Software Engineer

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 Nova team is passionate about enabling Splunkers to innovate quickly and securely by efficiently delivering infrastructure as a service. This team has already delivered applications that enable Splunkers to spin up infrastructure on demand. The team is now actively seeking a Software Engineer with an analytical mind and passion for designing and developing the next generation cloud platform that offers Splunkers a secure and compliant way to create infrastructure using a simple self-service interface. If you want to work in a world class engineering 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

  • Develop full stack applications that interface directly with Splunk and Cloud Infrastructure
  • Tackle performance and stability issues using a wide variety of tools, including Splunk
  • Work with Product Managers and Engineers to prioritize and define development objectives
  • Participate in various Scrum ceremonies as a member of the agile team
  • Contribute to the team by sharing knowledge, and keeping up with the new trends and best practices as they evolve in the industry

Must-have Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience developing software solutions with solid software engineering principles and development experience using object oriented programming and scripting languages (Javascript, Python, etc.)
  • Have experience building large-scale stateless container-based applications
  • Strong analytical skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • 2+ years of experience with a public cloud (AWS/GCP/Azure) and solid understanding of cloud-native services and solutions
  • Experience with test automation tools and utilities
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban

Nice-to-have Qualifications

We’ve taken special care to separate the must-have qualifications from the nice-to-haves. “Nice-to-have” means just that: Nice. To. Have. So, don’t worry if you can’t check off every box. We’re not hiring a list of bullet points–we’re interested in the whole you.

  • Splunk Administration and observability tools
  • Kubernetes, ArgoCD, Packer, Ansible, Systems Administration


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent experience

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

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!