Splunk Sr. Software Engineer in Test - BackEnd/Cloud (US Remote) in San Francisco, California
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 meaningfully to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!
Do you enjoy working with smart and passionate people who are out to innovate the way people interact with data? Do you thrive in a team atmosphere where you can have a deep impact on a wide range of work? Are you a self-starter that enjoys learning new technologies and providing mentorship? Are you comfortable working in a loosely structured organization to embrace change as an opportunity to improve things?
If so, Splunk is looking for experienced Backend Sr. Software Engineer in Test to join the team building the next generation of Splunk’s Cloud Services and Cloud Ecosystem. As a Sr. Software Engineer in Test, the responsibilities include designing, documenting, executing, and automating tests to effectively and efficiently test features in development.
You will be expected to contribute automated, reliable, resilient, and extensible solutions to enhance and evolve our testing strategies and capabilities, and continually improve our already large and stable testing infrastructure for our Splunk Cloud Platform
You will work intimately with the Engineering and Product Management teams to develop, automate, and execute sophisticated tests to verify conformance of Splunk features and their functionalities. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, focused, and attentive individuals who have a real passion for quality engineering and have a strong understanding of product quality standards, automation, and processes.
Effective communicator. Excellence in verbal and written communication, the ability to be concise and effective in getting ideas across to other people and teams. Effectively communicate with senior leadership and architects on test related subjects
Distributed solutions. Experience in setting up and working on distributed systems like Amazon Web Services Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, K8s
API Driven Testing Experience. Expertise on developing test automation and working with HTTP APIs, such as REST, GraphQL or gRPC
Experience in building/improving test automation frameworks. 3+ years experience developing test automation in C++, Python, Java, Golang. Ability to triage and fix complex issues in highly distributed environments and platforms while recommending corrective action. Developing backend and frontend automation, analyzing test results to ensure quality products and quality user experiences.
Develop/research automation tools used to improve the test coverage efficiency and sufficiency. Develop and evolve test frameworks, tools, infrastructure, and CI systems. System/critical thinking and big picture mentality are important.
Proficient in SCMS - Github, Gitlab and CI-CD tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, etc. Develop and evolve test frameworks, tools, infrastructure, and CI systems
Quality. Draft test plans, develop functional and end-to-end automated tests using Python, Selenium/Cypress
Customer engagement: Desire to engage with customers and participate in validating patches and maintenance releases. Incorporate customer use cases and telemetry data into testing
Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing diverse engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities! We also believe mentors help both the individuals and the company grow.
Safe, diverse, collaborative, and supportive work environment. Splunk strongly supports working in an open, safe, and inclusive environment.
Balance. Splunk is a people-first company and Splunkers are encouraged to maintain a work-life balance. We trust our Splunkers to be responsible for their time and commitment and believe that balance helps cultivate a positive environment.
Proficiency in at least one programming language, such as Python (most preferred), Go, Java, Ruby or C++.
Experience using Git solutions: GitHub, GitLab or Bitbucket
Working knowledge of AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Azure
Good SaaS background with an understanding of API and microservices testing
Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes or any container orchestration solution
Extensive experience in test automation frameworks like pytest, Selenium, or Go testing frameworks like Gingko
Solid knowledge of CI/CD technologies like Jenkins
Excellent in critical thinking and problem solving
Expert in exploratory testing (preferably white-box)
In depth system administration skills in Linux and Windows
Effective communicator who can be a technical spokesperson for their Team/Area in architecture or technology discussions
Experience building test frameworks and infrastructure
Experience dealing with cross-functional teams, including Support and Sustaining
Ability to lead test design and code reviews
- BS EE or CS degree; 8+ years of related experience (or Master’s with 6+ years of experience or PhD with 3+ years of experience) or equivalent
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.
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 $115,000.00. 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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