Software Engineer, Enterprise Automations

Information TechnologyHybrid Remote, San Jose, Costa Rica


Splunk is here to build a safer and more resilient digital world. The world's leading enterprises use our unified security and observability platform to keep their digital systems secure and reliable. While customers love our technology, it's our people that make Splunk stand out as an amazing career destination and why we've won so many awards as a best place to work. If you become a Splunker, we want your whole, authentic self, what we call your "million data points". So bring your work experience, problem-solving skills and talent, of course, but also bring your joy, your passion and all the things that make you, you!

Role Summary

Splunk’s Enterprise Automations (EA) team is passionate about building RPA solutions to streamline business processes and derive significant operational efficiencies for Splunkers and customers. The team is actively seeking a Software Engineer with an analytical mind and a passion for designing and developing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions. You will be one of the founding members of this team and you will be designing, developing, testing, and implementing RPA solutions. You will work closely with business process owners, and other stakeholders to identify automation opportunities and build RPA bots using industry-standard RPA tools. .If you want to work towards building a world class engineering team in a stellar organization, see the impact of your work and thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and champions creativity, then what are you waiting for? Apply today.

What you'll get to do

  • Building and sustaining a cohesive Enterprise Automation platform.
  • Lead the development of rapid Proof-of-Concept (POC) automated solutions and services, quickly validating their feasibility.
  • Collaborate with the product team to analyze business requirements, then design and implement RPA bots that leverage RPA technologies.
  • Engage in hands-on development using various automation technologies, including the application of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to craft intelligent automations.
  • Conduct thorough testing of RPA solutions to ensure accuracy, reliability, and compliance with business requirements.
  • Document technical designs, release notes and other project documentation in confluence to support development, security, operations and maintenance.
  • Perform periodic health checks on the bots, monitor their performance and provide periodic reports.
  • Participate in demos, code reviews, and retrospectives; communicate ideas for team continuous improvement and willingly receive feedback for self-improvement.
  • Troubleshoot production issues, perform root cause analysis, and drive solutions to resolution.
  • Communicate and collaborate with team members within the Scrum framework to meet sprint planning objectives.

Must-have Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Multiple years of hands-on experience on RPA tools and cognitive platforms such as UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, etc
  • Proven experience in design and development of BOTs in at least 2 large scale automation implementations
  • Strong experience in orchestration for deployment, monitoring and management of BOTs
  • Experience across SDLC, including requirement gathering, design, development, testing, documentation, training, deployment, operations, support and maintenance
  • Strong experience documenting technical designs relevant to process modeling
  • Strong collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills, specifically a proven ability to effectively work with others within a dynamic environment
  • Experience working in an Agile environment using Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Have a mindset focused on continuous improvement, efficiency, challenging the status quo; intellectual curiosity to continuously improve solutions

Nice-to-have Qualifications

  • Experience in delivering solutions using Automation Anywhere platform (Automation 360).
  • Certified in Automation Anywhere Advanced RPA professional or higher.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Mathematics or related field

Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.






Base Pay Range

Costa Rica

Base Pay: CRC 28,800,000.00 - 39,600,000.00 per year

Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out above, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards.

Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a comprehensive, competitive benefits package which may include healthcare and retirement plans, paid time off, wellbeing expense reimbursement, and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at

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