Senior DevOps Engineer

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 provide 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.

Splunk’s IT Operations team’s exciting and meaningful mission: Build, scale and maintain Splunk’s Infrastructure for all Splunkers. While various Engineering groups focus on building our products, IT Ops serves as the backbone operational support for Splunker’s across the globe.

We are actively seeking DevOps Engineers with a real passion for automation to help build scalable tools to run our distributed systems. You will be responsible for expanding and supporting the infrastructure platform services we provide to Splunk, as well as engaging with other teams to help improve efficiency and optimize our infrastructure. You’re also an individual who’s motivated by technology and enjoys automation and problem-solving. We work hard, we like to challenge the status quo, and we enjoy having fun!

What you’ll do: Yeah, I want to and can do that.

Support and maintain IT Public/Private Cloud Infrastructure, including our virtualization and container platforms
Be a part of the On-Call for production issues during shift or as required.
Take on performance and stability issues using a wide variety of tools, including Splunk
Ensure that day-to-day operational requirements and SLAs are met
Work with key business partners to understand their requirements and recommend potential solutions, and secure resources to deliver
Maintain critical services and provide visibility to internal teams
Seek opportunities to improve or optimize processes through automation

Requirements: I have already done that or have that!

5 + years of experience as a DevOps Engineer managing an AWS Public Cloud platform
3+ years of experience providing automation with a major scripting language such as shell or python.
5 + year of experience providing Linux systems administration/engineering
1+ year of experience with Configuration Management tools like Ansible, Puppet or Chef
CI/CD pipeline tool experience (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab, etc)
Experience with Hashicorp toolsets Terraform, Vault, and Packer.
A deep understanding of networking concepts and internet protocols

Preferred knowledge and experience: These are a huge plus.

Experience with Kubernetes and containers
Ability to provide reliable technical support and mentorship on complex issues in a high velocity, dynamic environment
Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to customers and upper management

Education: Got it!

BS or MS in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience required

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

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

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.

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