Senior Manager, Devops & Infrastructure Engineering

Engineering Sydney, Australia

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!

Are you passionate about large scale software development and the operational aspects required to support a CI/CD based engineering process that services thousands of software engineers worldwide? Do you have experience in designing, operating, administering and supporting mission-critical services in a large engineering organization? Do you have a passion for providing world-class customer service? Do you have experience pursuing vendors to fix critical bugs, influencing their roadmap and negotiating contracts? Do you want to take your career to the next level by leading a highly experienced DevOps engineering team who focus on tools, automation, CI/CD platforms using the latest and greatest container technologies?

Our ideal candidate is an individual who’s driven by technology and enjoys operations, automation and problem solving. Customer satisfaction, ensuring high availability and uptime of production systems is one of our core commitments and we work hard to strive for those while having fun, innovating and challenging status quo.

Areas of Responsibility:

As a DevOps Manager, not only will you be responsible for keeping our systems up and running, you will also help shape the architecture and infrastructure to smoothly run our systems and automate all aspects of our engineering environment. We treat our infrastructure as a code like the rest of our applications. While personality and ability to learn are keys to success on our team, you should already have the technical skills described in the job requirements below to hit the ground running.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a DevOps engineering team who focus on all aspects of CI/CD infrastructure, tools, automation, and daily operational metrics to ensure highest productivity for our on-premise and Cloud engineering organizations
  • Collaborate closely with the global DevOps teams to ensure high availability of services
  • Provide CaaS (Container as a service) platform for engineering teams
  • Build, create and maintain automated solutions with scripting, build systems, backup systems, shared resources and other integrated systems
  • Develop, maintain and optimize automated deployment, certification and testing infrastructure against multiple on premise and, in-time, multiple cloud platforms
  • Build, configure and tune highly available and fault tolerant Docker Clusters and K8s infrastructures
  • Use objectives and Key Results for the DevOps teams to execute against
  • Advanced troubleshooting and monitoring of the systems as well as meeting SLAs
  • Participate in product discussions, influence the roadmap and take ownership and responsibility for new projects to make them happen
  • Experienced in Agile SDLC

Experience with:

  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Ansible, Chef, Puppet, AWS-including EC2, S3, VPC, Route 53, CloudFormation, GCP, Azure, VMWare, OpenStack
  • CI/CD automation experience using Jenkins, Bamboo, Gitlab, Codeship or similar
  • Proficiency with log monitoring and analytics preferably using Splunk
  • Scripting using Python, Go
  • NGINX or similar load balancer – Installation, Configuration and management.
  • Linux (ssh, including bash/shell scripting)
  • On-call (SRE style) follow-the-sun rotation, both as a member and as a lead who has improved the processes themselves
  • Experienced running JIRA Service Desk as a frontline Helpdesk is a plus

Education & Experience

BS, MS in Computer Science or related engineering discipline

  • 5+ years of progressive work experience as a DevOps hands-on technical lead in a large scale software development environment.
  •  5+ years leading teams of 10 or more employees

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 Sydney, Australia and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!