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Senior Software Engineer

  • - Hybrid Remote
Join us as we pursue our exciting new vision to make enterprises secure and reliable with our Splunk unified Security and Observability Platform! We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our products and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and recognizing each other’s success.
Splunk's Agent Management team is looking for a Cloud Backend Engineer to join us. Our team is working on a brand-new solution that will manage the life cycle of thousands of data streaming agents throughout our customer base. The service will allow our customer's to run uninterrupted while performing tasks such as maintenance and troubleshooting operation, software upgrades, security enhancements, health monitoring but will also improve live visibility and insight to their fleet of agents.
As a Cloud Backend Engineer you will develop and own features for the Agent Manager service related mostly with delivering our servicer for cloud native customers. Your task will be splitted into developing Go-based backend covering whole development lifecycle phases but also basic cloud (AWS and Kubernetes) management and maintenance for our infrastructure. Engineers within our team are working on development of both UI and server components as well the CI/CD of the service. They will ensure that observability is built into the system, Service Level Objectives (SLO) are defined, monitored and met and that engineers are alerted when performance degrades. They will work with senior members of other teams in the Splunk eco-system to ensure their services provide the required functionality and that integration is seamless. They will collaborate with Product Management to translate business requirements into technical tasks and provide an estimation for implementing them. Success will be measured by your ability to develop and maintain a service that is performant and serviceable while meeting execution goals.
From our side, we would like to welcome you to our greenfield project and our team of highly skilled developers. In our daily operations we spend a lot of time on system design and try to determine the best way to move forward. We are building a full stack platform and we will own both our testing and CI/CD processes. You will play a critical role in establishing the foundation and ground rules for the future, and we want to leverage your knowledge and experience in software craftsmanship. Our backend technology stack is built around Go (mainly, for new components) and C++ (to ensure compatibility with existing components). On the front end you can expect to see React. But more than the technology stack, we value your programming skills and experience in driving development work for yourself and your team.
Within our team we have to create solutions and face technical challenges. To name just a few, there is new solution design and architecture, scalability (customers could have 100,000+ agents to manage), multi-platform approach (as we need to meet customers using both on-prem and cloud-only deployment models), complexity of the solution (we need to deliver a product with both backend and front-end components created using modern coding standards combined with testing and CI/CD models) and finally cybersecurity.

Within this role you will be also

  • Spends most of the time developing code, and efficiently produces elegant, clean and re-usable code with no unnecessary complication or abstraction.
  • Considers subsystem reusability, modularity, and scaling as part of design.
  • Participates in design discussions, proposes and discusses solutions to system and product changes
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure high quality of software components
  • Ensure test processes are automated and that a robust CI/CD system is developed alongside the service especially within cloud (AWS, Kubernetes) environment.
  • Identify and resolve pre-production system bottlenecks and production issues
  • Work on operational excellence and ensure the product is serviceable and code is maintainable
  • Once the project launches for the cloud customer (Q3/Q4 2024), we will need to provide on-call support spread across all team members.

Requirements:

  • Fundamentals in software engineering: system design, data structures and algorithms. Those skills are needed as we are working on brand-new solutions.
  • Experience and knowledge about cloud native infrastructure tools - especially for AWS.
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • From the backend perspective coding experience in Go. If you have previous experience with C++ it will be a strong asset.
  • Familiarity with web application frameworks, especially React is a plus.
  • Familiarity with distributed systems in public cloud environments such as AWS (preferred), GCP, Azure and familiarity with the services available on these platforms.
  • Experience in developing CI/CD systems and test automation frameworks
  • Ability to document your work for the benefit of the team
  • Knowledge of REST or similar communication paradigms

 

 

 

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Base Pay Range

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Base Pay: PLN 248,000.00 - 341,000.00 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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