Splunk Software Engineer, Full Stack – Enterprise Security (Remote) in TX, United States

June 11, 2024

Job Description

Splunk is here to build a safer and more resilient digital world. The world’s leading enterprises use our unified security and observability platform to keep their digital systems secure and reliable. While customers love our technology, it’s our people that make Splunk stand out as an amazing career destination and why we’ve won so many awards as a best place to work. If you become a Splunker, we want your whole, authentic self, what we call your “million data points”. So bring your work experience, problem-solving skills and talent, of course, but also bring your joy, your passion and all the things that make you, you.

Join us as we pursue our exciting 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.

Are you passionate about working on products that make a difference for your customers? Do you enjoy building large scale applications that are powered by huge data sets? Do you value working in an environment where you’re empowered to make key technical decisions across a full stack of technologies?


This role is for a Software engineer on the Splunk Enterprise Security team which is an analytics-driven SIEM that solves a wide range of security analytics and security operations use cases like security monitoring, advanced threat detection, compliance, incident investigations etc. You will participate and work on both frontend and backend features on cloud and on-prem platforms. You will deliver these features to meet the ever-increasing scalability, performance, and security requirements. You will work closely with Product Management, UX, Customers to shape the roadmap and build solutions which help customers monitor, detect and protect against ever growing cyber threats.

Working directly with customers is one of our core values. In this role, you’ll be able to meet customers as they share their experiences, get a first-person view of the state of the art Security Operations Centers, to define and craft new products that streamline analysts’ investigations.We have a lean process that focuses on empowering our engineers. And along the way, you will become proficient in Splunk’s Search Processing Language (SPL) which will empower you to explore large data sets and to take on endless types of data problems.


  • Contribute to the design and development of multiple features in the ultra-high performance system, processing immense amounts of data.

  • Participate in the development of project timelines, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of systems.

  • Pay extra attention to non-functional requirements (Performance, Scalability, Reliability, High Availability).

  • Take the scale and performance of the product using Splunk platform innovations, open-source, and cloud tools and technologies.

  • Work in an Agile environment and follow scrum practices.

  • Receive guidance from senior engineers/architects on current and strategic features.

  • Help identify and develop ways to improve our team’s efficiency by expanding on our existing tools and processes while keeping product quality top of mind.

  • Collaborate with members of our team to enhance frameworks and backend components.

  • Become well-versed in core Splunk technologies as they apply to application development.


  • 4+ years of software engineering experience focused on application development.

  • Programming experience using languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, or similar languages.

  • Expert in client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks (React and/or BackboneJS)

  • Expertise in front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, etc.)

  • A solid grasp of data structures, algorithms, and RESTful APIs.

  • Understanding of scalable distributed web applications using open source or proprietary technologies.

  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and to understand a wide variety of technical challenges to be solved.

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills, specifically a proven track record to effectively work with others within a dynamic environment.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Solid understanding of relational databases’ (Postgres).

  • A proponent of test-driven development (TDD) and understanding of CI/CD technologies.

  • Experience with secure coding practices..

  • Familiarity with orchestration and cloud stack and technologies like K8s, Kinesis, Kafka.

  • Familiarity with information security is a huge plus.

Splunk Life:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow as an engineer. We are always expanding into new areas, working with cloud stacks, open source projects, and exploring new technologies.

  • Internal technical training and company-wide hackathons.

  • A team of extraordinarily capable and dedicated peers.

  • Breadth and depth. You are interested to work on an area that dynamically scales to meet the needs of Splunk’s offerings.

  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe that mentors help both sides of the equation.

  • Fun. We have frequent group outings and team-building events. We are committed to having every employee want to give it their all, be respectful and a part of the family, and have a smile on their face while doing it.

  • Work life balance, with efficient work from home environments today and modern offices standing by for future times.

Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard 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, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.


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