Principal Software Engineer - Cloud Commerce

Splunk Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 days ago

Location: Seattle, WA

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!

Are you passionate about building software that makes a difference? Do you enjoy collaboration with a team of fun and smart creative people? Do you value an environment where you're empowered to make key technical decisions across a full stack of technologies? If so, a role on Splunk's Enterprise Security team might be a great fit for you.


As a Principal Software Engineer you'll be part of Splunk's core cloud platform and responsible for designing and developing commerce solutions for Splunk's core cloud platform. Be part of a closely knit team in Seattle and have a large impact in shaping the team, technology and a culture of excellence. You will be immersed in both microservices and core platform as well as have exposure to the full portfolio of technology areas.

You are an expert in distributed computing and commerce services for cloud platforms including order/fulfillment mgmt, subscriptions and billing etc. You have a passion for scaled up multi-tenant architecture. Initiative, passion and dedication is your soft currency. You are excited to take on roles that provide new growth and learning opportunities. Finally, you enjoy working with highly collaborative teams and have fun doing your stuff!

What You'll Do

  • Design and develop algorithms/code for Splunk Enterprise roadmap for Cloud.

  • Collaborate in a CI / CD development model for cloud native deployments.

  • Build high quality distributed design and code and maintain it in cloud.

  • Analyze and improve performance, scalability and reliability.

  • Brainstorm and influence technical decision making for features and architecture turns.

  • Have fun and achieve your career goals.


  • Expert level experience building cloud microservices and distributed systems in Golang.

  • Demonstrable foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design for cloud scale.

  • Experience with agile development models for cloud native architectures (Microservices, automated CICD, RESTful API's, security compliance etc) at cloud scale.

  • Prior development experience in developing commerce systems.

  • Familiarity and prior experience working with Kubernetes, dockers and AWS/GCP.

Highly preferred qualifications

  • Familiarity and experience working on commerce platforms (orders, fulfillment, subscriptions etc)


  • Requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience with a technical Bachelor's degree; or equivalent practical experience; or 8 years and a technical Master's degree; or a Ph.D. with 5 years experience; or equivalent practical experience

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.

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