Sr. Full Stack Engineer (Frontend Focused) - Security Products - San Jose, CA San Francisco, CA Oakland, CA Walnut Creek, CA

  • Splunk
  • San Jose, CA San Francisco, CA Oakland, CA Walnut Creek, CA
  • Jul 07, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

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!

Are you passionate about building software that makes a difference? Do you enjoy collaboration with a team of fun and smart creative people? Do you value an environment where you're empowered to make key technical decisions across a full stack of technologies? If so, a role on Splunk's Enterprise Security team might be a great fit for you.


Splunk Enterprise Security is the industry-leading SIEM solution built atop Splunk’s data platform. We help thousands of clients as they protect their assets from cyber threats, all over the world. On any given day, our software needs to handle thousands of users, petabytes of data, and unique usage patterns across different deployment topologies.


As a senior member of the team with frontend focus, you will help define the future of our software by designing, creating, testing, and maintaining products that directly support security analysts all across the world. You will drive the frontend initiatives and information architecture to deliver the best user experience for our products. You will influence the direction of our technology as well as mentor other members of your team.

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, and collaborate with product management to define and craft new products that streamline analysts' investigations.

If staying technically challenged and learning from others is meaningful to you, you'll love our internal technical seminars and regular, company-wide hackathons. 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 solve endless types of problems.


  • Drive frontend initiatives to ensure the high-quality user experience
  • Collaborate with members of our team to design and create full-stack solutions including frontend and backend code
  • Take lead on projects with minimal direction from engineering/product leadership, drive and help track them to completion
  • Partner with other leaders from architecture, UX, eng management, and product management on requirements analysis and design
  • Break down product requirements and create a development plan with the rest of the development team
  • Achieve a deep knowledge of our product architecture, usage patterns, and real-world deployment scenarios
  • Improve the team's efficiency by introducing new tools and processes
  • Keep product quality top of mind with automated tests and continuous integration
  • Become well versed in Splunk's core technologies
  • Mentor junior engineers as they develop their application development skills


  • 8+ years of software engineering experience focused on application development
  • Able to learn new technologies quickly
  • Proven experience in full-stack development
  • Proficiency with Python, Perl, Ruby, Java or similar languages
  • Familiar with backend application development frameworks such as Django or CherryPy
  • Strong frontend experience with Javascript, CSS, react, angular, backbone or other JS frameworks
  • Good design sense in user experience
  • Experience collaborating with UX and engineering teams to plan, develop and release software
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Comfortable developing software on Linux, Unix, and Windows systems
  • Familiarity with information security is a plus

What We Offer You

  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
  • A set of exceptionally talented and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.
  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • A stable, collaborative, and supportive work environment.


  • Requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent practical experience or 6 years and a technical Master’s degree; or a Ph.D. with 3 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.