Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N Sr Infrastructure Engineer- Logging - ELK in Chicago, Illinois


Job Purpose: This position is responsible for Collaborating with Solutions Engineering, Infrastructure Operations, and Infrastructure Service Management teams in the design and build of infrastructure solutions/blueprints for area of responsibility; participating in the design and build of repeatable patterns (build-kits) to improve deployment times for non-prod and prod environments; transitioning knowledge to Infrastructure Operations.

Required Job Qualifications: * Bachelors Degree and 4 years in Information Technology or relevant experience OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 6 years of Information Technology experience OR 8 years of Information Technology experience.* Infrastructure Automation* Operations Management* ITIL v3

The ELK Stack engineer uses Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, FileBeats, MetricBeats, and possibly other ELK Stack components to design and implement application log analysis and infrastructure log aggregation & monitoring solutions. Proposed Roles for Candidate: * Familiar with the provisioning, configuration and design of the Elastic Cloud Enterprise platform 1.1* Familiar with Elastic Stack version 6.x.

  • Designs, implements, and configures Kibana visualizations as required per business initiative.* Designs and configures Elasticsearch instance(s) per business initiative.* Designs Elasticsearch indices to efficiently store business data to optimize for performance as well as the assessment of capacity management for future growth.* Designs access control using X-Pack.* Configures X-Pack including Shield, Watcher, Marvel, Graph, and Reporting. * Configures Logstash, FileBeats, MetricsBeats and possibly other ELK Stack components to collect and the store the data necessary to meet business initiative requirements efficiently.* Trains application area team members to build a center of excellence knowledge base*Sizes and configures Elasticsearch clusters and shards.

  • Proficient with Elastic Stack components, especially Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana required.* Understands the capabilities of x-pack and its various functions

  • Understands the capabilities with the various beats integration components.* Ability to convert business requirements in to ELK related implementations

  • Good Communication skills, ability to integrate with a diverse technical environment and proficient in critical decision making and issue resolution.

Preferred Qualifications: * Proficient with the configuration of Beats including FileBeats, MetricBeats, and others strongly desired.* Familiarity with Java a plus.* Proficient with Azure hosted solutions a plus

  • Working knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating systems a plus.

Location: IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson

Activation Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Expiration Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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