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Life @ Elastic: Time for (virtual) Summer Camp!

We’re a distributed company by design. One aspect of making distributed work successful is maintaining a sense of community. Zoom meetings are a great way to get work done, but some Elasticians feel

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Someone Like Me | Kelly Costa: Excelling with an accent

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians

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Life @ Elastic | Tony Meehan on being thoughtfully distributed

If you regularly visit our blog you’re sure to have read about our distributed culture. We’ve covered everything from the humble origins of our company as a distributed workforce, to tips

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Careers at Elastic | Consulting

We love hearing from candidates interested in roles at Elastic. We like to share insights into these roles on our blog. In previous posts we’ve highlighted what it’s like to be in sales in the Fed sector, how being a

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Fed team spotlight: Christopher Brown on training the next line of defense

Life @ Elastic celebrates the various ways Elasticians create community, lead by example, and carry out our Source Code in everything they do. In this Spotlight we talk to

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Black Lives Matter: Keeping the conversation alive @Elastic

In May our CEO Shay Banon shared a few thoughts about the Black Lives Matters movement and how we at Elastic stand in solidarity with those protesting across the world against the injustices

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

According to the UN, human trafficking is “the recruitment transportation, transfer, harbouring (sic) or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud

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Someone Like Me: Jeremy Johnson says be the sponge

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a

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Someone Like Me | Gayle Berkeley and the safety of distributed

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight

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Power to Fly - Diversity reboot

Power to Fly was founded by Milena Berry and Katherine Zalenski as a platform for employees, Fortune 500 companies, and startups who value gender diversity and inclusion to connect. The Power to Fly platform promotes

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Someone Like Me | Mandy Andress on security at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have

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GAHthering at Home: Bringing our global all hands to the virtual office

We were in the middle of planning our annual global all-hands (we call it “GAH”) when the COVID-19 pandemic really started to escalate, and we realized gathering in a physical

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Pride 2020 | Come as you are @ Elastic

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate LGBTQIA+ rights and to shine a light on all the work that’s left to be done. Pride began as a celebration of the Stonewall Uprising. The uprising at Stonewall Inn, in

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Pride in the time of COVID-19

Pride month is always an exciting time for me. First, it’s the start of the summer and the dreary rainy months of Portland winter are finally behind me. Equally as exciting as the reappearance of the sun is the start of Pride

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Someone Like Me | Accessibility Awareness Day at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Careers at Elastic | Engineering Teams

If there’s one team that’s at the heart of all we do at Elastic, it’s our Engineering team. From our core products to the philosophy that guides what we do and how we do it, the Engineering team plays an integral

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Kibana 7.7.0 released

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of Kibana 7.7. With this release, we’re delivering the first milestone on our journey towards a more robust and integrated alerting framework as well an exciting new ability to add

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Someone Like Me | Liza Dayoub on women in open source

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Elastic: Distributed by design

As COVID-19 continues to make clear, being adaptable and resilient when the world changes can help a business stay alive. At Elastic, we know from experience that being distributed helps build a strong company that can

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Elastic's tips and tricks for working at home

A lot of businesses are thinking about the future of virtual work and how to make it successful in light of recent world events. For managers and employees used to working in a traditional office space

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a unique story — one, perhaps, just as unique as yours.

Our featured Elasticians invite you to reach out to them should you have additional questions about their Life at Elastic.

If you are curious about a different background or story that isn’t highlighted below, please reach out to Life@Elastic.co and we will do our best to connect you to an Elastician to better answer your questions.

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Someone Like Me | Kelly Costa: Excelling with an accent

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians

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Someone Like Me: Jeremy Johnson says be the sponge

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a

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Someone Like Me | Gayle Berkeley and the safety of distributed

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight

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Someone Like Me | Mandy Andress on security at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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What Juneteenth means to me

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As a junior high and high school student growing up in metropolitan Washington, DC, I enjoyed a broad curriculum of ‘social studies’ comprising civics, geography, economics, political science, sociology, psychology, anthropology

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Pride 2020 | Come as you are @ Elastic

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate LGBTQIA+ rights and to shine a light on all the work that’s left to be done. Pride began as a celebration of the Stonewall Uprising. The uprising at Stonewall Inn, in

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Pride in the time of COVID-19

Pride month is always an exciting time for me. First, it’s the start of the summer and the dreary rainy months of Portland winter are finally behind me. Equally as exciting as the reappearance of the sun is the start of Pride

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Someone Like Me | Accessibility Awareness Day at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians

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Someone Like Me | Liza Dayoub on women in open source

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Someone Like Me | Raya Fratkina: Working distributed at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight

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Someone Like Me | Dan Roscigno

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a unique story

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Life @ Elastic | Black History Month 2020

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements made by black men and women, the central role they play in American history, and a time to reflect on the struggles and adversity they

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Someone like me | Family first through distributed work

October is here, and with it, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is heavy on my mind. In October of 2016, my mom passed away at age 39 of metastatic breast cancer. I was only 20 at the time, and just

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Life@ Elastic | Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Hear from two of our Elasticians — Alyssa Hester and A.J. Angus — to find out what Black History Month means to them, who has had an impact on their lives, and why sharing who

