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.
We are looking for an outstanding Principal Software Engineer to join our Elastic Security Solution team. This person will be responsible for designing and developing technical solutions related to cloud runtime security on the Cloud Workload team.
The Cloud Workload team provides visibility, instrumentation and protection for dynamic cloud workloads and infrastructure. Our solution aims to observe and protect our customers’ cloud workloads running in Kubernetes, virtual machines or serverless environments.
The right candidate will have prior experience building a product installed on the customer’s infrastructure. They will help design and develop the team’s eBPF sensor technology. They will work with the Linux kernel and be required to be knowledgeable about its latest features and capabilities.
Finally, this person should have experience with cloud-native deployments and architecture. They should be able to keep up with these technologies to make sure the solution evolves and remains highly effective!
At Elastic, we want you to succeed, and we’ll be here to support your journey. You’ll have the opportunity to:
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.
The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $152,200 and $209,300, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.
Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.
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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