Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.co.

About The Role

You will be responsible for technical design and work in the User Journey team of Elastic Cloud. This team works on understanding and optimizing a user’s journey from discovery, onboarding and conversion to be a paid user on our Elasticsearch as a Service SaaS offering. The roadmap includes design and development of user portal, integration with Cloud Provider marketplaces like GCP, AWS and Azure, and more. You will lead by example and should participate in coding, debugging complex failure scenarios, and prioritizing bugs. You’ll analyze the current system, it’s strength and limitations. You will participate in roadmap and project planning efforts and will have ownership for delivering it.

Engineering Philosophy

Engineering a highly complex distributed system that is easy to operate via elegantly crafted APIs is a non-trivial effort! It requires solid software development skills, a sharp mind and the ability to think like a user. We also care deeply about giving you full ownership of what you’re working on. Our company fundamentally believes great minds achieve greatness when they are set free and are surrounded and challenged by their peers, which is transparent in our organization.

Some of the things you’ll work on

  • Collaborate with a distributed team of engineers from all across the globe.
  • Lead the team to help build scalable solutions to deliver the best user experience for the Elasticsearch Service.
  • Integrate Elasticsearch Service with GCP, Azure and AWS marketplaces to provide a streamlined onboarding experience.
  • Execute the area product roadmap, collaborating with product managers, engineering managers, and other partners across Cloud and Elastic teams.
  • Create technical designs and build POCs for new efforts, validating ideas work before committing.
  • Be a contact point in Cloud for other teams within Elastic. Examples include helping Support with difficult cases or collaborating with the Elastic Stack engineers with designing new features in a Cloud compatible way.
  • Be hands-on with the codebase. Review work done by the team, and provide constructive feedback.
  • Help the team define coding practices and standards.
  • Presenting your work to developers across Cloud and Elastic engineering team

What you will bring along

  • Proven experience as a software engineer, with a track record of delivering high-quality code
  • Strong Scala or Java programming skills
  • Experience with user identity and SSO a plus
  • Comfortable working and communicating with teams from several functions – design, data analytics, IT, etc.
  • Previous experience working with a SaaS platform or product.
  • Previous experience working with partners outside of Engineering.
  • Experience integrating with marketplace and/or console offers from hosting providers (Azure, GCP, etc.) is a big plus.

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co.

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