Sr. Engineering Manager, Cloud Software Development - Seattle, WA

  • Splunk
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Jul 07, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

We have a disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. Our engineers are passionate about our products and our customers demand more of it. At Splunk, we’re committed to our people, customers and having fun at work! Splunk is an industry leader in the “Data to Everything” platform and is well-positioned to extend the lead with our bold new vision.

If you thrive on leading software development teams while staying close to innovation and technology, we want to talk to you. We are embarking on a journey to “Cloud First”, developing cloud-native architectures at an internet-scale. We are at the core of Splunk’s cloud technology and preparing to rapidly evolve the core platform and services for the next decade.

Role

As a Senior Manager of Software Development, you will be responsible for leading a team of highly capable and committed engineers working on Splunk’s core cloud platform. You will be part of a small closely-knit team in Seattle and have a large impact on leading and architecting the future of Splunk cloud. This role will provide the opportunity to be immersed in both platform and microservices on Splunk cloud with exposure to a full portfolio of technology areas.

You are an expert in distributed computing, cloud platform software development in a scaled-up multi-tenant architecture. The initiative, passion, and commitment is your soft currency. You are excited to take on roles that provide new growth and learning opportunities. Finally, you enjoy working with highly collaborative teams and have fun doing your stuff!

What You'll Do

  • Lead and grow a team of cloud platform developers and sr. engineers.
  • Own and deliver platform and services roadmap in collaboration with Product Managers.
  • Technically mentor the team through development and on-call process.
  • Collaborate with peers and build the best in class cloud development model.
  • Actively seek initiatives to accelerate the platform’s performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Have fun and achieve your career goals.

Requirements

  • 10+ years actively developing and/or managing to cloud-native technologies.
  • Prior experience building cloud platforms from grounds up.
  • Demonstrable foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design for cloud.
  • Experience with developing models for cloud-native architectures (CI / CD, Microservices SOA, security compliance, etc) at cloud scale.
  • Managed teams of 8-10 people with a demonstrable team and product success.
  • Familiarity and prior experience working with Golang and Kubernetes.

Qualifications

  • Requires 4+ years of management experience and 12 years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent practical experience or 2 to 4 years of management experience and 8 years and a Master’s degree, or a Ph.D. with 1 to 3 years of management experience and 5 years’ experience; or equivalent practical experience.

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.