Splunk Principal Software Engineer, Cloud Monitoring in San Francisco, California
Join us as we pursue our disruptive vision to make 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 meaningfully to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!
Splunk's Cloud Monitoring Team is looking for an expert Principal Engineer to help design and build the next generation of our cloud monitoring solution. Your work will be of critical importance to our customers and to the company’s success.
Your initial day job:
You’ll design and deliver monitoring solutions that give clear visibility into the the state of our systems, ensuring our customers have the best possible experience with Splunk’s products.
You’ll build systems that are maintainable, and that will adapt to our future needs.
You’ll work closely with other parts of the company to understand and guide those future needs.
You’ll work with domain experts to develop a clear understanding of the strengths and pain-points of our current solutions.
You’ll use your insights and experience to mentor and learn from your colleagues at all levels.
You are passionate about building big. We run distributed systems at enormous scale in production, so you should too.
You’re an expert in the monitoring space. You know the trade-offs between different approaches to monitoring and different technologies.
You’re an integrator. You’re well-versed in connecting different systems together in an effective way.
You live and breathe security. You’re sufficiently paranoid that you will always prioritize security.
When you take something on, you deliver. You work well with others and can drive a problem to resolution.
You’re not afraid to look for help.
You’re a multiplier. You influence and listen to others. Your team is always more than the sum of its parts.
You have a strong foundation in RESTful APIs, data structures, algorithms, software design and security
You have a deep understanding of systems programming (network stack, file system, OS services) and networking (L2 vs. L3, network architecture, VLANs, etc)
Comfortable developing cross-platform software in a CI CD environment and practicing test-driven development.
Experience with running multi-cluster environments and strong understanding of multi-tenancy and security implications.
Experience with development and deployment in a hosted cloud environment, preferably AWS.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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