Principal Software Engineer (Remote)

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Posted 7 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

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 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 importantly to each other's success.

Do you enjoy building large scale applications that are powered by huge data sets? Are you passionate about working on products that make a difference for your customers? Do you value working in an environment where you're empowered to drive and make key technical decisions across a full stack of technologies?


Be a part of our journey as we reinvent security operations, and help enterprises say goodbye to "swivel chair" security. Splunk Mission Control is a unified cloud-based platform that brings together security data, analytics, and operations under one common work surface where security teams can holistically detect, manage, investigate, hunt, contain, and remediate threats - all from one place - resulting in faster, more efficient and more effective security operations.


As a senior member of the team, you will help define the future of the cloud product, by designing, creating, testing, and maintaining products that directly support security analysts all across the world. You will bring creativity and passion to directly influence the direction of our technology as well as mentor other members of your team.

Working directly with customers is one of our core values. In this role, you'll be able to meet customers, build empathy towards their experiences, get a first-person view of the state of the art Security Operations Centers, and collaborate with product management to define and craft new products that streamline analysts' investigations.

If staying technically challenged and learning from others is meaningful to you, you'll love our internal technical seminars and regular, company-wide hackathons.


* Gain a deep understanding of our product architecture, usage patterns, and real-world deployment scenarios to develop solutions that will bring value to our customers.
* Enhance the product, keeping scalability and performance considerations as a high priority.
* Lead and drive projects to completion with minimal direction.
* Partner with other leaders from architecture, engineering management, and product management on project requirements.
* Collaborate with members of our team to design and create full-stack solutions including back end and front end code.
* Help identify and develop ways to improve the team's productivity and efficiency by expanding on our existing tools and processes.
* Keep product quality top of mind with automated testing.
* Become well versed in Splunk's core technologies as they apply to application development.
* Mentor junior engineers as they develop their application development skills.


* 12+ years of software engineering experience. Current focus on cloud application development.
* Deep understanding of building products with a CloudFirst approach. (AWS, GCP, Azure).
* Proficiency with one of these languages: Python, Go, C++.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Well-versed with delivery models (CI/CD, Dockers, Containers, Kubernetes).
* Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly.
* Familiarity with backend application development frameworks such as Django.
* Working experience with design and engineering teams to plan, develop and release software.
* An understanding of test-driven development (TDD).
* Experience with an agile software development model.

What We Offer You

* A constant stream of new things for you to learn that will challenge and excite you. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
* A set of exceptionally driven and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.
* 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.

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.