Software Engineer, Marketing Technology (R7838)


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

The Marketing Innovation team is responsible for building, leading, and integrating marketing technology across Elastic. In this role, you will be working in the team responsible for enabling Elastic marketing team through the development of new innovated applications and technology.

You will be responsible for building services for our SaaS platform, including building Kubernetes controllers, applying GitOps practices, and developing within React and across our platform while working in a highly scalable SaaS environment. You’ll also get to work with engineers from other teams to build new features and capabilities across Elastic.

What you will be doing

  • Collaborate with other Elastic engineering teams when working on cross team efforts
  • Discuss ideas and collaborate on finding good solutions for innovative challenges.
  • Mentor new team members, both junior and senior.
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes.
  • Work in a distributed team.

What you will bring along

  • Professional and in-depth experience with Java with strong analytical, debugging, and solving skills.
  • Working understanding of Kubernetes and its ecosystem.
  • Ability to communicate well with individuals and groups to accomplish a common set of goals.
  • Ability to work independently.

Bonus Points

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and communication between services
  • Experience with Kubernetes Operators development
  • Experience with working in a Kubernetes based SaaS environment
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch
  • React or related app development.
  • Swagger and Restful API development.

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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