Job Description

Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Elastic Search Developer

Key Role:

Work with clients and peers to build a high performing system using Elastic to aggregate logs from many systems into a single common schema. Use Elastic Common Schema (ECS) formatted fields, create quality visualizations and alerts that analyst can use for threat hunting, maintain infrastructure, and identify problems or anomalous behavior before they become a larger issue and can be actioned on. Work with the vendor to determine best practices for deployment and maintenance of system architecture and deploy within designated security requirements. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Elastic Stack, Logstash, Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Beats, including installing, configuring, maintaining, upgrading, and troubleshooting these products
  • 2+ years of experience building high-quality Kibana visualizations and dashboards
  • Experience with log pipelines and interpreting logs to determine information, including converting raw logs into ECS formatted documents
  • Experience with Logstash plugins, filters, regular expressions, and grok patterns
  • Knowledge of cryptography protocols and standards, including TLS, mTLS, hashing algorithms, and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Knowledge of federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, STIG, and FedRAMP
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud containerization solutions, such as Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes (ECK)
  • Experience with Office 365 applications and Teams collaboration
  • Experience interacting with tools through RDP, web-based UI, SSH, and CLI
  • Experience with McAfee and Tenable
  • Experience with NiFi, Kafka, and Confluent
  • Knowledge of Elastic Index Lifecycle Management (ILM)
  • Knowledge of Linux or UNIX environments, including navigating and troubleshooting basic OS issues
  • Knowledge of networking protocols
  • Ability to understand how various systems interact with each other


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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