This position supports the program’s Elastic as a Service (EaaS) team to provide quality cost effective search solutions to the client. As part of the Elastic Team, various expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment both on premise as well as in the cloud.
The Engineer will actively participate with Scrum development teams and meetings. Additionally, the Engineer will be responsible for working with a highly functional team developing and automating data ingest, optimizing system and search performance, integration with enterprise authentication services, and establishing/improving system monitoring while maintaining established security protocols development, test, and production systems. Other responsibilities will include working with the team to define task breakdowns and effort estimates; as well as preparing design and test documents.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Architect, build and maintain Lab, on premise, and/or cloud infrastructure to support team and customer initiatives
Maintain and improve existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services, optimize for cost efficiencies/authentication/search, etc)
Administer production, staging and development environments
Monitor and analyze system performance, such as server load and resource usage
Maintain and improve existing build and deployment processes using CI/CD tools
Apply configuration management disciplines to maintain software revisions, security patches, hardening, and documentation
Enforce best practices for security and reliability, and drive security initiatives, like access control and vulnerability testing
Work with A&A Teams to maintain security requirements for operation of systems
Perform routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance
Maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations
Work with other service providers to support areas of common interest
On-call support may be required
10+ years of experience and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
Experience working within Linux distributions (ie. RedHat and CentOS)
Strong Understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes
Experience with GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, and other DevOps and CI/CD tools
Experience with cloud orchestration tools (i.e. SALT, Terraform)
Experience with public and private clouds (ie. AWS, Google, Azure, Gov Cloud)
Experience with Python framework and Shell scripting
Knowledge of network technologies, common infrastructure components, load balancers, firewalls, virtual and physical infrastructure design
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Must possess excellent time management skills and the drive to work unsupervised
3+ years of related systems programming experience
Experience building Amazon EC2 instances and S3 buckets for development, test, and production environments
Experience working with Elasticsearch
Experience working with API Management tools (Kong, etc)
Experience working closely with software development teams
Understanding of access management and security groups (i.e. IAM, S3 bucket, Cloud Trail, SSH, etc.)
Ability to write and use unit and functional testing
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.