Parsons Corporation Sensational Splunk Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Sensational Splunk Engineer


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

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If you love working in a fast paced dynamic environment, you’ll love working here!

Seeking Linux expert who wants to expand their skills while working closely with our clients. Must be mission-focused, while being a quick learner, able to decipher technology trend best practices and have the ability to troubleshoot system from any system enhancements that would impact system user experience. Daily tasks include:

  • Troubleshooting TCP/IP, IPSec,VLANs, Linux based platforms

  • System hardening

  • Designing and engineeringenvironment for Splunk clusters, data flows, network-wide file system layouts.

  • Tracking and analyzingperformance and resource utilization of the assigned systems, recommendingchanges, upgrades, and enhancements based on the technical analysis.

  • Looking to continually improvesystem and possess ability to perform root cause analysis of issues encounteredduring day-to-day operations.

  • Create software tools, documentprocesses, and methodologies to improve customer deployments.

  • Determine technologydevelopment strategies for the company as a whole and for individual projects;working with top-level management and technology heads to organize projects toultimately define the business requirements and project road map

  • Ability to identify and developnew applications leveraging Splunk’s analytic tools to maximize performance,availability, and security improving business insight and operations


  • Bachelor’sDegree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field or equivalent years ofexperience

  • Twelve (12) years of experience; Bachelor's degree can be applied to 4 years of experience, a Master's degree can be applied to 6 years of experience

  • Familiarity of Splunk with an abilityto install, configure, maintain, and administer Splunk, as well as the abilityof deploying applications

  • A strong Linux background

  • Ability to write scripts andautomate cronjobs, proficient in Bash, Perl, and Python

  • Ability to multitask and solvecomplex technical problems; excellent troubleshooting skills, self-motivatedand results driven

  • Ability and willingness totrain junior staff

  • Excellent written and oralcommunication skills



  • Experience with virtualizationtechnologies, cloud computing, and IT Security and Compliance

  • Experience with provisioningand configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef)

  • Network administration(routing, firewalls, dns, tcp/ip)

  • Developing Splunk apps tosimplify product administration and adoption, and developing integrationsbetween Splunk and third party code repository and deployment technology (e.g.,GitHub, Puppet)

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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