Technical Trainer / Instructor | Japanese Speaking

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Elastic is a search company with a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the creators of the Elastic Stack, we help thousands of organizations including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, Verizon, and many more use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. We have a distributed team of Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting), and our diverse open source community spans over 100 countries. Learn more at elastic.co

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the company behind the popular open source projects — Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash — we help people around the world do great things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. We unite Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting!), 18 timezones, and 30 different languages into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

We are currently seeking a Japanese speaking Education Engineer (Technical Trainer) to join Elastic in our APJ region. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering technical training to our customers as well as helping to create and maintain our curriculum of training courses, which cover Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana.

If you are an experienced engineer who has seen the good and bad of software development, enjoy helping mentor and share your learned knowledge with others in an engaging manner, and love Elasticsearch and its ecosystem, then please apply and meet our team.

A successful candidate is happy working on your own initiative and does not require micro-management. Most of the team works remotely, and we are happy to consider you wherever you live.  Do you want to see the world? Do you want to meet lots of new people and teach engineers how to use Elasticsearch? Take a look at our training pages on our website here. Come join us at Elastic!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Becoming an expert in Elastic products, keeping up to date on changes/releases, and relaying that knowledge in the form of content development, training instruction, educational material, meetups, and conferences
  • Learning, creating and presenting compelling courses in extremely technical concepts clearly and concisely to large audiences in a way that fully engages our customers
  • Excited about travel, this means 50% of the work you do would be while travelling
  • Collaborate with development teams and engineering to create and update existing course materials and documentation
  • Creating new courses, liaising with instructors and other subject matter experts
  • Having ability to work on your own initiative with fanatical attention to detail
  • Knowledge of curriculum design methodologies
  • Supporting the translation of training materials. 

What You Bring Along:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience working as an engineer, developer, or integrator in search or related technologies
  • Experience as a technical instructor or public speaker to large audiences on enterprise infrastructure software technology to engineers, developers and other technical positions
  • BS in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • Written, spoken & reading fluency in Japanese and English
  • Strong knowledge of Java and Linux/Unix environment, software development, and/or experience with distributed systems.

Bonus Points:

  • Deep understanding of Elasticsearch and/or Lucene, including Elastic Certified Engineer certification
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • Experience contributing to an open-source project or documentation
  • Experience in curriculum development for enterprise search or databases.

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Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. The candidate will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

At Elastic, we strive to have parity of benefits across regions. While regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of people is the right thing to do.

  • Health coverage for you and your family.
  • Flexible location and schedule for many roles.
  • Generous number of vacation days each year.
  • Double your charitable giving — we match up to 1% of your salary.
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.

Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

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