2026459 Software Engineer $215,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Reston VA

Description:

Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

The Principal ElasticSearch Systems Engineer role provides support across an Agile team in a DevSecOps environment. This role will provide support for a large enterprise ElasticSearch deployment. This role requires providing design, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting support in the Elastic environments in both cloud (AWS) and on prem.

Details:

Labor Category: Software Engineer
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary: Up to $215,000.00 per year
Core Hours: 9am to 4pm
Location: Reston VA

Mandatory Requirements:

Primary Responsibilities:
Maintain Elasticsearch clusters in a cloud-based environment across multiple availability zones.

Ensure the Elasticsearch clusters continue to run under optimal conditions

Evaluate existing Elasticsearch clusters, configuration parameters, indexing, search and query performance tuning, security and administration

Maintain appropriate infrastructure to maintain performance and data integrity

Keep Elasticsearch clusters upgraded (as permitted by the applications reliant on them)

Spin up/customize clusters to meet various development and/or business needs

Optimize indexes to meet business needs (e.g. logging, enterprise search)

Troubleshoot various issues with the clusters (from small errors like unassigned shards, to automation issues, to node/cluster failures)

Work closely with architecture, engineering and development and operations teams and jointly work on key deliverables ensuring production scalability and stability

Ensure security of Elasticsearch cluster

Follow and implement Elastic best practices

Ensure appropriate monitoring & alerting of Elasticsearch

Basic Qualifications:

3+ year experience with Elasticsearch Administration

Direct experience maintaining and integrating Elasticsearch within an operational enterprise information system

Experience working in an Agile development environment and tempo

Experience with deploying and using Elasticsearch in Commercial Cloud Platform (ex, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Optional Requirements:

Experience working on customer’s systems
Understanding of customer’s system development policies

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations.  B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs.  B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in our outstanding compensation and benefits package.  B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first.  B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their Benefit Dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.

Compensation:

  • Outstanding Salaries

Retirement:

  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)

Insurance:

  • Medical – United Health Care (UHC) (multiple plan options)
  • Dental – United Concordia (UC) Flex Plan
  • Vision – Vision Service Plan Insurance Co (VSP) Signature Plans
  • Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud
    –       Cisco, Microsoft, and Google
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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