Principal Software Engineer - Javascript/React Cloud Platform UI

Engineering San Francisco, California


Lead Hands on developer, 8+ years web development, javascript, react, API experience.  San Francisco, CA


As the Principal front end engineer on our cloud platform you will be responsible for the technical direction and implementation of all new features on our flagship product.

You will be the go-to technical person for this group, interacting with the design systems, user experience, and product management teams, as well as technical leaders from other engineering teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop web-based, front-end applications using React.js, Apollo, GraphQL
  • Detailed reviews of design, architecture, and code produced by other engineers
  • Mentoring engineers on the team
  • Collaborating with Product Management and User Experience teams on ideation, prototyping, and planning


  • 8+ years JavaScript applications and shared components development
  • 2+ years experience with modern web frameworks, React.js preferred
  • Deep understanding of API-powered JavaScript applications (i.e., REST, GraphQL)
  • Extensive experience with web browsers as well as mobile-responsive apps
  • Technical leadership developing features for large-scale applications

What We Offer You:

  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn. We're always exploring new technology, bringing in OSS projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
  • A set of uncommonly hardworking and dedicated peers
  • 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.

About Us

 Splunk - The Data-to-Everything Platform

 Bring data to every question, decision and action.

  • Named one of the “Best Places to Work” 10 years running
  • Named in LinkedIn’s “Top Companies 2019: Where the U.S. wants to work now”
  • Named in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 - 2018
  • Named in Forbes 2018 World’s Best Employers
  • Splunk Recognized Globally for Empowering Employee Success
  • 90% of the Fortune 100 run on Splunk

Cool stuff we’re working on

AI, Machine learning, IoT, Big Data, Data visualization, next gen network and enterprise security systems, advanced analytics with predictive modelling and more.... 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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