Principal Software Engineer - Cloud Automation

  • Company: Splunk
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Posted: November 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: https://splunk.jobs//san-francisco-ca/principal-software-engineer-cloud-automation/52A3C6870BE247EE8346F2E3ED045453/job/

Principal Cloud Automation Engineer

As a Principal Cloud Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining automation tools to deploy and manage the Splunk Cloud product.

You will work closely with Site Reliability Engineers to build awesome automation solutions that are highly reliable, resilient, and extendable.

You will coordinate with and build solutions to support other internal teams ranging from Sales to Product Engineering.

You are an ideal candidate if you:
  • Are familiar with micro-service architectures, decoupled systems and how to build them
  • Automate all the things by default
  • Strive for simplicity in the tools you build
  • Know how to write outward facing documentation
  • Believe in CI CD philosophies and have practiced it in the past
  • Are an expert learner and can see the bigger picture for the business
  • Believe in the value of observability and build software accordingly

Required Skills:
  • 10+ Years experience
  • Microservices and decoupled systems
  • Cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Provisioning and configuration management tools (Puppet Ansible Chef)
  • Python
  • Strong understanding of Linux operating system
  • Network administration (Routing, Firewalls, DNS, TCP IP)

Desired Skills:
  • Cloudformation and or Terraform
  • Go, Javascript, C++
  • Experience with Splunk

About Splunk

Splunk 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 data-generated 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. It's 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.

We've 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 Only

Medical, 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, BBQ's, soccer, "Fun Fridays".

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, 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, BBQ's, soccer and "Fun Fridays".

This isn't a job - it's a life changer - are you ready?

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