As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll work with a variety of talented serving as both a expert for internal users, as well as a driving force for performance, best practices, and data integrity within the environment. You will be required to understand and follow through with the entire data pipeline, from providing advice on proper data formats to app teams, to troubleshooting and tuning forwarders and search cluster, ultimately ensuring timely and accurate data is searchable 24x
Installing, configuring and maintaining log management solutions and tools
Design and build resilient, cost - efficient and scalable data pipelines/applications to transform and transport data to various reporting platforms
Build proactive monitoring solutions to detect failure across various components within pipeline
Conduct investigations for root cause analysis of problems or issues across data pipelines and platforms
Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sources
Adapt to rapidly growing ecosystem and integrate demanding technologies with reporting solutions to provide complementary solution
Plan, engineer, and implement robust and cost-effective computing environments, exploiting emerging technologies to provide compelling solutions.
Identify process improvements and build creative automated solutions.
Inspect, cleanse, enhance, and monitor the integrity of a variety of data sources.
Collaborate with the engineering team, application developers, management, and infrastructure teams to assess near- and long-term needs.
Improve the standards of the consumer’s experience by providing metric visibility into applications performance.
Serve in the role of technical subject matter expert, assisting in upholding search best practices, through user activity audits, and functional alerting.
Provide expertise to support groups that require performance and troubleshooting guidance, including query tuning and upholding best practices.
Participate in process development with customers and service providers.
Effectively communicate tool capabilities and processes to varying stakeholders.
Participate in on-call rotations
Minimum years of experience*: 5+
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Minimum of 5 years of experience with implementation, operations, maintenance of IT systems and/or administration of software functions in multi-platform and multi-system environments.
Strong knowledge of AWS architecture and services
Hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage, and database AWS services
Ability to identify and define technical requirements for an AWS-based application
Knowledge of recommended best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform
An understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS
An understanding of security features and tools that AWS provides and how they relate to traditional services
Experience with Orchestration tools like Terraform, Cloudformation
Strong Linux (Red Hat, CentOS) background with troubleshooting and administration skills
Experience with configuring/maintaining log interfaces/tools such as ryslog and syslog-ng
Experience implementing/maintaining log management tools like Splunk, ELK, Devo, Sumologic, Microsoft Operations Management Suite, nxlog
Experience implementing nxlog manager and managing nxlog collectors at scale
Understanding and experience with configuration management tools and concepts such as puppet, chef, Ansible, SCCM
Advanced scripting skills to include but not limited to: shell scripts and supporting program languages - python, bash, regular expression, perl
Experience with logging practices and log transport; data on-boarding; and field extractions
Understanding of nxlog configurations, modules and integrations with various applications
Strong communication skills and ability to interact with management and all teams involved in the operational or development process
Interview Process (Is face to face required?) No
Does this position require Visa independent candidates only? Yes
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