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Senior Software Engineer - C++ Backend - Agent Management

  • - Hybrid Remote

Join us as we pursue our exciting new vision to make enterprises secure and reliable with our Splunk Enterprise 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 senior C++ backend software engineer to own the design, implementation and operation of 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 critical security and observability operations to run uninterrupted while performing tasks such as software upgrades, security improvements and health monitoring.

As a Senior  Engineer you will be part of our leadership team and you will lead and be accountable for implementing various features for the Agent Manager service. Your primary area of focus will be related within backend technology and you will own  subpart of our Agent Management platform. More than this during your day to day work you will review and provide feedback on feature design, on a variety of features. Senior Engineers within this team will review and guide development of all aspect of our Full Stack  platform 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. Ability to guide and raise the knowledge and skill level of junior engineers on the team is another important success measure.


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  and C++. On the front end you can expect to see React. As a Senior C++ Backend Engineer, your work will primarily focus on maintaining a C++ component. You will be responsible for the design growth and new feature set of this part, as well as maintaining and enhancing already developed functionality. You will also work closely with other team members to define an architectural model for the interaction between C++ and Go modules. But more than the technology stack, we value your programming skills and experience in driving development work for yourself and your team.


Within this role you will be also

  • Provide technical ownership of the team’s work and participates in architecture discussions.

  • Lead and 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

  • Identify and resolve pre-production system bottlenecks and production issues

  • Drive operational excellence and ensure the product is serviceable and code is maintainable

  • Sees opportunities for engineering productivity improvements or directions

  • Mentor other engineers


  • Strong fundamentals in software engineering: system design, data structures and algorithms

  • Coding proficiency in C++. Previous working experience with Go will be a strong asset

  • Familiarity with working with  one or more of the following languages with the ability to quickly learn new languages: React, Java, Python, Node.js will be valuable. 

  • Previous experience of building large, complex and distributed customer facing applications/platforms with multiple team interdependencies is a strong asset.

  • Designed and develop both backend (and preferably frontend) components and is familiar with technology stacks of both fields

  • Experience working on 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, gRPC or similar communication paradigms

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.


Base Pay Range


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

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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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