Engineering

Tools and Automation Engineer

Raleigh

We’re hiring a Tools and Automation Engineer to work on crafting tools and automation for a suite of enterprise cloud applications at Sysdig.

Sysdig is the cloud-native intelligence company, and we’re at the forefront of the container and microservices adoption in the enterprise. We’re the people who are making reliable, secure containers a reality for enterprises everywhere.

We're passionate about solving the most complex operational challenges that companies face when they transition to Kubernetes, Docker, and cloud-native architectures at a massive scale. 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). And we're a great place to work too — we were awarded the 2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work award from San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Have we gotten your attention yet?

Sysdig was born from open source, so your work here will cross the divide between developer-led OSS and battle-tested commercial software at scale. We’re proud that our open source tools (https://www.sysdig.com/opensource) are widely used and loved by technologists and developers. Falco, our open source container security project is now a part the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and rapidly scaling. We’re big fans of Prometheus too!

Now, back to you: We’re looking for a technically-savvy, code-capable engineer to join our Agent development team to support and deepen the way we integrate with various applications like Nginx, MySQL, Kafka, MongoDB, just to name a few. We are ardent fans of Prometheus and you will support our ambitious roadmap in integrating with it. We also care deeply about tools and automation are looking for someone to build efficient and robust tools.



Role Responsibilities:

  • Expand our application suite and our support matrix and extend it in new directions, driven by our roadmap.
  • Enhance and improve the automated test framework and add tests for continuous integration of our applications.
  • Actively engage with Engineering, Support and Publications organizations as the subject matter expert for application integration.
  • Develop tools for collecting and processing data for defect analysis and performance measurement.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • You have strong coding skills (2+ years) in Python. Knowledge of JavaScript and Ruby is a huge plus and Golang experience would be nice to have
  • You are comfortable with Unix/Linux tools and have experience with scripting.
  • You have exposure to automated test frameworks like Ansible and continuous integration frameworks like Jenkins.
  • You have experience with cloud-based application deployments and troubleshooting.
  • You have a passion for building and delivering robust products.
  • You have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are able to work effectively in a distributed/remote setup.

 

Key Technologies

  • Java
  • Go
  • C++
  • Cassandra
  • ElasticSearch
  • Kafka
  • Linux

 

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 that solves the hard challenges of operating Kubernetes and Containers at scale – and have fun doing it with a great group of people.

 

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

 

Along with top notch health insurance coverage, 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!
  • 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.

Sysdig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.