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Senior Staff Software Engineer - Cloud SIEM

Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Sr. Staff Software Engineer - Cloud SIEM

Sumo Logic's Cloud SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) platform provides comprehensive security visibility and analytics for modern cloud and hybrid environments. Leveraging advanced analytics and machine learning, our Cloud SIEM delivers real-time threat detection, incident response, and compliance management. Designed for scalability and efficiency, it seamlessly integrates with a wide range of security tools and data sources, enabling organizations to effectively manage and mitigate security risks while optimizing their security operations. Sumo Logic's Cloud SIEM empowers security teams to stay ahead of evolving threats and maintain robust security postures.

We are seeking an experienced Sr. Staff Software Engineer with expertise in developing large-scale, cloud-based services for cybersecurity. As a hands-on technical leader, you will be integral to building the next-generation Cloud SIEM platform for processing, analyzing, visualizing, and correlating vast quantities of heterogeneous machine data. This role demands technical excellence from design through implementation and into production operations. The ideal candidate is passionate about cybersecurity operations and excited by the challenges of creating an efficient, cloud-based, multi-tenant, large-scale, low-latency platform that engineers depend on to keep their mission-critical software running.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Designing and implementing extremely high-volume, fault-tolerant, scalable backend systems that process and manage petabyte scale data.
  • Building the system that runs elastic big data analytics platform that runs in a shared-everything multi-tenant architecture in AWS cloud.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a team to deliver identified projects.
  • Analyze and improve the efficiency and reliability of our backend systems.
  • Write robust code; demonstrate its robustness through automated tests.
  • Mentor and train other team members on design techniques, and coding standards.

Your experience and skills include:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Sciences or related discipline (M.S. a plus)
  • 10+ years of industry experience with a proven track record of ownership and delivery
  • Experience developing scalable distributed data processing solutions
  • Experience in multi-threaded programming
  • Experience in running large scalable distributed services following a microservice architecture
  • Hands-on object-oriented programming experience (e.g., Java, Scala)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in cyber security products - SIEM, SOAR
  • Experience in big data and/or 24x7 commercial service is highly desirable.
  • You should be happy working with Unix (Linux, OS X).
  • Agile software development experience (test-driven development, iterative and incremental development) is a plus.

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

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