Sr. Technical consultant - Search & Observability - Canberra

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At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

You will have the opportunity to work with a tremendous Services, Engineering and Sales teams and wear many hats. This is a critical role, as Consultants have an amazing chance to make an immediate impact on the success of Elastic and our customers.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Deliver Elastic solutions to drive customer business value from our products
  • Solution design, development, and integration of Elastic products and APIs, platform architecture, and capacity planning in mission-critical environments
  • Development of demos and proof-of-concepts that highlight the value of the Elastic Stack
  • Data modeling, query development and optimization, cluster tuning and scaling with a focus on fast search and analytics at scale
  • Solving our customers’ most challenging data problems
  • Working closely with the Elastic engineering, product management, and support teams to identify feature enhancements, extensions, and product defects
  • Engaging with the Elastic Sales team to scope opportunities while assessing technical risks, questions, or concerns.

What You Bring Along:

  • Hands-on experience in infrastructure and public/private cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, GCP, Openstack
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Software Engineer, System Administrator, or DevOps Engineer
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience working as a Consultant, working to deliver on professional services engagements
  • Experience in architecting, designing, and delivering solutions such as servers, databases (SQL & NoSQL), firewalls, load balancers
  • Good understanding of networking, security, containerization, DevOps in system landscapes and infrastructure automation knowledge such as DevSecOps, infrastructure-as-code or serverless.
  • Comfortable with scripting languages like Python, Javascript, Ruby, Perl, Go, PHP or Chef/Puppet etc.
  • Competence in at least one of the solutions: Monitoring & Observability / Security Analytics / Search

Bonus Points:

  • Deep understanding of Elasticsearch and Lucene, including Elastic Certified Engineer certification
  • Hands-on experience with large distributed systems from an architecture and development perspective
  • Knowledge of information retrieval and/or analytics domain
  • Experience contributing to an open-source project or documentation

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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