Consulting Architect - German Speaking
Location: Anywhere Europe
Department: Education and Consulting Services
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Elastic is the world's leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for search, logging, security, and analytics use cases. Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash open source projects, Elastic's global community has more than 80,000 members across 45 countries, and since its initial release. Elastic's products have achieved more than 100 million cumulative downloads. Today thousands of organizations, including Cisco, eBay, Dell, Goldman Sachs, Groupon, HP, Microsoft, Netflix, </span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">The New York Times</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">, Uber, Verizon, Yelp, and Wikipedia, use the Elastic Stack, X-Pack, and Elastic Cloud to power mission-critical systems that drive new revenue opportunities and massive cost savings. Elastic is backed by more than $104 million in funding from Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA; has headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Mountain View, California; and has over 400 employees in more than 30 countries around the world.</span></p> <p>You will have the opportunity to work with a tremendous services, engineering and sales team and wear many hats. This is a critical role, as Consultants have an amazing chance to make an immediate impact to the success of Elastic and our customers.</p> <p><strong>Responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Deliver Elastic solutions to drive customer business value from our products</li> <li>Solution design, development, and integration on Elastic products and APIs, platform architecture, and capacity planning in mission-critical environments</li> <li>Requirements gathering, architectural design, integrating with other enterprise technologies, and documenting solutions</li> <li>Strong customer advocacy, relationship building, and communications skills</li> <li>Comfortable working remotely in a highly distributed team</li> <li>Development of demos and proof-of-concepts that highlight the value of the Elastic Stack</li> <li>Data modeling, query development and optimization, cluster tuning and scaling with a focus on fast search and analytics at scale</li> <li>Technology workshops that include hands-on mentoring, whiteboarding, and solution development</li> <li>Solving our customers’ most challenging data problems</li> <li>Working closely with the Elastic engineering, product management, and support teams to identify feature enhancements, extensions, and product defects</li> <li>Engaging with the Elastic Sales team to scope opportunities while assessing technical risks, questions, or concerns</li> <li>Mentoring Elastic team members on new technology and solutions</li> </ul> <p><strong>Requirements</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Software Engineer, System Administrator, or DevOps Engineer</li> <li>Excellent German language skills (native level)</li> <li>Excel at working directly with customers to gather, prioritize, plan and execute solutions to customer business requirements as it relates to our technologies</li> <li>Understanding and passion for open-source technology and knowledge and proficient in at least one programming language</li> <li>Hands-on experience with large distributed systems from an architecture and development perspective</li> <li>Great presentation skills with the ability to speak in front of audiences both large and small</li> <li>Knowledge of information retrieval and/or analytics domain</li> <li>Ability to travel up to 50% of the time</li> <li>Understanding of Linux, Java and databases</li> </ul> <p><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>Deep understanding of Elasticsearch and/or Lucene</li> <li>Experience as a technical instructor or public speaker to large audiences on enterprise infrastructure software technology to engineers, developers and other technical positions</li> <li>BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline</li> <li>Strong knowledge of Java and Linux/Unix environment, software development, and/or experience with distributed systems</li> <li>Experience and interest in delivering and/or developing product training</li> <li>Experience contributing to an open-source project or documentation</li> </ul> <p><strong>Additional Information</strong></p> <ul> <li>Competitive pay and benefits</li> <li>Stock options</li> <li>Catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in most offices</li> <li>An environment in which you can balance great work with a great life</li> <li>Passionate people building great products</li> <li>Employees with a wide variety of interests</li> <li>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.</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>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.</p> <div class="p-t-70 p-b-80"> </div>
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