Endpoint Security - Senior Software Engineer

Elastic (NYSE:ESTC)

  • Location
    • World Wide
  • Date Posted
  • 19 Mar 2020
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Data, Open Source

Elastic is a search company with a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the creators of the Elastic Stack, we help thousands of organizations including Cisco, eBay, Grab, Goldman Sachs, ING, Microsoft, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and many more use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. 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 have a distributed team of Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting), and our diverse open source community spans over 100 countries. Learn more at elastic.co

The Endpoint team is looking for an experienced engineer to join us in writing low-level code to detect and prevent advanced security threats across Windows, macOS, and Linux. You will be working with former intelligence community and seasoned security industry engineers with extensive security expertise – including the author of Rootkits: Subverting the Windows Kernel. If you’re an experienced Windows, macOS, and/or Linux system-level engineer, join our Endpoint development team and help protect the world’s data from attackers.

Tech Stack:

C/C++, Python, x86/x64 assembly

Lldb, gdb, Windbg

Windows, macOS, and/or Linux kernel development and user space, system level APIs

Git, Jenkins


  • Design and develop robust kernel and/or system-level code that collects data with minimal impact on system performance.
  • Write, code review, and unit test cross platform code in a multi-threaded application.
  • Work with our platform team to rapidly integrate new features end-to-end.
  • Communicate and document new features with team members and quality assurance engineers.
  • Participate in agile planning and scope estimation

Skills and Requirements:

  • Live, breathe, and eat operating system kernels and system level APIs
  • 10+ years security industry experience in C/C++ and Python
  • Experience debugging with lldb, gdb, WinDbg, OllyDbg, or Immunity Debugger
  • Networking socket programming and protocol analysis

Cross platform, system level development