Elastic Enterprise Search - Senior Frontend Engineer in Frankfurt, Germany
Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, 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 Cisco, eBay, 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 and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol ESTC. Learn more at elastic.co .
Imagine a unified search experience that connects people to all of their favorite applications. The experience ingests organizational data, transforms natural language into queries, then sends those queries to Elasticsearch, the free and open RESTful search engine for fast, relevant search results at scale. We’re seeking a talented software engineer and communicator to help realize this vision and push the product and team to new heights. As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Elastic on the Workplace Search team, you will collaborate closely with our Design and Engineering teams to bridge the gap between visual design and implementation, by building and maintaining stateful single page apps across Elastic solutions.
What You Will Do:
You’ll lead best practices on the frontend, contributing to both a reliable foundation and an engaging user experience. Whether it’s desktop, web, mobile, you will innovate and lead within fresh and interesting applications.
You’ll drive product focused engineering efforts to invent and ship valuable and meaningful features to an excited market.
You’ll engage with and lead capable engineers, designers, and many other stakeholders, as we work together to invent and build whimsical and valuable interfaces. We practice teamwork!
You’ll contribute frontend code to Kibana, a free and open frontend application that sits on top of the Elastic Stack, providing search and data visualization capabilities for data indexed in Elasticsearch.
What You Bring Along:
Experience leading valuable features into an at-scale web application.
Experience as a technical leader. You are a warm and inspiring figure who can help develop engineers and rally people around meaningful projects.
Excellent practical judgement. You know how to prioritize, when to collaborate and ask for help, and when to be independent.
Measured and articulate written and spoken communication skills. You work well with others and can craft concise and expressive thoughts into correspondence: issues, investigations, documentation and onboarding material.
An interest in learning new tools, languages, workflows and philosophies that can help you grow. You can function well in an environment that drives towards change. This role has tremendous opportunity for growth!
Any remote work experience.
Experience working with REST/JSON APIs.
Deep knowledge of HTML and CSS (we use Sass). You should have experience writing clean, semantic, and responsive code that works across popular browsers and devices.
Experience gathering requirements from design tools like Sketch, Figma, and InVision.
Experience using browser tools to test, profile, and debug modern web applications.
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 email@example.com .
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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 complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfiV7br5dGLslC__KPuDNBii1x6cQnlm59L8b4293O2eFxbMA/viewform) .