Senior Cloud Engineer -Denver Technology Center/Boulder

LogRhythm, Boulder, CO, United States, DTC

The Security Intelligence Company

Cybersecurity, Huge data, AI/ML, Greenfield, Great culture!

Kubernetes, Microservices, Public Cloud

Senior Cloud Engineer

LogRhythm is a world leader in NextGen Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), empowering organizations to successfully reduce risk by rapidly detecting, responding to and neutralizing damaging cyberthreats. Our platform combines user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA), network traffic and behavior analytics (NTBA) and security automation & orchestration (SAO) in a single end-to-end solution. Among other accolades, LogRhythm is positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s SIEM Magic Quadrant. We are based in Boulder, CO with offices in Maidenhead UK, Australia, Singapore, Germany and The Netherlands.

As a Senior Cloud Engineer you will work closely with our Software Engineers and Product to build out our SaaS cloud infrastructure and all requisite tooling. You will work in an agile organization which uses SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework). We are tackling problems of large scale, huge data, and leveraging the latest technologies. As a Senior Engineer you will be expected to design and implement solutions to meet business needs while following best practices around security, cloud operations, and infrastructure definition/evolution. The ideal candidate will have end to end development lifecycle skills; experience with infrastructure; ability to understand how to develop considering scale, complexity, compliance, security and manage risk. Cloud administration, linux system administration, network administration, SRE and devops skills will all be used.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Design and Implement cloud infrastructure for SaaS project
  • Support the Development organization’s goals of rapid delivery while meeting Service Level Objectives
  • Help define, monitor and adjust SLOs as necessary
  • Guide and Mentor other engineers
  • Ensure that implementation meets security, compliance and performance requirements
  • Work closely with Architects to best incorporate cloud-native primitives into design
  • Keep up to date on the latest technological innovations in the field
  • Produce well-written, appropriate documentation
  • Undertake lead role in design and code reviews
  • Work independently on complex tasks
  • Assist in gathering design requirements
  • Support the continued evolution and improvement of our Agile practices
  • Participate and provide input into candidate selection
  • Ensure systems are secure and updated

 Job Skills & Qualifications


  • Expert knowledge in a public cloud, AWS preferred
  • Strong/Expert knowledge in Kubernetes – installation, configuration, scaling, securing, operating
  • Strong/Expert knowledge in Linux administration
  • Strong/Expert knowledge in containers (Docker/LXC)
  • Strong Python skills
  • Strong knowledge in networking
  • Strong knowledge in cloud-native visualization tools (Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Excellent monitoring and alerting experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnosis skills across the full stack
  • Experience with defining infrastructure in code (ex: Terraform)
  • Hands-on knowledge of continuous integration tools
  • Experience with automated testing as it relates to infrastructure and deployments
  • Demonstrated experience creating/maintaining cloud infrastructure at scale
  • Experience in cost containment in public cloud
  • Experience running stateful and stateless workloads in Kubernetes
  • Experience working with version control (git)


  • Experience with service mesh
  • Experience deploying, operating and scaling Elasticsearch
  • Experience deploying, operating and scaling Kafka or other queueing/streaming technology
  • Experience deploying, operating and scaling PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Apache Flink
  • Experience with SOC 2, FedRAMP, PCI and HIPAA
  • Understanding of git-ops concepts and tooling like weaveworks flux

 Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of VMWare
  • Hands-on experience with Ceph or other distributed file store
  • Thanos or Cortex experience
  • Implementation of Kubernetes Operators
  • Experience with authentication protocols (SAML, OIDC)


 LogRhythm is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.


About LogRhythm

LogRhythm, a leader in Threat Lifecycle Management, empowers organizations around the globe to rapidly detect, respond to and neutralize damaging cyberthreats. The company’s patented award-winning platform unifies next-generation SIEM, log management, network and endpoint monitoring, user entity and behavior analytics (UEBA), security automation and orchestration (SAO) and advanced security analytics. In addition to protecting customers from the risks associated with cyberthreats, LogRhythm provides compliance automation and assurance, and enhanced IT intelligence. 

Among its many industry accolades, LogRhythm has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s SIEM Magic Quadrant, received SC Labs’ “Recommended” rating for SIEM and UTM for 2017 and won “Best SIEM” in SANS Institute’s “Best of 2016 Awards.”

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