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Sr. Manager, Engineering - Admin Config Service API

Sr. Manager, Engineering - Admin Config Service API

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make all 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!

We have a disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. Our engineers are passionate about our products and our customers demand more of it. At Splunk, we’re committed to our people, customers and having fun at work! Splunk is an industry leader in the “Data to Everything” platform and is well-positioned to extend the lead with our bold new vision.

If you thrive on leading software development teams while staying close to innovation and technology, we want to talk to you. We are embarking on a journey to “Cloud First”, developing cloud-native architectures at an internet-scale. We are at the core of Splunk’s cloud technology and preparing to rapidly evolve the core platform and services for the next decade.


As a Senior Manager of Software Development for the Admin Config Service (ACS) Team, you will be responsible for growing and hiring for a brand-new team and leading them to deliver modern API solutions for Splunk cloud customers. This role will provide the opportunity to be immersed in both platform and microservices on Splunk cloud with exposure to a full portfolio of technology areas.

You are an expert in distributed computing, networking, cloud platform software development in a scaled-up multi-tenant architecture. Initiative, passion and dedication is your soft currency. You are excited to take on roles that provide new growth and learning opportunities. Finally, you enjoy working with highly collaborative teams and have fun doing your stuff!

What You'll Do

  • Hire, lead and grow a team of cloud platform developers and sr. engineers.
  • Own and deliver on the platform and services roadmap in collaboration with Product Management.
  • Technically mentor the team through development and on-call process.
  • Collaborate with peers and build the outstanding cloud development model.
  • Actively seek initiatives to accelerate the platform’s performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Have fun and achieve your career goals.


  • 10+ years actively developing and/or managing to cloud-native technologies.
  • 4+ years of management experience and 12 years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent practical experience
  • Demonstrable foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design for cloud.
  • Experience with developing models for cloud-native architectures (Microservices SOA, security, compliance etc) at cloud scale.
  • Managed teams of 8-10 people with a demonstrable team and product success.
  • Familiarity and prior experience working with Golang/ C++ and Kubernetes.

Highly preferred qualifications

  • Prior experience building cloud platforms from the ground up.
  • Crafting large scale, customer facing API solutions.

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