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Splunk is here to build a safer and more resilient digital world. The world's leading enterprises use our unified security and observability platform to keep their digital systems secure and reliable. While customers love our technology, it's our people that make Splunk stand out as an amazing career destination and why we've won so many awards as a best place to work. If you become a Splunker, we want your whole, authentic self, what we call your "million data points". So bring your work experience, problem-solving skills and talent, of course, but also bring your joy, your passion and all the things that make you, you.  
  
As a Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect:  
  • 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.
Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer  
At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. 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.  

Note:  

OTE Pay Ranges  

For sales roles the ranges are expressed as On Target Earning or OTE (OTE = base + incentives in the form of sales incentive plans).  

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

On Target Earnings: $196,000.00 - 269,500.00 per year  

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

On Target Earnings: $182,000.00 - 250,250.00 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 On Target Earnings (OTE) range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the OTE 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 OTE, this role 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 https://splunkbenefits.com.  



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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.

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