Senior QA Automation Engineer

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Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, 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 Cisco, eBay, 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 and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol ESTC. Learn more at elastic.co.

Thanks to our ongoing expansion we have the opportunity to build our Cloud Security Posture team, which is on a mission to to help our users protect their cloud-native environments using policy management and cloud security enforcement. As a senior Automation Engineer at Elastic, you will lead and build a robust and reliable automation infrastructure. We’re looking for people who are just as passionate about solving issues with distributed systems as they are to automate, code and collaborate to tackle problems.

What you will be doing: 

  • Lead and build a robust and reusable automation infrastructure
  • Mentor and guide the automation engineers in R&D, including crafting and reviewing sophisticated code 
  • Collaborate with the R&D team to improve the automation framework
  • You will help us improve the daily workflow of engineers with automation and process improvements as well as being part of the team crafting our next generation delivery systems
  • Coordinate with infrastructure and operations teams to integrate frameworks into CI pipelines
  • Collaborate with automation engineers across Elastic to maintain and improve upon Elastic automation standard methodologies

What you bring along: 

  • Extensive hands-on experience in automation development
  • Proven experience with building automation infrastructure on cloud environments and/or Kubernetes
  • Has a true passion for automation and quality assurance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a great teammate with strong analytical, problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a distributed team throughout the world

Bonus points: 

  • Experience with Cypress.io (typescript) - a huge advantage
  • Experience with https://mochajs.org/ - an advantage
  • Experience with Kubernetes - a big advantage
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 complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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