Senior Systems Architect

Remote - USA, CAN

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 210K - 355K
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Dragos, Inc.

Dragos exists to safeguard civilization. Our industrial cybersecurity platform, services & intelligence help you secure industrial networks (ICS/IIoT).

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Our mission at Dragos is to protect the world’s most critical infrastructure from adversaries who wish to do it harm. We help defend industrial organizations that provide us with the necessities of modern civilization: running water, functioning electricity, and safe industrial working environments.
Dragos is looking for a talented Senior Systems Architect that will play a key role in guiding the future of Dragos products, at an application and hardware level. This role will be embedded in the engineering team and will lead discussions with engineers, product owners, managers, and executives to design solutions and build consensus. A background in systems engineering, scalable architectures, data management, networking, and orchestration is strongly preferred. An ideal candidate will have experience working with Kubernetes and other cloud technologies in a box for on-prem applications.


  • Develop, organize, and document system-level architecture and design of Dragos products.
  • Drive cross-team requirements gathering with key stakeholders.
  • Participate in roadmap discussions with Product Managers to ensure the vision is clear and well-understood.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Architecture teams to ensure requirements and designs are met and consistent with best practices and Dragos standards.
  • Partner with Dragos security team to ensure the Dragos Platform is secure out of the box, and champion a clear, consistent technology vision through collaboration, influence, and enablement.


  • 10-15 years of experience in Software Development and Systems Design, with extensive experience in single node distributed computing and other micro-service solutions
  • Experience with Software Delivery technologies, CI/CD, test automation, integrating security and compliance into development pipelines using DevOps principles
  • Extensive experience with Linux operating systems, namely Debian distributions
  • Deep expertise with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Solid understanding of DNS solutions, LDAP/Active Directory, Hashicorp Vault, and other IDMs
  • In-depth expertise in network monitoring/configuration/management solutions, network architecture, network security, network traffic, and packet analysis
  • Experience working with AWS technologies, specifically Elastic Kubernetes Service, Elastic Container Registry, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and Lambda


  • Base Salary: $210,000
  • Base + Benefits + Equity = $355,000
  • Comprehensive benefits plan (medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401K with match)
  • Equity at Dragos is quickly growing and the total compensation under-represents the future growth and refresh program. This will be discussed on the first call with the Dragos recruiter.
Dragos is the Industrial Cybersecurity expert on a relentless mission to safeguard civilization.  In a world of rising cybersecurity threats, Dragos protects the most critical infrastructure – those that provide us with the tenets of modern civilization – from increasingly capable adversaries who wish to do it harm.  Devoted to codifying and sharing our in-depth industry knowledge of ICS/OT systems, Dragos arms industrial defenders around the world with the knowledge and tools to protect their systems as effectively and efficiently as possible.  Founded by world-class industrial intelligence experts, Dragos has the industry’s largest team of ICS/OT practitioners who have been on the front lines of the world’s most significant industrial cyber-attacks.  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is core value at Dragos, and we are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all.  We know that every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions.  Not only does a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion focus enrich our environment and teams, but it is also critical in our success as we defend adversaries all over the world.  The broad range of ideas, experiences, and perspectives is critical to our success.  We offer equity, competitive salaries, remote working, unlimited PTO, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401K, and life insurance. Dragos is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local laws. 
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