Principal Software Engineer
Full Stack, APM Observability
Posted on 2/5/2024
Splunk

5,001-10,000 employees

Data management & visualization platform
Company Overview
Splunk's mission is to address the challenges and opportunities of managing massive streams of machine-generated big data. Splunk is the leading software platform for machine data that enables customers to gain real-time Operational Intelligence.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Cybersecurity

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.4B

Founded

2003

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

7%
Locations
California, USA • Washington, DC, USA • Texas...
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
gRPC
Kubernetes
Microsoft Azure
Python
JavaScript
React.js
NoSQL
Java
Docker
TypeScript
AWS
Go
Apache Thrift
REST APIs
AngularJS
HTML/CSS
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Proficient in building large-scale and high throughput web applications including frontend and backend components
  • Track record as a senior technical lead with minimum 3 years' experience of leading teams
  • Deep understanding of microservices and distributed application architecture
  • Expert of JavaScript or TypeScript; Excellent knowledge of HTML/CSS; Familiar with one or more JS frameworks, such as React, Backbone or Angular
  • Expert of Python, Java or Golang
  • Expert of at least one RPC framework such as thrift and gRPC
  • Expert of developing and working with thoughtfully crafted HTTP APIs, such as REST or GraphQL
  • Rich experience with 1 or more relational databases & NoSQL databases
  • Solid knowledge and rich experience in working with at least one cloud platform, such as AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Expert of containerization technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related majors; 8+ years of relevant proven experience
Responsibilities
  • Operates as a technical lead, solution architect & full stack developer of the team, leading technical roadmap and vision
  • Work with leadership team to influence products and process strategies
  • Understand the business direction and is able to promote innovative ideas and acquire alignment with multi-functional teams; can influence PM on features, product direction and priority
  • Collaboratively lead design discussions under technical purview, ensuring both functional & non-functional requirements (like scale, security, operability, usability, etc) are considered
  • Lead the development new product features, clarify and improve designs, help put together a plan for how to make it happen; participate in code review
  • Build relationships with cross-area teams to effectively understand dependencies, gain alignments and set up collaborations
  • Grow senior engineers and technical leaders through design & code review, tech seminars, mentoring, pair-programming, and etc
  • Participate in on-call rotations, post-incident reviews, and other operational duties as needed to ensure service delivery quality
  • Take actions to improve the engineering team’s engineering and operational practices