Elasticsearch - Senior Go Engineer - Language Clients

2020-09-16 remotive.io
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 hardworking Go Engineer to collaborate within a small, globally distributed team. You will be joining a dedicated team for Language Clients within Elasticsearch. Our primary responsibility is to make sure that folks who use our official language clients have a great experience when integrating with any part of the Elastic Stack.
What you will be doing

Be the face of the elasticsearch official Go language client
Maintain and moderate the language clients
Contribute to other language clients as appropriate
Drive community engagement and adoption
Keep pace with Elastic Stack releases
Build-out our continuous integration tests, functional specifications and dashboard
Help maintain and develop best practices for language client development

What you bring along

At least 4 years of professional software development experience
Strong Go coding skills and an interest in what goes on in the Go developer ecosystem
Experience in other development languages (such as Perl, Java, Ruby, Rust) is a plus
Ready to be part of a high-performing and distributed team; self-motivated with strong collaboration and communication skills
Happy to get involved with our community; not afraid to reach out and be reached out to
Experience with the Elastic Stack is preferred
Open Source project contribution experience is preferred

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People
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
Double your charitable giving - we match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
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