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Software Engineer II - Observability

at Tanium

Canada (Hybrid), Vancouver, Canada

The Basics: 

Tanium, the industry’s leading provider of Autonomous Endpoint Management, is at the forefront of revolutionizing legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Our platform integrates IT operations, security, and risk into a single, comprehensive solution, delivering visibility, control, and protection at scale. Tanium is trusted by over half of the Fortune 100 and 5 of the 6 branches of the U.S. armed forces. 

As a Software Engineer II at Tanium, you will take ownership of designing, developing, testing, and deploying a logging service to handle massive log data storage and retrieval. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will play a key role in ensuring our logging service meets the highest standards of performance, security, and scalability. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Design, develop, and maintain a robust logging service capable of handling large volumes of log data 
  • Build platform components, go modules, helm charts and running services with well defined interfaces 
  • Work with persistent data stores, caches, messages buses, and other server side technology 
  • Create automated unit tests, API tests, integration tests and ensure quality delivery
  • Author technical documents and artifacts for developed software 

We’re looking for someone with: 

  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • CS Degree or related technical field preferred 
  • Experience
    • 3-4+ years industry experience 
    • Must be able to obtain Reliability status (RS) for Protected A, B, C at a minimum 
    • Experience designing and building high-performance, secure, scalable, observable, supportable, and maintainable backend services and APIs 
    • Experience building services on top of Kubernetes 
    • Knowledge of at least one of Golang (preferred), C++, or Java
    • Experience with multiple cloud technologies (i.e. AWS and Azure) 
    • Proficiency in infrastructure as code tools (e.g., Terraform, Helm Charts, CloudFormation)
  • Other
    • Experience with Opensource tools like Loki or Vector
    • Demonstrates excellent judgment for balancing between rapid development, long-term code maintainability and supportability
    • Believes in the power of and the need for writing automated tests as part of development
    • Experienced debugger who can put out fires under pressure when things go wrong in production environments and address the root causes of those fires for the future
    • Has knowledge of a variety of modern backend software frameworks and the versatility to learn new tools and languages 

About Tanium 

Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Operations, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn. 

On a mission. Together. 

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions. 

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world, and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things.

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most. 

What you’ll get

The annual base salary range for this full-time position is C$75,000 to C$230,000. This range is an estimate for what Tanium will pay a new hire. The actual annual base salary offered may be adjusted based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, location, education, skills, training and experience.


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