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Elastic Engineer II

Company: ECS Federal, LLC
Location: Fairfax Station
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

ECS is seeking an Elastic Engineer II to work in our Fairfax, VA office. Job Description:As a leading managed cybersecurity services provider, ECS delivers a highly tailored and customized offering to each customer. Our team is responsible for protecting the ECS corporate and customer networks. Our mission is broad, and our team is agile. We will leverage your unique skills to help solve customers' challenges, such as engineering a system to address a technical hurdle, protecting customer data, or consulting on a wide range of security topics. You are empowered to engage and lead across multiple groups and must have the self-sufficiency and focus to work well without constant oversight. We are seeking an experienced Elastic Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation, and management of our customers' Elastic infrastructure. Additionally, we are looking for a team member with the knowledge and experience in using Kubernetes to deploy and manage containerized applications. Our Elastic engineers work closely with our operations and security teams to ensure the infrastructure meets our customers' needs. Responsibilities:Design, implement, and manage the Elastic infrastructure for our customersPerform and manage upgrades and performance testingPerform content development Assist with data normalizationMaintain the deployment, configuration, and tuning of ElasticSearch, Logstash, and Kibana Assist in troubleshooting and remediating ElasticSearch issuesEngineer systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needsEmploy best practices for managing systems and services across all environmentsProactively monitoring system performance and capacity planningCreate and modify scripts or applications to perform tasksProvide SME-level feedback to stakeholders on environment improvement Lead development efforts for automation strategies and deployment processesWork closely with supporting engineering teams to ensure optimal environment operationKeep up to date with the latest developments in Elastic technology and recommend improvements to our customers' Elastic infrastructureWork closely with our security team to ensure that the Elastic infrastructure meets security requirements Required Skills:Configuration management experience through Ansible/Terraform/Chef/Puppet or similar toolsAt least 2 years of experience in deployment, configuration, and development using the Elastic stack for security use cases (SIEM)Experience sizing infrastructure and deploying servicesExperience integrating Elasticsearch with external systemsIn-depth knowledge of enterprise network environments Experience with supporting the Elastic Stack in production including system monitoring and tuningExperience with Elastic Cloud Enterprise and Elastic SaaS service deploymentsExperience securing the Elastic stack and hardening hosting environmentsExperience developing data pipelines and visualizationsExperience integrating Elasticsearch with external systems (e.g., SOAR tools, Threat Intel Platforms)Strong knowledge and experience in using Kubernetes to deploy and manage containerized applications. Familiarity with the basics of Kubernetes architecture, including nodes, pods, and servicesUnderstating of how to create, scale, and manage applications in a Kubernetes environmentFamiliarity with the basics of deploying, configuring and maintaining the Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes (ECK) official operator by ElasticExperience with data management: hot/warm/cold architectures, shard allocation/re-allocation, snapshots & restorationExperience supporting containerized services in a production environmentExperience leading project technical delivery efforts and production operation effortsStrong analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate oneGood judgment and a sense of urgency, and has demonstrated commitment to high standards of ethics, regulatory compliance, customer service, and business integrityAbility to support on-site travel with customers or at ECS offices within the United States or OCONUS. Any travel will be short in duration and well-plannedExcellent communication and presentation skills with demonstrated skill in presenting analytical data effectively to varied (including executive) audiencesAbility to support on-site travel with customers or at ECS offices within the United States or OCONUS. Any travel will be short in duration and well-planned Possess and maintain a U.S. PassportWear professional business attire for in-person meetings and teleconferences with internal and external organizationsPerform other duties as assigned Ability and willingness to obtain a US Top Secret clearance Desired Skills:Elastic Engineer Certification (or ability to obtain within 30 days from start date) Active US Top Secret clearance, or ability and willingness to achieve one Previous experience supporting US Government organizationsExperience working with multiple SIEM technologies Functional knowledge of database platformsCloud infrastructure in AWS or Azure experienceStrong scripting skills in at least one language (e.g., Python, PowerShell, Bash)Experience with containerization and designing/developing microservice architectures ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.PDN-991b2d9a-8e0d-4f94-a6fd-4e9e0aa8d187

Keywords: ECS Federal, LLC, Washington DC , Elastic Engineer II, Engineering , Fairfax Station, DC

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