Machine Learning Developer


Elastic is an open source search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions 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 Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, 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. Learn more at

What you’ll do:

  • Contribute to developing ML solutions for Endpoint Security
  • Perform data analysis on our sources to identify new solutions and improvements
  • Collaborate within the Security ML team, and with members of other teams to build, ship, and maintain ML models
  • Promote long-term vision for monitoring performance of deployed models to identify concept drift and determine retraining cadence
  • Determine how to improve models over time by leveraging implicit and explicit feedback


  • Be comfortable working in a fully-remote environment
  • Be able to communicate clearly to diverse groups of stakeholders coming from different disciplines, timezones, and programming language preferences
  • Willingness to learn new things and ask for help
  • Experience designing, training, and evaluating models using popular ML frameworks
  • Working knowledge of deep learning, clustering, and/or graph algorithms
  • Proficient Python programming skills 
  • Experience with building Endpoint Security solutions
  • Experience with writing and running tests (unit tests, integration tests, regression tests)
  • Experience with performing data analysis as required to support data quality decisions
  • Ability to both give and receive helpful code reviews

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with AWS or GCP
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Buildkite or other CICD tooling

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 email [email protected].

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