Sr. Software Engineer in Test

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test - Python


Do you enjoy working with smart and passionate people who are out to innovate the way people interact with data? Do you thrive in a team atmosphere where you can have a deep impact on a wide range of work? Are you a self-starter that enjoys learning new technologies and providing mentorship? Are you comfortable working in a loosely structured organization to embrace change as an opportunity to improve things?

If so, Splunk is looking for experienced Sr. Software Engineers in Test to join the team building the next generation of Splunk's Application Developer Ecosystem . You will have a significant influence on engineering solutions that enable app developers to seamlessly develop and publish apps on the Splunk Cloud platform.


  • Test technologies that enable internal and external developers to deliver apps and solutions to Splunk Cloud.
  • Test open-source tool integration with Splunk products.
  • Create, enhance, and encourage robust test suites for all code, because you recognize the value of automated testing and continuous integration.
  • Provide on-call production support for the team's features and applications.
  • Requirements:

  • 8+ years of professional software engineering in test experience, including large-scale SaaS application testing as well as testing distributed deployment systems.
  • Strong communication and comprehension skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in Python in a production and test environment, Go or C++ is a bonus.
  • Extensive experience using and improving large test frameworks and CI systems.
  • Proficient with CI/CD systems such as Jenkins and GitLab .
  • Detailed oriented and enjoys meticulous testing and understanding of how to file actionable product defects.
  • Understanding what it means to test software that is a part of a larger microservice architecture as well as a monolithic software application.
  • In-depth understanding of the structure, security, and load distribution for multi-tenant software systems.
  • Familiar with at least one auth and identity protocol such as OAuth 2.0, OIDC, or SAML and how to set up test environments to test them.
  • Expertise in detail and consistent testing of REST APIs and SDKs.
  • Background includes working with Virtual Machines , Docker , Kubernetes, or other container/virtualization technologies.
  • Familiarity with major cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services , Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong understanding of data modeling and storage with NoSQL and RDBMS.
  • Comfortable with testing application performance and scalability.
  • Nice to have:

  • Exposure to Splunk or a similar analytics solution.
  • Background in stream processing (e.g. Kafka, Flume, Storm, Spark Streaming).
  • Involvement in open-source projects.
  • Education:

  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • 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, our 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!

    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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