Staff Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure- Kubernetes | Sumo Logic | $200k – $230k | Remote (Canada, United States)

Staff Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure- Kubernetes | Sumo Logic | $200k – $230k | Remote (Canada, United States)

200,000 - 230,000 / year
Remote Canada, US
Application ends: October 10, 2024
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Job Description

Location: This role can be remote – from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.

Summary of role

Develop and operate our planet-scale Kubernetes Platform for running Sumo Logic’s microservices to power our Observability and Security products across the world.  Provide consistent and seamless interfaces that enable our microservices to leverage key Kubernetes and underlying cloud features.  Allow microservices to run securely and efficiently without interruption.  Make your customers (Sumo’s developers) happy! 


  • Develop the strategy, tools, libraries, and workflow for evolving our internal Kubernetes Solution to maximize benefits for Sumo’s developers and product teams
  • Facilitate internal adoption of our Kubernetes platform to realize optimized autoscaling, cost efficiency, automated problem remediation, and modern continuous deployment patterns
  • Work with your team to establish service level objectives and monitor to ensure the objectives are met or exceeded
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to manage incidents and support the services you have developed
  • Drive root cause identification and issue resolution and continually improve operational posture
  • Work inside of a fast-paced iterative environment

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Cloud native application development and operations leveraging Kubernetes at scale; hands-on experience with scaling technologies like Karpenter and HPA
  • Operating (monitoring, alerting) workloads 
  • Deep understanding of AWS Networking, Compute, Storage, and managed services.
  • Competency with modern CI/CD tooling like Kubernetes, Terraform, AgroCD, 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, Cloud Formation, etc.
  • Coding fluency in at least Java, Scala or GoLang – and ability to author production ready code
  • Experience with Linux systems.  Familiarity with AWS Bottlerocket is a plus.
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science
  • 8+ years of industry experience
  • 1+ years of Staff/Lead experience working on high impact projects with data at scale
  • Ability to lead, mentor, and work across teams with an emphasis on excellent communication

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

The expected annual base salary range for this position is $200k – $230k. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors which include (but aren’t limited to) role level, skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, location, and experience. 

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Other details

  • Health, Dental, Vision- Insurance
  • 401k and Life Insurance options
  • Unlimited PTO with 15+ days of recognized holidays
  • Quarterly Wellness days
  • 100% remote with the option to be in the office if you prefer (Bay Area and Austin, TX)
  • 3 months of paid parental leave