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Engineering

Software Engineer, Platform Security Team

Splunk is here to build a safer and more resilient digital world. The world's leading enterprises use our unified security and observability platform to keep their digital systems secure and reliable. While customers love our technology, it's our people that make Splunk stand out as an amazing career destination and why we've won so many awards as a best place to work. If you become a Splunker, we want your whole, authentic self, what we call your "million data points". So bring your work experience, problem-solving skills and talent, of course, but also bring your joy, your passion and all the things that make you, you. 
Join us as we pursue an exciting new vision to make data secure, reliable, and trustworthy to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver highly secure Splunk products and a trustworthy computing environment for our customers and how you can become a part of our journey! 

Role

The Platform Security team is looking for a talented senior software engineer to build critical security services and capabilities across core security areas such as Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Secrets Management, Encryption and many more. These critical security capabilities span across Splunk’s Public Cloud, Enterprise Cloud as well as On Premise products. Are you excited to be part of the team tasked to build customer trust on Splunk products with the highest degree of data security? 
We give our engineers an environment in which they can contribute from day one while also providing opportunities for learning and growth. You'll learn how our entire stack works - from identity and access control to customer entitlements and lifecycle management – all in distributed environments. The work will directly impact the experience of our customers. 
We are an engineering- and product-focused company. Our engineers take a leading role in designing, architecting, building, and testing our product. Engineers at Splunk have a wide impact, from developing new capabilities like certificate lifecycle management and identity management to metrics ingestion and analysis to working with customers to see their work be used to solve real-world problems. 

What You'll Do

  • Help design, implement, test and deploy security software services and components to Splunk cloud and On-Premise environments.
  • Build and run distributed systems at scale in production.
  • Partner with key partners, including PM and QA, to influence product feature definition and deliver security solutions.
  • Be a mentor ensuring the team follows software development and quality best practices.
  • Be asked to regularly lead design and code reviews, and participate in architecture discussions. As well as estimate software deliverables, often across multiple sprint timelines.
  • Contribute to product direction by prototyping innovative ideas and helping find opportunities for engineering productivity improvements or directions.
  • Participate in customer engagements & escalations and drive overall resolution.
  • Mentor and cross-train with other security team members to cultivate Security Engineering knowledge.

Requirements

  • 8+ years of related experience with a technical Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience with development and deployment in a hosted cloud environment like AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Experience with Cloud and Containers. You have experience writing software and operationalizing it for deployment to Cloud services, and you've worked with the container ecosystem using tools like Docker, ECS, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience developing scalable, high performance, and operable identity & security services.
  • Experience with TLS stack, openssl a big plus
  • Experience with secrets key management systems such as AWS KMS and Vault is a big plus
  • Ability to work with multiple programming languages, such as Java, C++, and Go. We have code in several languages. A solid base foundation in object-oriented coding and the ability to rapidly learn new languages as needed.
  • Understanding of Systems Programming. Examples of areas you may be knowledgeable in may include how threads work, an understanding of filesystems, server and kernel architectures, a good grasp of data structures and algorithms, etc. You don't need to be an expert, but you should have a foundation to build on.
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. 

 

Note: 

Base Pay Range 

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area 

Base Pay Range: $146,400.00 - 201,300.00 per year 

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts 

Base Pay Range: $131,760.00 - 181,170.00 per year 

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area. 

Base Pay Range: $117,120.00 - 161,040.00 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 competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at https://splunkbenefits.com



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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