Cloud Security - Senior Fullstack Software Engineer

Distributed, EMEA


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Elastic is an open source 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


About the Team:

The Cloud Security team at Elastic is dedicated to developing innovative solutions that protect cloud-native environments. The team is responsible for delivering posture management solutions, consolidating visibility across diverse cloud environments and delivering contextual threat detection, comprehensive investigation capabilities, and streamlined response workflows.

As a Senior Fullstack Engineer on this team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with our Design and Engineering teams to bridge the gap between visual design and implementation. You will be responsible for building and maintaining the codebase for our cloud security solution on Kibana, a free and open-source application that sits on top of the Elastic Stack. Your expertise as a Fullstack Engineer will be critical in shaping the user experience, functionality, and performance of our cloud security product.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Contribute to the development of the Frontend and Backend codebase for Cloud Security in Kibana, providing users with capabilities to protect their cloud-native environments through policy management and cloud security enforcement.
  • Lead best practices for front-end and back-end development, ensuring a reliable foundation and an engaging user experience for our customers.
  • Drive product-focused engineering efforts, working closely with product managers and other stakeholders to invent and ship valuable and meaningful features to the market.
  • Engage with and provide leadership to a team of capable engineers and designers, fostering teamwork and collaboration to deliver high-quality front-end solutions.
  • Work with technologies such as React and TypeScript to develop frontend solutions that are performant, scalable, and maintainable.
  • Collaborate with other teams and stakeholders, such as product managers, UX designers, and backend engineers, to ensure seamless integration of front-end components into the overall product architecture.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in frontend engineering, contributing to the continuous improvement of our development processes and team culture.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, providing technical expertise and sharing knowledge to foster their growth and development.

What You Bring Along:

  • 5+ years of experience leading valuable features into an at-scale web application and expertise with modern JavaScript tooling like React and TypeScript.
  • Experience with API design and development, using back-end languages and frameworks such as Node.js.
  • Interest in learning new tools, languages, workflows, and philosophies to support personal growth and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to inspire engineers, and rally people around important projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong analytical, problem-solving, debugging, and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Experience working in a globally distributed team.

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with Kibana and the Elastic Stack.
  • Experience in developing a security-related SaaS product.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and cloud-native technologies.
  • Experience in enhancing the development process through the implementation of telemetry features, testing strategies, GitHub workflows, and other relevant tools and practices.


Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As 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 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 committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. 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. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please email

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Tags: APIs Cloud GitHub JavaScript Kubernetes Monitoring Node.js Open Source Polygraph Privacy SaaS Threat detection TypeScript

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