Design at Splunk

Design at Splunk is at the center of how we build and ship products our users love to use. We’re a team of designers, user researchers, and design program managers that adapt quickly and focus on delivering clear and beautiful enterprise solutions to our customers.

The Role

As the Director of Product Design for our Data Ingestion team, you’ll be responsible for a team focused on building end to end experiences to help customers get their data into the Splunk platform. Data comes to Splunk from all types of sources and the experience of ingesting, cleaning up, and streaming that data is critical to the rest of our portfolio.

You’ll lead design for one of the most important cross-company experiences that we’re building and will work collaboratively with a set of outstanding product management and engineering partners to help draft the strategy, delivery, and execution of those experiences.

In your role, you will also be a member of the design leadership team, reporting directly to our CDO, and help drive Splunk’s design organization forward.

You are:

  • An empathic leader who builds a psychologically safe environment and an effective team culture.
  • Focused on driving customer and business outcomes and know how to understand, align, and influence the strategic direction of the product and portfolio.
  • Collaborative and love working closely with product management and engineering teams to deeply understand business direction, customer needs, and the way our user experience strategy can meet those.

You will:

  • Work in with your PM and Engineering counterparts to define the strategy and execution plans for the different set of tools and services under the data collection and ingestion umbrella.
  • Get a deeper understanding of the Big Data landscape and business to help define the underlying strategy of the work and the way design can help influence the end to end experience.
  • Own the work on the end to end experience north star of getting data into the Splunk platform.
  • Work closely with your design peers and designers across the organization to craft the end to end experience of getting data across our services and products.
  • Manage and grow your team and team’s culture as we deliver results to customers.

You have:

  • Experience managing and scaling design teams collaboratively working with product management, engineering, marketing, and other cross-functional partners.
  • Led product design for large cross-portfolio initiatives.
  • Built clear end to end experiences out of sophisticated systems and domains.

Bonus to have:

  • Worked in the data domain or tackled issues related to getting data into complex systems.
  • Worked on cloud and SaaS based products and solutions.
  • Worked on complex enterprise user experiences and helped craft the transition from on-prem to cloud.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

This is a remote position located in the US. You must be able to work on the West Coast time zone (PST). For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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