Principal Software Engineer
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine
data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company
filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to
deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we're
committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly
to each other's success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how
you can become a part of our journey!Our Splunk Family in the U.S.
are a results driven and collaborative bunch spanning functions
across sales, customer success, support, marketing and G&A
functions. We love to work as a team, celebrate success and learn
from our losses. We have an excellent team culture with weekly team
breakfasts, cocktail hour Fridays, end of quarter celebrations,
volunteering activities and a culture based on respect,
transparency and always doing the right thing!The Developer
Platform Infrastructure organization develops robust and resilient
platform solutions for building, testing and deploying Splunk's
enterprise software. The teams are fast-paced, high-velocity, and
use state-of-the-art technology. The focus is always on automation,
solving complex challenges that span across multiple groups within
Splunk, ensuring smooth and expedient services to Splunk users.This
is an incredible opportunity to utilize your existing system
design, SaaS, cloud experience and drive the growth at Splunk.What
we're looking for
We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to help lead,
design and build the next generation of our CI/CD and tools
offerings. You will be working on the core infrastructure platform
enabling the next generation of Splunk's offerings.
What you provide
- CI/CD and tooling expertise. Cloud, container and
virtualization experience. Innovating and scaling secure services
on-prem and different cloud providers is a plus. You will use
Kubernetes, Docker, UCP, AWS/GCP, Jenkins, Gitlab, Ansible.
- Data structures and algorithms. A solid grasp of data
structures, algorithms, and RESTful APIs.
- Observability infrastructure expertise to ensure 24/7
operational excellence and data driven decision making.
- Ability to work with multiple programming languages. We have
code in several languages, ranging from Go to Python.
- BS/MS degree in EE or CS or a related technical field or 5+
years of progressive experience.
- Desire to learn and adapt. You will constantly be learning new
areas and new technologies.
- Passion. Our customers are passionate about Splunk, and we want
the same from our engineers. We want you to be excited and have
utmost ownership of your projects.
- Distributed programming. Experience in working on distributed
systems like databases, distributed file systems, distributed
concurrency control, consistency models, CAP theorem is an added
- Knowledge of technical excellence. You know continuous
delivery, testing, security practices, performance, and
observability. What we provide
- Opportunities to develop and grow as an engineer. We are always
expanding into new areas, working with open-source projects and
contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
- A team of incredibly capable and dedicated peers, all the way
from engineering to product management and customer support.
- Breadth and depth. You are interested to work on an area that
dynamically scales to meet the needs of Splunk's offerings.
- You want to go deep into optimizing how we automate every
manual process and tedious task we encounter.
- Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through
ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe that
mentors help both sides of the equation.
- Fun. We have frequent group outings and team building events.
We are committed to having every employee want to give it their
all, be respectful and a part of the family, and have a smile on
their face while doing it.
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics
in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job
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we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest
and conviction records.-- Thank you for your interest in Splunk!
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