Education Engineer - Security

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Do you want to meet lots of new people and teach engineers and analysts how to use Elastic security solutions? Come join us at Elastic!

Our ideal candidate is an expert in network security practices with customer-facing experience and thrives on delivering technical training both virtually and in-person. Most of our team works remotely, and we are happy to consider you wherever you live. If you want to see the world and work face-to-face with our clients and open-source users, we would love to hear from you.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Learning, creating and presenting compelling courses in extremely technical concepts clearly and concisely to large audiences in a way that fully engages our customers
  • Working to become an expert in Elastic security solutions, keeping up to date on changes/releases, and relaying that knowledge in the form of content development, training instruction, educational material, meetups, and conferences
  • Recognizing and analyzing threats based on a combination of behavioral activity and signature-based indicators
  • Collaborating 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

What You Bring Along:

  • Ability to travel globally up to 50%
  • Solid familiarity with the MITRE ATT&CK framework and advanced adversary techniques
  • Having the ability to work on your own initiative with fanatical attention to detail
  • Strong customer advocacy, relationship building, and communications skills
  • 4+ years of security training, SOC, IR, or related experience with demonstrated accomplishments in the role
  • Experience as a technical instructor or public speaker to large audiences on enterprise infrastructure software technology to engineers, developers and other technical positions
  • Strong understanding of Network Security Monitoring (NSM) (to include network protocol analyzers and intrusion detection systems - ex: Zeek and Snort/Suricata), as well as experience with large-scale, complex enterprise troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of cyber adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures to help customers use Elastic solutions to detect sophisticated adversaries, triage alerts, and respond to potential incidents.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience contributing to an open-source project or documentation
  • Scripting language proficiency (Bash, Python or Powershell) and the use of version control (git) 
  • Experience in curriculum development for search or databases

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 up to 1% of your salary
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

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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