Elasticsearch Engineer

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare. Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning provides our team members with the ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

The Elasticsearch Engineer will have extensive experience working, architecting, designing, and developing solutions using Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, and related tools.  This role will be responsible for creating, customizing, and modifying dashboards for different business units across the enterprise, as well as setting up and modifying Elastic Indices and their lifecycle.  You will be introduced to Applied Medical, our core philosophies, the medical device industry, and the products we manufacture.


As an Elasticsearch Engineer, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:


  • Work closely with multiple departments to assess customer requirements

  • Design and support an Elastic Stack solution to ensure compliance with dashboard data requirements

  • Adhere to Software Development Life Cycle best practices when migrating solutions from Dev to QA to Production

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a similar role
  • 5+ years of Ubuntu Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) experience
  • 3+ years of Elastic Stack experience with medium to large clusters in a production environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Elastic Stack architecture
  • Strong understanding of Elasticsearch index configuration options
  • Demonstrated experience using Kibana visualization strategies and techniques
  • Experience configuring and performance tuning large clusters
  • Experience planning, developing, and supporting Elastic Security (SIEM)
  • Experience developing Elastic Machine Learning jobs to monitor for and report on anomalies
  • Demonstrated experience with maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting Elastic Stack environments in a cloud and on-premise computing environment
  • Demonstrated experience with complex data migration planning and execution
  • Demonstrated experience with Elastic Roll-ups and Transforms
  • Adhere to Software Development Life Cycle best practices
  • Ability to work well with team members from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform data-related benchmarking, performance analysis, and tuning
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Ability to handle conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail

As a healthcare company, it is of the utmost importance to keep our teams safe and healthy in this ever-changing COVID-19 environment. We require all new team members to be fully vaccinated (including booster shots, if eligible) upon their start date at Applied Medical (legitimate accommodation requests will be considered). Our current team members have also made this commitment to being vaccinated and receiving the booster shot to help protect each other, our families, our customers, and our visitors, as we work together to help end the pandemic. Eligibility details to receive the COVID-19 booster shot are provided on the CDC website here.


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule

Equal Opportunity Employer

Applied Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), or sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws in the locations where Applied Medical operates.


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