elastic Advanced Analytics - QA Engineer

Posted on January 29th, 2019

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 real time 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 employees across 30+ countries into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

Right now, we are looking to add a talented and mathematically minded QA Engineer to join our Machine Learning team.


You will have the opportunity to work with exceptional engineers in a small and focussed QA team which is part of the machine learning team. Your primary focus will be assessing and maintaining the quality of analytical results at scale.

What you will be doing

  • Maintaining data scenario regression suite
  • Designing and implementing new strategies for assessing quality of results
  • Providing visibility of test coverage and execution rates
  • Investigating, reporting and verifying bugs in a timely manner
  • Increasing depth and breadth of test coverage
  • Collaborating with QA team; able to support other functional areas if needed
  • Collaborating with data team on approach and roadmap

What you will bring

  • 2+ years of software test experience
  • Excellent numeracy, demonstrable mathematical or statistical background
  • Excellent knowledge of QA methodologies and automation
  • Experience working with large data systems
  • Software engineering skills; Python, Java
  • Flexible, “can do” approach, able to adjust to changing priorities and willing to help out in other functional areas
  • Attentive to detail and highly organized
  • Ready to be part of a dedicated distributed team; self-motivated, can work independently and having strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience with the Elastic Stack is useful, but not mandatory

Additional Information

We're looking to hire team members invested in realising 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
  • Equity
  • Global minimum of 16 weeks of paid in full 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.


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.

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