Splunk Senior Site Reliability 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 solving problems using data and seek to deliver the best experience for customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, our customers, having fun, and most importantly to each other’s success.
We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer focussing on the SignalFx and APM product lines. Site Reliability Engineers at Splunk are hybrid software/systems engineers whose overarching goal is to ensure that Production Services are always up and running reliably. They are also responsible for improving Operational Efficiency, Utilization and System Resiliency of the Platform. They own Critical Open Source Software that our platform relies on, and are core participants in every significant engineering effort underway in the platform.
Responsible for automating & operationalizing engineering tasks on Backend Services - data migrations, performance tuning, capacity changes, etc
Monitor Capacity & Utilization and work closely with the Infrastructure team to orchestrate scale-up/down of Backend Services.
Own & operate critical back-end Open Source Services like Cassandra, Kafka, Zookeeper, Elasticsearch, Druid etc.
Build tools and design processes that help improve observability and system resiliency of the SignalFx Platform.
Triage Site Availability Incidents and proactively work towards reducing MTTR for customer impacting incidents.
Partner with Service owners to implement Service Level Metrics & Service Level Objectives that act as service level health indicators.
Establish design patterns for monitoring, benchmarking and deploying new features for the backend services.
BS degrees in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
5+ years of experience as a Site Reliability Engineer, Production Engineer or Backend Software Engineer for web-scale or similar platforms.
Coding experience in one or more of Python, Bash, Go or Java.
Experience building or operating high performance distributed systems.
Experience with one or more OSS technologies like Kafka, Cassandra, Zookeeper or Elasticsearch.
Understanding of Unix/Linux systems from kernel to shell and beyond, taking in system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols along the way.
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!
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.
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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