Cloud - Senior Software Engineer

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powertofly approved What Elastic Has to Offer:

Elastic is the company behind the Elastic Stack - Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, Elastic helps people explore and analyze their data differently using the power of search. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Elastic offers their employees benefits like:

  • 401(k) / Retirement Plan
  • Minimum 16 weeks of parental leave
  • Health coverage & vision insurance
  • Flexible locations & schedules
  • Work from home policy
  • Generous vacation time & paid holidays
  • Elastic is a 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

    Elastic is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Cloud QA team. Engineers applying for this role are themselves developers who can use the Elastic stack and Elastic Cloud platform and are focused on Quality Automation as well as creating usable tools, frameworks and solutions that improve developer productivity. We are strong believers in test automation, framework design and continuous delivery. Cloud QA engineers empower our development teams to author stable and reliable code faster.

    What you will be doing

    • Manage a variety of projects related to testing frameworks, tooling, automation, continuous integration, deployment methodology and much more.
    • Design and develop reliable and performant test frameworks to automate API testing.
    • Demonstrate and promote their usage across customer-zero: our engineers.
    • Automate to eliminate human toil in deployment and release testing.
    • Enable shift-left thinking through continuous integration and delivery.
    • Work with our infrastructure teams to improve internal Cloud environments.
    • Utilize the Elastic Stack for testing and introspection of Elastic Cloud.
    • Collaborate across functions and mentor other engineers on a quality mindset.

    What you will bring along

    • You believe that a diverse company is a better company, and want to work with men and women all over the world.
    • You have a software engineering background with prior experience working as a developer, QA engineer, or software engineer focused on developer productivity.
    • You have strong experience with programming in a statically typed language like Java, Go or Scala.
    • You have experience troubleshooting low-level systems from web APIs.
    • You have experience in delivering continuous integration in a SaaS environment.
    • You have operational experience with any of the major Cloud providers.
    • You are passionate about software quality, developer productivity and release processes.
    • You are exposed to configuration management and infrastructure-as-code principles.
    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 $1500 (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

    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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    Cloud - Senior Software Engineer