Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud Platform

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Job Description: 

As the Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring a high standard for the operation, reliability and security of our services and platform in the cloud. You will define the SLA/SLO and the process to operate and improve the system. You will work with industry experts to ensure the platform is delivered and operated meeting all security and compliance requirements. You will work with Product Management and other technical teams within Splunk, incorporating new requirements and providing technical information related to this sophisticated ML Platform as needed.

You will work with a team of senior cloud engineers, ML engineers and researchers, experts within their own specialty. You will set an example for this group, as well as set high standard on quality, communication and ability to deliver with deadlines.

You will contribute to architecture and technical decisions while also mentor junior members within the team.

You will be working in a multi-office, multi-location development environment and prior experience working with local and remote teams or groups will be a plus.

While expertise with ML products and their application within enterprise solutions is highly desirable it is not required, provided you are willing to quickly come up to speed and you have some prior experience of ML technology and its application.


  • 6+ years software development with focus on large scale distributed systems
  • Strong professional experience writing code in Java, Python or another Object Oriented language
  • Expertise in developing software with container deployment and orchestration technologies at scale, with strong knowledge of the fundamentals including service discovery, deployments, monitoring, scheduling, load balancing.
  • Expertise in cloud security and compliance processes.
  • Expertise in developing software on a public cloud platform (e.g. AWS, GCP, MS Azure etc.)
  • Passionate about building and encouraging good engineering practices and processes such as continuous integration and deployment etc.
  • Experience developing and putting into production test automation and CI/CD systems

Desirable, but not required:

  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes
  • Hands on experience with Flink

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