Senior Software Engineer - Traffic & Networking Engineering
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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
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
Desire to learn and adapt . 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 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. 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.
Growth and mentorship . 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
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.
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where required, we will consider for employment qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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