Skip to main content

Backend Engineer (Splunkbase Team)

  • - Hybrid Remote

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, our 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!


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 Software Engineers to join the team building the next generation of Splunkbase. You will have influence on the evolution of a product that we are working on which will change the landscape of how developers build, manage, and install applications that thousands of customers can use to interact with their machine data. Specifically you will be responsible for contributing to the engineering efforts that empower the platform to provide a robust ecosystem that allows Splunk customers to discover, build and use a rich set of community and Splunk-built applications.


  • Build services and technologies to enable internal and external developers to deliver applications on the newly developed platform.
  • Able to follow the guidance of senior engineers and product managers to fix bugs and build features
  • Implement features that use innovative technologies, open-source initiatives, and third-party services.
  • Create, enhance robust test suites for all code, because you recognize the value of automated testing and continuous integration.
  • Integrate metrics and service level indicators into features you build so that you can monitor, improve, and scale out services horizontally.
  • Design, develop, and deploy software daily using continuous delivery tools based on Docker, Codeship, and Kubernetes.
  • Provide fanatical production support for your features and applications.


  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience, including large-scale SaaS application development.
  • Proficiency with either Go, Python, or C++ in a production environment.
  • Understanding what it means to craft software that is a part of a larger microservice architecture.
  • Expertise developing and working with thoughtfully designed REST APIs and SDKs.
  • Background includes working with Docker, Kubernetes, or other container technologies.
  • Familiarity with major cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure is a plus
  • Willingness to learn about tuning application performance and engineering for scalability.

Nice to have:

  • A BS Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience working with Django web framework
  • Exposure to Splunk or a similar analytics solution.
  • Experience working with marketplaces
  • Background in stream processing (e.g. Kafka, Flume, Storm, Spark Streaming).
  • Involvement in open-source projects.

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.

Splunk's Hiring Practices
Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

Splunk also has policies in place to protect the personal information candidates disclose to us as part of the application process. Please click here to review Splunk’s Career Site Privacy Policy.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Splunk is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. We comply with local, state/territory, and federal regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the countries in which we operate. Splunk provides reasonable medical, religious, or other legally required accommodations for eligible employees.

Splunk is also committed to providing access to all individuals who are seeking information from our website. Any individual using assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) who experiences difficulty accessing information on any part of Splunk’s website should send comments to Please include the nature of the accessibility problem and your e-mail or contact address. If the accessibility problem involves a particular page, the message should include the URL of that page.

Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.


Find out what makes Splunk such a great place to work

box1 box1
Our Values

Splunkers are encouraged and empowered to be Innovative, passionate, disruptive, open and fun.

Learn More
box2 box2
Benefits and Wellbeing

Our benefits are designed to support your physical, financial, emotional and mental wellbeing.

Explore Splunk Benefits
box3 box3
Early Talent Program

Intern with people you want to hang out with, even outside the office.

Learn More
box3 box3

Our Blog

Hear from Splunkers on the latest.

Read the Blog
box2 box2
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Learn about Splunk’s commitment to creating a culture of belonging.

See Our Approach
box1 box1

Follow Splunk on LinkedIn for job announcements, company news, and more.

Follow Us