Technical Curriculum Developer
1 week ago
Job type: Full-time
Category: All others
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 600+ employees across 30+ countries into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.
Are you are a software engineer who loves education? Do you want to meet lots of new people and teach engineers how to use Elasticsearch? Come join us at Elastic! In this role, you will support our global team of Education Engineers through creating and developing new educational materials for classroom and online training. You will also help maintain existing courseware and create software tools for interactive learning.
This opportunity has a 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!
Our ideal candidate thrives in an autonomous setting, taking the initiative to independently deliver results, as most of the team works remotely and we are happy to consider you wherever you live.
What You Will Be Doing:
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
What You Bring Along:
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 national and/or global team
BS 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
We're looking to hire team members invested in realizing the goal of making real-time data exploration easy and available to anyone. As a distributed company, we believe that diversity drives our vibe! 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.
Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
Global minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave (moms & dads)
Generous vacation time and one week of volunteer time off
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.
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