Lead ELK Stack Developer

Full Time W/Benefits Ret Match
Location : Location
Security Clearance

Overview/ Job Responsibilities

As part of a team providing customer support services for deployment of Enterprise-Wide ELK Stack across multiple domains.  This position drives the project and details implementation timelines, documenting integration requirement (API to Logs and Agents) and supports the engineering team to identify and capture enhancement capabilities to present critical data to personnel as well as managers and other customers with a need to know the status of risks and responses to the risks.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and validating visualization needs of operations, engineering, incident responders, management, and external stakeholders
  • Identifying and validating devices integration for analysts and incident responders
  • Collaborate with internal and external infrastructure and management teams
  • Assessing deployment risks and providing mitigation strategies
  • Managing deployment shared resources and delivery timelines
  • Salary 130-150k DOE

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a U.S. citizen and possess an active U.S. Government Secret security clearance


Must have extensive experience with the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and four additional years of work experience with ELK Stack engineering in a medium to large scale environment
  • Established competency of the following Elastic Stack systems:
    • Deep working knowledge of proven experience with deploying and configuring Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana
    • Experience configuring and performance tuning large clusters
    • Strong understanding of Elasticsearch index configuration options
    • Working knowledge of Kibana visualization strategies and techniques
    • Good understanding of configuring Beat Agents on VM/Kubernetes/Bare Metal
    • Good understanding of Logstash configurations pipelines
  • Established competency with:
    • Kubernetes deployments and HELM
    • Linux system
    • Bash and Python scripting
    • AWS and Azure to deploy and manage IT infrastructure using CI/CD, automation, API deployments
    • Working in Agile environments
    • With Infrastructure as Code development tools (ex. Terraform or CloudFormation)
    • With code repositories (ex. Git or SVN)
  • Certification(s)
    • Elastic Certified Engineer

Desired Qualifications

  • Established competency with:
    • Full lifecycle management of API’s, Agents, and Logging
    • Monitoring cloud services and on-prem with ELK Stack
    • Explaining complex technical concepts and ideas to business leaders
    • Experience with larger networks with multiple domains
    • Experience scaling the ELK Stack infrastructure to meet enterprise demands
    • Experience deploying ELK agents and supplemental tools (e.g., ELK Observability, HIVE/Swimlane)
    • Government regulations (i.e., Presidential directives, NIST, FISMA, FIPS)
    • PMBOK Principles
    • System Engineering Lifecycle
  • Certification(s)
    • Elastic Certified Analyst
    • Elastic Certified Observability Engineer

About Sev1Tech LLC

Founded in 2010, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management solutions delivery. Sev1Tech focuses on providing program and IT support services to critical missions across Federal and Commercial Clients. Our Mission is to Build better companies.  Enable better government. Protect our nation. Build better humans across the country.

Join the Sev1Tech family where you can achieve great accomplishments while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression.  Please apply directly through the website at: https://www.sev1tech.com/careers/current-openings/#/    #joinSev1tech

For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact: dorian.mcgarry@sev1tech

Sev1Tech is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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