SkillBridge Intern -Technical Consultant, Search (2653)


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

We are looking for a Skillbridge Intern to work as a Consulting Architect, Search!  This opportunity is open to Active Military members who are eligible to participate in a Skilbridge internship now through January 2025.

Come join our team as a Consulting Architect, Search in our Skillbridge internship program and step into a world of possibilities where collaboration knows no bounds. As an integral part of our diverse community, you'll work alongside a dynamic mix of professionals from services, engineering, and sales backgrounds, each bringing their unique perspective to the table. Together, we'll shape the success story of both Elastic and our cherished customers.

As a Consulting Architect, Search you'll be entrusted with the task of creating captivating proof-of-concepts that highlight the value proposition of the Elastic Stack and its solutions. Your expertise will be the driving force behind accelerating the adoption of Elastic solutions, optimizing queries, fine-tuning clusters, and delivering lightning-fast search and analytics at scale.

In this role, collaboration isn't just a buzzword; it's our way of life. You'll work closely with our engineering, product management, and support teams, ensuring that your insights and feedback from the field shape our products and services. Together, we'll assess technical aspects, identify risks, and seize opportunities to tailor engagements effectively alongside our sales team.

To thrive in this role, we're looking for candidates who bring:

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • A background in open-source machine learning frameworks like PyTorch, backed by
  • A genuine passion for open-source technology and proficiency in at least one programming language.
  • Strong knowledge of large distributed systems and application infrastructure.
  • Eligibility to participate in a Skillbridge internship for a minimum of 4 months
  • A coachable personality and a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work within a matrix environment
  • Eagerness to work in a fast-paced, distributed environment with the ability to manage multiple work streams
  • Proficiency in Ansible, JavaScript, Terraform, ECK, or Kubernetes.
  • Expertise in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • Deep understanding of Java and Linux/Unix environments.

Additional Bonus:

  • Deep understanding of E-Commerce search solutions, query development, relevancy tuning, and implementing Natural Language Processing (NLP) use cases.
  • Hands-on experience with Elasticsearch and/or Lucene.

What You Will Be Learning:  

  • To closely collaborate with our engineering, product management and support teams to shape products and services.
  • How to develop a deep understanding of customers’ goals and objectives, and the ability to articulate how our offerings address their needs.
  • How to create and own value based relationships at all levels in customer organizations.
  • Technical aspects of Elastic products and solutions.
  • How to demonstrate the value of our offerings in meetings and events such as meetups and conferences.
  • How to be the voice of the customer and community to communicate needs, gaps, and enhancements to our engineering and leadership teams.

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
  • Increase your impact - We match up to $2000 (or local currency equivalent) for financial donations and service
  • 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 an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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