Elastic Technical Consultant | Japan | Fluent Japanese Required (N1)

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, Beats, and Logstash — 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. We unite Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting!), 18 timezones, and 30 different languages into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

You will have the opportunity to work with a tremendous services, engineering and sales team and wear many hats.  This is a critical role, as Consultants have an amazing chance to make an immediate impact on the success of Elastic and our customers.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Deliver Elastic solutions to drive customer business value from our products

  • Solution design, development, and integration of Elastic products and APIs, platform architecture, and capacity planning in mission-critical environments

  • Strong customer advocacy, relationship building, and communications skills

  • Comfortable working remotely in a highly distributed team

  • Development of demos and proof-of-concepts that highlight the value of the Elastic Stack

  • Data modelling, query development and optimisation, cluster tuning and scaling with a focus on fast search and analytics at scale

  • Solving our customers’ most challenging data problems

  • Working closely with the Elastic engineering, product management, and support teams to identify feature enhancements, extensions, and product defects

  • Engaging with the Elastic Sales team to scope opportunities while assessing technical risks, questions, or concerns

What You Bring Along:

  • Hands-on experience and an understanding of Elasticsearch and/or Lucene

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Software Engineer, System Administrator, or DevOps Engineer

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working as a Consultant, working to deliver and execute on professional services engagements

  • Experience as a technical instructor or public speaker to large audiences on enterprise infrastructure software technology to engineers, developers, and other technical positions

  • Excel at working directly with customers to gather, prioritise, plan and execute solutions to customer business requirements as it relates to our technologies

  • Understanding and passion for open-source technology and knowledge and proficient in at least one programming language

  • Hands-on experience with large distributed systems from an architecture and development perspective

  • Knowledge of information retrieval and/or analytics domain

  • Ability to travel up to 65% of the time

  • Understanding of Linux, Java and databases

Bonus Points:

  • Deep understanding of Elasticsearch and Lucene, including Elastic Certified Engineer certification

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline

  • Strong knowledge of Java and Linux/Unix environment, software development, and/or experience with distributed systems

  • Experience and interest in delivering and/or developing product training

  • Experience contributing to an open-source project or documentation

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 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, colour, 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.

Posted 12 months ago