In the cloud, every second counts. On the leading edge of security, Sysdig stops attacks in real time by instantly detecting changes in cloud security risk with runtime insights and open source Falco. We are passionate open source enthusiasts at heart and technical problem-solvers who are continually innovating and delivering powerful solutions to secure cloud-native applications.

We value diverse opinions and open dialogue to spur ideas. We believe in working closely together to achieve our goals, and since our launch, we have been flexible with when and where we work. We’re an international company that understands how to cultivate a strong culture across remote teams. 

And we’re a great place to work too – we’ve been named a “Best Place to Work” by Inc., the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and we won six workplace awards from Comparably this year. We have been recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest-growing organizations for the last four years. 

We are looking for driven team members who want to join us on our mission to lead cloud security globally. Does this sound like the right place for you?

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will build solutions to enhance the availability, security, and resilience of the Sysdig services, including backends and data stores. You will collaborate with the Infrastructure, Engineering, and Customer Success teams to provide the best experience for our high-profile customers.

What you will do

  • Deploy, upgrade and migrate large-scale Sysdig services on Kubernetes
  • Enable customers and Sysdig customer-facing teams to solve common issues in productions 
  • Enhance the observability and reliability of Sysdig services to meet SLA/SLO
  • Automate manual and repetitive tasks to reduce the toil
  • Work with the Engineering team on security hardening in highly regulated environments

What you will bring with you

  • Working experience in deploying and running workloads on Kubernetes in production is a must
  • Working experience in monitoring production environments using Prometheus is a must
  • Working experience with one of the following data stores is highly preferred: Postgres, Redis, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka/Zookeeper
  • Ability to write and maintain technical documentation is a must
  • Strong coding skills in a high-level programming language (Python, Golang, etc.)
  • Working experience with Terraform or Helm
  • Experience with well-known CI/CD tool
  • Familiar with common Linux commands
  • Knowledge and experience in public cloud are preferred
  • On call every 6 weeks

Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well-funded, fast-growing company that has a large enterprise customer base.
  • We have a pragmatic and transparent culture from the CEO down.
  • We are leading the cloud security market.
  • Our open source tools ( are widely used and loved by technologists and developers.

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation, including equity opportunities.
  • An international culture with employees in more than 40 countries.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Mental well-being support for you and your family, a wellness alliance, and company-wide recharge days.
  • Career growth and development opportunities.

We would love for you to join us! Please reach out even if your experience doesn’t perfectly match the job description. We can always explore other options after starting the conversation. Your background and passion will set you apart, especially if your career is unconventional.

Sysdig values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Sysdig is an equal-opportunity employer. Sysdig does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.



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