Site Reliability Engineer

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Empowered. Innovative. Passionate. Disruptive. Open. Fun.

Join the Splunk Site Reliability Team as we continue our journey to bring Data To Everything by making machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone.

In the Site Reliability Team, you will work to configure and maintain, Splunk Cloud, our large scale, customer facing SaaS solution. We are a Sydney based team of passionate, empowered and fun engineers. Our team has skills in Cloud- especially AWS and GCP, and can do some basic coding – in GO, C++, Shell or Python. We know Linux like the back of our hands and some of us have even used Splunk before joining the team. We love Cloud Infrastructure including puppet and terraform and our team is located all over the world- Sydney, San Fran, London, and Texas.

We are looking for engineers who are

+ Passionate about building and running distributed systems at scale in production. You understand the challenges and trade-offs when building and deploying systems.

+ Innovative- you’re constantly thinking “How Can I automate this process”

+ Knowledgeable of standard methodologies around security, performance, and disaster recovery

+ Able to spot and investigate performance bottlenecks, anomalous system behaviour and root causes.

+ Cloud First thinkers, engineers and architects who are familiar with AWS/GCP/Azure

+ Ex- Systems Administrators, Network Engineers or DevOps Engineers

+ Experienced in monitoring large environments using tools like Splunk and/or VictorOps

+ Able to work with geographically dispersed or remote teams

+ Problem Solvers able to prioritise and resolve critical customer issues

+ Data driven- a love of data and data driven decisions drives you

Ideally, you will have

+ Experience as a Linux System Administrator supporting enterprise platforms and systems

+ Experience running complex systems in AWS including Amazon EC2.

+ Experience with Python or Shell for scripting and Git or other version control systems

+ Experience supporting customer facing SaaS infrastructure or another cloud related service

+ Splunk knowledge!

+ A strong work and study history

We offer:

+ Awesome opportunities to develop and grow as an engineer- we’re growing and so will you! We believe in growing our engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities.

+ A team of empowered and dedicated peers both within your team and across our 6000+ strong organisation

+ A stable, collaborative and open work environment- we work as a team and succeed as a team. We value each other and believe that everyone has a role to play in our success.

+ Fun- We love celebrating success, and we see fun as an integral part of our identity as Splunkers.

We value diversity at our company. You 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.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

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

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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