ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a Principle Security Engineer (Elastic Stack Enterprise) who have experience with design, documenting, build, and securing of Elastic Stack solutions in the federal market. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responisible for working with the technical team to design, document, build, secure and maintain Elastic Stack Enterprise solutions (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, and Beats) deployed in the Cloud or on-premise to support federal agency production deployments
  • Works closely with architects, engineers, developers, and integrators to assess customer requirements and to design and support an Elasticsearch Stack solution to ensure compliance with dashboard data requirements
  • Participate in group sessions as well as attend and share in agile sprint daily meetings in order to track progress to ensure development of solutions is in support of the customer requirements.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor, providing subject matter expertise, guidance, and best practice recommendations
  • Configuring and maintaining Linux based Operating Systems in support of the Elasticsearch products (yum updates and product version upgrades)
  • Working with a team and providing analysis of alternatives and progress status in daily sprint meetings
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner
  • Develop and manage effective working relationships with other departments, groups and personnel with whom work must be coordinated or interface
  • Recommend enhancements and modifications to optimize business intelligence processes

Required Skills

  • Knowledge and experience using NoSQL and related solutions
  • Experience with engineering and administrating the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch,Logstash, Kibana, Beats) in production at scale (multi-node clusters, hot/warm architectures, index lifecycle management, snapshots, etc.)
  • Experience managing Linux hosts (CentOS / RHEL 7.X preferred), to include securing to defined baselines (such as NIST 800-53, DISA STIGs, etc.)
  • Experience with data lifecycle management, to include common ETL (Extract,Transform, Load) techniques, preferably with Logstash and Beats
  • Experience planning and integrating data schemas and KQL / Lucene query syntax
  • Experience developing custom visualizations (preferably in Kibana) to convey business analytics of value to customers
  • Experience with automated configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, SaltStack) and containers/orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes), and version control systems (GitHub, GitLab)
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, preferably Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with implementation of and challenges with message queue technologies, such as Apache or Confluent Kafka, RabbitMQ, SQS, etc
  • Proficiency with programming and scripting concepts, preferably in Python, for custom development and integrations
  • Strong networking background with analytical and problem-solving/troubleshooting skills to effectively resolve problems both in development and production
  • Experience working in DevOps structured and Agile organizations

Desired Skills

  • Experience with RMF process a plus
  • Experience with ECE/ECK a plus

Education Requirement

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in fields of Computer Science, Computer Engineer, or any related field

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 7 years of related experience

Certification Requirement

  • DoD Directive 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification


  • Chantilly, VA

Security Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

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