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Senior Software Engineer (AppInspect Team)

  • - Hybrid Remote

Join us as we pursue our innovative 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, our 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!

Are you motivated by helping customers and developers succeed?  Are you passionate about building scalable backend systems and API’s that are used for business critical applications?  Do you want to work with other smart people who really care about their craft? Do you excel in an environment of continuous self-improvement and learning? We are looking for someone who is motivated to understand customer and developer pain points in Splunk’s App ecosystem.  Join our Developer Ecosystem team as part of our app lifecycle management initiative to build fully automated systems to validate, publish and manage our.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and enhance our current AppInspect and CLI checks to move from 95% automation to 100%
  • Gain a deep understanding of the Splunk platform and App platform in order to reduce the friction for our customers to migrate and operate in our cloud environment
  • Learn new technologies necessary to accomplish the business objectives
  • Collaborate with our product security, UX designers, product management, platform engineering teams to focus on solving customer pain points
  • Helps team estimate software deliverables
  • Build services with consideration for performance, scalability, reliability, high availability


  • Coding proficiency in one or more of the following languages with the ability to quickly learn new languages: Python, Go, Java, C++.
  • Familiarity with developing and working with Restful APIs
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to pick up new technologies and concepts quickly, coupled with an unending desire to learn and improve.
  • Experience with automated build and deploy systems.
  • Strive to work in a team-first, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Appreciation and understanding of usability, networking, security, privacy, and regulatory compliance.
  • Familiarity with application containerization (Docker) and Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus.


What we offer

  • A team of incredibly capable and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering to product management and customer support.
  • A stable, collaborative, and supportive work environment. We work in an open environment, work together to get things done, and adapt to the changing needs for the team. We keep it real by being open and honest. 
  • Balance. We want you to be successful outside of work too. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and commitment, and believe that balance helps cultivate a positive environment.
  • Fun. We are committed to having every employee want to give it their all, be respectful and a part of the family, and have a smile on their face while doing it.

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's Hiring Practices
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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