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ELK Stack Engineer

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: $60 - $64 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Grow your career with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX as an ELK Stack Application Systems Engineer. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will involve on-call rotation shift every 3 weeks: Monday – Sunday (8AM-8PM).
  • Work with the Elastic (ELK) as the application leveraging an Application Infrastructure Monitoring platform.
  • Create/customize visualization Kibana dashboards/Active Directory roles.
  • Customize/install monitoring known as "Watches".
  • Work within the Ansible tool for setting up automation capabilities.
  • Work within the Sensu GO agent and its deployment.
  • Provide root cause analysis on escalated issues that are reported via automation or by the client.
  • Provide technical/strategic suggestions.
  • Daily review on health and status on the platform.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance is being followed on requirements when conducting any production changes to the infrastructure.
  • Responsible for application and overall operating system and escalated to the appropriate teams.
  • Conduct research on opportunities to be pro-active on areas for efficiencies.
  • Appropriately assess issues determining where does the source of issue resides and drive the investigation.
  • Conduct handover process when turning over on-call responsibilities.
  • 5+ years of ELK stack engineering experience.
  • Strong UNIX scripting experience (Perl, Python, Shell).
  • Basic understanding on Linux/Cloud Virtual Machines.
  • Experience with Ansible.
  • Experience with Sensu/Sensu GO Agents & Dashboards.
  • Experience using JIRA and ServiceNow for ticketing.
  • Prefer experience with Grafana Dashboards.
  • Excellent ability to multi-task with good time management.
  • Very good analytic and diagnostic skills.
  • Strong MS Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with virtual/in-person teams, and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the world's most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.