Security - Mid-Level Quality Engineer (R7481)


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

Who We're Looking For: Join our fantastic Security Engineering Productivity team as a Mid-Level QA Engineer! If you are an exceptional person who's passionate about fostering quality in development teams, meticulously crafting test cases, and working on the cutting edge of technology, this is for you. Dive into projects featuring AI, cyber-security analytics, threat hunting, and more. Work alongside some of the most dedicated developers in the industry who are also passionate about getting quality software out the door. Ideal candidates are best-in-class software developers with an interest in Cloud infrastructure, proficient in GitHub, various testing frameworks (including TypeScript, Selenium, Python, etc.), API testing, and are known for building strong, collaborative relationships.

Your Role:

  • Champion Quality: Lead the charge in quality assurance across one or more development teams. This involves inspiring developers to prioritize quality, participating in planning sessions, coordinating test case creation with both developers and our manual testing team, and supporting sophisticated testing approaches to reinforce a culture where developers test their own work.
  • Lead and Innovate: Contribute to projects focusing on testing frameworks, continuous integration, deployment strategies, and more.
  • Strategy Evaluation: Collaborate with teams to identify and implement the most effective testing strategies for their code.
  • Promote Early Testing: Advocate for and enable a shift-left approach, integrating testing early in the development cycle through continuous integration and delivery.
  • Multi-functional Collaboration: Work alongside various teams, guiding and demonstrating a quality-first attitude.

What You'll Need:

  • A belief in the value of diversity and a desire to work in a distributed team environment.
  • A software engineering background with experience as a developer or QA engineer, with a passion for enhancing developer productivity.
  • Experience working with sophisticated software with high quality over many years.
  • Strong programming skills in Typescript or other scripting languages. Experience with Node.js and React a plus.
  • Hands on experience with automation tools. For example,, Selenium, Playwright, and Postman.
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, APIs, and cloud computing principles.
  • A strong passion for software quality, improving developer productivity, and optimizing release processes.
  • Very comfortable navigating the command line.

Join us in shaping the future of technology by applying for the Mid-Level QA Engineer position today!

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 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.

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