Splunk Inc

Distinguished Engineer - Data Ingestion and Stream Processing

Austin, Texas, US

Company: Splunk Inc

Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2021-11-04T22:14:15.000000Z

Distinguished Engineer, Data Ingestion and Stream Processing

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 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. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!


The Data Ingestion and Processing team is a dynamic technology group with a mission to be the primary data processing engine for any type of data transformation and routing activity in near real-time. If you embrace the challenge of working at the frontier of what is possible in the industry today, then this position is for you. We are building state-of-the-art capabilities, real-time messaging and streaming systems, support tools, and automation instrumentation that will greatly impact how our customers successfully use data to improve their businesses performance, scalability, profitability, and market strategies.


In this role, you will

Evolve the architecture and design of our platform to meet ever-increasing scalability and performance requirements. Help define the future of our edge, hybrid and cloud products by designing, creating, testing, and maintaining critical services Bring creativity and passion to influence the strategic direction of our technology and products as well as mentor other members of your team Meet customers, build empathy towards their experiences, get a first-person view of the state of the art in ingestion and streaming systems Collaborate with product management to define and craft new products Provide technical leadership across multiple product areas, and be frequently consulted by senior leadership Be actively involved in hiring of technical leads, architects, and senior engineering leaders


To be successful, you have:

A deep, technical understanding of streaming computation, including trade offs and factors driving design decisions A strong customer focus and working backwards from their needs Led the architecture of successful, large scale streaming products Have been through multiple full product life cycles Delivered exceptional business outcome in cloud and hybrid environments Mentored senior and/or principal engineers to get them to the next level Been recognized as an industry expert in distributed systems and data streaming Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent 15+ years of engineering experience focused on application development (or Masters and 12 + years related experience or PhD and 8+ years experience)


Not required, and would be good to have:

Experience with Splunk software or a similar analytics solution Experience with leading or contributing to open source projects Experience with working in a direct customer facing environment

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.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!

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