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Cloud Operations Incident Commander

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Want to work in a dynamic environment with the latest cloud technologies? Want to learn Splunk from the inside and grow your career in exciting ways? Splunk Cloud is looking for self-starting individuals to be a part of the Splunk>Cloud Network Operations Center (CNOC).  Splunk CNOC manages incidents that affect the availability and performance of Splunk>Cloud service for our customers Globally. The Splunk CNOC is an always-on / always-active team making sure that each of our customers has an outstanding experience.

We’re looking for an Incident Commander to join our team in supporting and supervising our ever-expanding Cloud platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Use the Splunk Incident Management System (SIMS) to restore normal service operations as quickly as possible to minimize impact to Customer business operations
  • Proactively respond to drops in microservice levels,and escalate as needed
  • Assemble the response team, which includes the incident owner, problem owner, and other professionals in the specified area of expertise
  • Establish accurate expectations from response procedures to ensure customer satisfaction throughout the process
  • Supervise, manage, and guide peers during incidents fully to ensure accurate information is captured
  • Assemble and lead conference calls for diagnosis and remediation of customer impacting outages
  • Craft clear and concise Problem Statements, Status Reports, and Final Summaries able to be easily understood by Engineers and Executives
  • Coordinate Unified Command for Multi-Bridge and breakout-room Incidents
  • Attend Customer Calls when needed
  • Provide Incident Commander responsibilities, run post incident reviews, and assigns and follows through with action plans
  • Keep vendors on track for deliverables to Splunk in 3rd-party incidents
  • Write Customer-facing communications in partnership with Customer Success
  • Develop positive, strong, and collaborative relationships with multiple cross-functional partners across Splunk to improve the team's efficiency and ability to deliver on sophisticated tasks that have broad impact
  • Lead process improvements and improved operational efficiencies
  • Participate in team meetings, discussions, leads trainings, as well as give and seek out feedback.

Qualifications:

  • You have 4+ years of major incident response and management experience
  • Knowledge of incident management frameworks (eg. ITIL)
  • You understand multi-functional teams and are able to speak across organizations to drive influence
  • You enjoy problem solving and analyzing global-scale distributed systems
  • You have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Don’t shy away from conflict, can influence at most levels and can work in stressful situations
  • You have a strong attention to detail
  • Participate in on-call rotations for some business use cases
 
 
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