Security Solutions Architect - Presales (R4611)

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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.

As a Security Solutions Architect at Elastic you will serve as a technical authority and trusted advisor to our sales team, customers, partners and community. You will understand and solve our customer’s business issues with the Elastic Stack, engage the regional Elastic community through events and programs, and enable sales through our Partners. A successful SA at Elastic will be focused on excellence; taking the initiative to improve both themselves and the team through continuous learning and questioning the status quo.

More about you;

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel 50-75% of the time
  • Experience working in a remote office and/or multiple customer locations
  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, statistics or another technical field is a plus
  • Leading Security Certification preferred including CISSP, CEH, or GIAC related certifications a plus

What you bring along;

Technology Experience

  • Vendor experience such as ArcSight, Splunk, IBM, QRadar, Log Rhythm, Chronicle, Sentinel or similar SIEM Solutions, Exabeam or Securonix
  • Hands on SIEM Experience (Legacy or Next Gen Solutions) and understands pros and cons of most of these solutions
  • Experience with technology solutions that most customers have made investments in over the last 5-10 years
  • Understanding of what gets audited in these data sources in order to drive use cases and success criteria related to data source
  • Understanding of how most security solutions integrate with SIEM and logging platforms
  • Windows Authentication and Admin knowledge
  • Active Directory/LDAP knowledge
  • Behavioural Analytics and Machine Learning expertise and can speak to the added value of what anomaly detection could bring to their existing incident response process that may be tied to traditional correlation based alerting.
  • Knowledge of Network and Security Solutions, DLP, IAM and other leading security products in most enterprise environments
  • Cloud, SaaS, Hybrid Architecture experience can talk to the value of disparate deployment methodologies
  • REST API, python, Perl, shell, bash or other scripting/text processing, SQL, regex (nice to have)
  • Core knowledge of SOAR, and 3rd Party Solutions that are leveraged today in Day to Day incident response

Security Experience

  • Successful network and security engineering experience
  • Solid grasp of the current threat landscape and the challenges that most organizations are facing
  • Knowledge of Red and Blue Team exercises and tools used (mimikatz, Metasploit, bloodhound etc…)
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, Network Analysis and Troubleshooting, Network Security and threat mitigation
  • Experienced across network & security architecture and operations
  • SOC Operations background/experience

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 donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (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.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws, view posters linked below:
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster; Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Poster; and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Poster.

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