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Junior Software Engineer (Performance)

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Are you passionate about learning new technologies and understanding how they work? Are you interested in an opportunity to work with an upbeat team to help drive its products to a new level? We are looking for a creative Junior Performance Engineer to help us focus on the scalability and performance of our products and build meaningful benchmarks that address customer experience.
At Splunk, each release of our software is highly scrutinized to meet the demands of our customers. As a Junior Performance Engineer, you’ll work with other team members to have a direct impact on our products’ success. You will collaborate with peers, field teams, and customers to understand and encapsulate the user scenarios into industry standard benchmarks.

Responsibilities:

  • Define, design and implement performance / scalability / reliability (PSR) benchmarks on Splunk Enterprise and Cloud products
  • Heavily contribute in the design and implementation of self-service tools for Splunk developers to find performance bottlenecks by themselves
  • Efficiently working with various profiling tools to identify performance and concurrency bottleneck, propose and implement optimizations to improve the Splunk products
  • Implement and improve sizing and capacity calculators for premium Splunk applications on the cloud
  • Demonstrated ability in Performance Engineering and Benchmarking
  • Skilled in both the art and science of benchmark creation and measurement and modeling of system behavior under load
  • Ability to find root cause of performance bottlenecks with profiling tools: flamegraphs, pprof, pstack, qmlprofiler, perf, nmon
  • Get certified in Splunk Fundamentals

Requirements:

  • Passionate about finding software performance bottlenecks and optimize product code
  • Experience in Python (C++ or Go would be a huge plus)
  • Knows the basic principles of distributed computing systems. Familiar with Linux, Docker, AWS, GIT, Artifactory in terms of both tools and systems administration
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • 1-2 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience in SaaS, Microservice, Cloud Native software companies and projects

Nice to have:

  • Experience in solving problems of load, scale, and optimizations of sophisticated large-scale deployments
  • Experience with enterprise software capacity planning
  • Experience with data science and ML
  • Experience with GPU

 

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

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Base Pay: PLN 136,000.00 - 187,000.00 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 comprehensive, competitive benefits package which may include healthcare and retirement plans, paid time off, wellbeing expense reimbursement, and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at https://splunkbenefits.com.



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