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Senior Site Reliability Engineer II, FedRamp - ThousandEyes



15d ago

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • San Francisco

AI generated summary

  • You should have 5+ years of experience in building/operating FedRAMP environments, analyzing cyber security risks, understanding FedRAMP controls, writing high-quality code, implementing scalable solutions, Unix/Linux knowledge, cloud provider familiarity, Infrastructure as Code skills, and excellent communication/documentation abilities.
  • You will design, optimize, and manage FedRAMP-compliant infrastructure, collaborate with security teams, drive automation for scalability, and ensure continuous monitoring for compliance with industry best practices in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Experience building and/or operating FedRAMP environments.
  • Experience identifying and analyzing cyber security risks.
  • Solid understanding of the FedRAMP framework, its controls, and compliance requirements.
  • Familiarity with security standard processes, vulnerability management, and incident response processes.
  • Ability to write high-quality code in Python, Go, or equivalent languages.
  • Ability to build and implement scalable and well-tested solutions.
  • Good understanding of Unix/Linux systems, the kernel, system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols.
  • Knowledge of cloud providers, ideally AWS.
  • Infrastructure as Code skills, ideally with Terraform, Puppet, and Kubernetes.
  • Good Communication and documentation skills.
  • Solid sense of ownership, drive, and enthusiastic attention to detail.


  • Join forces with the software engineers to ensure that the ThousandEyes platform’s Federal region infrastructure and services are designed and optimized for availability, latency, and performance.
  • Design, implementation, and management of FedRAMP-compliant infrastructure and systems.
  • Establish and maintain processes for continuous monitoring, logging, and auditing of systems to ensure compliance with FedRAMP controls.
  • Collaborate and partner with security teams to identify and remediate vulnerabilities, conduct security assessments, and implement necessary security controls.
  • Design and implement dynamic infrastructure. Solutions to run our platform’s infrastructure as we grow and continue scaling (think multi-region scale).
  • Drive and build automation enabling our infrastructure and platforms to scale effortlessly, with a special focus on FedRAMP systems.
  • Know the latest industry best practices, evolving security threats, and updates to FedRAMP guidelines, and apply this knowledge to improve the security posture of our systems.
  • Design, deploy, and maintain cloud-native services in AWS that are elastic and resilient to failure.
  • Participate in and contribute to improving our 24x7 incident response and on-call rotation.
  • Capacity planning for the infrastructure and platform and help teams prepare for growth.


What experience do I need to have to be considered for the Senior Site Reliability Engineer II, FedRamp position at ThousandEyes?

You should have at least 5+ years of experience, experience building and/or operating FedRAMP environments, and a solid understanding of the FedRAMP framework, its controls, and compliance requirements.

What are some of the key responsibilities of this role?

Some key responsibilities include designing and optimizing infrastructure for availability, latency, and performance, managing FedRAMP-compliant infrastructure and systems, continuous monitoring and auditing of systems for compliance, collaborating with security teams to identify and remediate vulnerabilities, and designing and implementing dynamic infrastructure solutions.

What programming languages should I be proficient in for this role?

You should be able to write high-quality code in Python, Go, or equivalent languages.

What cloud providers should I be familiar with for this role?

Ideally, you should have knowledge of cloud providers, with AWS being a preferred choice.

What skills are important for this role?

Skills such as Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Puppet, Kubernetes), Unix/Linux systems knowledge, strong communication and documentation skills, and a solid sense of ownership and attention to detail are important for this role.

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