Senior Software Engineer, APM Instrumentation (Falling Waters)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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, were committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each others success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey! Splunk APM, which is a combination of the SignalFx and Omnition acquisitions, is a new generation of application performance management solutions for microservices and distributed applications. We work on new, world-class tools to monitor and observe microservice-based applications and are one of the main drivers of the emerging OpenTelemetry CNCF project. Join us to be at the forefront of the industry by creating open-source solutions for OpenTelemetry. Get involved in work that will bring personal recognition in the industry and inside the company. As a Software Engineer on the Splunk APM team, you will be responsible for the development of open-source software libraries and agents that monitor and instrument developer applications with OpenTelemetry-compatible metrics and tracing. You'll use your experience to instrument or extend instrumentation of a broad ecosystem of third-party frameworks and libraries in Java, Python, Go, Ruby, PHP, Node.js, or C#/.Net. You'll also help handling the release, testing, support, and documentation. Our engineering teams are small, fast paced and highly impactful. We are looking for experienced engineers who are passionate about the quality of their work and would like to work on impactful and recognizable open-source projects. We will provide a work environment where you have clear deliverables, are empowered to do a great job and will be recognized for your achievements. You will have the opportunity to work with a highly entrepreneurial team members and a team that retains its startup DNA. You may also choose to share and talk about your work through channels like conferences, meetups, and blogs. Responsibilities Contribute to open-source, distributed tracing instrumentation libraries and agents Verify or improve existing framework and library instrumentations Implement new instrumentations to extend the scope of supported frameworks, libraries and applications Integrate with OpenTelemetry-compatible tracers and semantic conventions Perform releases and manage the distribution of Splunk's open-source instrumentation libraries and agents Requirements Experience with programming in multiple languages (Java, Python, Go, Ruby, PHP, Node.js); C#/.Net a huge plus Strong experience with modern application development workflows and version control systems like GitHub, Gitlab or Bitbucket Experience working on open-source or development-in-the-open projects a plus Previous exposure to application instrumentation (metrics and/or tracing) as well as open-source web frameworks and clients a plus Working knowledge of Docker containers and cloud platforms (AWS, GCP and/or Azure) Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux (Windows experience is a plus) 5+ years of Software Engineering experience B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent 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. Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. 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Associated topics: .net, architecture, backend, c#, design, programming, project architect, senior software developer, senior software engineer, software architect

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