Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack

Engineering Raleigh, North Carolina Morrisville, North Carolina

Join us as we pursue our ground-breaking 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 meaningfully to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

About the Role

Be part of a full stack team whose mission is to create a user experience for the leading Observability platform created by the combination of SignalFx and Splunk. You will contribute to the backend and frontend code to create and maintain the Infrastructure Monitoring and Metrics pillar of the Observability Suite at Splunk.

This position will need to be physically located in the Raleigh, NC area.


  • Provide technical leadership for significant engineering efforts involving work from multiple teams
  • Mentor other engineers on the team and across teams
  • Design and implement the user interface and backend services including the evaluation and selection of key technologies
  • Participate in end-to-end architecture reviews and discussions with the broader team, playing an influential role in overall product design
  • Collaborate with interaction designers and visual designers to create an intuitive user experience
  • Identify and communicate standard ways of operating for engineering


  • Experience with Java and RESTful Web services (Jersey, Spring)
  • Experience in design and developing rich applications with JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • Aware of but not reliant on object oriented and component-based JavaScript Frameworks (React, Angular, Ember, Bootstrap, etc.)
  • Typically Requires a Minimum of 9 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or 8 years with a Master’s degree in CS/Engineering, or equivalent practical working experience

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!