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Principal Software Engineer (Splunk)

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies

Software Engineering
Round Rock, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Principal Software Engineer (Splunk)

The Software Engineering team delivers next-generation application enhancements and new products for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and develop software for platforms, peripherals, applications and diagnostics — all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and the collaboration of internal and external partners.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Principal Software Engineer (Splunk) on our Engineering Development team in Round Rock, Texas

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal Software Engineer (Splunk), you will create solutions, understanding the customer’s business goals, needs and general business environment to design technical system answers.

You will:

  • Be a member of a Splunk engineering team that is on the leading edge of innovation related to the tool

  • Guide customers on how to ingest, store, process, understand and explore/visualize data on the within Splunk. You will work on data migrations and transformational projects, and with customers to design large-scale data processing systems, develop data pipelines optimized for scaling, and troubleshoot potential platform challenges

  • Contribute to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments

  • Prepare, review and evaluate software/storage specifications for products and systems

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:


Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor's degrees

  • Relevant experience with Linux administration combined with knowledge of Linux infrastructure

  • Splunk administration experience and exposure to data stream processing capabilities within Splunk

  • Understand licensing consumption and overall Splunk platform efficiency.

  • Experience with Development Tools for CI/CD, Unit and Integration testing, Automation and Orchestration, REST API

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with the implementation of data stream processing capabilities within Splunk

  • Define high-level data and analytics strategies, including technology components such as AI/ML, MDM, and Big Data (among others)

Who we are

We believe that each of us has the power to make an impact. That’s why we put our team members at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow your career with some of the best minds and most advanced tech in the industry, we’re looking for you.

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps individuals and organizations transform how they work, live and play. Join us to build a future that works for everyone because Progress Takes All of Us.

Dell Technologies is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Dell Canada Inc. (“Dell”) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Dell will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you need accommodation, please contact your recruiter.