Education Engineer | Federal Government

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Elastic is an open source 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 elastic.co.

Elastic is growing the Federal Training Team to support our largest Department of Defense customers in the DC Metro area as well as various other locations across the U.S. and internationally. A minimum of active U.S. Federal security clearance is required and as you'll be traveling for this position to deliver consultancy engagements onsite, you can be based from anywhere in the U.S.A. 

We have multiple opportunities open as we build-out the Federal specific team, working to deliver on a complex, multi-year engagement. 

If you are an experienced security practitioner who has worked in roles such as security analyst, incident handler, or security engineer, have used the Elastic Stack to enable security analytics processes and operations, enjoy helping mentor and share your learned knowledge with others in an engaging manner, and love Elasticsearch and its ecosystem, then please apply and meet our team.

A successful candidate is happy working on your own initiative and does not require micro-management. Most of the team works remotely, and we are happy to consider you wherever you live.  Do you want to see the world? Do you want to meet lots of new people and teach engineers how to use Elasticsearch? Come join us at Elastic!

Responsibilities

  • Deliver Elastic solutions to drive customer business value from our products
  • Solution design, development, and integration on Elastic products and APIs, platform architecture, and capacity planning in mission-critical environments
  • Requirements gathering, architectural design, integrating with other enterprise technologies and documenting solutions
  • Strong customer advocacy, relationship building, and communications skills
  • Comfortable working remotely in a highly distributed team
  • 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
  • Technology workshops that include hands-on mentoring, whiteboarding, and solution development
  • 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
  • Mentoring Elastic team members on new technology and solutions.

Requirements

  • Active U.S. Federal security clearance - Secret or higher
  • 2+ Years working in a U.S. Federal/SLED environment as an engineer, analyst, or integrator with security analytics
  • Hands-on experience and an understanding of Elasticsearch and/or Lucene, and experience automating stack features
  • Experience as a technical instructor or public speaker to large audiences on enterprise security analytics solutions to engineers, developers and other technical positions
  • In depth knowledge in specific security disciplines such as threat hunting, forensics, and intrusion analysis
  • Able to travel for at least 50%.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related Information Security / Cybersecurity field
  • Deep understanding of Elasticsearch and/or Lucene
  • Experience and interest in delivering and/or developing product training
  • 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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