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Staff Software Engineer, Core SRE

Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Staff Software Engineer, Core SRE

Own availability, the most important product feature, by continually striving for sustained operational excellence of Sumo’s planet-scale observability and security products. Work with your global SRE team to optimize operations, increase efficiency in our use of cloud resources and our developer’s time, harden security posture, and increase feature velocity of our developers. Work closely with multiple teams on assisted engagements to optimize the operations of their microservices.

What you will do:

  • Continually improve the lifecycle of microservices and architectural components from inception and design, through deployment, operation, and refinement.
  • Participate in defining, evolving, and managing SLOs
  • Write code and automation to reduce operational workload, increase efficiency, improve security posture, eliminate toil, and enable Sumo’s developers to deliver features more rapidly.
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
  • Facilitate blame-free root cause analysis meetings for incidents to learn and drive improvement
  • Participate in and continually improve our global IRC (incident response coordination) for all products.
  • Drive root cause identification and issue resolution with the various teams.
  • Work inside of a fast-paced iterative environment.

What you already have

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Sciences or related discipline
  • Operations Mindset: You understand how to leverage encryption, key management, monitoring, alerting, and automation to secure at scale while ensuring uptime.

Technical skills:

  • 8+ years of professional experience in applied software security roles
  • Operational expertise in high scale, reliable 24/7, multi-tenant SaaS
  • Strong coding and debugging skills (Scala experience highly beneficial).
  • Cloud native application development experience leveraging best practices and design patterns
  • Strong debugging and trouble-shooting skills across the entire technology stack
  • Deep understanding of AWS Networking, Compute, Storage, and managed services.
  • Competency with modern CI/CD tooling like Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible & Jenkins
  • Experience with full life cycle support of services, from creation to production support
  • Versed in Infrastructure as Code practices using technologies like Terraform or Cloud Formation
  • Ability to author production ready code in at least one the following: Java, Scala or Go.
  • Experience with Linux systems and at home on the command line
  • Understand and apply modern approaches to cloud-native software security Experienced with agile frameworks, such as Scrum and Kanban, and how to operate within these frameworks to continually deliver value.
  • Flexible and willing to step into new roles and responsibilities
  • Willingness to learn and use Sumo Logic products for solving reliability and security issues

About Us

Sumo Logic, Inc. empowers the people who power modern, digital business. Sumo Logic enables customers to deliver reliable and secure cloud-native applications through its Sumo Logic SaaS Analytics Log Platform, which helps practitioners and developers ensure application reliability, secure and protect against modern security threats, and gain insights into their cloud infrastructures. Customers worldwide rely on Sumo Logic to get powerful real-time analytics and insights across observability and security solutions for their cloud-native applications. For more information, visit www.sumologic.com.

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