Software Engineer II (Full Stack)

Title: Search Search Relevance – Software Engineer II (Full Stack)

Location: Distributed, EMEA

Job Description:

Elastic is a free and open 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.co.

Search lets users easily implement powerful, modern search experiences for their websites, apps, or workplaces. Search it all, simply. The Search Relevance team is responsible for the search quality and customizations for our developers building their search experiences. We make sure that every query yields relevant and reliable results in a reasonable time.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • You will be building product enhancements for search components with contributions to Elasticsearch and Kibana.
  • You will collaborate with and mentor teammates in a mostly text-based, asynchronous, remote-first team environment with occasional video calls and yearly conferences.
  • Youll be hands-on with the team and codebase, reviewing work and providing constructive feedback.
  • You will collaborate with the team on features, breaking them down into technical deliverables. Youll act as an important and communicative part of an engaged and spiritedteam.

Our Team Style:

  • We appreciate articulate and low ego people who want to grow as part of a team.
  • We welcome diversity in all forms. We embrace strange and risky ideas and appreciate characters of all sorts.
  • We hold each other accountable and work to a high standard. We take pride in the frequent, safe and graceful delivery of innovative and valuable features.
  • We embrace open communication and challenge. We appreciate positivity and vigilance and strive for autonomy, trust, and personal and professional growth.

What You Will Bring:

  • Experience building software using modern programming languages such as Java, Python ,Go, Kotlin, etc.
  • Openness to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Experienced with JavaScript-based front-end web application frameworks.
  • Excellent practical judgment. You know how to prioritize, when to collaborate and ask for help, and when to be independent.
  • Measured and articulate written and spoken communication skills. You work well with others and can craft concise and expressive thoughts into correspondence: issues, investigations, documentation and onboarding material.
  • An interest in learning new tools, languages, workflows and philosophies that can help you grow. You can function well in an environment that drives towards change.

If this sounds interesting, we would love to hear from you! Please include whatever info you believe is relevant: resume, GitHub profile, code samples, blog posts and writing samples, links to personal projects, etc.

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether youre 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 doesnt matter if youre 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

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.

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 candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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