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Elasticsearch Engineer

ThisWay Reston, VA

  • Expired: August 17, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Our partner is looking for an Elasticsearch Engineer in Reston, Virginia.


* Collaborate and work with a diverse group of engineers in developing solutions for ingesting heterogeneous datasets in large volumes
* Deploy, configure, test and troubleshoot Elastic clusters and environments
* Maintain and upgrade Elastic clusters and environments
* Perform daily performance monitoring for Elasticsearch clusters and environments
* Create and analyze performance metrics
* Plan resources and continuously optimize the infrastructure and configuration of Elasticsearch to ensure a healthy and high-performance production deployment
* Participate in engineering design sessions to understand dependencies and interactions with Elastic clusters
* Participate in daily scrums and program increment planning sessions


* Bachelors Degree with 8 years of relevant experience or Masters Degree with 6 years of relevant experience
* Possess a DoD TS security clearance and be able to obtain a DoD TS/SCI with Poly
* 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing Elasticsearch infrastructure environments, performance tuning, managing large Elasticsearch clusters, developing solutions for indexing heterogeneous datasets and searching/analyzing indexed data
* Experience with monitoring Elasticsearch cluster health and developing solutions to mitigate risks of performance and Service-level Agreements (SLAs)
* Experience with Elasticsearch mapping & its optimization for performance
* Experience with Elasticsearch Query DSL
* Experience working with a highly technical team and in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
* Experience with scaling Elasticsearch clusters to meet growth

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with Elasticsearch Query Optimization
* Experience with Agile software development (Scrum, SAFe)
* Experience with JIRA and Confluence
* Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps and CI/CD implementation
* Experience with Kibana in developing visualizations/dashboards and conducting analyses
* Elastic Certified Engineer
* Experience with other database systems (Relational / Graph / NoSQL) and data models
* Experience with Python, JSON, or Java


Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement.



Reston, VA



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