Information Technology

Software Engineer - Tooling and Infrastructure (remote OK)

Ready to shake things up? Splunk continues to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year. With growth comes scaling opportunities and the need to take the friction out of our processes, platforms, and systems to drive scale, efficiency, and effectiveness.

As a Software Engineering in the Tooling and Infrastructure team within the IT Business Applications group, you will play a key role in our Continuous Delivery Platform initiative. You will partner with various teams to automate and improve the software delivery process within the IT department. Our team will be responsible for the technical vision as well as the technical implementation across the IT organization. Your enthusiasm for code quality, release engineering, and developer efficiency will set a new standard for continuous delivery for Splunk IT. We will partner with you and learn about various systems, platforms, understand their challenges and collaborate with SMEs to develop scalable continuous delivery pipelines.

This position requires you to be a great listener, pay attention to details, and handle various tasks simultaneously while maintaining a positive attitude.

What you'll do: Yeah, I want to and can do that.

  • Build tools and utilities in Go, Python, Javascript to automate various parts of the build, test, and release process. 
  • Build and maintain CI pipelines using tools like GitLab, Docker, Kubernetes, Artifactory, SonarQube, Vault, and Terraform.
  • Learn and implement observability and logging solutions such as Splunk, SignalFX
  • Debugging deployment issues in AWS, Docker. You should know how to use nslookup, traceroute, etc.
  • Investigate build and deployment related issues using monitoring and troubleshooting tools like Splunk.
  • Build tools and services that can improve engineering efficiency and partner with the development team to introduce new tools and industry standard practices

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of programming using Python, Go, or JavaScript.
  • Excellent programming skills with a good understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • 2+ years experience with Docker and understanding of Docker concepts such as Networking, Storage, Docker Registry, and Images.
  • 2+ years of experience using modern CI systems such as Gitlab, Circle CI, Travis, etc..
  • Travel up to 25% between Splunk San Francisco and San Jose offices to meet with key partners

Education: Got it!

  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience required

What We Offer You: Wow, I want that.

  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
  • A set of extraordinarily hardworking, innovative, open, fun 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 don't expect people to work 12 hour days. We want you to have a successful time outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication and believe that balance helps cultivate an extraordinary environment

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Splunk has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, ten years in a row. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and a plethora of benefits.

Splunk is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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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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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