Principal Software Engineer - Infrastructure Tools, Javascript, React

Information Technology San Francisco, California San Jose, California

This is a newly created role in our IT embedded development team. As the principal engineer you will be the most senior technical person developing full stack javascript, react, node.js apps to manage instances and infrastructure allowing our development staff to spin up Cloud and Splunk instances.

In addition, you will be working on developing other apps that allow Splunk users to leverage our powerful platforms, creating interfaces and tools that allow novice users to create complex instances via intuitive, easy to use tools.

Our ideal candidate is an individual who’s motivated by technology and enjoys automation and problem solving. We work hard, we like to challenge the status quo, and we enjoy having fun!

• Develop full stack applications that interface directly with Splunk and Cloud Infrastructure
• 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
• Tackle performance and stability issues using a wide variety of tools, including Splunk
• Be a technical leader for a team of experienced Software Engineers
• Work with Product Managers and Engineers to prioritize and define development objectives


• 10+ years developing software
• Extensive JavaScript development background
• Recent hands on development experience with REACT and Node.js
• Knowledge of using Splunk a plus, but not required
• Experience working with Kubernetes and Cloud Native solutions
• Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities and requirements

Splunk has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, ten years in a row. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and a plethora of benefits.

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.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!