Systems Engineer, Kubernetes

Splunk San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

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 commemorate each other's success.

Are you excited about data? Join us in Cloud and Data Platform to develop the sophisticated platform services, frameworks and tooling that allows customers and developers to collect massive amounts of data from a multitude of devices, operating systems, logs, metrics and more as scale and reliable way.

Splunk's Cloud and Data Platform team is seeking an exceptional Sr. Systems Engineer to support Kubernetes Clusters to help the team quickly deploy, scale, and build out their on Prem infrastructure - Data Stream Processor.

What you'll doResponsibilities:

  • You are passionate about building, observing and operating distributed systems at scale in production.

  • You understand the challenges and trade-offs to be made when building and deploying new systems to production.

  • Auto-scaling, Infrastructure as code, automated monitoring and reporting

  • You'll collaborate closely with the ePAT team, Cloud infrastructure and backend engineers to understand customer needs and translate them into product features.

  • You are expected to be a self-starter, innovative and always looking for new ways to contribute to the team.

  • You have the ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • You have strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

  • You'll learn and participate in the development of deployment architecture and design, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of systems.

What you'll need

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Sciences or related discipline


You don't have to be an expert in these things, but you should be ready and excited to become one:

  • Kubernetes and containers

  • Ansible

  • AWS management, Terraform

  • Linux administration, Linux networking

We encourage you to submit any work you have done in the open. (Open source contributions, GitHub repos, etc.)

What We Offer You

  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.

  • A set of exceptionally talented and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.

  • A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment.

  • We don't expect people to work 12 hour days. We want you to have a successful time outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication, and believe that balance helps cultivate an extraordinary environment.

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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