sumologic Redwood City, CA (open to 100% remote) Full-time 2024-03-20

Sumo Logic is a cloud-native SaaS data analytics platform, solving 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 microservice architecture hosted on AWS ingests petabytes of data daily across many geographic regions. Millions of queries a day analyze hundreds of petabytes of data.

As a SWE-2 on the Core Platform team, you will be working on designing, architecting, and implementing highly scalable, distributed, and fault-tolerant backend systems that handle user onboarding, content management, entities, Terraform/OpenAPI access, auditing, health tracking, and more.  You will be part of our continuous intelligence platform team and will be working on building systems and frameworks that are used by other teams in the company as well as features used by our end customers.

What you will do: 

  • Write robust & re-usable code
  • Own a small set of microservices, analyze and improve the efficiency, scalability, reliability, and cost for the same
  • Work as a member of a cross-geo team, helping the team respond quickly and effectively to business needs
  • Act as a primary on-call for owned services, responding to service degradations promptly
  • Work remotely with occasional team meetups 

What you will have:

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • 2-4 years of industry experience (not an entry level AND not senior level)
  • Object-oriented experience in Java, Scala, Golang, or C++.
  • Understanding the performance characteristics of commonly used data structures (maps, lists, trees, etc).
  • Desire to learn Scala, an up-and-coming JVM language 
  • (Nice-to-have) Experience in big data / 24×7 commercial service / planet scale product development.
  • (Nice-to-have) Experience in agile software development (test-driven development, iterative and incremental development).
  • (Nice-to-have) Experience using Sumo Logic products or other observability products for reliability and security.  
  • (Nice-to-have) Experience in multi-threaded programming and distributed systems (desirable).

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 Sumo Logic SaaS Analytics Log Platform, which 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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The expected annual base salary range for this position is $109,000 – $144,000 + full benefits. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors which include (but aren’t limited to) role level, skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, location, and experience. 

Other details:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision- Insurance
  • 401k and Life Insurance options
  • Unlimited PTO with 15 days of recognized holidays
  • Quarterly Wellness days – 4 per year
  • 100% remote with option to be in office if you want (Bay Area, Austin, Denver)
  • Lunch budget when you work from the office
  • 3 months of paid parental leave