Engineering

Senior Software Engineer (Raleigh)

Raleigh, NC

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?

If you are a Software Engineer with a passion for building and delivering innovative and robust products, we would like to connect. Ideally, you have application level software development experience and a desire to create high impact cloud software solutions.

Your Opportunity

Sysdig is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Kubernetes Monitoring to work on our Container Intelligence Platform. 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.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will work closely with our Product team to understand requirements for new features and products in our Agent software, design solutions in collaboration with other Engineering teams, and engage with our Support team to enhance customer experience.

Your Responsibilities

  • You'll lead projects that will allow us to handle the next orders of magnitude, such as writing Kafka-based streaming services
  • Optimize and maintain a scalable time series ingest pipeline
  • Enable Sysdig Platform and its products to work in all major cloud providers
  • Handle both monitoring and security data daily across multiple platform tiers (Kubernetes, AWS, Mesos)

Your Background

  • Prior experience building and operating large-scale data pipelines
  • Production experience with at least one of Kafka and Redis
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in design, data structures and algorithms
  • Java experience highly preferred, Golang and Spring Boot a big plus
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Experience with AWS is a plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes is a plus
  • Startup / entrepreneurial experience is a plus

Key Technologies

  • Java
  • Go
  • Kafka
  • Redis
  • Docker
  • Linux

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 (https://sysdig.com/opensource/) are widely used and loved by technologists & developers

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation including equity opportunities
  • Flexible hours and unlimited time off 
  • Additional recharge days
  • 401k matching (starting the day you do)
  • Parental leave and fertility support
  • Health Savings, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts 
  • 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.