Leidos has a current job opportunity for an Elasticsearch Engineer in Stuttgart, Germany.
The Leidos Defense Group is seeking an Elasticsearch Engineer in Stuttgart, Germany to perform technical work as part of an integrated team of cyber subject matter experts (SMEs) supporting DISA Europe (DISA-EUR). The DISA-EUR CSI team provides enhanced security capabilities and analytics to onsite real time analysts in support of a global mission to defend the Department of Defense mission networks.
If selected, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that supports the active and passive Computer Network Defense (CND) tools deployed in support of DISA-EUR Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO). The ideal candidate must be able to integrate with other technical teams, with DISA personnel, with vendor technical support personnel, and with technical representatives from DoD services, working as part of an integrated, cross-platform team that provides CND capability locally and DoD-wide in support of short and long-term sustainment and operations.
As the onsite Elasticsearch Engineer, you will be responsible for maintenance, support, and ongoing performance enhancements on multiple Elastic instances, performing system upgrades, troubleshooting, and resolving infrastructure and system issues, as well as log ingestion and communication issues. You will be required to provide Tier III support to O&M staff handling trouble tickets or other issues. In addition, you will build and maintain Kibana visualizations and dashboards to provide information to cyber defenders of the platform and support staff.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 or more years’ experience; or 4 years’ experience with a related Master’s degree or equivalent work experience. Specific experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
Well versed in TCP/IP communications
Have a general knowledge of router and firewall functionality on a network
Have experience with Elastic Common Schema and scaling of Elastic to support new log types
Have excellent skills with Ansible and Python scripting, Linux CENTOS/ Red Hat operating system commands, File data storage, indexing, and searching via Elasticsearch
Excellent written and oral communications skills and be able to appropriately present highly technical material to both technical and non-technical audiences
Per contract requirements, U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret clearance is required.
DoD 8570 IAT2 certification prior to start.
Experience configuring and maintaining the tool in a multi-tenant environment
Experience with the following technologies:
-Streamsets or other log manipulation/parsing tools
-SOAR integration (Demisto, Phantom)
Elastic SIEM solution development, integration, platform architecture, and capacity planning in mission-critical environments
Maintain, secure, and upgrade EKE deployments
Integrate log and sensor data in Elasticsearch
Data modeling, query development and optimization, cluster tuning and scaling with a focus on fast search and analytics at scale
Streamline cybersecurity tactics, techniques, and procedures
Leverage data analytics and machine learning algorithms for cyber operations
Provide adoption awareness and training for the Elastic Security SIEM
Hands on experience in operations of sizing, monitoring, management, and open-source tools, including Kafka, Logstash, Beats, Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Splunk
Knowledge of planning and executing data retention and life cycle management plans
Experience with data lifecycle management, to include common ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) techniques, preferably with Logstash and Beats
Hands on experience administrating Elasticsearch clusters (10+ Data nodes)
Experience with load balancing, DNS, TLS certificate generation and SAML integration.
Experience in IT with a focus in Linux sysadmin, databases, containers, and cyber operations
Experience managing Linux hosts (CentOS / RHEL preferred), to include securing to defined baselines (such as NIST 800-53, DISA STIGs, etc.)
Experience planning and integrating data schemas and KQL / Lucene query syntax
Experience developing custom visualizations in Kibana to convey custom analytics
Experience with automated configuration management tools (Ansible), containers/orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes), and version control systems (GitHub, GitLab)
Proficiency with programming and scripting concepts, preferably in Python, for custom development and integrations
Strong networking background with analytical and problem-solving/troubleshooting skills to effectively resolve problems both in development and production
A proven track record of successes where you developed an understanding of what made a difference, and devised architectures that helped meet a goal or tackle a problem.
A real passion for being curious and a continuous learner.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$4000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Operations
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