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Sales Engineer, Enterprise Northeast
Location:  Anywhere in the greater New England area (MA, CT, NH, RI, VT)

Splunk is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented individual to join our dynamic presales team! Working together with Splunk’s direct sales team on the technical aspects of selling Splunk’s products within our Commercial business sector. Our customers span all industries and sizes.

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

As a people person you love to engage at a strategic level with executives and peers. Understanding what makes people tick, and you know how to connect with their thoughtfulness and passions, and how to move them to action.


Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Demonstration of Splunk products and services to customers in a number of venues in including streaming and on-site meetings and trade shows.
  • You’re an excellent writer and communicator, an outstanding storyteller, and you love the craft of documentation. Your communication skills and shine across platforms, whether proposals, articles, emails, presentations, webinars, or in person.
  • Organized and analytical, you will be able to eliminate sales obstacles using creative and adaptive approaches.
  • IMPORTANT: We can teach you the technology, guide you on soft skills and educate you on processes. You should have a strong sense of self-motivation, and curiosity as well as a good grasp of how to convey "the art of the possible" with technology.


Your experience includes:

  • 3-5+ years working in a professional environment.
  • A proven track record in technical sales and knowledge of technology.
  • Knowledge of Virtualization, Containerization, Network Administration, Architecture, and Management. Familiarity with the tools of the trade.
  • Capable on Unix or Windows and familiar with administrative practices
  • Experience in, or knowledge of IT operations, security & compliance, or DevOps.
  • Familiarity with scripting and programming languages.
  • Knowledge of technologies Map-Reduce, Hadoop, HBase, Cloudera, Cassandra a plus.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or Microsoft Azure will help you excel.

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.


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.  The base pay for this position is dependent on 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 bonus or commission and benefits, and may be eligible for equity.  

Base Pay Range

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

Base Pay Range:  $138,000 - 189,750 per year

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), New York (excludes NYC Metro Area), and all other states. 

Base Pay Range:  $132,000 - 181,500 per year

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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