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Software Engineer - Backend

Software Engineer - Backend

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new 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!

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Be part of our journey as we reinvent security operations, and help enterprises say goodbye to “swivel chair security.” Splunk® Mission Control is a unified cloud-based platform that brings together security data, analytics and operations under one common work surface where security teams can holistically detect, manage, investigate, hunt, contain and remediate threats — all from one place — resulting in faster, more efficient and more effective security operations.

We are looking for creative problem solvers with a passion for scalable cloud-native distributed systems. As a member of the Mission Control engineering team you will build the backend services that power our unified security operations platform.

Role

As a member of the team, you will help define the future of our cloud-based SaaS product, by designing, creating, testing, and maintaining backend services that directly support security analysts all across the world. You will bring creativity and passion to directly influence the direction of our technology as well as mentor other members of your team.

Working directly with customers is one of our core values. In this role, you'll be able to meet customers, build empathy towards their experiences, get a first-person view of the state of the art Security Operations Centers, and collaborate with product management to define and craft new products that streamline analysts' investigations.

If staying technically challenged and learning from others is meaningful to you, you'll love our internal technical seminars and regular, company-wide hackathons.

Responsibilities

  • Understand our products, usage patterns, and real-world deployment scenarios to develop solutions that will bring value to our customers.
  • Enhance the product, keeping scalability and performance considerations as a high priority.
  • Drive projects to completion with minimal direction.
  • Collaborate with members of our team to design and implement backend services.
  • Help identify and develop ways to improve the team's efficiency by expanding on our existing tools and processes.
  • Keep product quality top of mind with automated testing.
  • Become well versed in Splunk's core technologies as they apply to application development.

Requirements

  • Proficiency in Python.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and JavaScript front end frameworks (e.g. React, AngularJS, Backbone).
  • Knowledge of cloud computing, microservice architectures and REST APIs.
  • Typically a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or 4 years with a Master’s degree in CS/Engineering, or equivalent practical working experience.

Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience with Django or similar backend application development frameworks.
  • Experience with Git and CI tools.
  • Experience with JavaScript testing framework like Cypress.
  • Comfortable with orchestration and cloud stack and technologies like k8s, kinesis, Kafka.
  • Experience with Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3.

What We Offer You

  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn that will challenge and excite you. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
  • A set of exceptionally driven and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.
  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • A stable, collaborative, and supportive work environment.

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.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 
 
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