Principal Software Engineer - Traffic & Networking
Posted on: January 9, 2022
Principal Software Engineer - Traffic & Networking Engineering
Boulder, Colorado San Francisco, California Washington, D.C.
Austin, Texas Seattle, Washington San Jose, California Morrisville,
North Carolina Splunk's Cloud Infrastructure organization builds
robust and resilient auto-scaling platform solutions for hosting
Splunk's enterprise software. The teams are fast-paced,
high-velocity, and use state-of-the-art technology. The focus is
always on automation, solving complex challenges that span across
multiple groups within Splunk, ensuring smooth and expedient
services to Splunk users. 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 drive the growth of the Splunk Cloud. What we are looking for
Splunk's Cloud Infrastructure organization is creating a new -
Traffic Engineering -team to help scale and secure our new global
SaaS offerings. We are looking for experienced Software Engineers
(various levels) to help lead, design and build the internet
traffic management systems that will power Splunk's next generation
SaaS platform. Your Responsibilities
- Develop and deploy software that will help drive improvements
towards the availability, performance, efficiency, and security of
Splunk's services. -Technologies include (Geo)DNS management,
GSLB/Anycast, Load Balancing (IPVS, L4, L7), API Gateways and
Service Meshes, IP address management (IPAM), TLS infrastructure
for securing network communication.
- Work with Cloud providers on integrating their networking
products into our eco-system. -You will be developing and extending
a control plane to scale and secure Kubernetes deployments and
their traffic ingress requirements on various cloud computing
platforms (Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft
- Drive for automation . You are passionate about adopting and
mastering new technologies that will help you automate routine
tasks and free up time for innovation. You will be utilizing a
variety of languages used in systems programming, ranging from Go
to Python to Terraform.
- Distributed systems programming. Experience in working on and
debugging distributed systems like CDNs, Kubernetes infrastructure,
databases, data replication, etc.
- Knowledge of technical excellence. You routinely use continuous
delivery, testing and security best practices.
- 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.
- Keeping calm and carrying on . Capable of navigating through a
product outage, skilled in identifying performance bottlenecks,
spotting anomalous system behavior, and figuring out the root cause
- Desiretolearnandadapt . Our agile team has a lot of projects
going on at once, and you will have the opportunity to learn to
navigate the code and features. You will 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. What we provide
- Opportunitiestodevelopandgrowasanengineer . 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. You are interested to work on an area that
dynamically scales to meet the needs of Splunk's cloud offering.
You want to go deep into optimizing how we automate every manual
process and tedious task we encounter.
- Growthandmentorship . We believe in growing engineers through
ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe that
mentors help 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-it's how we interact with our
- 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? 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.
We are committed to having every employee want to give it their
all, be respectful and a part of the family, and have a smile on
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