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Do you want to join a fast-growing company where the work you do will make a real difference? Join us as we pursue our exciting new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a fast-growing 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. 
 
Understanding how infrastructure and systems impact user experience is critical as applications become distributed and more sophisticated. Splunk Observability Cloud is a new generation of SaaS-based Observability solutions that helps customers deliver and operate better, faster, and more reliable applications. 

About the Role

We're looking for a Senior Principal UI Architect to support the UX and UI development and architecture across the entire Observability Cloud suite. This role is critical as we aspire to build products that are not only powerful and scalable, but also intuitive and elegant to use. We move fast and iterate quickly. We are obsessed with solving customers’ problems. We have ambitious goals to build best-of-its-kind products. If you possess a passion for outstanding technology leadership and embrace the challenge of building an effective user experience, this position is for you. 

Responsibilities

  • Connects the dots across Product Management, UX Design, and Engineering to help the team navigate various constraints and balance short-term and long-term goals.
  • Works across multiple Product teams with a deep understanding of all products in Observability Suite in order to guide the team to develop a unified user experience and integrated user interface architecture.
  • Active at a technical level, participating in design and code reviews and taking a hands-on role for strategically important, potentially risky technical initiatives.
  • Exhibits a growth mindset and provides mentorship and teaching, helping others build the soft skills required to drive impact through influence as well as direct contribution.
  • Participates in hiring, mentoring, and promoting engineers, especially senior frontend engineers.
  • Ability to delegate, showing a strong understanding of when you must be involved in something versus when a specific task is a meaningful growth opportunity for others.
  • An effective communicator who is regularly leveraged as the technical spokesperson for driving architectural ideas and decisions and advocating for them with senior leaders.
  • Participates in high-profile and critical customer engagements and visits customers as needed.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience architecting and delivering large-scale SaaS solutions with sophisticated UI/UX components.
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitating great collaboration across functions.
  • Track record of instigating and driving org-wide changes.
  • Strong expertise in software engineering, with a focus on web frontend architecture and technologies.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

What We Offer

  • Opportunities to develop and grow as a senior technical leader. This role is aligned with key business priorities and significantly impacts how we build products and technologies.
  • A team of incredibly capable and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering to product management and customer support.
  • Opportunities to build outstanding products for engineers just like yourself.
  • A stable, collaborative, and supportive work environment. We work in an open environment, work together to get things done, and adapt to the team's changing needs. We keep it real by being open and honest.
  • Balance. We want you to be successful outside of work too! We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and commitment and believe that balance helps cultivate a positive environment.
  • Fun. We are committed to having every employee want to give their all, be respectful and a part of the family, and have a smile on their face while doing it.
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 the employment of qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 
 
Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer: At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.  

 

 

Note: 

Base Pay Range 

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area 

Base Pay Range: $242,400.00 - 333,300.00 per year 

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts 

Base Pay Range: $218,160.00 - 299,970.00 per year 

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area. 

Base Pay Range: $193,920.00 - 266,640.00 per year 

Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out above, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards. 

Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at https://splunkbenefits.com



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Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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