Site reliability engineer

Cequence Security

Sunnyvale, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 04/11/2021
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  • Company Address: 100 Murphy Avenue Suite 300, Sunnyvale, CA, 94086

About Cequence Security

Cequence Security is a venture-backed cybersecurity software company founded in 2015 and based in Sunnyvale, CA. Its mission is to transform application security by consolidating multiple security functions into an open, AI-powered software platform that protects customers’ APIs and web-based applications from automated bot attacks and vulnerability exploits. The company is led by industry veterans that previously held leadership positions at Palo Alto Networks and Symantec. Customers include F500 organizations across multiple vertical markets, and the solution has earned multiple industry accolades, including the 2020 SC Award for Best Web Application and 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor.

Job Description

Cequence Security protects consumer facing web applications and APIs at large enterprises from a variety of threats. Cequence Application Security Platform (ASP) provides run-time visibility, cataloging and risk assessment of the application fabric and protects them business logic attacks and exploits targeting application vulnerabilities. These attacks cost enterprises millions of dollars in fraud, loss of revenue, brand damage, etc. Cequence’s differentiated approach to application security requires no application integration and can be deployed very quickly within customer premises as well as consumed by customers as a SaaS service. Various Fortune 500 companies in finance, banking, retail, social media and travel/hospitality industries are protecting their revenue generating applications, using Cequence Security.

Site Reliability Engineer Position Overview

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be responsible for operating our SaaS solution. You will be responsible for its availability, performance, monitoring, compliance and all other aspects commonly applicable for a SaaS solution. We are looking for individuals who would not only help us operate the SaaS services, but automate the workflows for repeatable and seamless operation.

There are multiple openings for the Site Reliability Engineers in both our Sunnyvale, CA headquarters and our Cincinnati, OH development center.


  • Maintain and operate our SaaS service with high availability.
  • Automate the various operation workflows.
  • Provide process improvements through automation.
  • Work on reducing the mean time to resolution.
  • Conduct post-mortems of incidents and customer escalations.
  • Manage, monitor and report the SLOs, SLAs.
  • Build systems to improve the efficiency for SaaS in terms of cost and people.


  • Expert level experience with programming languages and scripting languages like Python, TypeScript, JavaScript, Shell Scripts.
  • Expert level experience with various Linux based operating systems.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms and virtualization technologies.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with high-availability operations management, including deployment automation and rollback strategies.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with application and service monitoring tools and techniques.
  • Passion for designing, building and managing resilient applications and infrastructure at scale.
  • Experience with ‘Infrastructure as Code’ frameworks such as Ansible,Terraform, Pulumi, aws-cdk, etc. is a plus.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline such as Jenkins, Gitlab is a plus.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Kafka is a plus.

Come talk with us if you’re looking to make a difference and work at a fast-paced, fun, and rewarding environment. It’s the best career decision that you can make!

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