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Job Description

Join us as we pursue our disruptive 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 significantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Role:

Splunk's Cloud Services group is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to help lead, design and build the next generation of our large scale cloud offering. You will be working on core services and applications that form the primitives for our current and future cloud service offerings. Site Reliability Engineers in this role will be engaging with multiple service owners across the platform to teach and implement modern interpretations of SRE, observability, Chaos Engineering and DevOps. This role is highly visible and impactful to the organization and will help shape Splunk's Engineering culture for years to come. Your job, in a nutshell, is to make every team around you better... including your own!

This is a remote role available in all US states except AK, ND, and WY. You also have the option of an office desk in some locations if that's convenient and desirable for you!

You will:

  • Own Splunk Cloud in FedRAMP environments.
  • Work across the organization to deliver quality products that delight Splunk's passionate users.
  • Lead teams of tight-knit engineers who are building a state-of-the-art, cloud-based environment for massive-scale data processing.
  • Drive alignment across teams to deliver cross-functional projects and support continued alignment throughout the entire lifecycle of systems and services.
  • Mentor and help new engineers to achieve more than they thought possible. You enjoy making other teams successful and are fulfilled through the success of others.

Qualifications:

  • You have experience or an interest in working with regulated computing environments such as FISMA and/or FedRAMP and are enthusiastic about doing it better.
  • This is a fully remote, US-based/work-from-home position. You must be a US Citizen working on US soil to be considered.
  • You have owned and operated Kubernetes clusters and their associated ecosystems. Kubernetes certifications or an interest in obtaining these certifications are a plus, such as those from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation; Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), or Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS).
  • You have experience deploying and operating services on the Azure cloud platform.
  • 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.
  • Deep understanding of linux systems (network stack, file system, OS services) and networking (L2 vs. L3, network architecture, VLANs, etc)
  • Experience with at least one programming language, preferably golang (go) or python. Knowledge of working with and automating linux systems tasks using this language is required, including working with configuration files and system services. Knowledge of common data structures and algorithms, as well as their performance characteristics is required.
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies related to security, performance, and disaster recovery.
  • Highly skilled in identifying performance bottlenecks, identifying anomalous system behavior, and resolving root cause of service issues.
  • You have assembled Open Source components into cohesive services.
  • You've demonstrated the skills to effectively work across teams and functions to lead design, operations and deployment of highly available software.
  • You have mentored engineers and have experience helping individuals and teams grow to the next level.
  • You are interested in working hard to make the users of Splunk's products happier every day.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience monitoring cloud environments with Splunk.
  • Experience with large scale distributed cloud service development, infrastructure, traffic management and architecture.
  • Experience with multi-cloud infrastructure spanning multiple cloud providers, particularly AWS and Azure.
  • Experience with distributed architectures/systems with optimized and scalable software that operates on a large number of nodes
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: $192,000.00 - 264,000.00 per year

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

Base Pay Range: $172,000.00 - 236,500.00 per year

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

Base Pay Range: $156,000.00 - 214,500.00 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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