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Splunk Principal Client Platform Engineer (US Remote Available) in New York, New York

Ready to shake things up? 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 strive to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most significantly to each other’s success. We continue to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year.

Splunk is looking for a very experienced and highly skilled Principal Systems Engineer focusing on endpoint security, and configuration management, with a passion for administering enterprise software using best of breed technologies. In this role you are comfortable delivering at a high level in a fast paced and growing environment. You'll drive standardization and management for our endpoints along with a number of enterprise applications and services. If you get energized working in a hyper-growth company and enjoy blazing a trail versus following, then this is the dream job you've been looking for.

This role provides high visibility and impact to both the CIO and CISO organizations.

Primary responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the architecture, design, integration, implementation, operation, and support of enterprise-wide applications and services

  • Assist in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future end user needs

  • Configuration Management for macOS (Jamf Pro) and Windows using industry standard tools to meet Security requirements and comply with CIS benchmarks

  • Manage configuration of our endpoint security software such as endpoint detection and response, application whitelist, and host-based intrusion detection software

  • You will partner with the Security Engineering leads to coordinate efforts, initiatives, and roadmaps

  • Administer enterprise software including deployment and package management

  • Write scripts/policies that automate application and settings distribution using internal tools

  • Manage transition plans for major upgrades or patches

  • Integrate with other internal systems and tools

  • Manage and report on application performance against KPI’s

  • Work as the escalation point between various support teams for issues on the client platform

  • Work as a liaison from the Splunker Technology Success org to other IT Service orgs to deliver feature enhancements and best in class solutions through shared products and goals

  • Drive client security models and best practices in an enterprise environment

  • Drive business decisions through data using tools like Splunk

  • Diagnose and investigate unique and complex systemic problems

  • Develop solutions that meet the business needs to complex customer requirements

  • You are able to work proficiently with minimal daily guidance and bring mature seasoned skills when working with production systems


  • Experience with implementing security standards and compliance across a huge enterprise organization

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience

  • 8+ years experience of providing application support and engineering

  • 12+ years experience in IT

  • Knowledge of bash/python scripting

  • Experience using Splunk for reporting and dashboards

  • Experience with Endpoint Management platforms such as JAMF Pro / WorkspaceONE / Puppet / LANdesk / Intune / etc.

  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written at all levels of an organization up to and including executive level management

  • Strong documentation skills and the ability to transfer knowledge to peers

  • Comfortable working in a high pressure, highly flexible environment against both short and long term requirements

  • Passionate about technology and solving IT operations-focused problems

  • Ability to work effectively with team members, peers, and others in and outside the organization to accomplish goals, objectives and to identify and resolve problems

    Splunk has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area's "Best Places to Work" by The San Francisco Business Times, ten years in a row. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and a plethora of benefits.

    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.

    (Colorado only) Minimum base salary of $110,000.00. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

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