Splunk Data Engineer in San Jose, California

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 strive to provide the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we're committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most meaningfully to each other's success.

The internal innovation team using and promoting the use of Splunk is looking for a Data Engineer to architect and build innovative use cases for Splunkers. This position is responsible to build and scale the data infrastructure that works in conjunction to Splunk to provide business analytics. The role involves ownership and technical delivery, working closely with other members of marketing, sales, sales engineering, product management, development engineering, and partners, leading the end to end experience. The position is based at Splunk's Bay Area offices in San Francisco or San Jose, California and is an excellent opportunity at a fast-growing and dynamic enterprise technology company. Strong technical experience within enterprise software is critical.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Insights: Enable Splunk’s internal business users to make decisions based on data in a dynamic, fast-growing environment. Implement operational and analytical reporting use cases and dashboards for internal departments such as Finance.

  • Agility: Closely collaborate with our Product Owners and Business Systems Analysts to align priorities and for verification of developed solutions. Ability to work on the development initiatives (multiple technologies) as part of a scrum team on sprint cycles.

  • Innovation: Build a scalable data infrastructure with the structure and rigor of solving engineering problems. Build data pipelines that collect, process, and organize data from internal and third party data sources

  • Able to develop visualization (preferably using Splunk) for the aggregated information by the pipeline and educate the business owner on the optimal use of the solution to answer business critical questions.

  • Streamline: Define and follow coding standards, unit test framework and establish standard methodologies, as applicable. Work with business analysts and data engineers to enable self-service analysis for data analysts within business teams

  • Operate: Provide operational & production support for the data pipeline and the Visualizations.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or a similar quantitative field

  • 4+ years of work experience in a relevant field (Data Engineer, DW Engineer, Software Engineer, etc.)

  • Proficient in at least one modern programming language (e.g. Python, Java)

  • Experience leading large-scale cloud data warehousing and analytics projects, including using AWS technologies – Redshift, Snowflake, Kafka, S3, EC2, Data-pipeline

  • Experience processing and automation of large amounts of data, in various formats such as Parquet, ORC and processing data in batch and streaming mode

  • Experience building agile, loosely coupled and extensible data infrastructure

  • Experience ingestion of data from internal and third party sources and familiarity with data design principles. Own data quality throughout all data life cycles, including acquisition, cleaning, processing, and validation

  • Excellent SQL skills and experience with relational databases.

  • Proficiency in a major programming language (e.g. Java) and/or a scripting language (Perl/Python) utilizing the REST APIs.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to discuss the product with PMs and business owners

  • Self-starter who truly enjoys a fast-paced, innovative software start-up environment. An innate desire to deliver and a strong sense of teamwork

  • Passionate about groundbreaking technology, enjoys creativity, and has strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with Splunk, SFDC are a plus.

  • Experience with the Agile framework of implementation is a plus.

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 you are 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.

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?

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 Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

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