ability to analyze and resolve system performance issues, and experience in building custom dashboards.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related discpline with 8 years of SWE experience or MS Degree in Computer Science or related discipline and 6 years of SWE experience is required. 14 years of SWE experience may be substitued in lieu of degree.
  • Ability to design and develop software solutions by analyzing stakeholder requirements and conferring with users or system engineers.
  • Demonstrated experience developing software system installation, build procedures, and scripts.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve system performance issues (e.g. response time or timing problems, interface/integration problems, system bottlenecks, data flow issues).
  • Ability to build a new Splunk instance to replace an existing system’s capabilities and modernize/improve.
  • Must have one of the following Splunk certifications: Splunk Certified User, Splunk Certified Power User, Splunk Certified Admin, Splunk Accredited Core Implementation, and/or Splunk Accredited Consultant.
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.




Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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