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Job Title: Sr. Product Portfolio Manager – Security & Specializations

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Join Splunk and our Global Technical Enablement team!
The mission of the Global Technical Enablement team is to enable the Splunk technical field and partners with knowledge and skills needed to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities.
We are looking for an innovative and experienced Senior Product Portfolio Manager dedicated to the Splunk Security and Splunk products specializations. This position reports into the Global Director of Technical Enablement.

Role:
To grow the demand for Splunk in the market through education and ensure customers, partners and Splunkers can effectively build their capability to deliver outcomes with Splunk, this role will ensure that the Splunk technical field organization (Sales Engineering, Professional Services, Customer Success Managers, and Technical Support), partner and customer ecosystem have the technical knowledge and skills needed. By demonstrating deep technical background and knowledge of the roles they perform and how to effectively enable them, this role will provide strategic vision and execute tactically to help us expand, evolve, modernize, and measure the impact of our technical enablement programs.

This is a high-energy position in a global company that requires someone who is quick to pick up new skills and can work well with colleagues and customers in different geos, organizations, and teams. This role will drive our technical enablement with learning paths and specializations aligned to the corporate strategy: lead with security, accelerate observability and extend the platform portfolio.

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as first point of contact for technical enablement for cross-functional leaders within Splunk and our Partner network for our Splunk Security and Specialization learning paths.
  • Define a holistic enablement strategy, process, and prioritized roadmap for the corresponding product areas – ensuring enablement programs, and specialization learning maps aligned to product roadmaps, launches, and incremental releases, stakeholder needs, business opportunity and goals.
  • Build an operating framework of measures and KPI’s to demonstrate the execution and business impact of the enablement strategy
  • Own the success and execution of technical enablement across phased activities (e.g., design, development, delivery, evaluation) and life cycle of relevance – from onboarding to continuous learning (e.g., quarterly enablement plans).
  • Analyze business and learner performance metrics to inform enablement strategy and to continuously improve quality of content, format, and delivery worldwide
  • Collaborate closely with others Product Portfolio Managers for Security, Observability and Platform for alignment and consistency.
  • Become the expert of the end-to-end learning paths that include all products, and all personas, ensuring consistency learner experience, upskill of capabilities, and performance improvement.
  • Participate in business/product group-aligned staff meetings and interlocks to gather enablement requirements and feedback and to present quarterly enablement business reviews
  • Evangelize, communicate and market enablement programs and initiatives through learning maps, Slack, portal updates, newsletters, quarterly webcasts, etc.
Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience delivering and creating technical training programs at Enterprise/SaaS companies
  • Understand the customer facing technical ecosystem including the diverse enablement needs of various functions like presales, delivery, support, and partners
  • Knowledge of Splunk, monitoring, networking, and security; Enterprise software and Cloud technologies
  • Proven ability to influence and closely partner with:
  • Product Management and Engineering to align product releases with content updates and technical enablement delivery
  • Customer Success and Sales Engineering Field Leadership to ensure our programs are meeting the needs of our professional services, sales engineers, and technical support engineers.
  • Subject Matter Experts and Content developers to create instructionally sound, engaging, and interactive technical enablement content
  • Global Field Enablement team members who are creating sales enablement and product-based learning experiences
  • Education and Certification teams for Accreditation and Learning Paths development
  • Proven ability to work independently with a “make it happen” attitude; able to operate and execute in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity; problem solver and quick learner
  • Experience with education technology such as learning management systems, sales enablement platforms, video services, content development tools, and virtual delivery platforms

Education:
Bachelors' degree in a technical field.

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 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:  $124,000 - 170,500 per year

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts

Base Pay Range:  $116,000 - 159,500 per year

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.

Base Pay Range:  $104,800 - 144,100 per year



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.


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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.

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