Elastic Search Administrator

July 27, 2020

AKKA Group North America is looking for an Elastic Search Administrator who would like to join a dynamic and growing company in Montreal, to support one of its customers. The position is to be filled on the South Shore, as soon as possible.


  • Over 4 years of extensive experience in the IT industry, Devops with skill in Linux Administration, Continuous Integration, Configuration Management, Automation and Monitoring technologies for financial and insurance domain.
  • Installation, Maintenance, Administration and troubleshooting of Linux servers Performed automated installations of Operating System using kick start for Linux
  • Experienced with setup, configuration and maintain ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) and Gitlab source code
  • Expertise in implementing the Configuration Management using tools like Chef, Puppet and Ansible.
  • Experience in Administration / Maintenance of Source Control Management Systems such as Git, Sub Version (SVN). Created tags and branches, fixed merge issues and administered software repositories.
  • Working with development and QA teams to design Ingestion Pipelines, Integration APIs, and provide Elasticsearch tuning based on our application needs.
  • Responsible to designing and deploying new ELK clusters (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, beats, Kafka, zookeeper etc.
  • Design, build and manage the ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) cluster for centralized logging and search functionalities for the App.
  • Written and Maintained Automated Salt scripts for Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, and Beats. Expertise in Repository Management tools Jfrog, Artifactory, and Nexus.
  • Real time streaming of data using Kafka.
  • Skilled in monitoring servers with EFK Stack Elasticsearch Fluentd Kibana.
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies like installing, configuring, VMware vSphere. Creation, management, Administration and maintenance of virtual servers and clients.
  • Extensive engineering and implementation knowledge in Red hat Linux.
  • Experience in System Administration System Builds, Server builds, Installs, Upgrades, Patches, Migration, Troubleshooting, Security, Backup , Disaster Recovery, Performance Monitoring and Fine-tuning on UNIX.
  • Performed all necessary day-to-day GIT support for different projects and expert in creating branching strategies to maintain GIT repository.
  • Worked with Kubernetes to manage Docker containers and Implemented CI / CD allowing for deploy to multiple client Kubernetes / Openshift environments.


Operating Systems: Linux Red Hat, Linux CentOS

Automation Tools: Bamboo, GitHub

Configuration Tools : Ansible

SQL / NoSQL Databases: MongoDB, MySQL

Bug Tracking Tools: JIRA

Scripting: Shell, Ruby, Python and JavaScript

Virtualization Tools: Docker, VM virtual Box and VMware, Kubernetes

Even if this description is in English, speaking French is mandatory!

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