Splunk

Site Reliability Engineer - Demonstration Environment

Splunk

May 1, 2021


Join us as we pursue our mission to remove the barriers between data and action, so that everyone thrives in the Data Age. Splunk is filled with people who are passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology in an effort to help our customers succeed. As the world’s first Data-to-Everything Platform, Splunk is creating a world where data provides clarity, elevates discussion and accelerates progress. We invite you to explore what has made us one of the fastest growing technology companies in history, and how you can be an integral part of our journey!
Role
Are you passionate about groundbreaking technology and helping your customers and peers succeed? Would you like the opportunity to work at a fast-growing company that is changing the way that information is used to support business decisions?
Do you enjoy working collaboratively within a team to solve hard problems? Are you passionate about making customers successful? Like rolling up your sleeves and working with products across distributed environments? Are you dedicated to writing well tested and maintainable code? If you answered yes to these questions, then the Market Strategies and Technical Sales organization has the role for you!
As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), you will help design, build, and support the next generation of our demonstration framework across Splunk’s product portfolio. You will be working on core services and applications that form our demonstration environment.
Site Reliability Engineers in this role will be engaging with multiple service owners across the platform to manage cloud native infrastructure automation. You work closely with core stakeholders from the Market Strategy and Technical Sales organization as well as Product Management, Engineering, and Cloud Operations teams to maximise value demonstration efficiency of the MSTS organization.
Responsibilities
  • Work across the organization to deliver quality demonstration experience for internal customers
  • Embed with teams of tight-knit engineers who are building a state-of-the-art, cloud-based environment for massive-scale demonstrations.
  • Write cutting-edge backend code using Python and other scripting languages
  • Work with demonstration program manager to offer guidance and technical feasibility of internal customer requests
  • Act as a team technical liaison with other development teams (IT, Engineering, Cloud Ops, etc.) to improve Splunk demonstration framework over time while helping Splunk achieve its revenue goals and in product experience
Requirements
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience installing, using and configuring a combination of Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud, Splunk IT Service Intelligence, SignalFx Infrastructure Monitoring, SignalFx Microservices APM and/or VictorOps, or equivalent.
  • Understanding of observability libraries and ability to instrument code to expose new application metrics
  • Skilled in identifying performance bottlenecks, identifying anomalous system behavior, and resolving root cause of service issues.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with great attention to detail
  • Preferred:
  • Experience with Python, Golang, Gitlab CI, Qbec, OpenAPI/Swagger.
  • Experience with Kubernetes environments and understanding of multi-tenancy and security implications.
  • Experience working with container deployment and orchestration technologies with knowledge of fundamentals including service discovery, deployments, monitoring, scheduling, load balancing.
  • Experience with development and deployment in a hosted cloud environment, preferably AWS & GCP.
  • Experience with distributed cloud service development, infrastructure, traffic management and architecture.
Education Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience.

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