• Location: Columbia, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1833

Title: Systems Engineer – Splunk

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD


*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *


Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.


Job Description:

  • Daily tasking will include applying systems security and software patches, configuring Splunk data flows, configuring and updating Splunk indexers, configuring data accesses, performing syslog reviews, writing Python scripts for data parsing, and using Bash and Puppet for system automation tasks.
  • Systems Engineer is not expected to develop code as a primary duty but must be familiar with coding as it affects system development.
  • Five (5) years of experience in engineering and program processes (CM, AQ, Risk management, reporting) software development methodologies, planning, designing, and analyzing processing and storage retrieval systems on a mid to large-scale.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline may be substituted for four (4) years of general experience.
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