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As applications and systems become more complex and user experience is at high stake, observability - the ability to monitor and understand the 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.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to Join Splunk Observability teams. As a backend engineer, you will work closely with large-scale distributed systems, streaming data pipelines and advanced algorithms that power Splunk Observability products. You will work closely with frontend engineers and product managers in driving product capabilities. You will also be contributing significantly to their implementation, deployment, and operation. We move fast and iterate quickly. We are obsessed with solving customers’ problems. We have ambitious goals to build best-of-its-kind products. You will help us win in a fast-growing market.

Responsibilities:

  • You will participate in the design, implementation, maintenance, and evolution of Splunk Observability’s backend systems.
  • You will design new features and drive their requirements and implementation in Splunk Observability’s backend Java codebase.
  • You will deploy, operate, and scale Splunk Observability’s backend services in production environments.
  • You will help explore and brainstorm new Observability product features that help you operate your own systems easier.
  • You will help improve engineering quality and operation excellence for the whole team.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience building large-scale backend systems.
  • Experience with DevOps practices and comfortability operating your own systems.
  • The ability to adapt quickly and can solve problems through uncertainty.
  • Experience with GraphQL and Restful APIs
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with engineers and non-engineers of various skill levels.
  • Passionate about building elegant and powerful tools to solve customer problems.
  • Proficiency in Java 8 (or above) and familiar with Java development environment, or the ability to learn it quickly.
  • It would help, but not required, if you have experience with these systems that are the foundation of Splunk Observability’s backend systems - Kubernetes/Docker, Kafka, Cassandra, AWS, and GCP.

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.

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $95,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).
 
 
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