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 seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we're committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other's success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!
Splunk is looking for highly motivated college students to join our team. As an intern, you will work on a real project (or a few) and have an opportunity to enjoy our dynamic, startup-like environment.
You will experience Splunking and what defines our culture while honing the skills which separate our development teams from others. Working to support internal and external customer needs, you will collaborate with multi-functional teams, receive mentorship, and gain insight into our values-driven process. Our goal is both to support your growth and development while empowering you for a successful start to your career.
As a Performance Engineer Intern you will be responsible for
Collaborating with peers, field teams, customers to understand and encapsulate the use cases into industry standard benchmarks. You will work with product management and interface directly with our customers to get direct exposure to the usage patterns we strive to satisfy. You will also drive projects to integrate benchmarking into our continuous integration and test automation frameworks. At Splunk, each and every release of our software is highly scrutinized to meet the demands of our customers. As a Performance Engineer Intern, you'll have a key role in our products' success.
Define, code and perform performance/scalability benchmarks on Splunk Enterprise and Cloud products
Efficiently working with various profiling tools to identify performance and concurrency bottleneck, propose and implement optimizations to improve the splunk product
Coding and improve sizing and capacity calculators for key splunk application on the cloud
Possess knowledge of software engineering processes, agile framework, tools (e.g.: programming proficiency in a language, preferably Go, C++, Java, Python, etc), methods, test development, algorithms and data structure.
Interest and experience in Performance Engineering and Benchmarking
Skilled in both the art and science of benchmark creation and measurement and modeling of system behavior under load
Ability to find root cause of performance bottlenecks with profiling tools, pstack, qmlprofiler
Passionate to optimize the performance bottlenecks and improve the product
Experience in tackling problems of load, scale, and optimizations of complex large-scale deployments
Expert in scripting languages (Python) and compiled languages (C/C++)
Expert in distributed computing system and stack
Comfortable with Linux, Docker, AWS, GIT, Artifactory in terms of both tools and systems
You enjoy working well with others in a fast-paced environment
You enjoy working within an agile environment
Strong communication skills, verbal and written
You bring enthusiasm for solving interesting problems
Actively pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related technical field, and a strong record of academic achievement.
What We Offer You:
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 the candidate is 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.