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Full-Time

Elasticsearch – Principal Software Engineer

Vector Search, Core Java, Jvm

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Elastic

Elastic

1,001-5,000 employees

Elasticsearch platform for search and analytics

Consulting
Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

United Kingdom

Category
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Java
Postgres
Elasticsearch
MongoDB
Cassandra
Requirements
  • Progressed the field of academic research in vector similarity information retrieval or implemented novel techniques in vector similarity on a search platform with a large user base
  • Professional experience with vector similarity and vector databases, used IVFPQ, HNSW, or other relevant algorithms and libraries on search platforms at scale
  • Strong skills in core Java and conversant in the standard library of data structures and concurrency constructs
  • Experience with several data storage technologies like Elasticsearch, Solr, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or Cassandra
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Lead initiatives within Elasticsearch to produce an industry-leading vector database offering
  • Contribute to Elasticsearch full time, building new vector search features and fixing bugs
  • Work with a globally distributed team of experienced engineers focused on vector search capabilities
  • Be an expert on how Elasticsearch implements vector similarity
  • Work with community members from all over the world on issues and pull requests

Elastic, with its Elasticsearch Platform, plays a crucial role in addressing key enterprise needs such as real-time search, scalable analytics, application performance, and cybersecurity across various cloud environments. This commitment to providing tailored solutions for Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security demonstrates the company's deep expertise in efficient data management and security protocols. Moreover, their offerings facilitate enhanced search experiences and robust cybersecurity measures, making it an ideal workplace for professionals aiming to innovate in data handling and security solutions.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$269.6M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

24%

Benefits

Fully paid health coverage for you and your family

Flexible location and schedule for most roles.

Generous number of vacation days each year

20+ additional shut it down days

Minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave, plus generous family formation benefits.

40 hours each year to use toward volunteering

Double your charitable giving