Director of Engineering

Sumo Logic

Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/14/2021
  • Website: sumologic.com
  • Company Address: 305 Main Street, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic is a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service, delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semi-structured and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack.

Job Description

Want to empower digital business through real-time analytics delivered as a service?  Passionate about putting the power of machine data analytics in the hands of everyone by unifying all data types, enabling universal access and leveraging cloud economics – all this from a single, unified platform delivered and consumed as a service?  Come talk with us!

As Director of Platform Engineering, you will be one of the key leaders in the product development organization responsible for the core platform, data collection and processing as well as the platform security aspect of Sumo’s flagship product enabling the delivery of Operations Intelligence and Security Intelligence to our customers.

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

What you will do:

  • Team Leadership: Build, mentor and grow a team of exceptional engineers adept at building extremely large-scale machine data analytics platform.
  • Technical Leadership: Know your craft. Re-evaluate architecture choices on an ongoing basis, in anticipation of increased scale and ever-evolving technology to meet the demands of a rapidly growing business. Be the engineering voice to stakeholders and customers.
  • Product Leadership: Define the product features development roadmap by collaborating with partners in Product, Design, and Operations. Set priorities.
  • Leverage technical skills to make architectural and implementation tradeoffs in order to meet project specifications while adhering to the project milestones and timeline objectives.
  • Execution, Delivery & Support: Break down roadblocks as well as manage communications with all stakeholders and dependent teams. Manage timely resolution of operational support issues. Create a culture of continuous improvement through retrospection.

We would love to discuss your chops in:

  • Object-oriented development (Scala/Java preferred)
  • Microservice architectures / distributed systems (AWS experience is a plus)
  • Large-scale data processing using recent tech stacks
  • SQL/NoSQL database technologies
  • Skills in effective communication and influencing team’s direction

We have to see:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Sciences or a related discipline (Masters preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in building and leading engineering teams including hiring, retaining, and managing performance. (having managers as reports a plus)
  • You have been a developer yourself with a minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience developing large scale data systems.
  • Experience in supporting a 24x7 live multi-tenant commercial service is highly desirable.

To apply, please submit your resume, no cover letter necessary. We encourage you to submit any work you have done in the open. (Open source contributions, GitHub repos, etc.)

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About Sumo:

We are a cloud-native SaaS machine data analytics platform - logs, time series metrics, and security analytics. We were founded in 2010 by experts in log management, big data, security systems, and enterprise-scale applications. Customers love our product because it allows them to easily monitor and optimize their mission-critical, large scale applications.

Our Customers:

We serve DevOps, SecOps and ITOps teams. Customers love our product because it allows them to easily monitor and optimize their mission-critical, large scale applications.

Mission:

Democratize machine data analytics through our platform, bringing real-time data insights securely through the cloud.

Massive Scale:

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

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