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Senior Software Engineer - Backend - Logs Query

Location ( United States or Canada, open to 100% remote)

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At Sumo Logic, we ingest petabytes of data everyday, & empower our customers by providing them extremely reliable & fast tools to derive meaningful insights from their data. The log search team plays a dual role at Sumo. We sell the log search product directly to our customers. At the same time, our other solutions like security & tracing, use the log search platform as a backbone. 


  • Design & implement extremely high-volume, fault-tolerant, scalable backend systems that process & manage petabytes of customer data.
  • Analyze & improve the efficiency, scalability, & reliability of our backend systems.
  • Write robust code; demonstrate its robustness through automated tests.
  • Work as a member of a team, helping the team respond quickly & effectively to business needs.  
  • Experience with CICD & On-call production support


  • B.Tech, M.Tech, or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 5+ years of industry experience with a proven track record of ownership 
  • Object-oriented experience in Java, Scala, Golang, or Kotlin.
  • Understand the performance characteristics of commonly used data structures (maps, lists, trees, etc).
  • Desire to learn Scala, an up-and-coming JVM language (


  • Experience in multi-threaded programming & distributed systems is highly desirable.
  • Experience in big data and/or 24x7 commercial service is highly desirable.
  • You should be happy working with Unix (Linux, OS X).
  • Agile software development experience (test-driven development, iterative & incremental development) is a plus.

About Us

Sumo Logic, empowers the people who power modern, digital business.  Through its SaaS analytics platform, Sumo Logic enables customers to deliver reliable & secure cloud-native applications. The Sumo Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform helps practitioners & developers ensure application reliability, secure & protect against modern security threats, & gain insights into their cloud infrastructures. Customers around the world rely on Sumo Logic to get powerful real-time analytics & insights across observability & security solutions for their cloud-native applications. For more information, visit

The expected annual base salary range for this position is $132,000 - $179,000. In addition to base pay, certain roles are eligible to participate in our bonus or commission plans, as well as our benefits offerings, & equity awards. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors which include (but arent limited to) role level, skills & competencies, qualifications, knowledge, location, & experience.

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Other details:

  • Health, Dental, Vision- Insurance
  • 401k & Life Insurance options
  • Unlimited PTO with 15+ days of recognized holidays
  • Quarterly Wellness days
  • 100% remote with option to be in office if you want (Bay Area, Austin, Denver, NYC)
  • 3 months of paid parental leave


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