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Senior Software Developer - Open Telemetry & Instrumentation

  • - Hybrid Remote
We're seeking a Senior Developer to join our Splunk Instrumentation team, focusing on improving application telemetry collection for integration with Splunk Observability Cloud. In this role, you'll work on the development of OpenTelemetry-compatible software libraries and agents, crucial for monitoring and instrumenting a diverse range of third-party frameworks and applications.
You will have the opportunity to collaborate on an open-source project with a global community of contributors. For more detailed information about this project, please visit the following link:

Responsibilities:

As a key member of our team, your responsibilities will include:
  • Actively participate in the design and ongoing evolution of Splunk Observability’s systems, ensuring they meet current needs and are scalable for future requirements.
  • Take a leading role in contributing to our open-source projects, focusing on the development of distributed tracing instrumentation libraries and agents.
  • Regularly review and improve existing framework and library instrumentations, ensuring they meet our high standards of quality and efficiency.
  • Innovate and implement new instrumentations to broaden the range of supported frameworks, libraries, and applications, enhancing our system's capabilities and user experience.
  • Oversee the release process and manage the distribution of Splunk's open-source instrumentation libraries and agents, ensuring they are accessible and up-to-date.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and the open-source community to align development efforts, share knowledge, and incorporate feedback into our projects."

Essential requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to new environments and effectively maneuver through uncertainty to solve complex problems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts clearly and effectively.
  • A strong passion for building elegant and powerful tools to address customer needs and enhance user experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Java is essential, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in at least one additional technology from the following list: Python, Go, Node.js, JS or Serverless development. We highly value candidates with a versatile programming background and the ability to adapt to various technological environments.
  • Prior experience in working on open-source projects is advantageous.
  • Exposure to application instrumentation (metrics and/or tracing) and familiarity with open-source web frameworks and clients is beneficial.
  • Solid understanding of Docker containers and cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, and/or Azure.
  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments; Windows experience is a plus.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent training or work experience.
  • Extensive related experience (or a Master’s degree with 4+ years of experience, or a PhD).
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.
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Base Pay Range
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Base Pay: PLN 220,800.00 - 303,600.00 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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