Here at Sysdig, we’re what you might call container-obsessed. It starts with our unique technology, which listens to the heart of the operating system to surface the deepest data with the least overhead. From there, we’ve created the first-ever Container Intelligence Platform, which proactively uncovers issues before they manifest, and allows for deep digging to solve the most complex problems.

We’re looking for Senior Systems Engineers to join the agent team which is responsible for the technology that makes Sysdig unique. You will be expected to hack the Linux kernel, the Sysdig container and orchestrator analyzers, and the agents for varied cloud-native applications.

You will need to have strong systems-level fundamentals, excellent object-oriented design and coding skills, ability to solve issues in complex distributed environments and be capable of excelling in disparate technologies quickly.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development efforts in the agent and Sysdig backend for new features across geographically distributed teams.
  • Implement architectural changes that advance product scale in large enterprise production environments.
  • Build, enhance, and scale solutions for Kubernetes and Marathon based clusters.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in building and optimizing scalable and distributed software systems.
  • Awesome skills in C and C++.
  • Expertise in Go or Java is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and Prometheus is a plus.
  • Experience in scripting and DevOps is a plus.
  • Ability to articulate ideas, designs, and implementation details to internal stakeholders and, when applicable, to customers is required.

Key Technologies:

  • Linux
  • C, C++
  • Go
  • Java
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

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.
  • We have a fun team with company events, beer outings, and lots of espresso (if you’re into that).

Along with top notch health insurance coverage, we offer a variety of benefits and perks, such as:

  • Desk and tech setup of your choice (for wherever you work).
  • IRA with company matching up to 3% of salary.
  • Unlimited vacation policy.
  • Monthly self-improvement grant – spend on yourself however you see fit!
  • Free weekly team lunches and delicious snacks every day of the week.
  • Free monthly house cleaning service.