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Product Manager - Core Libraries & Process Runtime

  • - Hybrid Remote
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Role Summary

This role is part of the Foundations team, which is part of our Data Platform division and plays a critical role in the Splunk platform. The Frameworks team is responsible for leading the platform-wide architectural transformation of the core Splunk platform through the adoption of microservices and scaling of modern software development practices. As the Product Manager of the Core Libraries and Process Runtime team, you will own the strategy and roadmap for evolving the core of our platform technology and product offerings that rely on it. 
You will use your understanding of the data platforms, scalability and high availability to synthesize ideas that improve Splunk's Enterprise and Cloud offerings. This role presents an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand experience in building end-to-end data platform cloud services contributing towards Splunk’s industry-leading data platform and delivering high impact customer & business outcomes 
You will merge attention to technical detail with the ability to understand and align to business imperatives while working hand-in-glove with cross-functional execution teams to drive customer insights and inputs directly into the development process. 


As with any fast-growing company, day-to-day responsibilities will span the entire product management lifecycle and include deep interaction with customers, sales, and engineering. 
  • Work with a globally distributed engineering team to develop a roadmap for Splunk’s sub-system components, how nodes and binaries interact in the larger ecosystem, and how Splunk’s runtime processes are managed.
  • Own and drive the roadmap to modernize technical components, libraries, and technologies that ship in the Splunk Platform, including managing software dependencies and supply chain security risk (examples include Python, KVstore, Mongo, and other third party software).
  • Engage with both external and internal customers (e.g. Splunk development and product teams) regularly to gather feedback, determine customer impact, and validate value propositions.
  • Partner with sales & marketing, legal, documentation and support to translate highly technical software and systems engineering concepts into customer & developer impact and value.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, QA, SRE, and release teams to plan, drive and execute product release cycles.
  • Influence cross-functional stakeholders with various dependencies to your core team, as well as high competence in managing such dependencies.
  • Translate complex technical products and features into simple concepts and presentations.


  • 3-5 years of experience in product management.
  • Experience as a Product Manager with data platform, storage, databases or clustering technologies.
  • Curious about distributed, enterprise-scale systems and modern architecture.
  • Technical background in data management, high availability, scalability monitoring and system performance.
  • Deep understanding of data platform market, trends, competition and industry. 
  • Strong sense of customer empathy to care deeply about customer problems and user experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and data driven product decision-making mindset.
  • Collaborative team player, with strong communication skills, including the ability to translate complex technical products and features into simple concepts and presentations. 

Desired Skills

  • Experience with building large scale data management platforms or services. 
  • Deep understanding of data platform market, trends and competition. 
  • Passion for solving challenging technical problems and building enterprise products with intuitive user experience. 
  • Strong bias for action, creative thinking, innovation and data driven product decision-making. 
  • Exposure to cloud infrastructure and agile software development. 


Note: 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 below, 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 comprehensive, competitive benefits package which may include healthcare and retirement plans, paid time off, wellbeing expense reimbursement, and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering here.  
Base Pay Range 

Base Pay:  PLN 148,000.00 - 203,500.00 per year

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