Elastic (ELK) Architect

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  • Location:

    Chicago

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    379716

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    23

  • Expiration date:

    09/02/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Elastic (ELK) Architect (REMOTE) for an opportunity with a client located in Chicago or Tempe, AZ.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Requires experience in Developing Elastic (ELK) Dashboards, Report, Alerts, Visualizations and Optimize searches
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to consult with management, partners, and vendors
  • Effective organizational skills and the ability to manage frequent interruptions and multiple priorities
  • Ability to relate well with coworkers and vendor representatives, providing guidance
  • Performing Elastic (ELK) Admin/Production Support with the team and assist with duties as an architect
  • Requires understanding of Elastic (ELK) to assist components to include but not limited to: Elastic (ELK) Search Processing Language (SPL), Enterprise Security (ES), HTTP Event Collector (HEC), Deployment Servers, Universal Forwarders (UF), Indexer, and Heavy Forwarders (HF)
  • MEnterprise Monitoring Tools team within Infrastructure
  • Looking for an Elastic Engineer. They are working to onboard about 50-60 applications and infrastructure logs into Elastic
  • They will have a lot of face time with the business, so need solid communication skills
  • They'll need an elastic background
  • Will be engaging with app and infra teams, required to present to them the framework and help them onboard their logs into elastic. Will work with a tenured elastic engineer


Qualifications:

  • Architect, design, install, support, and maintain Elastic (ELK) infrastructure for a highly available and disaster recovery configuration
  • Assist with duties as an Administer Elastic (ELK) and Elastic (ELK) Application for Enterprise Monitoring and Tools (EMT)
  • Performance tuning, index lifecycle and maintenance
  • Standardize Elastic (ELK) agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of UNIX and Windows platforms
  • Troubleshoot Elastic (ELK) server and agent problems and issues
  • Assist internal users of Elastic (ELK) in designing and maintaining production-quality dashboards
  • Mentor members of the technical staff to support and assist in Elastic (ELK)-related activities
  • Mentor users and other groups on their use of Elastic (ELK)
  • Monitor the agent and server infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization
  • Design core systems performance and troubleshooting logs
  • Support Elastic (ELK) on Unix and Linux platforms
  • Solve complex Integration challenges and debug complex configuration issues
  • Technical writing/creation of formal documentation such as architecture diagrams, technical designs, and SOPs
  • Enterprise Security (ES), HTTP Event Collector (HEC), Deployment Servers, Universal Forwarders (UF), Indexer, and Heavy Forwarders (HF)
  • Agile Methodology
  • Knowledge of user interface frameworks, Java, Application servers
  • Knowledge of full software development lifecycle
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • A positive goal orientated attitude with a focus on delivery
  • Requires experience in building and maintaining large-scale 7.x Elastic (ELK) platforms
  • Requires experience on-boarding new Elastic (ELK) logs
  • Requires experience with administration, architecture, and engineering
  • Requires Linux Administration experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • 3 to 7 plus years of direct work related experience Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrates independent thinking and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving/problem resolution skills
  • Ability to balance priorities in order to meet multiple requirements and deadlines while ensuring priority objectives receive proper emphasis.
  • Able to think and react positively and professionally even in stressful situations


Preferred/ Recommended:

  • Preferred experience with scripting languages to automate tasks and manipulate data
  • Preferred recent experience with log collection from source systems
  • Preferred Elastic (ELK) Certified Administrator and Elastic (ELK) Enterprise Security Certified Admin

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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