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Sr. Engineering Manager, Product Performance

Company: Splunk
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 21, 2022

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, were committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each others success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!Role:Are you passionate about learning new technologies and understanding how they work? Are you interested in an opportunity to work with an upbeat team to help drive its products to a new level? In our journey to turn data into doing, We are looking for a seasoned, creative Sr. Engineering Manager, to help us focus on the scalability and performance of our products and build significant benchmarks that address customer use cases.At Splunk, we see tremendous demand in dealing with heterogeneous data in utmost volume, i.e. petabytes per day, each and every release of our software is highly scrutinized to meet the demands of our customers. As a Sr. Engineering Manager, Product Performance, you'll have a key role in our products' success. You will collaborate with peers, field teams, customers to understand and encapsulate the use cases into industry standard benchmarks. You will work with product management and reach out directly to our customers to get direct exposure to the usage patterns we strive to satisfy. You will also help drive the direction of product to meet the ever increasing demand of data in security and IT observability marketResponsibilities:

  • You will lead a team of extraordinary, highly motivated software engineers who are responsible to make Splunk products performant, scalable and reliable. You will be responsible for providing performance insights and identify optimization opportunities to product stakeholders, triage production performance bottlenecks, and identify and fix performance issues while working with all engineering teams.
  • Work with various product teams design and develop state-of-art solutions to existing performance problems, and performance analysis tools to allow dev teams to gain further insight into production behavior. Our goal is to enable self serviceable PSR testing and analysis, so we can scale the business in leaps and bounds
  • You will help cultivate the engineering culture of owning performance, so every engineer knows that their code is accurately tested in an autonomous fashion as they deploy to each environment.
  • In order to successfully lead this team, you will need exceptional leadership skills, familiarity with performance tools, proficiency with agile development methodologies, and the ability to operate within short release cycles.
  • Own end-to-end performance coverage, identify bottlenecks and work with the Engineering teams to address issues.
  • Encourage a data-driven culture to improve the performance, efficiency and scalability of services and systems to help scale the company.
  • Daily management of objectives, priorities, trade offs, risk as well as performance management of all staff reporting to you.
  • Provide technical leadership, career development, and mentoring to team members.Requirements:
    • 10+ years performance engineering experience with a distinguished track record of driving performance across a large team
    • 7+ years management experience with demonstrated ability to attract, develop and retain talent.
    • Strong technical skills in Big Data Platform and distributed computing system, micro service, cloud native performance. Domain knowledge in cloud computing.
    • Skilled in both the art and science of benchmark creation and measurement and modeling of system behavior under load
    • Ability to find root cause of performance bottlenecks with profiling tools, pstack, qmlprofiler
    • Passionate to optimize the performance bottlenecks and improve the product
    • Experience in taking on problems of load, scale, and optimizations of sophisticated large-scale deployments
    • Expert in scripting languages (Python) and compiled languages (C/C++)
    • Ability to empower people, instill accountability and achieve results.
    • Agile, proactive, comfortable working with ambiguous specifications and can prioritize on the fly.
    • Experience with enterprise software capacity planning a big plusEducation:
      • Masters/Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Equivalent ExperienceWe 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.(Colorado only) Minimum base salary of $125,000.00. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq). About SplunkSplunk 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 datagenerated 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. Its 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.Weve 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 OnlyMedical, 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, BBQs, soccer, Fun Fridays.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Non SFMedical, 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, BBQs, soccer and Fun Fridays.This isnt a job its 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 Labors EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunks 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 Splunks Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.Splunk is also committed to providing access to all individuals who are seeking information from our website. Any individual using assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) who experiences difficulty accessing information on any part of Splunks website should send comments to accessiblecareers@splunk.com. Please include the nature of the accessibility problem and your e-mail or contact address. If the accessibility problem involves a particular page, the message should include the URL of that page.Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.To check on your application click here.

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