Elastic is the company behind the Elastic Stack — that’s Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, we help people explore and analyze their data differently using the power of search.
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Finding a Home in Tech
Yara Tercero - Elastic Software Engineer
Tanisha L. Turner - Elastic Stack Support Engineer II
What does working as a software engineer at a distributed, open-source company look like? It wasn’t a direct path into tech for Yara. After going to college for political science and considering a career in government, she decided to take a chance and pursue her newfound passion. Yara has had experience working at both startups and larger established companies like LinkedIn and Elastic. Her current role as part of a growing team of engineers revolves around Elastic’s detection engine - part of the security solution.
Tanisha L. Turner is an experienced cyber security professional in security operations, malware analysis & identification, and threat investigation. She participates in non-profit cyber security organizations and is active in information security communities. She is the first Elastician to be featured on a global list of recognized Epic Women in Cybersecurity. She has a Bachelors of Science in Information Security and an Associate of Science in Network Security.
Curious on how we started our careers in tech? Looking to discuss the ELK stack? Ask away!
Some helpful links:
[What is Elasticsearch?](https://www.elastic.co/what-is/elasticsearch)