Senior Staff Software Engineer, Secure Product


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?

Your Opportunity

Sysdig is looking for a Senior Staff Software Engineer, Secure Product to work with internal and external stakeholders to discuss vulnerabilities findings, false positives/negatives and advise on remediation strategies. You will play a key role in designing and building cutting-edge products and driving customer success through high-quality R&D level support when necessary, resulting in hundreds of happy enterprise customers and disrupting the monitoring and security space in the Containers World.

What you will do

  • You'll lead projects as part of this effort that will allow us to build services to help customers secure their cloud applications
  • Work as a main point of contact and interface with various stakeholders including Product, Design, Support and Customers
  • Build distributed & scalable services in Go to process, store & analyze customer's asset metadata & runtime insights
  • Be a player of a major re-architecture of the Vulnerability Management product
  • Handle security-related data as part of the software lifecycle

What you will bring with you

  • Strong experience leading the build of distributed & scalable services
  • Experience with Cloud services (mainly AWS, GCP) and containers
  • Deep knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems internals and main security concerns
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Passion about problem solving through coding (preferred Go-lang)

What we look for

  • A positive “can do” attitude and startup / entrepreneurial approach
  • Analytical approach to take technical decisions in a traffic-intensive and distributed architecture
  • Clean coding and automation practices
  • Experience with Open Source contribution and Container runtimes knowledge is a plus

Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well-funded startup that already has a large enterprise customer base
  • We have a pragmatic, transparent 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


Are you ready to join us?

We're excited to receive your application.