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Someone Like Me | Liza Dayoub on women in open source

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Women of Elastic: Kathy Hsu's career in Sales

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Want to know what Life at Elastic is like? You've come to the right place. Hear from our Elasticians first hand as we highlight their stories and photos from around the world. In this video, we meet Federal Sales

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International Women's Day 2020 | #EachForEqual at Elastic

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and here at Elastic, we like to take this time of year to sit back and reflect on the ways in which we’re helping support the women of Elastic, and how we

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Women of Elastic | Rita Jhaveri

Want to know what Life @ Elastic is like? You've come to the right place. In our Women @ Elastic series we’re interviewing the women who make Elastic what it is today. In this edition we introduce Rita Jhaveri, Director

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Equal pay at Elastic: Going beyond “just good enough”

Back in April, I posted a blog that outlined our efforts to ensure we have a meaningful approach to pay equity at Elastic. We enlisted the help of Economists Incorporated (EI), an external consulting

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Equal Pay Day @ Elastic

Today, April 2, is Equal Pay Day in the United States. Why? The current date is a symbol of how far into 2019 American women on average must work to earn what white men earned in 2018. The date varies around the world but the

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International Women's Day 2019: Balancing for Better at Elastic

International Women's Day (#IWD2019), we want to give the two Elasticians who championed these efforts an opportunity to share their stories with you. Breast Cancer Awareness Written by Kristina Frost When I’ve donated or been part of causes via our Elastic Cares program in the past, I’ve thought about

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Celebrating, Supporting, and Valuing Women Around the World

10% in technical roles at Elastic. And I am the only female executive on the leadership team. We can and we will do better. But hiring women is only one piece of the puzzle. Creating an environment where women can thrive and develop in their careers over the long term is another key component. Like

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Announcing the Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON} 2018

Join us at this year’s Elastic{ON} women in technology breakfast happening Wednesday, February 28 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel. RSVP now to save your seat

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Celebrating International Women's Day at Elastic{ON}17

Elastic{ON}17 is nearly upon us, and we're tremendously excited about bringing our dynamic community of engineers and innovators together for three days of amazing content. I'm writing this blog on

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Second Annual Elastic{ON} Women’s Breakfast: Now with Leadership Panel

At Elastic, we take the philosophy of open source technology beyond just code. In that spirit, last year we hosted our inaugural Elastic{ON} Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON}16

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Women of Elastic: A look back and our steps forward

For those of you who couldn’t join us at Elastic{ON}16, Thursday, February 18 was a pretty special day for the women of Elastic; we hosted our first ever Women’s MeetUp at the conference. This marks

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Helper Node Series | Elastic volunteers with Dig Deep in Kenya

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Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and by recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series | Elasticians @ the Reserva Playa Tortuga

19 November 2019 Culture Helper Node Series | Elasticians @ the Reserva Playa Tortuga By Nancy Heiss • Isabella Squarisi • Brook VandenBrink Share Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and by recognizing that participating in these activities

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Helper Node Series | Healing the community with Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and by recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich

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Helper Node Series: Bringing homes to El Salvador

10 September 2019 Culture Helper Node Series: Bringing homes to El Salvador By Thom O'Connor • Elastic Cares Share My name is Thom O’Connor, and I am the VP of Services at Elastic. My responsibility is for our Education and Consulting practices. These teams operate mostly independently, although

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Helper Node Series: One brick at a time with Habitat for Humanity

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series: Bringing technology to the classroom with TEALS

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series | Building houses with Habitat for Humanity

07 June 2019 Culture Helper Node Series | Building houses with Habitat for Humanity By Jay McDonald • Elastic Cares Share Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our

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Helper Node Series | Tanya Bragin: Supporting Kids and Educators at MPCSD

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives

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Helper Node Series | Sarah Hersh: Tutoring Students with Reading Partners

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our

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Helper Node Series | Imma Valls: Teaching Kids to Read at LECXIT

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Leadership @ Elastic | Disrupting through sales with Samantha Wessels

Want to know what life at Elastic is like? You've come to the right place. Hear from our Elasticians first hand as we highlight their stories and photos from around the world. In

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Leadership @ Elastic | Kevin Kluge: Distributed for the better

I joined Elastic six years ago. How I came to Elastic is an interesting story, and one I’d like to share, because I think it’s revealing in terms of our engineering culture and what it means

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Second Annual Elastic{ON} Women’s Breakfast: Now with Leadership Panel

At Elastic, we take the philosophy of open source technology beyond just code. In that spirit, last year we hosted our inaugural Elastic{ON} Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON}16

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Equal pay at Elastic: Going beyond “just good enough” | Elastic Blog

Back in April, I posted a blog that outlined our efforts to ensure we have a meaningful approach to pay equity at Elastic. We enlisted the help of Economists Incorporated (EI), an external consulting

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Equal Pay Day @ Elastic | Elastic Blog

Today, April 2, is Equal Pay Day in the United States. Why? The current date is a symbol of how far into 2019 American women on average must work to earn what white men earned in 2018. The date varies around the world but the