Date Posted: 2020-01-16 | Date Modified: 2019-03-10 | Expires: 2020-02-15

Senior ELK Administrator

Job Description


Work closely with other engineers to gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and support the ELK stack on Linux. Build highly-resilient, high-performance, scalable, and flexible systems.
Maintain, support, and troubleshoot the ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, and Kibana) and related technologies (X-pack, Beats, Kafka, etc) used for logging, searching, troubleshooting, and incident response.
Performance monitoring and tuning of ELK clusters.
Dashboard creation and maintenance.
Alerting creation and maintenance.
Index maintenance and index pattern maintenance.
Design, build/update, deploy and support custom tools, scripts and integrations that provide systemic automation to tasks that need to be performed on top of log infrastructure.
Exercise a high degree of responsibility for the processes, systems, and tools created and managed.

Basic Qualifications:
Linux systems administration and scripting/automation experience.
Experience administering, building, and/or deploying the ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats, X-pack).
Work in shifts and be part of on-call rotation to provided 24x7 support.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Strong expertise with bash.
Understanding of databases and data modeling.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Demonstrated technical project management skills.
Track record of getting things done quickly and with quality.

Required Skills:

Strong experience in design, build, deploy, maintain and enhance ELK platform
Strong experience in installing and configuring ELK on linux (debian, RHEL)
Strong experience in using Elastic search Indices, Elastic search APIs, Kibana Dashboards, Logstash and Beats
Capacity Planning of Elastic Search Cluster
Fine-tuning techniques of bulk indexing and querying
Experience in Designing & Data Modeling, Bulk Document Indexing & Search API's in Elastic Search
Experience in using Elastic Search Cluster Monitoring Tools (Marvel)
Good knowledge of scripting languages like bash, JavaScript, Python, PowerShell
Strong experience with content visualization in ELK including Dashboard, Canvas, Monitoring alert, and role configuration.
Strong understanding of IT service management (Incident, Problem, Change and Knowledge management.
Experience in integrating ELK with enterprise tools and APIs, for example for authentication and authorization
Good experience in using or creating plugins for ELK
Good experience in enhancing Open source ELK for custom capabilities
Previous experience with automation and driving real-time monitoring solutions that provide visibility into cluster health and key performance indicators. Technical understanding of core logging and monitoring architecture.
Ability to work across teams to continuously analyze system performance in production, troubleshoot consumer and engineering reported issues, and proactively identify areas in need of optimization.
Ability to lead a technical team of support engineers through day to day operations and critical incidents.


Please note - We can consider applications who does have valid work permit or British/EU nationality only. No Sponsorship Provided.Any one who are Authorized to work in the EU can apply, No Sponsorship Provided.


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