Big Data Engineer /Elastic Administrator

Abbtech in Sterling, VA

  • Industry: Engineering - Others
  • Type: Full Time
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Big Data Engineer /Elastic Administrator

Location: Sterling, VA

Clearance: Public Trust

Looking for a Big Data Engineer / Elastic Administrator to work with a small team responsible for building, deploying and supporting a large big data platform running Elasticsearch and other big data technologies that will enable operations for a large enterprise environment. Typical duties will include installation, configuration, backup, and hardening of the Elasticsearch environment.

Roles & Responsibilities As a key member of the team, you will take on challenges of scaling out systems for performance, resiliency and multi-tenancy using leading-edge technology including:

  • Work on large scale clusters spanning multiple data centers
  • Design and build multi-tenant solutions • Deploy and test out new technologies
  • Own and maintain operational best practices for smooth operation of large Elastic solution. • Contribute actively to improve the Elastic ecosystem.
  • Apply in-depth analysis of Elastic-based workload, project-based work, design solutions to issues, and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Optimize and tune the Elastic environment to meet the performance requirements.
  • Partner with developers in building best practices for the data warehouse and analytics environment.
  • Investigate emerging Elastic advancements that relate to our customer’s needs and implement those upgrades
  • Additionally, you will help lead the platform engineering team in adopting new technologies with sound design, automation, and data-driven decisions. Our goal is to embrace change and minimize friction for platform use and adoption. Duties will include:

  • Architect, deploy, and maintain the Elastic environment
  • Help lead the conversation on design understanding the architectural tradeoffs including Scalability, Resiliency, High Availability and Security
  • Perform capacity planning and solution review
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to manage the solution
  • Work with the customer to assist in project activities and tasks
  • Maintain all applicable upgrades and patches in accordance with customer guidance
  • Required Experience

  • Unix/Linux administration experience
  • 2+ years of Elasticsearch experience handling medium to large clusters.
  • Deep working knowledge of and proven experience with Elasticsearch and Kibana.
  • Experience in building Elastic Cluster, installing plugins and Elastic API Integration.
  • Advanced Knowledge of Elasticsearch index configuration options, sharding, aliases, etc.
  • Advanced Knowledge of working with Elasticsearch queries.
  • Experience with performance tuning in large clusters.
  • Working knowledge of Kibana visualization strategies, controls and techniques.
  • Experience in setting up ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana stack) to process data from multiple data sources, data analysis for filtering and indexing required data and building interactive Kibana dashboards.
  • Experience with Linux shell scripting
  • Preferred Skills

  • Programming skills in any language.
  • Good knowledge of common ETL packages / libraries and data ingestion.
  • Ansible experience
  • Red Hat administration experience
  • Qualifications & Education

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or Mathematics preferred.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with supporting Linux production environments
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with supporting Elasticsearch in production
  • Proven track record with Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration
  • ABBTECH is an EOE/Minorities/Women/Disabled Individuals/Veterans


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