Splunk Principal Software Engineer Search & Indexing (DevOps) (PST Remote OK) in San Francisco, California
Join us as we pursue our exciting 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!
We are seeking a passionate engineer to join our group, Data Platform. Our team designs distributed systems to collect and analyze high volumes of machine-generated data at scale. Our engineers own the features including rolling them out to the cloud fleet following a true devops cycle. We are proud of owning what we build even after it's deployed to production. We ensure code hygiene, use open source libraries, employ continuous integration and delivery, and have a strong belief in automated testing at multiple levels (unit, integration, system). We are uniquely positioned as a globally distributed team with team members in a variety of locations.
Extensive experience in developing and solving problems with multi-threaded server applications written in C/C++ or Go-lang on Linux
Familiarity with cloud operations and automations including experience with puppet and terraform
You enjoy building and running distributed systems at scale in production. You understand the challenges and trade-offs to be made when building and deploying systems to production.Prior experience with Cloud services, like EC2, S3, RDS, SQS is a plus.
Highly skilled in identifying performance bottlenecks, identifying anomalous system behavior, and resolving root cause of service issues.
Strong debugging and solving skills including the use of associated tools
Experience working on highly scalable systems involving network communications and associated protocols e.g. REST, TCP/IP, HTTP
You have a strong foundation in backend systems, storage, filesystem, memory, multi threading is a plus.
Mentored junior engineers in their development skills via code reviews and design discussions.
You have 12+ years of professional software engineering and architecture experience.
You have a BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline.
Develop, maintain and rollout server-side applications for data collection, indexing, clustering and other distributed systems to Splunk Cloud.
Analyze, identify and resolve the bottlenecks of distributed systems, data pipeline, multi-threaded coherency and other complicated scenarios.
Engage in design and code reviews of the product, and improve your knowledge of customers’ experiences to prevent future problems
Offer thought leadership on how to make code maintainable and the product diagnosable and serviceable
Participate in rotating on-call duties to diagnose and tackle customer issues.
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 positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
(Colorado only) Minimum base salary of $135,000.00. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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