Director – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


We are looking for a Director, DEI to serve as a strategic partner and trusted advisor to the head of diversity, equity and inclusion, to help architect, implement and operationalize DEI strategy that is globally consistent and locally relevant. We want an inspiring and collaborative leader with outstanding people skills, cultural sensitivity and high EQ – and a passion for leading change across a globally distributed workforce!

What You’ll Do

Partner closely and form positive relationships with key collaborators, including but not limited to ESG/Sustainability, Talent Acquisition and Talent Management, Product & Engineering, Sales & Marketing, among others

Leverage data analytics and insights to identify and prioritize opportunities, develop and supervise the execution of tailored action plans, and an outcome-based metrics and measurements framework that improves accountability

Partner with cross functional leadership to further embed DEI into all aspects of the employee life cycle (recruitment, selection, onboarding, talent management & development, mentorship, engagement, mobility, promotion and retention)

Provide thought leadership on culturally specific, flexible and resonant practices that support and build a common yet globally adaptable understanding and application of DEI and belonging.

Nurture and maintain strategic partnerships with external organizations and peers in industry

Stay up-to-date with relevant regulatory or policy developments and industry standards

What You Bring

Deep content knowledge and experience navigating the complexities of global diversity (AMER, EMEA, APJ) with an understanding of how regional nuances can affect implementation efforts

Subject matter expertise in DEI – you’re up to date, ahead of trends, and you’re excited about the latest and greatest in the space and how you can optimally translate new ideas into action

You’ve crafted strategy and a framework for a large global population and smaller, more nuanced strategies too

Skill in data analysis and interpretation and outcomes/impact measurement

Cultural and situational awareness and adaptability

Knowledge of broader ESG operations, as well as US equal employment opportunity/affirmative action and EMEA/APJ region-specific implications preferred

A sense of humor

Compensation for this role is in the form of base salary. This role does not have a variable compensation component.

The typical starting salary range for new hires in this role is listed below. In select locations (including Seattle WA, Los Angeles CA, the San Francisco Bay Area CA, and the New York City Metro Area), an alternate range may apply as specified below.

These ranges represent the lowest to highest salary we reasonably and in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the ranges may be modified in the future.

An employee’s position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.

Elastic believes that employees should have the opportunity to share in the value that we create together for our shareholders. Therefore, in addition to cash compensation, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s stock program. Our total rewards package also includes a company-matched 401k with dollar-for-dollar matching up to 6% of eligible earnings, along with a range of other benefits offered with a holistic emphasis on employee well-being.

The typical starting salary range for this role is:

$160,300—$253,600 USD

The typical starting salary range for this role in the select locations listed above is:

$192,300—$304,200 USD

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

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