Software Engineer - Python (Platform)

Software Engineer – Python (Platform)

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Splunk is the only purpose-built Security Automation & Orchestration platform, and the first to provide an open growing and community for sharing playbooks, apps and new technologies. It makes security smarter, faster, and stronger.

We are looking for an exceptional highly motivated Python Developer with a solid grasp and real passion for security to extend the capabilities of our premier platform. With a razor sharp focus on well tested, performant code, come help protect the world's networks.


Design and implement new features to reduce mean-time-to-resolution of security events

Ability to build and invent external and internal facing APIs

Effectively partner with software development, QA, and release teams solving hard problems and improvements

Clearly communicate complex ideas and improvements to co-workers and interested parties of all skill levels


Strong computer science fundamentals and highly motivated for Python

Expert and passionate about Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework (e.g. Django, Flask, etc.)

Good understanding of functions, improvements, classes, comprehensions, exceptions and problem solving in Python is a huge plus

Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, multi-process architecture, fundamentals and analytical skills.

Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python

Take pride writing reusable, scalable, testable, and rapidly growing efficient code

Strong unit test and debugging skills

Deep understanding of code versioning tools (e.g. Git) is a huge plus

Proficient and growing understanding of REST APIs and requests module

Experience and real passion for Security and new technologies is a plus.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

6+ years experience

We offer a generous benefits package.

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