Data Engineer (Elastic/Splunk)

Annandale, VA
Oct 16, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Tellenger, Inc., a woman-owned small-business software development and cloud migration firm, is looking for a Data Engineer with Elasticsearch or Splunk experience to be part of our fast-growing team and help us support the Dashboard Development for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program at DHS. The qualified candidate will work as part of an agile development team performing hands on development of the solution. Successful candidates will have experience in designing, developing, and implementing: sizing for data storage, index strategies, ingesting/indexing processes, transforming/normalizing data to common standards, enriching data upon ingest and upon querying, creating queries against large scale data sets (Several GB to > 1 TB), and developing visualizations. Project requires US citizenship. Tellenger's team loves to build and provide best of breed technical solutions to our clients. Our obsession to our employees means that we are doing everything we can to support growth and foster freedom to be creative. We know that obsession translates into an environment to build great solutions. Join our team and together we can make a difference! Job Duties: Query data to include aggregations, calculations, and producing metrics from data. Create data pipelines to include ETL and streaming data such as log data or tool/sensor data to indexes. Experience with Splunk forwarders, ELK (Elasticsearch, Kafka, Logstash), Beats, or ES/Splunk python libraries preferred. Provide novice level expertise with hands on configuration, tuning and operating of distributed data storage stacks. Open source tools including Kafka, Logstash, Beats, Elasticsearch, Kibana, or Splunk preferred. Script languages. Python preferred Design and implement data visualizations. Experience with Kibana or Splunk preferred. Education, Knowledge, and Technical Skills: S. in computer science, engineering, information science or a related technical discipline plus 1+ years of relevant experience or Master's degree Experience working on an Agile development team Contributor to open source projects Experience with code repositories, esp Git/GitHub Experience with ALM tools, esp Jira Experience with Elastic Common Schema or Splunk Common Information Model Experience with tools in both Linux and Windows environments Understand current cyber exploits, attack methodology, and detection techniques using a wide variety of security products including COTS and open source Cloud workload experience (Amazon Web Services, Azure) Understanding of machine learning, and it's use in anomaly detection Experience evaluating new methodologies and technologies to meet requirements and deliver capabilities Benefits : Great work environment, full health insurance, 15 days PTO, Federal holidays, tax-deferred retirement savings plan with company match program and opportunities for advancement. Executive level profit sharing opportunities as well. About Tellenger : Tellenger, Inc. is a fast-growing small business that boasts a lot of credentials typically found in bigger firms. We are a CMMI Level 3 software design and IT strategy firm that specializes in developing complex, custom software to help Government agencies achieve their objectives. We craft custom web-based software apps ranging from complex, enterprise-level builds to traditional websites and mobile technology. Our strength is aligning an organization's objectives to the right technology, then building the solution. Founded in July 2007, we have multiple long-term government contracts as well as private sector clients making for interesting and diverse work. We know that if we take care of our employees, they'll take care of our customers. As a result, our employee turnover is low and our contract retention is high.