Systems Engineer (ElasticSearch)

Novetta   •  

Springfield, VA

Industry: Information Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 52 days ago

Job Description:

  • Join a rapidly growing ElasticSearch practice at Novetta, utilizing the ElasticSearch/Logstash/Kibana ("ELK stack") technology to support important national missions. Novetta will provide Elasticsearch training and certification support to motivated candidates.
  • Support various national security customers with large enterprise deployments of ElasticSearch.
  • Provide troubleshooting support as needed for other Novetta client Elastic deployments at the systems or software level.
  • Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Elastic environments at Novetta sites and customer sites on cloud (AWS) and on-premise instances

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI
  • 8570-compliant security certification (Security+, CISSP, etc)
  • Understanding of distributed computing / system architecture
  • Familiarity with data indexing concepts
  • Experience with scripting (i.e. Java, Groovy, Python, Bash, etc.) and working from the command line in a Linux environment
  • Experience using an automation/orchestration solution such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt, etc.
  • Willingness to become an Elastic Stack expert and earn the Elastic Certified Engineer certification

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Elasticsearch Painless scripting language
  • Experience as a Linux Engineer/Administrator
  • Proven systems engineering experience with Elastic ELK clusters, 10 nodes or greater, in scaling cloud environments
  • Proven experience with Elastic cluster architecture, design and deployment
  • Proven experience upgrading Elastic from one major version to another
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to engage with users in a professional manner and present technical concepts plainly to semi-technical customers.
  • Ability to work in a matrixed team environment and support multiple different efforts as needed.
  • BS in Computer Science or related field.

Security Clearance:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance required.