Platform - Engineering productivity, Software Engineer (R8055)


Elastic is a free and open 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

About the team

Elastic’s Platform Engineering Productivity team is responsible for ensuring that all Elastic products can be released to customers with high quality, and ensuring the process to do so is smooth and efficient for our engineers. We provide the frameworks, guidance, and leadership that empower Elastic product teams to develop, build, test, and release their software at scale.

What you will be doing

In order to grow and operate at scale, teams need control over the end-to-end software development cycle for their services. The Engineering Productivity organization acts as an enabling function, providing a framework, reusable components, and guidelines that teams can adopt and operate. As a member of Engineering Productivity, you may work on a broad range of projects that impact the entire software development lifecycle; anything from ensuring CI infrastructure is up and running, owning the processes to build releasable artifacts, creating ephemeral developer environments, gating releases on a range of key quality criteria, or building the tooling and infrastructure to deploy and release the products to customers.

What you bring along

  • A knack for problem-solving, picking things up quickly, handling ambiguity & tackling big problems
  • Deep understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle: building, packaging, testing, and releasing, and experience executing on a product release/quality strategy
  • Strong experience in a language of choice, such as: Python/Go/Bash/Java/Scala
  • Excellent written and verbal technical communication skills
  • Cloud experience, for example: Terraform, cloud CSPs, k8s, config management tools, Docker
  • A passion for working across the org and interacting with internal customers
  • You care deeply about the design and quality of the features you ship
  • You love working with a diverse, worldwide team in a distributed work environment
  • Humble and ambitious attitude

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
  • Increase your impact - We match up to $2000 (or local currency equivalent) for financial donations and service
  • 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.

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