Senior Engineering Manager

Engineering Krakow, Poland

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 most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Splunk APM, which is a combination of the SignalFx and Omnition acquisitions, is a new generation of application performance management solutions for microservices and distributed applications. We work on new, world-class tools to monitor and observe microservice-based applications and are one of the main drivers of the emerging OpenTelemetry CNCF project. Join us to be at the forefront of the industry by creating open-source solutions for OpenTelemetry. Get involved in work that will bring personal recognition in the industry and inside the company.

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to help lead a diverse team of Engineers as we continue to innovate on distributed tracing instrumentation. As a Manager at Splunk, your primary role is to help your team reach its maximum potential through mentorship, staying engaged with our current projects, participating in design and technical decisions, and helping the team overcome any challenges that we encounter. While you won't be coding on a day-to-day basis, you will leverage your strong technical background to drive architectural and software design conversations, provide technical guidance when necessary.


  • You will cultivate an atmosphere of continuous improvement by serving as a coach, mentor, and technical advisor.
  • You will diagnose and resolve systemic obstacles that prevent your team from delivering high-quality software.
  • You will be responsible for the execution and delivery of your team.
  • You will work with product management team members to help resolve priorities and the roadmap for your team.
  • You will meet 1-1 with team members on a regular basis.
  • You will plan and support career development.
  • You will recruit and retain premier developers and testers for your team.


  • Demonstrated experience leading engineering teams focused on API backed web applications.
  • Demonstrated experience as a technical lead on successful, large-scale software projects.
  • Passionate about good engineering practices, new technologies, and improving processes, and a consistent record of mentoring and coaching team members.
  • Experience with programming in multiple languages (Java, Python, Go, Ruby, PHP, Node.js)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • 8+ years of Software Engineering experience
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!