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Senior Software Engineer (C++ backend)

  • - 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, customers, having fun, and, most importantly, to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey! 
Role 
Are you interested in being part of building the next-generation and highly-scaled industry-leading data platform for machine data? The Splunk Data Platform Search Execution team is looking for a Software Engineer to join our backend distributed systems engineering team. 
You will be working on the core of Splunk's Search technology and be part of the team to solve the most challenging and exciting problems in the Search backend area to delight our customers with high-performance, reliable, and efficient solutions. 
We give our engineers an environment in which they can contribute from day one while also providing learning and growth opportunities. You'll learn how our entire stack works, from data ingestion and storage to searching, reporting, and building dashboards, all in distributed environments. The work you’ll do will directly impact the experience of our customers. 
Responsibilities: 
  • Design, develop, and maintain features for Splunk search infrastructure. 
  • Build robust, fault-tolerant distributed systems in a multi-threaded/multi-process environment. 
  • Analyze and improve the scalability of data collection, routing, storage, and retrieval. 
  • Make code maintainable and the product diagnosable and serviceable. 
  • Define and perform various search language layer optimizations/transformations. 
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties to diagnose and solve customer issues. 
  • Own features from start to finish; Mentor junior engineers.  

 

Requirements 
  • 8 years of related experience with a technical Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent practical experience; or 5 years and a technical Master’s degree; or equivalent practical experience. 
  • Coding proficiency in C++, and the ability to quickly learn new ones, especially Python or Go. 
  • Strong fundamentals in software engineering: data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and software design.  
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills including the use of associated tools 
  • Experience in working on distributed systems like databases, file systems, and storage systems. 
  • Experience with developing CI/CD systems, test automation frameworks, 
  • Ability to document your work for the benefit of the team 
  • Knowledge of query language and processing like SQL, SPL, etc. 
  • Knowledge of REST, grpc, or similar communication paradigms 
  • Knowledge of public cloud services such as AWS, GCP, Azure 
  • Passion for solving hard problems and exploring new technologies. 

 

What we offer 
  • A constant stream of new things to learn. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open-source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies. 
  • 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. 

 

 

Note: 

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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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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