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Splunk Senior Splunk SME - Data Ingestion in Denver, Colorado

Join us as we pursue our exciting new vision to harness machine data in the next generation of IT and Security analytics products! We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our products and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and commemorate each other’s success.

Splunk's Getting Data In (GDI) team is seeking a leader in the Application Performance Monitoring (APM), IT Service Monitoring or Security Information Event Management (SIEM) space to guide the development of integrations between Splunk and IT and Security devices and services. This technical role will ensure that the Technology Integrations (Add-Ons) developed by the team will meet the high standards that are expected by our customers.

Your work will help us achieve our goal of getting performance, IT and Security data into Splunk seamlessly and enriching it with high quality domain knowledge and insights. It will further position Splunk as the world-class Data to Everything Platform.


  • Do a deep dive into petabytes of data, which includes everything about getting data in - data ingestion, data acquisition, data capturing, etc.

  • Be the technical lead on a team developing the nextgen of Technology Add-Ons (TAs) that get data into Splunk.

  • Ensure Technology Add-Ons adhere to development best practices, are performant, extract meaningful information from the data and integrate with downstream Splunk applications such as Enterprise Security (ES) and IT Service Intelligence (ITSI).

  • Interact with customers to resolve issues and to understand new requirements.

  • Work with Product Management on priorities and timelines and be responsible for achieving them

  • Mentor, train, and guide teammates

  • Provide guidance on setting and configuring Security and IT devices to extract meaningful logs.

  • Suggest and develop the tools to automate manual processes.


  • 7+ years experience in monitoring and analysis of Security, Infrastructure or IT Service Operations including data onboarding and analytics content.

  • Experience working with data ingestion, data acquisition, data capturing, etc.

  • Deep understanding of IT fundamentals to include Windows and Linux operating systems, networking, security, cloud, databases and IT service operations

  • Strong foundational knowledge of IT Security (encryption, firewalls, secure systems design, vulnerability management, etc.)

  • Customer focus and commitment in the product design phase and while responding to issues.

  • Creative thinking and superb problem-solving skills with real-world constraints, and the ability to identify the root cause of complex problems.

  • Intermediate to Expert-level capability with Python or other scripting or programming languages.

  • High integrity and reliability: ability to work independently, be responsible for upholding schedules and work with remote teams.

  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines is a plus

What We Offer You:

  • A constant stream of new challenges and learning opportunities.

  • A set of exceptionally talented and dedicated peers, all the way from Engineering and QA to Product Management and Customer Success.

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

  • A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment.

  • Good work/life balance. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication and believe that balance helps cultivate a phenomenal environment.

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.

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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