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Senior Member of Technical Staff, Performance & Scale

Company: Illumio
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

No Agency Submissions Accepted

What We Are About:

Our guiding philosophy in Illumio Engineering is to get things right through practicing disciplined engineering, focusing, not cutting corners, and of course having fun while we are at it. We believe in enabling ownership at all levels of the organization and empowering teams. If you thrive in this culture, come join us, we are changing how enterprises secure their applications.

This role can be remote from anywhere in the United States. Our HQ is located in Sunnyvale, CA and in a future (Post Covid-19) world, some travel to HQ will be required once a quarter.

What You Will Accomplish:

  • Design and deliver Performance asks of large scopes with high confidence

  • Collaborate with technical leads and identify product and architectural issues

  • Develop tools to measure & monitor performance and identify bottlenecks in various Illumio products

  • Lead Infrastructure and application performance tuning

  • Distill volume data, analyze performance results, and diagnose performance problems

  • Drive Capacity estimating, modeling, and planning

  • Mentor and guide team members

  • Actively contribute to resolution of Performance and Scale related production

What You Bring:

  • Experience in performance engineering for enterprise software products

  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages like C++, Ruby, Python, Scala

  • Experience building and leveraging tooling to explore and find scalability limits of distributed software systems

  • Strong Database fundamentals spanning one or more of RDBMS, NoSQL

  • Experience with telemetry tools (e.g. Splunk, Elk or Time Series databases)

  • Exposure to architectural patterns of large, high-scale software backends (e.g., APIs, high volume data pipelines, )

  • Understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts

  • Ability to model configurations by analyzing software systems, business applications and their communication patterns

  • Advanced knowledge of Linux/Windows based systems and tools

  • Understanding of Distributed Systems and RESTful APIs

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field

Who We Are:

Illumio enables organizations to realize a future without high-profile breaches by preventing the lateral movement of attackers across any organization. Founded on the principle of least privilege in 2013, Illumio provides visibility and segmentation for endpoints, data centers or clouds. The world's leading organizations, including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, trust Illumio to reduce cyber risk. For more information, visit and engage us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Keywords: Illumio, Sunnyvale , Senior Member of Technical Staff, Performance & Scale, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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