Varen Technologies

Systems Engineer III

US-MD-Ft. Meade
Clearance Requirements
Top Secret/SCI with polygraph


Varen Technologies is an Intelligence Services Provider focusing on information technology services and solutions for the Defense and Intelligence Communities.  We provide high caliber intelligence professionals to assist in all aspects of systems implementation, delivering leading edge solutions using the latest tools and technologies. 


We hire professionals who match our core values and high standards, and who are looking to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.  It is our belief that professional growth and development are among the most important ways to keep our highly talented employees challenged and motivated.  This belief keeps us focused on career paths for each individual, giving our employees the ability to fulfill their personal and professional goals.  Add that to our highly competitive benefits, rapid growth and success, Varen is just an exciting place to work!


Our core support is in the following five areas:

  • Cyber Solutions
  • Strategic Management & SETA
  • Software & IT Solutions
  • Intel Analysis
  • Military Health Programs

Responsibilities include, but not limited to

In this role, you will conduct hands-on technical administration, building, and maintaining Linux-based systems in regard to a uniquely high-visibility mission. This will include receiving and developing requirements, design, software integration and configuration, system automation and scripting, configuration management, system policy development, maintenance, and troubleshooting.  You will provide tactical and strategic support of Splunk Enterprise integration and deployment, configuration and maintenance. You will be the primary Linux Engineer, so being well organized and a self-driven problem solver is desirable.



  • Experience in systems engineering technologies and methodologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or related field


  • Experience building and maintaining Linux systems hardened to meet operational standards: Red Hat/CentOS primarily
  • RHCSA/RHCE certification
  • Splunk Admin Certification, Splunk Architect Certification
  • Technical experience designing, configuring, and administering Splunk enterprise. 
  • Experience with Virtual Environments: VMware, KVM, VirtualBox. Building and maintaining Windows VMs of a variety of version and patch states
  • Experience developing and deploying solutions to enable the rapid deployment of VMs of different OS types and versions
  • Experience with orchestration and system automation tools, such as Puppet, Kickstart, and Bash/Python scripts
  • Ability to lead through subject matter expertise and understanding of the system within the first year
  • Experience with network troubleshooting—ping, network configuration files & scripts, traceroute, Wireshark, tcpdump.
  • Experience with scripting—Bash, Perl, Python, or Ruby.
  • Experience with DNS configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with extensive documentation.
  • Experience with use and integration of SystemD/CentOS7 and IPv6 as well as rsyslog.


Varen offers a competitive benefits package to include: employee bonus plan, corporate equity program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, referral bonus program, paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance.


Varen Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. For inquiries regarding disability accommodation during the application process, please contact or the Recruiter with whom you are working. Current employees may also contact a Human Resources representative. 


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