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Sr. Software Engineer- Security Intelligence

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Are you passionate about working on products that have a positive impact on the technology world? Do you enjoy building large scale applications that are running on huge data sets? Do you value working in an environment where you're empowered to make key technical decisions across a full stack of technologies? If so, a role on the Splunk Security Intelligence team could be a great fit for you.

Our platform is built for security and fraud teams protecting critical information and assets from cyber attacks and exploits.

We have a unique career opportunity for outstanding engineers like you. You'll be on the frontlines of information security, building products to help connect the network of enterprise security operators facing off against the most sophisticated attackers in the world.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help lead, design, develop and deliver Splunk's Security Intelligence solution. The service collects security threats at scale from external sources. It detects unknown threats by running innovative stream processing and machine learning algorithms in near real-time, on vast amounts of internally collected data and signals.

About the Security Intelligence Team

We are a passionate team who cares deeply about our customers, our teammates and you. In this role, you will work directly with product management, our design team, our customers and other engineering teams. We have a lean process that focuses on empowering and serving our engineers as opposed to just directing them.

Our backend team works in a microservices-oriented architecture using modern technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Gitlab CI/CD, Kafka, Pulsar, gRPC, Spark, among others. 

Our Engineering Team operates in the following timezones: Argentina Standard Time, Eastern Time, Central Time and Pacific Time. Our team is fully distributed and we welcome English speakers within those timezones.


  • Achieve a deep knowledge of our product architecture, usage patterns, and real world use-cases in order to better understand what solutions will bring value to our customers
  • Develop new product features, clarify and improve designs, and help put together a plan for how to make it happen (using Agile Methodologies).
  • Collaborate closely with Product Management and members of our team to design and create comprehensive end-to-end user workflows
  • Keep product quality top of mind by extensively using Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD), testing technologies (unit, functional, performance), and best practices to ensure that the product is of high quality while continuously deployed in the cloud to our customers
  • Provide DevOps support for production services in cloud infrastructure using modern tools and frameworks.
  • Participate in the software development lifecycle by writing code, tests, documentation; supporting the sprint management process; and communicating effectively with peers and managers.


  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Proficiency in Java.
  • Proven experience building and architecting web applications, services, and APIs.
  • Experience with cloud service providers (AWS/GCP).
  • Familiarity with streaming and distributed computing technologies such as Kafka, Pulsar, Flink, Spark, Hadoop, Cassandra
  • Exposure to working with container ecosystems (Docker, Kubernetes, Kubernetes Operator Framework)
  • Knowledge of distributed computing architectures and principles that solve for scalability, performance, redundancy and reliability
  • Experienced with an Agile DevOps engineering environment that effectively uses CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab, Bitbucket, etc.)
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and to understand a wide variety of technical challenges to be solved
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to prepare documentation and presentations for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Background in developing products for the Security market a plus
  •  Technical Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent practical experience.

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 or San Jose, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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