Software Engineer (Security) - II - QE

Sumo Logic is a cloud-native SaaS data analytics platform, that solves complex observability and security problems. Customers choose our product because it allows them to easily monitor, optimize, and secure their applications, systems, and infrastructures. 

Our microservices architecture hosted on AWS ingests petabytes of data daily across many geographic regions. Millions of queries a day analyze hundreds of petabytes of data.

What can you expect to do?

You will have ownership of creating and executing test plans and developing test strategies for critical system components and be responsible for analyzing test coverage, creating test cases, and coordinating review and feedback from the cross-functional team. You will help bridge the gap between development and quality assurance.

Our system is a highly distributed, fault-tolerant, multi-tenant platform that includes bleeding-edge components related to storage, messaging, search, and analytics. This system ingests and analyzes terabytes of data a day, while making petabytes of data available for search and forensic analysis, and is expected to reach a substantially larger scale in the near future.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and specifications.
  • Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans, and procedures (manual and automated) to ensure the highest quality software delivery.
  • Report project status defects report and verification, and issue escalation in a timely manner.
  • Participate in design and specification reviews, providing valuable input from a testing perspective.
  • Develop creative, original solutions to challenging problems as well as promoting good ideas
  • Estimate and perform risk analysis on large features during sprint planning meetings
  • Perform regression testing after bug fixes and updates.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and new testing technologies to continuously improve testing processes.
  • Communicate effectively with development and product teams to resolve issues and ensure timely delivery of high-quality software.


  • Hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Possess over 2 years of testing experience.
  • Demonstrate a robust grasp of the software development life cycle and testing methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of security concepts, including threat detection, incident response, and compliance.
  • Security certifications (e.g., CISSP, Security+, CEH) or relevant training/coursework would be a plus.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration or Continuous Deployment is a valuable addition.
  • Exhibit proficiency in object-oriented languages such as Java, Python, Scala, Ruby, or C#.
  • Work effectively with both Unix and Windows operating systems.
  • Approach testing with a proactive "break it" mentality.
  • Familiar with popular testing tools like TestRail, Jira, Postman, JMeter, Selenium, etc.
  • Display enthusiasm for staying updated on cutting-edge technologies, solving complex problems, and embracing challenges.
  • Possess the ability to comprehend the Sumo Logic backend architecture and communicate with clarity and precision, both verbally and in writing.


  • Have hands-on experience in testing large-scale systems.
  • Desirable experience includes working with big data and/or 24x7 commercial services.
  • Proficiency and comfort in working with Unix, including Linux and OS X.
  • A plus if you bring experience in Agile software development, including test-driven development and iterative and incremental development methodologies.

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 SaaS analytics platform. The Sumo Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform™ 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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