Red River

Splunk Deployment Engineer

Engineering - IT
Regular Full-Time


Red River is seeking an exceptional individual for this Sacramento, CA based position.


Red River is looking to hire a Security and Analytics Deployment Engineer of Splunk Technologies. The primary purpose of this job is to focus on Splunk architecture, installation, administration, and development, with a goal toward enhancing the Splunk infrastructure as it relates to application/machine data, troubleshooting, reporting, custom queries, dashboards, and security roles administration. In addition to log analytics, you will help administrate a variety of other platforms within the Red River Security services suite. This is a client facing role with a major focus on support of Red River Services and engagements. This position will serve as the team lead for the Red River Professional and Managed Services Teams. 


  • Deliver technology advisory and implementation solutions that extract and maximize business value from IT investments for Red River Services and our clients
  • Encompasses architecture, engineering, and provide third level support for operations services for the IT strategy, innovation, operations, and infrastructure required to deliver efficient and effective platforms fundamental to business success
  • Architect, design, support, and maintain Splunk infrastructure for highly available and disaster recovery configurations.
  • Administering Splunk and Splunk App for Enterprise Security (ES) log management.
  • Standardize Splunk agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of Windows, Linux and Mainframe log platforms.
  • Troubleshoot Splunk server and agent problems and issues
  • Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production-quality dashboards.
  • Mentor users and other groups on their use of Splunk
  • Monitor the agent and server infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization
  • Design core systems performance and troubleshooting logs
  • Support Splunk on Linux and Windows-based platforms
  • Perform data mining and analysis, utilizing various queries and reporting methods
  • Solve complex Integration challenges and debug complex configuration issues
  • Technical writing/creation of formal documentation such as architecture diagrams, technical designs, and SOPs
  • Strong understanding of Splunk configuration files and architecture
  • Knowledge of advanced search and reporting commands
  • Demonstrated ability to create complex dashboards, forms, and visualizations
  • Understanding of System Log Files and other structured and non-structured data
  • Intermediate level understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Develop functional designs, prototypes, process designs, testing, training, and definition of support procedures
  • Provide technical support for the Red River Services and our clients
  • Assist consulting practice on Pursuits, RFP responses, and solution development and sustainment
  • Develop documentation for best practices for server infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud computing
  • Review operations and business requirements for projects pertaining to Red River's server infrastructure with all project teams, management and client services groups for deployment and ongoing operations support


  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience in a large, diverse, server environment
  • 5+ years of prior government and/or commercial consulting experience
  • Splunk Architect or Splunk Administrator certification preferred
  • Strong knowledge of application monitoring and event management.
  • Security+ Certification preferred
  • CISSP preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Server, Virtualization, SAN and backup technologies
  • Experienced with networking and network/system security 
  • Subject matter expert in server hardware and operating systems
  • Knowledge of project management methodology
  • Ability and discipline to work and succeed in a fast pace and organizationally complex environment, to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology, and to lead and manage small projects 
  • Demonstrated record in leading and instilling service disciplines and team work
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
  • Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders to help deliver solutions
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and fellow Splunk community members
  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
  • Experience with security and operational related use cases is desired

Performance Expectations

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.
  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics
  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals
  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to reimagine the use of technology
  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do
  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us

Candidates for the job should possess excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to efficiently multi-task. Ideal candidates have a strong focus on day-to-day operational excellence, and a personal style that builds trust, and inspires loyalty. The candidate should be motivated, proactive, be able to learn and adapt quickly.


Established in 1995, Red River delivers information technology solutions to a worldwide military and civilian customer base and the New England enterprise market including healthcare, financial services and education customers. Red River is ranked the 5th fastest growing company in NH by Business NH Magazine and has demonstrated consistent year over year revenue and employee growth since its inception. With corporate offices in Claremont, NH, Red River has satellite offices in Virginia.



Red River Computer Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.


Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (required) online at



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