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Full Stack Principal Software Engineer

A little about us. Splunk is the key to enterprise resilience for the 11,000+ organizations that use our Unified Security and Observability Platform. We regularly appear on a lot of “Best Places to Work” lists and we think it’s because we encourage our Splunkers to bring their whole, authentic selves. So bring your work experience, problem-solving skills, and talent, of course, but also bring your joy, your passion, and all the things that make you, you. Because when you feel free to be you, it makes it a lot easier for us to be us. 
As applications and systems become more sophisticated and user experience is at high stake, observability - the ability to monitor and understand the systems and how they impact users, becomes one of the biggest challenges for engineering teams. We are building world-class tools to help engineers deliver better, faster, and more reliable applications. 

About the Role

Splunk is looking for an enthusiastic and creative Full Stack Principal Software Engineer to join our Splunk Observability team who will work on systems that empower our customers to quickly detect and resolve their infrastructure and application issues. 
You will closely collaborate with designers, Frontend Architects, and Product Managers to craft and implement modern, delightful, and intuitive features that streamline the experience between multiple Splunk products. We are passionate about solving customers’ problems as well as building best-of-its-kind products and you will help us win in this fast-growing market. 

Responsibilities

  • Operates as a technical lead, solution architect & full stack developer of the team, leading technical roadmap and vision 
  • Work with leadership team to influence products and process strategies 
  • Understand the business direction and is able to promote innovative ideas and acquire alignment with multi-functional teams; can influence PM on features, product direction and priority. 
  • Collaboratively lead design discussions under technical purview, ensuring both functional & non-functional requirements (like scale, security, operability, usability, etc) are considered 
  • Lead the development new product features, clarify and improve designs, help put together a plan for how to make it happen; participate in code review 
  • Build relationships with cross-area teams to effectively understand dependencies, gain alignments and set up collaborations 
  • Grow senior engineers and technical leaders through design & code review, tech seminars, mentoring, pair-programming, and etc. 
  • Participate in on-call rotations, post-incident reviews, and other operational duties as needed to ensure service delivery quality 
  • Take actions to improve the engineering team’s engineering and operational practices 

Requirements

  • Proficient in building large-scale and high throughput web applications including frontend and backend components, from architecture design to implementation and testing. 
  • Track record as a senior technical lead with minimum 3 years' experience of leading teams. 
  • Deep understanding of microservices and distributed application architecture 
  • Rich Experience partnering with UI/UX, Product Management, QA, Doc Writer and other multi-functional teams 
  • Expert in JavaScript or TypeScript; Excellent knowledge of HTML/CSS; Familiar with one or more JS frameworks, such as React, Backbone or Angular 
  • Expert in Python, Java or Golang 
  • Expert in at least one RPC framework such as thrift and gRPC 
  • Expert in developing and working with thoughtfully crafted HTTP APIs, such as REST or GraphQL 
  • Rich experience with 1 or more relational databases & NoSQL databases 
  • Solid knowledge and rich experience in working with at least one cloud platform, such as AWS, Azure, and GCP 
  • Expert in containerization technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) 
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related majors; 8+ years of relevant proven experience 

Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. 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.  

 

 

Note: 

Base Pay Range 

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area 

Base Pay Range: $203,200.00 - 279,400.00 per year 

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts 

Base Pay Range: $182,880.00 - 251,460.00 per year 

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area. 

Base Pay Range: $162,560.00 - 223,520.00 per year 

Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out above, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards. 

Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at https://splunkbenefits.com



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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.

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