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Senior Observability Consulting Solution Engineer

Splunk is growing rapidly worldwide — we’re hiring self-starters who want to help top companies take on huge challenges by Turning Data into Doing. At Splunk, your skills won’t go stale. Work with people you like while building, selling, and supporting products people love.

As a Sales Engineer for Splunk’s Observability, or “O11y” for short, you will be part of a world-class pre-sales team. You provide technical expertise and thought leadership on application-focused solutions to the sales organization and to Splunk’s prospects and customers.

A Day in the Life of a Splunk O11y Sales Engineer: 

You focus on customers while acting as the authority across your O11y solutions including the Observability, Splunk On-Call, and other Splunk technology products. You will consistently be delivering product demonstrations that directly address customer pain and emphasize our outstanding value proposition.

You enjoy the opportunity to work directly with your Product Management, Engineering, Customer Success, and Marketing teams to share your knowledge and experiences to ultimately improve our business and our customers’ success.

You succeed at working with all levels of an organization from the C-suite down to individual developers and SRE’s. 

You love the idea of guiding prospects through trials and POCs, demonstrating Splunk’s ability to meet and exceed customer requirements, and building a positive relationship that will go beyond the initial transaction and provide value to our customers for years to come.

What you bring:

  • We can guide you on the technology, help you with soft skills, and educate you on processes. You bring a strong sense of self-motivation and an unbridled curiosity about what “is possible” with technology, the desire to work with an exciting team, and a positive, fun-loving demeanor.
  • 7+ years’ experience in customer-facing roles. Sales roles are a power-up.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in engineering/software development roles working with current programming languages including Java, Python, PHP, .NET, Ruby, Node.js, Go, etc.
  • Experience selling and working with pure SaaS solutions in multi-tenant architectures.
  • Hands-on experience working with containers or microservices on the AWS, GCP, and Microsoft Azure platforms where you are certified or eager to become certified.
  • Familiarity with various monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Datadog, New Relic, and Grafana, is a real advantage in this role. Be prepared to discuss this.
  • Potential travel is approximately 25%, focused primarily in the region.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Are you looking for a marvelous place to work that celebrates innovation, leadership, and creativity? Please contact us. Splunk offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits including wellness programs, bonus programs, and company rest days. When you join Splunk you'll be working with a team of smart people who are as passionate about our products as we are about our customers' success.

Splunk is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. Splunk will take the steps to assure that people are provided with reasonable accommodations as requested, during the interview process.

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

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. Splunk is impacted by the mandates outlined for U.S. Government contractors in President Biden’s Path out of the Pandemic: COVID-19 Action Plan. As a result, Splunk requires U.S. employees, whether assigned to an office or 100% remote, to provide proof of full vaccination, as defined by the CDC. Splunk provides reasonable accommodations for employees who have qualifying medical or religious reasons.

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