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Senior Backend Release Engineer

Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic

Software Engineering
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Senior Software Engineer - Release Engineering

*** This role can be remote - from anywhere in India.

Exceptional software engineering is challenging. Amplifying it to ensure that multiple teams can concurrently create and manage a vast, intricate product escalates the complexity. As a Senior Software Engineer within the Release Engineering team at Sumo Logic, your task will be to develop and sustain automated tooling for the release processes of all our services. You will contribute significantly to establishing automated delivery pipelines, empowering autonomous teams to create independently deployable services. Your role is integral to our overarching strategy of enhancing software delivery and progressing Sumo Logic’s internal Platform-as-a-Service.

What you will do:

  • Own the Delivery pipeline and release automation framework for all Sumo services
  • Educate and collaborate with teams during both design and development phases to ensure best practices.
  • Mentor a team of Engineers (Junior to Senior) and improve software development processes.
  • Evaluate, test, and provide technology and design recommendations to executives.
  • Write detailed design documents and documentation on system design and implementation.
  • Ensuring the engineering teams are set up to deliver quality software quickly and reliably.
  • Enhance and maintain infrastructure and tooling for development, testing and debugging

What you already have

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Sciences or related discipline
  • Ability to influence: Understand people’s values and motivations and influence them towards making good architectural choices.
  • Collaborative working style: You can work with other engineers to come up with good decisions.
  • Bias towards action: You need to make things happen. It is essential you don’t become an inhibitor of progress, but an enabler.
  • Flexibility: You are willing to learn and change. Admit past approaches might not be the right ones now.
  • Technical skills:
    • 3+ years of experience in the design, development, and use of release automation tooling, DevOps, CI/CD, etc.
    • 2+ years of experience in software development in Java/Scala/Golang or similar
    • 3+ years of experience on software delivery technologies like jenkins including experience writing and developing CI/CD pipelines and knowledge of build tools like make/gradle/npm etc.
    • Experience with cloud technologies, such as AWS/Azure/GCP
    • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code and tools such as Terraform
    • Experience with scripting languages such as Groovy, Python, Bash etc.
    • Knowledge of monitoring tools such as Prometheus/Grafana or similar tools
    • Understanding of GitOps and ArgoCD concepts/workflows
    • Understanding of security and compliance aspects of DevSecOps

What we do:

Sumo Logic is a SaaS machine data analytics platform, solving monitoring problems for DevOps, SecOps and ITOps teams. Our customers, including Epic Games, Airbnb, Twitter, BBC and Toyota, choose our solution because it allows them to easily monitor and optimize their large scale applications, systems and infrastructures.

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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