Cloud - Build/Release Engineer

  • Elastic
  • Anywhere Europe
  • 04 Apr, 2018
Permanent IT

Job Description

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to pursue the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. We help people around the world do exceptional things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. Often, what you can do with our products is only limited by what you can dream up. We believe that diversity drives our vibe. We unite employees across 30+ countries into one unified team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

Elastic’s Cloud product allows users to create new clusters or expand existing ones easily. This product would be built on technologies such as AWS, Docker and others to enable operations teams to easily create and manage multiple Elastic Clusters.

Job Duties and Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Elastic’s engineering teams (like Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash and Beats) to plan releases on Cloud’s infrastructure
  • Adding automation to continuously deploy nightly snapshot releases and release candidates to staging and production environments
  • Handling git branching processes and automation. Teaching your co-workers about git
  • Add features to improve the user experience of the Cloud Enterprise software
  • Handling the scala sbt/make build framework for Cloud
  • Collaborate with the infra team on CI workflows


  • You care deeply about automating repetitive tasks and improving efficiency
  • You empathize about developers productivity and are eager to help fix things
  • Knowledge of at least one CI/CD systems like Jenkins/Hudson
  • Experience deploying software on a SaaS/Cloud infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge and experience with git and git workflows
  • Good working knowledge of Unix based operating systems

Additional Information:

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Stock options
  • Catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in most offices
  • An environment in which you can balance work with a great life
  • You'll love working with passionate people building products spread across several timezones
  • Employees with a wide variety of interests
  • 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.

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.