Splunk Principle Software Engineer(Architect) in Shanghai, China

Job Description: That’s a cool job! I want it!

Splunk is looking for experienced and passionate software engineers to build Splunk’s next generation platform and solution to enable and support continuous integration and continuous delivery of Splunk big data products and cloud services in a high scalable manner.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Design and optimize Splunk CI CD platform and tooling architecture by leveraging Splunk and a variety of open source technologies.

  • Build and maintain high performance and scalable CI CD platform and tooling across building, deployment, testing and reporting.

  • Lead and drive innovations.

  • Define and publish best practices, technical guidance.

  • Analyze and resolve complex technical issues.

  • Mentor junior level engineers.

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!


  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience.

  • Expert at Python, Java or C C++.

  • Solid knowledge and experience with microservices and container technologies, such as docker, UCP, Kubernetes.

  • Solid knowledge and experience with Big Data technologies, such as ELK, Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, NoSQL, etc.

  • Track record of delivering innovative solutions to tough problems.

  • A demonstrated capability for open minded, fast learning, creative thinking, intellectual and team working.

  • Good problem solving, collaboration and communication skills

  • Good at English, both verbal and written.

Nice to have (any of them):

  • Experience expertise in systems applications technologies of continuous delivery.

  • Experience expertise of building and maintaining Cloud Services.

  • Experience on application development based on SaaS API like AWS, Google Platform, Azure etc.

  • Experience expertise of IT security (IAM, Firewall, IDS IPS, DLP, Antivirus Antimalware, SIEM)

Education: Got it!

BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline.

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.

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