Senior Client Platform Engineer

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Ready to shake things up? 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 strive to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most significantly to each other’s success. We continue to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year.

Are you the kind of systems engineer that has a passion for administering enterprise software using best of breed technologies? Are you self-motivated and require minimal supervision? Do you put together a rolling 12-month roadmap to execute against? If so, then this is the dream job you've been looking for. 

Splunk is looking for a highly skilled Senior Systems Engineer focusing on endpoint security, and configuration management. You should be comfortable delivering at a high level in a fast paced and growing environment. You will drive standardization and management for our endpoints along with a number of enterprise applications and services. This role provides high visibility and impact to both the CIO and CISO organizations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Architecture, design, integration, implementation, operation, and support of enterprise-wide applications and services for our Windows fleet.
  • Assisting in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future end user needs
  • Configuration Management for Windows using industry standard tools to meet Security requirements and comply with CIS benchmarks
  • Managing configuration of our endpoint security software such as endpoint detection and response, application allow/block lists, and host-based intrusion detection software
  • Partnering with the Security Engineering leads to coordinate efforts, initiatives, and roadmaps
  • Administer enterprise software including deployment and package management
  • Write scripts/policies that automate application and settings distribution using internal tools
  • Manage transition plans for major upgrades or patches
  • Integrate with other internal systems and tools
  • Manage and report on application performance against KPI’s
  • Work as the escalation point between various support teams for issues on the client platform
  • Work as a liaison from the Splunker Technology Success org to other IT Service organizations to deliver feature enhancements and best in class solutions through shared products and goals
  • Drive client security models and best practices in an enterprise environment
  • Drive business decisions through data using tools like Splunk
  • Diagnose and investigate unique and complex systemic problems
  • Develop solutions that meet the business needs to complex customer requirements


  • 10+ years of overall IT experience; 5+ years experience of providing application support and engineering
  • Experience with implementing security standards and compliance across a huge enterprise organization
  • Knowledge of bash/python scripting
  • Experience with Endpoint Management platforms such as WorkspaceONE/InTune/LANdesk/Kace/etc.
  • Experience with DevOps platforms such as Puppet/Salt/Chef
  • Ability to work in high pressure, highly flexible environment against both short and long term requirements
  • Passionate about technology and solving IT operations-focused problems


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience

What We Offer You: Wow, I want that.

  • 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 extraordinarily hardworking, innovative, open, fun and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.
  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • 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

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.

Splunk is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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!