Curriculum Developer - EMEA

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

Job Description

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the company behind the popular open source projects — Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats — we help people around the world do great 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. The Elastic family unites 800+ employees across 30+ countries into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

You are a software engineer who loves education.  In this role you will help our team of education engineers create new education materials for classroom and online training.  You will also help maintain existing courseware and create software tools for interactive learning.  You will have direct influence on helping us grow and expand our education program by creating new courses for in-person and on-demand as well as helping build a certification program.  The education materials you help build will be used by thousands of people every year!

The right candidate is happy working on your own initiative, and does not require micro-management. Most of the team works remotely, and we are happy to consider you wherever you live. Our main offices in the United States are in Mountain View, California; New York, New York; and Phoenix, Arizona. Do you want to meet lots of new people and teach engineers how to use Elasticsearch? Come join us at Elastic!

Responsibilities:

  • Keep existing Elastic Stack courseware up-to-date with the fast changing features of Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana and Beats
  • Use feedback and survey data from students and education engineers to create new courses and improve existing courses both for in-person and on-demand education
  • Work with the engineering team, education team and subject matter experts to improve existing courses and to create new learning objectives
  • Create scripts, programs, and other similar technical artifacts that will assist the students in their learning environment and labs for courses.
  • Keep up to date with changes and advancements in the Elastic Stack and other similar technologies by following GitHub and other communications while in a parallel getting your hands dirty playing and experimenting with the software and code.
  • Work closely with education engineers to resolve issues with courseware discovered in the field.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 4 years experience working as an engineer, developer, or integrator in information retrieval or related technologies
  • A minimum of 2 years experience building and developing curriculum, ideally supporting a global team
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • A capacity to learn new things quickly and express your knowledge in a meaningful way
  • Strong knowledge of a programming language (and related ecosystem and libraries) and Linux/Unix environment, software development, and/or experience with search, databases and distributed systems
  • A desire to learn as much as possible about the internals and use cases of the Elastic Stack
  • Strong communication skills while multitasking at a rapid pace
  • Excited to work with a highly distributed team and collaborative environment
  • Experience contributing to an open-source project or documentation a plus

Additional Information

  • Competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, disability, benefits
  • Catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in most offices
  • An environment in which you can balance great work with a great life
  • Passionate people building great products
  • 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.
  • Distributed-first company with employees in over 27 countries, spread across 18 time zones, and speaking over 30 languages! 

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Target locations: Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Berlin, Germany; Munich, Germany; Frankfurt, Germany; Paris, France; Zurich, Switzerland; Lausanne, Switzerland; Stockholm, Sweden; Oslo, Norway; Madrid, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Copenhagen, Denmark

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.

Country

Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland