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FinOps Practitioner

  • - Hybrid Remote

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Splunk is rapidly expanding their presence in the cloud, while optimizing to improve profitability. To do so, we have adopted the FinOps model of monitoring and reporting on cloud usage, and providing guidance for optimization of cloud resources. We are looking for professionals who are interested in growing the FinOps practice and tooling at Splunk, with impact across our entire Splunk Cloud suite of products. Join us for a great opportunity to both lead and to learn. This role will require someone who is local to the Raleigh/Durham, NC Area.

In this role, you will contribute at an individual level and will use your solid understanding of the FinOps principles and domains, to implement FinOps at Splunk. As a FinOps practitioner, you will enhance our FinOps capabilities, and will have opportunities to drive FinOps initiatives within the organization. You will work independently with limited guidance, and will have the opportunity to demonstrate multiple contributions each year across all of the FinOps domains. This is a position with broad impact–what you build will be used across all of Splunk Cloud. You need to be able to build robust solutions that are easy to use and provide exponential impact to an organization.

Required Skills

  • Experience working in a FinOps environment, with examples of tooling/analysis provided to impact cloud spend.
  • Experience working with at least 1 cloud service provider: AWS, Azure, GCP. Familiarity with billing constructs and basic services. Certification in one of the providers is a plus.
  • Able to independently own FinOps engagements with external teams and drive to a measurable outcome.
  • FinOps Practitioner certification (within the last year)
  • Experience consulting for external teams, with examples of how you have identified where challenges lie and suggested common solutions.
  • Able to speak fluently about the 6 FinOps Domains, and associated capabilities.
  • Experience implementing or monitoring KPIs for improvement of FinOps capabilities.
  • Experience collaborating across the multiple FinOps personas, particularly Engineering, Product Management and Finance teams.
  • Ability to provide drafts of communications for the executive personas.

Programming Requirements

  • Requires 3-5 years of related work experience with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience; or 2-3 years and a technical Master’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years programming experience, with proficiency in any of the following programming languages: Python, GoLang, Java, C.

What We Provide

Opportunities to develop and grow as FinOps business analyst/engineer. We are a large company, and what you help to build will be relied on for monitoring/reporting against multiple products and will be used by hundreds of engineers. You will be able to materially impact the operating margins of Splunk through your efforts, gaining skills that will remain marketable as you grow and more companies around the world move workloads into the cloud. You will be working with talented and dedicated peers, with ample opportunities to both mentor and be mentored. We believe in growing our people through ownership and leadership opportunities.

At Splunk, we recognize that different backgrounds in our teams lead to better business outcomes. At Splunk we provide a number of Employee Resources for employees of all backgrounds (please ask to learn more). 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.


Base Pay Range

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area

Base Pay Range: $136,000.00 - 187,000.00 per year

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts

Base Pay Range: $124,000.00 - 170,500.00 per year

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.

Base Pay Range: $116,000.00 - 159,500.00 per year

Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out above, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards.

Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at

Splunk's Hiring Practices
Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Splunk is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. We comply with local, state/territory, and federal regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the countries in which we operate. Splunk provides reasonable medical, religious, or other legally required accommodations for eligible employees.

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