Security Operations Engineer


Sysdig is driving the standard for securing the cloud and containers. We created Falco, the open standard for cloud-native threat detection, and consistently contribute to open source software projects.  We are passionate, technical problem-solvers, continually innovating and delivering powerful solutions to secure the cloud from source to run.

We value diversity and open dialog to spur ideas, working closely together to achieve goals. We’re an international company that understands how to cultivate a strong culture across a remote team. And we're a great place to work too — we've been named a Bay Area Best Place to Work by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal for three years now! We were recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest growing organizations in 2020 and 2021. We are looking for team members who have a passion for container and cloud security and are willing to dig deeper to help our customers. Does this sound like the right place for you?

What you will do

  • Identify any potential security gaps in existing application infrastructure and work with appropriate stakeholders for remediation 
  • Operate our key security tools and constantly tune and build automated response playbooks
  • Defines security configurations for endpoint, network, e-mail security, etc.
  • Designs automated workflows to streamline security operations
  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and work effort needed to design and implement moderately complex technical solutions.
  • Monitors and proactively manages supported products and services to assure their performance, availability, security, and capacity.
  • Researches, analyzes, and formulates recommendations regarding technologies, products, and solutions to fulfill requirements within the enterprise.
  • Perform due diligence in ensuring that appropriate technology solutions are chosen to facilitate security at the application level 

What you will bring with you

  • As a Security Engineer at Sysdig, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation, maintenance, and monitoring of a wide variety of security tools and applications that support the overall Information Security program.
  • This is a technical, hands-on position. You will help with infrastructure and application security, identity and access management, governance and controls and Sysdig’s overall security posture.

What we look for

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent working experience 
  • Solid experience in a security engineering role 
  • Experience deploying and managing various security technologies including AV, network security, e-mail security, SIEM
  • Expertise applying security principles to cloud native environments (AWS, containerization, and microservices)
  • Strong understanding of security operations concepts

Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well-funded startup that already has a large enterprise customer base
  • We have a pragmatic, approachable culture, from the CEO down
  • We have an organizational focus on delivering value to customers
  • Our open-source tools ( are widely used and loved by technologists & developers

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation including equity opportunities
  • Flexible hours and additional recharge days
  • Mental wellbeing support through Modern Health for you and your family
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Career growth

Some of our Hiring Managers are globally distributed, an English version of your most up to date Cv will be highly appreciated!



Are you ready to join us?

We're excited to receive your application.