Senior Manager, Splunk Traffic Engineering
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Senior Manager, Splunk Traffic Engineering Team
Splunk's Cloud Infrastructure organization builds robust and
resilient auto-scaling platform solutions for hosting Splunk's
enterprise software. The teams are fast-paced, high-velocity, and
use state-of-the-art technology. The focus is always on automation,
solving sophisticated challenges that span across multiple groups
within Splunk, ensuring smooth and expedient services to Splunk
We have a substantial AWS and Kubernetes presence of large-scale
containerized systems. This is an incredible opportunity to utilize
your existing cloud experience and drive the growth of the Splunk
What we're looking for
We are growing our new globally distributed Traffic Engineering
team to help scale and secure our new global SaaS offerings. We are
looking for a Senior Manager to help lead, design, coach, and build
an efficient, productive, and fun team. You are an authority with
an eagerness to create and own processes for enhancing team health,
streamlining hiring processes, and finding solutions to
organizational impediments. You understand the technical challenges
that the team is facing and you help build consensus and
What you provide
- Foster growth. You will (virtually) meet with team members on a
regular basis, help plan and support career development, and
recruit top-tier engineers.
- Passion. Our customers are passionate about Splunk, and we want
the same from our leaders. As a manager, you should be motivating
your team, fostering collaboration, and embodying excitement about
- Identify and Remove Impediments. You will diagnose and resolve
systemic obstacles that prevent your teams from delivering
high-quality software, nurturing an atmosphere of continuous
improvement by serving as a coach, mentor, and technical
- Operational excellence. You strive for collecting robust
metrics, data, and monitoring information from our services,
ensuring that if an issue arises, the team is alerted before our
- Keeping calm and carrying on. You coach teams on appropriately
handling a product outage, skills in identifying performance
bottlenecks, spotting anomalous system behavior, and determining
the root cause of incidents.
- Deliver software and infrastructure that will help drive
improvements towards the availability, performance, efficiency, and
security of Splunk's services. Technologies include (Geo)DNS
management, GSLB/Anycast, Load Balancing (IPVS, L4, L7), API
Gateways and Service Meshes, IP address management (IPAM), TLS
infrastructure for securing network communication.
What we provide
- Opportunities to develop and grow as a leader. We are always
expanding into new areas, working with open source projects and
contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
- A team of exceptionally skilled and dedicated peers and
individual contributors, all the way from engineering to product
management and customer support.
- Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through
ownership, autonomy, and leadership opportunities. We also believe
mentors help both sides of the equation.
- A stable, collaborative, and supportive work environment. The
teams work in an open environment, work together to get things
done, and adapt to the changing needs for the team. We keep it real
by being open and honest. We are a collaborative team that
understands the value in open communication - it's how we interact
with our customers.
- Balance. People are not expected to work 12-hour days. We want
you to have a successful time outside of work too. Our colleagues
are trusted to be responsible with their time and commitment, and
believe that balance helps cultivate a positive environment.
- Fun. We are committed to having every employee want to give it
their all, be respectful and a part of this family, and have a
smile on their face while doing it.
Requirements: 10+ years of technical contributor experience,
demonstrated ability in managing technical personnel, and
experience in working within SaaS environments.
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.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive
other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to
For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations
where required, we will consider for employment qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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