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Splunk is building a fast paced team and looking to hire top engineering talent with exceptional expertise with Unix operating systems and C/C++ programming languages.

The candidate must have strong engineering discipline and an exceptional understanding of design patterns and multi-threaded high performance application architectures.




  • Design and implement highly scalable solutions and architectures using the most appropriate design patterns.
  • Follow and use best Object Oriented design principles for a maintainable and extensible set of components.
  • Implement modular and testable code: cleanly, efficiently, and with full unit testing capabilities.
  • Implement modern algorithms for efficient computing tasks.
  • Effectively interact with software development, QA, and release teams.




  • 3+ years’ experience in C/C++ and Python
  • Solid understanding of OS principles (especially Unix) and multi-threaded applications
  • Solid understanding of RDBMS, Postgres and SQL
  • Solid understanding of the development cycle of any software based product
  • Solid understanding of network layers and network security fundamentals
  • B.S. in Computer science, and/or related work experience.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with security technologies
  • Experience developing clustered systems
  • Experience with security infrastructure equipment or software, SIEM, IPS, UTMs, etc.
  • Experience in any scripting language (Shell, Tcl/Expect, etc)
  • Knowledge of network architecture design patterns






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