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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Description: 

You will lead the Partner Sales Engineer organization to achieve revenue targets and ensure customer success.

Develop the vision and strategy for our cloud business to unlock the full potential of growth with our partners. Create the strategy and shape the partner program, then establish the initiatives and goals supporting the buildout of a partner footprint at Splunk that can provide leverage and acceleration to the overall technical sales strategy. As a member of the Technical Sales senior leadership team, this role will support and execute Splunk vision for success.  Primary focus will be the segmentation of the partner base and establish rules of engagement across each segment. This will include partnering with the various sales geographies on recruitment, engagement and technical development of our strategic go to market channels. This cross-functional role will also require representing various other functions within Splunk to establish a coordinated ecosystem within each partner segment. Work proactively with the Splunk technical community to innovate and develop technical strategies and solutions supporting a common outcome. This person will act on behalf of Splunk senior leadership in representing the Partner teams in Americas.  Qualified candidates will demonstrate the capability to excel in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate deep knowledge international operations and the unique nuances operating within specific geographies. Will lead by example, translate corporate and sales vision into results, become an agent for change, and emphasize a customer and partner first attitude.


  • Partner closely with Splunk Partner organization to identify partner groups and established rules of engagement across each segment and geography
  • Partner closely with Splunk technical stakeholders – sales, specialists, verticals, customer success – to integrate common needs, requirements and metrics into next generation Partner Program
  • Work closely with sales and technical go to market leadership on strategies and deliverables specific to each operating region
  • Partner with Solutions and Verticals teams to establish standard offerings for the select Partner base to learn and take to market in a predictable and repeatable motion
  • Establish technical business development strategy across various partner types – global systems integrators vs service providers vs public cloud providers vs resellers,
  • Develop sales engagement model for high-touch engagements, distributed engagements and low touch engagements
  • Research and establish and establish a short-list of innovative ways to cover markets with select focus partners.
  • Become the central point of technical sales contact for all feedback and establish remediation plans if necessary, for continued expansion of activities in each sales geography.
  • Coordinate common workstreams such as recruitment, onboarding, enablement and provide common scorecards to improve time to productivity
  • Lead, equip and empower a matrixed, cross organizational, multifunctional team to be successful in executing a complex strategy.
  • Become the expert in the Splunk partner strategy as well as localization requirements for each functional business.
  • Ensure the partner organization develops and maintains a catalog of technical services, with Best Practices, SLA’s and KPI.
  • Mentor, motivate and lead international leadership teams to achieve common strategic and tactical outcomes
  • Must be able to travel upwards to 50%.
  • Experience working with Channel Partners, Cloud Service Providers, Managed Service Providers and Global System Integrators.
  • 5+ year’s related SE Management experience highly preferred.
  • Must have cloud experience and have developed a partner program with cloud/SaaS as its core principle
  • Run effective cross functional staff meetings with clearly defined goals and success criteria.
  • Must know how to build consensus and operate in a matrixed environment as an individual influencer
  • Must have cross-functional experience in all technical Customer Lifecycle functions – Enablement, Sales, Professional Services, Support, Customer Success
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.  Ability to communicate complex ideas to an international audience
  • Previous technical channel operations and/or partner organization leadership experience a must
  • You live in the US or Canada



  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience


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