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Splunk Senior Engineer - Kubernetes and Vault in Boulder, Colorado

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are excited 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!

What we’re looking for

Are you interested in being part of a small team tasked to build the next-generation industry-leading platform for machine data? Splunk's Cloud group is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help lead, design and build the future of our large scale Cloud offering. You will be working on the core compute platforms and infrastructure in support of Splunk’s cloud offering.

We are an engineering- and product-focused company. Our engineers take a leading role in designing, architecting, building and testing our product. We have a substantial AWS and Kubernetes presence of large-scale containerized systems. This is an incredible opportunity to utilize your existing cloud experience and help drive the growth of the Splunk Cloud.

What you provide

  • Cloud and container experience. Building and scaling secure services on different cloud providers is a plus. You will use Kubernetes, Istio, Docker, Vault and AWS.

  • Desire to learn and adapt. Our agile team has a lot of projects going on at once, and you'll have the opportunity to learn to navigate the code and features. You'll constantly be learning new areas and new technologies.

  • Passion. Our customers are passionate about Splunk, and we want the same from our engineers. We want you to actively own your work and be excited about your projects.

  • Data structures and algorithms. A solid grasp of data structures, algorithms, and RESTful APIs.

  • Distributed programming. Experience in working on distributed systems like databases, distributed file systems, distributed concurrency control, consistency models, CAP theorem is an added plus.

  • Ability to work with multiple programming languages. We have code in several languages, ranging from Go to Python. In this position you'll be mostly using Go.

  • Drive for automation. You constantly consider, "How can I automate this manual process?"

  • Knowledge of technical excellence. You know continuous delivery, testing, security practices, performance, and disaster recovery.

  • Operational excellence. Data excites you and you make decisions based on numbers rather than assumptions. If an issue arises, you strive to be alerted before our customers notice.

What we provide

  • Opportunities to develop and grow as an engineer. We are always expanding into new areas, working with open-source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.

  • A team of incredibly capable and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering to product management and customer support.

  • Breadth and depth. Are you interested in working on distributed systems that dynamically scale to meet the need of Splunk’s cloud offering? We have that. Do you want to go deep into optimizing how we automate every manual process and tedious task we encounter? We have that too, and more.

  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe that mentors help on both sides of the equation.

  • A stable, collaborative, and supportive work environment. We work in an open environment, work together to get things done and adapt to the changing needs for the team. We keep it real by being open and honest. We are a collaborative team that understands the value in open communication.

  • Balance. We don't expect people to work 12-hour days. We want you to be successful outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes (even after the office opens back up)? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and commitment, and believe that balance helps cultivate a positive environment.

  • Fun. We have frequent group outings and team building events when in person and do our best to keep up the fun with remote events while we are out of the office as well. We are committed to having every employee want to give it their all, be respectful, feel like 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 for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

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!

SF Only

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.

Non SF

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?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards 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 (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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