Associate Splunk Developer

Associate Splunk Developer

R4626

Location

Toronto

Career Track

Technology

Associate Splunk Developer

This role is eligible for our hybrid work model: 2 days in-office

Associate Splunk Developer

Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.

Why this job’s a big deal:

Are you passionate about complex, highly scalable software systems? Do you enjoy coming up with appropriate solutions to the most challenging business problems? Do you enjoy collaborating with the business to improve and grow the company’s products? Are you looking for a company that is not too big, not too small, and has a casual work environment? If so, then we have the perfect job for you!

At Priceline we are all about teamwork, accountability, innovation, and a customer-first approach. We work hard, but do so in a collaborative, fun and flexible work environment. As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to work on mission-critical projects with direct impact on the evolution of Priceline's business. You will be able to apply your programming skills towards building low latency and high throughput transactional services.

In this role you will get to:

You will work on systems that serve hundreds of millions of events a day, generate billions of events, and are monitored 24×7 using early warning and analytics systems built using the best of the big data technologies, including Kafka, Splunk and Cloud Native Technologies in GCP. We constantly explore new technologies and engineer better solutions to meet the dynamic needs of the business.

We want someone with a demonstrated ability to collaborate closely and efficiently with customers and engineers around the globe. If this describes you, then join our team today!

Splunk: Administer enterprise-wide Splunk Platform either on-prem and/or Cloud) and taking monitoring & observability to the next step.

Analysis & Problem Solving: Build an understanding of our systems and business requirements they implement so you can effectively make changes to our applications and investigate issues.

Communication: Whether via face-to-face discussion, phone, email, chat, white-boarding, or other collaboration platforms, an effective communicator who can advise, explain, enable, teach, persuade, coordinate, etc.

Team Collaboration: Effectively collaborate and share ownership of your team's codebase and applications. You must be willing to fully engage in team efforts, speak up for what you think are the best solutions, and be able to converse respectfully and compromise when necessary.

Who you are:

  • A 4-year degree in Computer Science (or a related field). Graduate degree is helpful.

  • 2+ years of Splunk Admin experience in managing critical 24/7 applications

  • Experience in High availability cluster setup, maintenance and ongoing 24/7 support

  • Strong knowledge of Splunk architecture, administration, designing, and developing solutions.

  • Experience with Splunk Knowledge Objects (Dashboards/Reports/Alerts/Saved Searches/Macros/Lookups and others)

  • Strong knowledge of Splunk App and add-on, installation & upgrades.

  • Experience in building Splunk Custom Dashboards, Rich and advanced visualization /Commands Development and expertise with SPL Commands and queries.

  • Strong knowledge of the Splunk Data Inputs (HEC/Scripts and others) and configuration files.

  • Proficient in regex, field extraction, summary indexing, and other critical Splunk concepts.

  • Strong knowledge of working with APIs and getting data into Splunk from various data sources.

  • Provide technical support and solutions related to implementation, configuration, and maintenance of Splunk Environment. 

  • Work on escalated/production issues and provide solutions adhering to the SLA.

  • Experience in writing scripts (PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.) for automation tasks will be an added advantage.

  • Understanding of *nix system & cloud technologies ( Preferred GCP )

  • Splunk Admin certification is a huge plus.

  • Experience with other logging tools is a plus.

  • Ability to maintain a positive demeanor while working with high demands and short deadlines that leads to working after hours

  • Illustrated history of living the values necessary to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust.

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential. 

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