Software Engineer - Threat Intelligence Services (1107182022)


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The Elastic Threat Intelligence Services team designs, builds, and runs data processing pipelines and product features to synthesize security data from a broad set of sources, delivering innovative detection capabilities for our users. We are looking for a Software Engineer to craft data processing and analytics systems to help find new threats in the wild and better understand our users. You will collaborate with the broader Elastic Security team - a diverse set of security researchers, data scientists, and engineers who lend domain expertise and work with you to solve important security problems and deliver impactful user experiences.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Work as part of the Security Protections team at Elastic with other software engineers, data scientists, and security researchers
  • Write code in a collaborative environment with peers in multiple countries and timezones
  • Contribute to free and open source Elastic projects used by organizations around the world
  • Build, expand, and operate our security data pipeline across all aspects of software telemetry, data ingest, storage, real-time and batch analytics, and data-intensive web services
  • Learn, evaluate, and implement new data analytics technologies and programming languages. We use a variety of languages in our projects across our tools and services, including Python and TypeScript. Our team regularly researches and incorporates new technologies as our projects call for it.
  • Advocate for data-powered services and experiences across the Elastic product portfolio

What You Bring Along:

  • Experience writing robust, production code, with a track record of delivering high-quality software products.
  • Experience building, deploying and operating distributed systems in an environment of continuous integration and delivery.
  • Excitement for learning and applying new programming languages and technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong analytical, problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, and able to thrive in a distributed and autonomous environment.
  • Motivated to work with us in our mission to protect the world’s data from attack.

Nice to have:

Experience with one or more of the following

  • Data streaming / database experience, e.g. Elasticsearch, RDBMS
  • Cloud-based, distributed systems and tools, e.g. AWS, GCP, Docker, Terraform
  • Expertise in Python, TypeScript, or a strongly typed language such as Java or Scala
  • Partnering with data scientists and researchers to improve statistical and ML products
  • Endpoint and/or network information security

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 We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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.

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