Job Description :

We are seeking a Cyber Security Engineer for immediate hire, contingent upon contract award which is imminent. The successful candidate will work managing the Elastic Cloud Enterprise & Elasticsearch platforms for an agency in DHS within Swish Data’s Center of Excellence (COE). You will be focused on the day-to-day management and improvement of the ECE cluster utilized as the SIEM function within this agency.

Successful candidates will need to be familiar with designing service offerings, assessing client operations, facilitating workshops, and public speaking.

This is an amazing opportunity for a technologist who thrives on protecting the US Government, and US citizens, from bad actors. Location for this position is in the Washington DC metropolitan area (Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland). Travel expectation is 25%. The US Public Sector office is in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Tasks within technical sales, solutions development, and services:

  • Integrating SAML IDP’s into Kibana
  • Deploying new Elastic clusters
  • Upgrading ECE deployments
  • Working with a multi-tenant platform and working with tenants to understand requirements
  • Providing subject matter expertise to assist the rest of the team in their roles
  • Create dashboards in ELK
  • Manage log stats and configuration changes on Elk back-end through scripting in Java, Python
  • Interact with UI libraries in Javascript, JQuery HTML5
  • Develop search, automation, and operational scripts and searches using SQL, EQL, Python, Ansible and similar scripting and query languages
  • Well versed with Java REST client API
  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies

Technical/Business Knowledge

  • 7+ years of experience with IT in a professional or educational environment
  • 3+ years of experience with hands on configuration, performance tuning and monitoring or optimizing of distributed data storage stacks, including data modeling and infrastructure planning, sizing, monitoring, and management, and open source tools, including Kafka, Logstash, Beats, Elasticsearch, Kibana, or Splunk
  • Knowledge of planning and executing data retention and life cycle management plans
  • Experience integrating Elasticsearch Enterprise wide deployments (10+ Data nodes)
  • Experience with load balancing, DNS, TLS certificate generation and SAML integration.
  • 2+ years of AWS VPC deployment and management including the deployment and configuration of VPN Tunnels between on-prem ecosystem and AWS VPCs.
  • Experience working with data solutions in a professional or educational environment
  • Experience with Linux configuration and administration
  • Existing DHS Suitability

Bonus points:

  • Engineer and Data Analyst certifications
  • Knowledge of federal information security policies, standards, procedures, directives, frameworks, federal security authorizations, assessment, and risk management processes for enterprise systems
  • Experience integrating Elasticsearch Enterprise wide deployments (10+ Data nodes)
  • CISSP, Security+, or a related Certification
  • Knowledge of federal information security policies, standards, procedures, directives, frameworks, federal security authorizations, assessment, and risk management processes for enterprise systems
  • Hands on experience with AWS or Azure and virtualization solutions, including implementation, migration, and automation efforts
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity integration with Enterprise Network Monitoring Architectures is Highly Desirable
  • Knowledge and experience in cloud native deployments, including Docker, Kubernetes and containerized applications
             

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