17th-19th May 2017

Málaga, Spain

Elastic is the world's leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for search, logging, security and analytics use cases. Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats open source projects, Elastic's global community has more than 50,000 members across 45 countries, and since its initial release, Elastic's products have achieved more than 50 million cumulative downloads. Today thousands of organizations like Cisco, eBay, Dell, Goldman Sachs, Groupon, HP, Microsoft, Netflix, NY Times, Uber, Verizon, Yelp, and Wikipedia use the Elastic Stack, X-Pack, and Elastic Cloud to power mission critical systems that drive new revenue opportunities and massive cost savings. Elastic is backed by $104 million in funding from Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA; has headquarters in Amsterdam and Mountain View, California; and has over 300 employees in over 30 countries around the world. To learn more, visit www.elastic.co.

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Cloud Engineer
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Elastic is building out our Elastic Cloud Team focusing on Elastic as a Service. This is a great opportunity to help lead our Cloud efforts and make an immediate impact to our strategy and implementation.

Our cloud product allows users to create new clusters or expand existing ones easily This product would be built on technologies such as OpenStack, AWS, Docker, and others to enable the Operations Teams to easily create and manage multiple Elastic Clusters.

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  • Develop software for our distributed systems and ES as a Service offerings.
  • Have familiarity with failures and complications related to a cloud offering
  • Help build the Found offering and work closely with the Elastic Cloud Product and Engineering Team
  • Assist in designing a scalable cloud offering working across multiple clusters
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  • CS or MS Degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of object-oriented development with at least one of: Scala, Python, Java, C++, or similar
  • Experience or familiarity with Docker, OpenStack, or AWS
  • Extensive experience designing solutions for the server side of scalable cloud software applications and platforms
  • Proven ability to architect a highly distributed cloud system
  • Experience or ability to respond to operational issues
  • A self starter who with experience working across multiple technical teams and decision makers
  • Ability to work with a worldwide team in a distributed work environment
  • Nice to have- experience using or developing with Zookeeper, Paxos, or Raft
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  • Competitive pay and stock options
  • Catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in most offices
  • An environment in which you can balance great work with a great life
  • Passionate people building great products
  • Employees with a wide variety of interests
  • 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.
  • Distributed-first company with employees in over 23 countries, spread across 18 time zones, and speaking over 30 languages! Some even fly south for the winter :)

Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. 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. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. 

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Site Reliability Engineer
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Thanks to our ongoing expansion we have the opportunity to grow our Cloud Site Reliability team. We're a part of the Elastic Cloud team with an operations background who aren’t afraid to get our hands dirty.  We are the first line of consumers for Elastic's products and our experience helps influence the direction of the product.   While most organizations may have a single or a handful of Elastic Stack deployments, here, you’ll be responsible for identifying, troubleshooting and reporting platform problems to developers in order to ensure that the thousands of Elasticsearch clusters that we manage are providing a stable and reliable service.  We’re looking for people who are just as excited about troubleshooting issues with distributed systems as they are to automate, code and collaborate to solve problems.

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  • Report and troubleshoot problems within the Elastic Cloud infrastructure services and collaborate on issues with developers
  • Handle day to day operations around the Elastic Cloud such as customer trouble tickets managing cloud provider infrastructure (maintenance/expansion), and software deployments
  • Develop and enhance tooling to deploy and manage the Elastic Cloud product and infrastructure
  • Demonstrate and promote best practices for teams using cloud platforms
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  • Multiple years hands-on experience administering Linux, preferably with distributed systems with some scale
  • 1+ years of AWS, and/or, GCP and/or Azure experience is a must
  • Experience automating production Linux systems collaboratively, deriving configuration through version control
  • Comfortable writing software to automate API-driven tasks at scale; The SRE team uses Python and some Go, where the developers use Scala, Python, and Java
  • Have used Ansible/Puppet/Chef or another config management suite, know where it's broken, and open to trying new things
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  • Healthy knowledge of Linux (have compiled your own kernel at some point, know how to trace syscalls, understand TCP, care about the difference between sysvinit/runit/systemd, etc.)
  • Relentless desire to automate and build software tools
  • Desire to represent work in git, driven by a GitHub workflow through issues and pull requests
  • Love open source development, and have contributed to some project somewhere (doesn't have to be ours), whether it's mailing lists, patches, documentation, etc.
  • Enjoy working remotely and the communication it requires
  • Love a diverse environment, working with men and women all over the world

Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. 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. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

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