Principal Software Engineer - Developer Platform

Splunk   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Enterprise Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Are you excited about building innovative solutions? Do you enjoy working with smart and passionate people who are out to change the way to think about data? Do you thrive in a team atmosphere where you can have a deep impact on work you're doing ranging from backend systems architecture design to front end development and everything in between? If so, Splunk is looking for experienced Software Engineers to join the Splunk Developer Cloud team.


  • You will develop the tools, programming libraries, services, and resources to enable internal and external application developers to build solutions on the Splunk Cloud Platform.
  • You will help determine the details by taking technical leadership on features, working with colleagues to define them, designing and breaking them down into actionable tasks - then drive them to completion with peers on your team.
  • You will work with groundbreaking technologies, taking advantage of open-source initiatives and third-party services, to provide the best developer experience.
  • You are expected to be a self-starter, innovative and always looking for new ways to contribute to the team.
  • You will analyze and optimize frontend and backend code, and pursue simplicity, efficiency, reliability and performance.
  • You will use independent judgment to take existing code, understand its function and change/enhance as needed.
  • You will lead, mentor, and partner with team members and other groups.


  • You have 8+ years of relevant industry experience
  • You are a Polyglot developer, mastering multiple popular programming languages like: Go, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript, Java, .NET, ..
  • You are passionate about client development and providing phenomenal experience for other developers. You have an eye for design and are capable of crafting the code to deliver it.
  • You have expertise working with thoughtfully designed Restful APIs
  • Experience developing development frameworks, including API and library design for multiple target languages
  • You have the ability to learn new technologies quickly and provide mentorship
  • You have strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Interested in helping enable developers
  • You are comfortable working with other roles and teams across Splunk and Splunk's customers to better understand and deliver on scenarios and requirements

Nice to Have

  • Familiar with one of the major Cloud technologies, e.g. AWS, Azure and Google Cloud
  • You have participated and/or contributed to any open-source projects
  • Did you build highly automated and maintainable software?
  • Do you have experience with OpenAPI/Swagger, GraphQL, Splunk?