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Sr. Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: Richardson, 75082
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

Location: Richardson, TX; Chicago, IL
Job type: Permanent 

This position is responsible for launching new Infrastructure products for their assigned products, assisting in developing preliminary product business case(s) aligned to required business capabilities, long-term architecture direction, & customer demand. Occasionally supports 24x7 Operations infrastructure services.; As part of the engineering team member, in addition to building the Infrastructure products, this job requires handling the use of analytics to improve service, availability, and customer interactions; addressing incident resolution and issues escalated by customers/vendors; transitioning knowledge from design/build teams to operations team members.

In this role, you will take on responsibilities such as:

  • Analyze logs from new applications and work on on-boarding.
  • Participate in engineering design sessions to understand dependencies and interactions with Elastic clusters.
  • Participate in new pipelines developments.
  • Work within a cloud based platform Azure.
  • Collaborate and work with a diverse group of engineers in developing solutions for datasets in large volumes
  • Maintain and upgrade Elastic clusters and environments
  • Perform daily performance monitoring for Elasticsearch clusters and environments
  • Create and analyze performance metrics
  • Build basic dashboards/watchers/alerts.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 years in Information Technology or relevant experience OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 6 year Information Technology experience OR 8 years Information Technology experience.
  • Infrastructure Automation
  • Operations Management
  • ITIL v3
  • IT standards, procedures, policies
  • Ability to simplify & standardize complex concepts / processes
  • Understanding of business priorities (e.g., vision), trends (e.g., industry knowledge) and markets (e.g., existing/ planned)
  • Oral & written communications
  • Problem solving / analytical skills, tools and techniques
  • Supplier management
  • Ability to prioritize and make trade-off decisions
  • Drive cross functional execution
  • Adaptability and ability to introduce / manage change
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • 3 + years of hands-on experience in designing Elasticsearch infrastructure environments, performance tuning, managing large Elasticsearch clusters, developing solutions for indexing heterogeneous datasets and searching/analyzing indexed data
  • Experience with monitoring Elasticsearch cluster health and developing solutions to mitigate risks of performance and Service-level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Good hands-on schema design, analyzer and filter configuration
  • Experience with Elasticsearch mapping & its optimization for performance
  • Experience with Elasticsearch Query DSL
  • Experience working with a highly technical team and in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Supports developers and cloud platform engineers in using and troubleshooting any ELK stack issues.
  • Experience with git, linux system administration, docker, Kubernetes.
  • Configures and tunes Logstash, FileBeats, MetricBeats
  • Experience with scaling Elasticsearch clusters to meet growth
  • Experience with Elasticsearch Query Optimization
  • Experience with Agile software development.
  • Experience with JIRA.
  • Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps and GIT HUB.
  • Experience with Kibana in developing visualizations/dashboards and conducting analyses
  • Experience with different shell scripts and regular expressions
  • 5+ years of experience with software engineering
  • Experience with Python, JSON, or Java

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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