Engineering

Senior/Infrastructure Engineer (SF)

San Francisco, CA

Here at Sysdig, we’re what you might call container-obsessed. It starts with our unique technology, which listens to the heart of the operating system to surface the deepest data with the least overhead. From there, we’ve created the first-ever Container Intelligence Platform, which proactively uncovers issues before they manifest, and allows for deep digging to solve the most complex problems.

We’re looking for a Senior/Infrastructure Engineer to help us lead the container revolution. You’ll build solutions to enhance the availability, performance, and stability of the Sysdig SaaS and On-Prem offering. Being part of the engineering team, you will support Sysdig through building automated self-healing systems.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Enhancing our application running in Kubernetes with self-healing and stability improvements
  • Building and managing various components of internal and production environments with a focus on configuration management, continuous integration, and platform automation
  • Building and managing software delivery, systems integration, and developer support tools
  • Enhancing developer CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins and Github
  • Automating our infrastructure and EC2 deployments as well as our build automation systems
  • Conducting performance tuning, load testing, and optimization of information/data processing of the production environment

Key technologies:

Go, Python, Cassandra, Kafka, Kubernetes

Required Qualifications:

  • Solid full-cycle development experience in a high-level language, preferably Golang/Python/Java
  • Worked with containers such as Docker, Rkt (Rocket), containerd
  • Aptitude for troubleshooting complex problems in high-throughput web applications and network services
  • Solid understanding of Linux systems and networking

Desired Qualifications:

  • Deployed Kubernetes or OpenStack clusters
  • Managed any of these clusters – Cassandra, HBase, HDFS, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Redis
  • Proficiency with configuration management tools like Terraform (or at least Puppet, Chef, or SaltStack)
  • Experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting customer facing production service outages
  • Experience in monitoring cloud services using tools like Sysdig, Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana, Graphite, Nagios, or Zabbix
  • Experience in managing AWS resources including EC2, RDS, Auto Scaling groups, ALB/NLB, IAM

Why Join Sysdig

Cloud-native is fundamentally changing how organizations build and run applications to fully take advantage of the cloud computing model. Sysdig is the cloud-native intelligence company making it happen. Join us and you’ll be working at the cutting-edge of infrastructure technology and the birth of an entirely new industry. Be the one who solves the hard challenges of operating Kubernetes and Containers at scale – and have fun doing it with a great group of people. 

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive salary
  • Top-notch health insurance coverage
  • We offer the best of both worlds: we’re a well-funded startup ($121.5 million) with a 300+ enterprise customer base (300 and counting)

Additionally, we offer a variety of benefits and perks, such as:

  • 401k with company matching up to 3%
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Monthly self-improvement grant – spend on yourself however you see fit!
  • Weekly team lunches and snacks every day of the week
  • Monthly house cleaning allowance
  • Fun team with company events and lots of espresso

Are you ready to join us?

We're excited to receive your application.