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We are seeking a passionate engineer to join our group, Data Platform. Our team designs distributed systems to collect and analyze high volumes of machine-generated data at scale. Our engineers own the features including rolling them out to the cloud fleet following a true devops cycle. We are proud of owning what we build even after it's deployed to production. We ensure code hygiene, use open source libraries, employ continuous integration and delivery, and have a strong belief in automated testing at multiple levels (unit, integration, system). We are uniquely positioned as a globally distributed team with team members in a variety of locations.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in developing and solving problems with multi-threaded server applications written in C/C++ or Go-lang on Linux
  • Familiarity with cloud operations and automations including experience with puppet and terraform
  • 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.Prior experience with Cloud services, like EC2, S3, RDS, SQS is a plus.
  • Highly skilled in identifying performance bottlenecks, identifying anomalous system behavior, and resolving root cause of service issues.
  • Strong debugging and solving skills including the use of associated tools
  • Experience working on highly scalable systems involving network communications and associated protocols e.g. REST, TCP/IP, HTTP
  • You have a strong foundation in backend systems, storage, filesystem, memory, multi threading is a plus.
  • Mentored junior engineers in their development skills via code reviews and design discussions.
  • You have 12+ years of professional software engineering and architecture experience.
  • You have a BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain and rollout server-side applications for data collection, indexing, clustering and other distributed systems to Splunk Cloud.
  • Analyze, identify and resolve the bottlenecks of distributed systems, data pipeline, multi-threaded coherency and other complicated scenarios.
  • Engage in design and code reviews of the product, and improve your knowledge of customers’ experiences to prevent future problems
  • Offer thought leadership on how to make code maintainable and the product diagnosable and serviceable
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties to diagnose and tackle customer issues.

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.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Note: 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.  The base pay for this position is dependent on work location as set out below, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for bonus and benefits, and may be eligible for equity.  

Base Pay Range 

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

Base Pay Range:  $180,800 - 248,600  per year

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

Base Pay Range:  $171,200 - 235,400  per year

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

Base Pay Range:  $153,600 - 211,200  per year



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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.

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