Senior Developer Advocate
Senior Developer Advocate
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.About the Team:Developers and community matter. Our users and contributors have helped ensure that the Elastic Stack (including Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is more than just code — they are free and open projects that people love to use and love to talk about. Community is core to our company identity.Are you the kind of person who is keen on sharing technology with the world and supporting our global user-base? Your activities as a Developer Advocate at Elastic include:presenting at in-person and virtual conferences or meetupsanswering questions on Discuss (our forum) and Slacksharing content on elastic.co or our YouTube channelcontributing code on GitHub both to Elastic and external repositoriesThe DevRel team's mission is to educate and help our users succeed by being (or the willingness to become) an expert in Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack.If you read this far and think: "that's me!" — You probably won't need to read any further, and we should have a conversation. But if you doubt the type of experience we expect you to have, the following should help clarify.What you will be doing:Foster the Elastic Community in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).Create technical content around the Elastic Stack for talks, blog posts, videos, and demos.Speak at virtual and in-person events like conferences, meetups, and lunch & learn sessions in your region and throughout EMEA.Answer technical questions on Discuss, Slack, social media, and at events.Contribute to Elastic repositories or external ones to integrate better with Elastic technologies.Help users be successful with Elastic’s stack, solutions, and cloud offerings.What you bring along:Strong technical background and experience.Demonstrated ability to create compelling content about technology — including speaking, writing, and demoing.Empathy for the community to help them solve their issues, provide internal feedback to make Elastic’s products better, and fix pain points where possible.Comfortable working with a highly distributed team.Experience working self-driven and self-organizing.Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English.Bonus points:Familiarity with and passion for the Elastic Stack.Proficiency in additional language(s) — speaking or programming (like Golang, Python, Java, or Rust).Production experience with technologies that complement Elastic’s technologies — from Generative AI to Kubernetes.Involvement in past Elastic Community events as speaker or organizer.Experience with open source software or commercial open source companies.Additional Information - We Take Care of Our PeopleAs 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 salaryHealth coverage for you and your family in many locationsAbility to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many rolesGenerous number of vacation days each yearDouble your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you loveEmbracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leaveDifferent people approach problems differently. We need that. 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