Lead, Distributed Systems Software Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Lead, Distributed Systems Software Engineer 

What we do:
We are a cloud-native SaaS machine data analytics platform, solving complex monitoring problems for DevOps, SecOps and ITOps teams. Customers love our product because it allows them to easily monitor and optimize their mission critical, large scale applications.
 
Mission:
Democratize machine data analytics through the Sumo Logic platform, bringing real-time data insights securely through the cloud.
 
Massive Scale:
Our microservices architecture in AWS ingests hundreds of terabytes daily across many geographic regions. Millions of queries a day analyze hundreds of petabytes of data.
 
Funding and Growth:
We have received $345.5 million in funding to date. Investors include Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, Sapphire Ventures, DFJ Growth, and Battery Ventures. Our recurring revenue and customer base are growing steadily. We serve over 1,600 customers across the globe including AirBnB, Alaska Airlines, Anheuser Busch, Hootsuite, Hearst, Hudl, Major League Baseball, Marriott, Medidata, Sauce Labs, Samsung SmartThings, SPS Commerce, Twitter, Telstra, Toyota, Zuora and more.

The proliferation of machine log data has the potential to give organizations unprecedented real-time visibility into their infrastructure and operations. With this opportunity comes tremendous technical challenges around ingesting, managing, and understanding high-volume streams of heterogeneous data.

Responsibilities:

As our Lead Developer - Distributed Systems, you will actively contribute and lead engineers in the design and development of new distributed data processing capabilities. This person will be instrumental in helping us solve interesting low-latency, distributed systems challenges to handle our ever-increasing scale.
Examples projects: Streaming data platform to use across the organization. Algorithms to schedule load on clusters of hundreds or thousands of machines elastically at runtime. Systems to provide performance guarantees to customers in a shared-everything multi-tenant architecture. Re-architect our internal message processing technology to multi-petabyte per day scale.

Requirements​:

● B.S. or higher in Computer Sciences or related discipline

● 5+ years of industry experience with a proven track record of ownership and delivery

● Experience developed scalable distributed data processing solutions

● Experience in multi-threaded programming

● Experience in running large scalable distributed services following micro service architecture

● Hands-on object-oriented programming experience (e.g., Java, Scala)

● Excellent verbal and written communication

Desirable​:

● Experience interviewing and hiring top talent.

● Demonstrated implementation of high-availability concepts

● Ability to teach, mentor, and collaborate in a team environment.

● Experience with AWS or other cloud services

● Excellent troubleshooting skills

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • CassandraDatabases

Location

1001 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202

An Insider's view of Sumo Logic

What’s the vibe like in the office?

At Sumo Logic, our values aren't just fancy words on the walls. (Learning Culture, Work with Heart, One Single Agenda, Bring Light to Dark, and We're in it with Our Customers). They're core to who we are, and just as importantly, we hire folks that embody them. After all, life is way too short to work with people you don't want to hang out with.

Ted

VP of Customer Success

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

At Sumo Logic, the trust and confidence of our Customers is our number one priority and we are proud to be the industry’s most secure cloud-native analytics service. We have an established, world-class team and together we are building trust and confidence on a Platform of Transparency, Control, and Data Security enabling collaboration at scale.

Chris

Security Compliance Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Marketing is truly a cross-functional department that works closely with many parts of the organization. With our Product Management team we work on go to market strategy of new solutions. With Sales we run campaigns and initiatives to bring brand awareness to Sumo Logic and in turn get buyers interested in our offerings.

Courtney

Senior Manager, Digital Marketing

What are Sumo Logic Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Sumo Logic's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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