Elastic Developer (Mid) - U.S. Citizenship Required

Fairfax, VA

Elastic Developer (Mid) - U.S. Citizenship Required

Category: Cyber Security

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0324-0162

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 90,000 members strong.

CGI Federal is hiring an Elastic Developer (Mid) to work with a skilled and motivated team of professionals on a high-visibility Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) cyber security program. You will support a dynamic, fast-paced project focused on improving the cyber security posture of civilian government agencies through the implementation and enhancement of a cybersecurity platform, providing integration services, and developing, securing and maintaining cybersecurity dashboards. You will work closely with a variety of agency stakeholders, supporting their mission, priorities, organization and unique challenges. You will also support the development of additional cyber security offerings focused on next generation security solutions and technologies. In this position, you will work with multiple IT disciplines in shaping, executing and sustaining the Cloud/Hosting strategy for a shared service platform focused on identifying and mitigating a wide range of cyber risks. You will work closely with the Cloud Architecture and Operations teams to support the client’s mission, priorities, and unique challenges. You will also support the implementation of cyber security COTS offerings focusing on next generation security solutions and technologies.

This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however a hybrid working model is acceptable. You will be required to be in our Fairfax, VA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Design and develop data integration modules to extract, transform and load (ETL) data from multiple sources using Elastic technologies including LogStash and Beats.

• Design and implement custom data pipelines to ingest data into Elastic using tools such as Logstash or custom scripts.

• Design and develop code modules using Elastic API to ingest data, configure indices, build dashboards and to perform advanced search queries.

• Build powerful search queries using KQL to build advanced dashboards.

• Design, define and modify ingest pipielines; Define data mapping and custom analyzers

• Enrich data using runtime fields and Elasticsearch scripting Design and write search queries for data aggregations, across clusters and using runtime fields

• Lead design sessions around Elasticsearch implementation and provide technical guidance to the team.

• Act as a subject matter expert and a trusted advisor related to all Elasticsearch topics in the project.

• Responsible for testing the code modules by developing unit tests as part of Test Driven Development (TDD) process.

Debug/troubleshoot production issues related to data ingestion, data reports and visualizations.

Work in an Agile environment as part of cross-functional team.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the contract requirements, US citizenship and successful passing of CGI background check is required prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS CISA EOD/Public Trust clearance.

• Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience in developing search applications using ELK stack.

• Experience as a technical lead in application development using Elastic.

• Thorough understanding of Elastic deployments including cluster design in Elastic Cloud Enterprise (ECE).

• Ability to debug, troubleshoot existing logic units in code modules.

• Experience in writing Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) jobs and ability to troubleshoot ETL tasks.

• Ability to write SQL queries for data extraction and validation.

• Hands-on experience in using Elastic API and Painless scripting.

• A thorough understanding of JSON and XML.

• Thorough knowledge of code building and deployment tools including Git and experience in CI/CD processes.

• Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of client deliverables and technical content.

Desired qualifications

• Elastic Certified Engineer certification preferred.

• Understanding of various data formats and payload structures.

• Terraform experience is preferred.

• Experience in AWS Cloud.

• Experience and/or understanding of Agile development methodologies.

• Experience with the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $85,800 - $165,200.





  • Analytical Thinking

  • Python

  • XML

  • Atlassian Confluence

  • Jira

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the Position ID of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a Position ID will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.