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Principal Software Engineer (DevOps+Backend)

  • - No Remote
Join us as we pursue our ground-breaking 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!

About the Role

Be part of a full stack team whose mission is to create a user experience for the leading Observability platform built by Splunk. Splunk is the only company whose products have been named as leaders in both Security and Observability. You will contribute to the backend code to create and maintain the IT Service Intelligence product at Splunk. You will enrich the development and deployment mechanisms.
This position will need to be physically located in the Hyderabad, India area.

Responsibilities

  • Drive technology direction within the product area and set the bar for technical excellence and delivery.
  • Lead architecture discussions regularly and propose solutions to address scalability, usability, and security.
  • Lead sophisticated efforts from inception to completion. This includes collaborating with product managers and multi-functional engineering teams on the definition, prioritization, and overall project execution, and challenging product managers when needed.
  • Take ownership and initiative to own and address issues promptly for our internal and external customers.
  • Become proficient in Splunk's core technologies and processes as they apply to application development.
  • Opportunity to mentor senior engineers and constantly raise the bar on engineering practices across the team and organization.
  • Participate in end-to-end architecture reviews and discussions with the broader team, playing an influential role in overall product design
  • Collaborate with interaction designers and visual designers to create an intuitive user experience
  • Build and improve CI/ CD git pipelines, efficient Development environments
  • Improve the robustness of the products through improvements in automation framework, development, release practices.
  • Identify and communicate standard ways of operating for engineering

Qualifications

Must-Have:
  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience with a bachelor’s degree; or 8+ years and a master’s degree
  • Good knowledge of web standards and modern browsers, responsive design, and of the full web technology stack.
  • A strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in operating systems, networks, data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and software design
  • Excellent problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A demonstrated capability for creative thinking, intellectual and entrepreneurial exploration
  • Experience developing, debugging, and performance tuning highly concurrent systems
  • Extensive knowledge and production programming experience in at least one of Java/C++/Python
  • Strong experience in building CI/ CD pipelines in GitLab or equivalent environment.
  • Proficiency in Cloud and Development infra tools like Docker, terraform
  • Experience designing and developing REST-based services with well-defined contracts
  • Self-starter who is comfortable taking the lead on a task, collaborating with other engineers to design and implement features
  • Strong understanding of one of the major Cloud technologies, e.g. AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Familiar with the agile software development process

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience in working with functional automation frameworks like Selenium, WebdriverIO
  • Experience in client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks (React)
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 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

India

Base Pay: INR 4,800,000.00 - 6,600,000.00 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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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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