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Senior Software Engineer (Java) - Observability Data Platform

  • - Hybrid Remote
Senior Software Engineer, Distributed Systems, Splunk Observability


Join us as we pursue our exciting new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people passionate about our product and seeking 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! 
As applications and systems become more sophisticated and user experience is at high stake, monitoring and understanding the complex systems and how they impact users becomes one of the biggest challenges for engineering teams. We are building world-class tools to help engineers deliver better, faster, and more reliable applications. Join us in developing a distributed, real-time, multi-tenant streaming platform that allows customers and developers to analyze massive amounts of data from many devices, operating systems, logs, metrics, traces and more in a scalable and reliable way.


About the Role
Splunk is looking for enthusiastic and innovative Software Engineers to join our Splunk Observability team who will work on systems that empower our customers to detect and resolve their infrastructure and application issues quickly. 


You will collaborate closely with architects, product managers, and some of the industry's brightest minds to design and implement modern, scalable, reliable systems that serve as the backbone of Splunk Observability products. We are passionate about solving customers’ problems and building best-of-its-kind products, and you will help us win in this fast-growing market. 


  • Follow the best software development practices and set the high engineering bar for the team by regularly leading design, code review, and test plan reviews.
  • Incorporate excellence in reliability, scalability, and performance in the design of distributed systems
  • Lead or own the design of new systems and drive the implementations.
  • Identify improvement opportunities in areas of engineering excellence and operation excellence and make them a reality
  • Participate in on-call rotations, post-incident reviews, and other operational duties to ensure service delivery quality
  • Debug and provide solutions or fixes to customer-reported issues or requirements.
  • Helps team estimate work across sprints and quarters
  • Contribute to growing new engineers through design & code review, tech talks, mentoring, and pair-programming.


  • You are passionate about building, observing, and operating distributed systems at scale in production.
  • You understand the challenges and trade-offs to be made when building and deploying systems to production.
  • You have a solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in operating systems, networks, data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and software design
  • Excellent problem-solving, collaboration, and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A demonstrated capability for creative thinking, intellectual and entrepreneurial exploration
  • Experience developing, debugging, and performance tuning highly concurrent systems
  • Ability to lead complicated technical decisions and mentor other junior engineers
  • Solid knowledge and production programming experience in at least one of Java/C#/Go
  • Experience with test-driven development, developing different levels of automated tests, such as unit test, functional test, integration test, system test, or performance / load test
  • Experience with 1 or more relational databases & NoSQL databases.
  • Prior experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related majors; 8+ years of relevant proven experience
Base Pay Range
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


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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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