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Qualcomm Senior Splunk Data Engineer - Cork, Ireland in Cork, Ireland


QT Technologies Ireland Limited

Job Area:

Information Technology Group, Information Technology Group > IT Networking

General Summary:

About the Role

Qualcomm offers flexible work options tailored to our employee’s needs. These include a combination of work from home and working in our brand new, state of the art office in Penrose Dock, Cork.

Well-being and life balance are fundamental to Qualcomm as an employer. We recognise and understand that employees have missed spending quality time with loved ones and extended family.

As such, Cork Qualcomm policy allows our employees to blend short-term remote working with annual leave.

This role will join the Qualcomm IT Operations Management and Analytics (ITOMA) team that is responsible for managing the global Splunk infrastructure.

This is a strategic position and will be instrumental in the design, implementation, support, performance, and integrity of the Splunk ecosystem. You will work closely with multiple stakeholders and global partners. You will provide technology leadership in support of the overall Splunk strategy.

This is a multi-disciplinary role that will interact directly with developers and different functional IT, Security and Engineering teams to gather requirements, architect solutions and ensure the Splunk platform is leveraged as a key data collection and processing platform within Electronic Design Automation (EDA).

What are we looking for

  • Splunk developer/data admin experience creating and managing knowledge objects (field extractions, macros, event types, etc.)

  • Experience with Splunk applications and dashboard development

  • Splunk Administration and/or Splunk Architecture experience

  • UNIX/Linux experience

  • Python/Perl script development experience

  • GIT/GitHub experience

  • Java scripting experience to augment Splunk visualizations

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey complex issues to diverse audiences in an easily understandable and actionable way

  • Proven ability to engage collaboratively with people in diverse teams and geographical locations

  • Software/Scripting development in Python/Perl

  • Splunk power user and app development

  • AWS and/or Azure experience

  • A broad technical and business understanding and experience


  • Programs data pipelines and system integrations; optimizes and maintains distributed data flows.

  • Improves data quality and participates in data governance and reliability activities; develops and maintains data catalogue; implements data enrichment, data cleansing, and data quality improvements.

  • Designs optimal data models, builds and manages summarized datasets, leads performance tuning activities, and designs and develops data APIs.

  • Performs intermediate level statistical analysis; implements machine learning pipelines in production.

  • Provides guidance and feedback to junior data engineers on the execution of associated tasks.

  • Analyses data to discover tasks that can be automated; identifies process improvements; implements automation; develops prototypes and proofs of concept for the selected solutions.

  • Networks with senior leaders and seeks out learning opportunities to increase own knowledge, skill, and overall expertise in field.

  • Serves as a technical lead on a feature or system, assigns work to a small project team, and works on advanced technical tasks to complete a project.

  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to support and drive efforts for the translation of data needs into technical system requirements.

  • Discusses technical issues with project lead to address challenges and resolve problems.

  • Leads technical conversations with more junior level data engineers and presents solutions to technical challenges.

  • Writes clear and detailed technical documentation for complex or difficult projects.

Skills : Splunk admin, Cribl

Where you will be working

Cork has a proud reputation as Ireland's second largest economic engine and is now one of the Top 20 location choices in Europe with 39,000 people being employed by over 170 overseas companies.

There's a growing diversity in the region with people from many nationalities relocating to Cork, relishing the opportunity to work and live in a location that offers an excellent quality of life.

A gateway to Europe, Cork airport provides access to almost 50 international destinations including transatlantic air routes.

Equal Opportunities

We are an Equal Opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protected classification.

What's on Offer

Apart from working in an open, relaxed and collaborative space, you will enjoy:

  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Employee stock purchase scheme

  • Matching pension scheme

  • Education Assistance

  • Relocation and immigration support (if needed)

  • Life, Medical, Income and Travel Insurance

  • Subsidised memberships for physical and mental well-being

  • Bicycle purchase scheme

  • Employee run clubs, including, running, football, chess, badminton + many more

  • Work from country of origin for up to 12 weeks per year

*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.

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