Splunk Systems Engineer, Lead Associate

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
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 Systems Engineer specializing in Splunk who will design and develop software solutions by analyzing stakeholder requirements and conferring with users and other system engineers.


Responsiblities may also include:

  • Design and implement software solutions to complex problems
  • Develop software system installation or build procedures or scripts
  • Analyze and resolve system performance issues (e.g. response time or timing problems, interface/integration problems, system bottlenecks, data flow issues).
  • Build a new Splunk instance to replace an existing system’s capabilities and make improvements / modernize it including:
    • analyze requirements
    • design and size Splunk architectures
    • craft ingest capabilities
    • data modeling
    • solutions development
    • dashboard designing
  • Splunk Enterprise Security administration.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus six (6) years of systems engineering experience
  • Experience performing systems engineering activities and assisting in the preparation of work products
  • Ability to develop analytics
  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security administration
  • Splunk Certified Architect or Splunk Accredited Consultant certification is required
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to build Splunk instances
  • Ability to design and size Splunk Architectures
  • Ability to craft ingest capabilities
  • Knowledge of data modeling, solutions developent, dashboard design

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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