Sysdig is driving the standard for securing the cloud and containers. We created Falco, the open standard for cloud-native threat detection, and consistently contribute to open source software projects.  We are passionate, technical problem-solvers, continually innovating and delivering powerful solutions to secure the cloud from source to run.

We value diversity and open dialog to spur ideas, working closely together to achieve goals. We’re an international company that understands how to cultivate a strong culture across a remote team. And we're a great place to work too — we've been named a Bay Area Best Place to Work by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal for three years now! We were recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest growing organizations in 2020 and 2021. We are looking for team members who have a passion for container and cloud security and are willing to dig deeper to help our customers. Does this sound like the right place for you?

What you will do

  • Sysdig Monitor product is powered by a time-series data storage system called Meerkat. Meerkat ingests hundreds of millions of live time series and enables near real-time queries on top of that data.
  • As part of the data platform team, you will be making Meerkat more performant, more scalable, and easier to operate. 
  • Simple problems are already solved, the team is currently dealing with fun challenges, such as metadata indexing and distributed storage optimization.

What you will bring with you

  • You have experience in building distributed, high-volume Java or Golang backend services.
  • You have used in production environments some of the following: Kubernetes, Prometheus, Cassandra, Kafka, ElasticSearch.
  • It would be great if you have worked on database internals (query engine or storage layer) in the past.

What we look for

  • If you welcome challenges, seek feedback from others, show perseverance on long-term goals, and take pride in your work then you are the right person for us.

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 ( are widely used and loved by technologists & developers

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation including equity opportunities
  • Flexible hours and unlimited time off 
  • Additional recharge days
  • 401k matching (starting the day you do)
  • Parental leave and fertility support
  • Health Savings, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts 
  • Mental wellbeing support through Modern Health for you and your family
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Career growth

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