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Sr Software Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on May 21, 2022
Job Id #54288 Posted February 18, 2022


  • specializes in delivery better customer outcomes through clinical management and affordable prescription medications and health products.
  • We provide high quality pharmacy benefit management and pharmacy care services digitally enabled and clincally integrated at lower costs to the consumer.
  • processes over 1.3B scripts per year for over 60 million pharmacy consumers nationwide.
  • The Monitoring Center of Excellence is a team of 17 global technical resources providing modern application performance monitoring solutions for services.
  • We are seeking a Splunk Observability monitoring resource to join our team in developing and deploying this to our cloud applications.
  • The idea candidate will need to engage with application teams to develop a plan to deploy Splunk Observability as part of a pipeline with automation.
  • It will be beneficial to have a healthcare background and experience using other monitoring APM tools like Dynatrace, New Relic, DataDog.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • This project is to implement Splunk Observability Cloud Product Suite for monitoring high priority applications providing pharmacy services to our customers.
  • The expected outcomes for this new monitoring technology will be reduced application down times, faster root cause analysis and return to service for our customers.
  • Since this is a new monitoring technology to, service capability standards and deliverables will need to be developed as part of this implementation.


  • Experience developing and implementing in Splunk


  • This role is responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive monitoring ensuring observability, availability and performance of high priority registered services/applications for . 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engage and build relationships with key stakeholders to deploy Splunk Observability
  • Define, document, and publish technical standards for Splunk Observability log metrics,
  • Build and maintain GitHub repository to support rollout
  • Open and escalate support cases with Splunk on issues
  • Provide day-to-day support on maintaining Splunk implementation (automated reports, alerts, dashboards)
  • Be on-call for War Room support Splunk expertise needed to perform analysis and custom alerting or dashboards as needed
  • Develop and deploy monitoring for ensuring applications reliability and stability (Infrastructure; Log Observability, Microservices APM, Real User Monitoring, and Synthetic)
  • Develop reports for applications as requested to support Peak Season
  • Identify opportunities for application teams to customize information providing optimal business views
  • Ensure Splunk Observability telemetry/Signal Fx  is up and running on all the identified Application servers
  • Work with Splunk Support to resolve any issues as needed to support applications.
  • Thoroughly document any procedures to support Splunk deployments
  • Write scripts to automate Splunk reporting as needed
  • Provide explanation and information to others on difficult issues
  • Identify / quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Maintain awareness of current monitoring technology and the applicability and capability of each

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ hands-on experience in Splunk
  • 1+ years hands-on experience in Splunk Observability
  • 2+ years Public Cloud (Azure) Experience
  • 1+ year experience in using configuration management solutions such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible

Preferred Qualifications:

  • GitHub experience and contributions
  • Infrastructure as Code (IAC) experience (i.e. Terraform)
  • Some experience in infrastructure operations
  • Minimum 1-2 years Administering Unix/Linux and/or Windows
  • Shell scripting and/or Programming skill in any language
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Support experience in a large enterprise environment
  • Experience in APM/Monitoring tools (New Relic, Dynatrace, DC RUM)
  • Health care industry experience

Top Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ hands-on experience in Splunk
  • 1+ years hands-on experience in Splunk Observability
  • 2+ years Public Cloud (Azure) Experience
  • 1+ year experience in using configuration management solutions such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible

Team and Team size:

  • Total team size: 17 (onshore/offshore)
  • 2 Team Leads
  • 8 SME Monitoring Tools
  • 7 Application Performance Monitoring resources.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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