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As a Sr Program Manager in ITS (Information Technology Solutions) Center of Excellence, you will collaborate with leadership to standardize and drive adoption of operating models, tools, and templates that create transparency and consistency in our approach. You will lead multiple projects that drive ITS operating excellence, including playbooks, an innovation center, risk governance model, and process improvement initiatives.

We are looking for a fun, hardworking, and collaborative Program Manager that possesses broad knowledge and expertise in IT and project management frameworks, tools, governance, and standards. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are passionate about bringing that expertise to Splunk’s IT team, then this is the perfect role for you. Do what you love, alongside Splunkers who are just as passionate as you are! If you want to see the impact of your work and be an integral piece of our growing IT team, what are you waiting for? Apply today.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Build, socialize, and maintain multiple Playbooks, including for ITS, PMO, and Planview
  • Collaborate with ITS leadership and Portfolio Management to analyze and document multiple operating models, tools, and templates, including minimum viable governance (MVG), that drives alignment and consistent delivery of operational excellence, and is in alignment with our Lean-Agile transition.
  • Develop and execute on an ITS organizational Risk Governance strategy that will create visibility and ownership into escalated risks across the organization.
  • Partner with the Strategy & Planning and ITS Leadership to develop a strategy for and implement an ITS Innovation Center.
  • Support Strategy & Planning key activities, including ITS and PMO new hire onboarding, annual and quarterly planning, program metrics, and process improvement.
  • Lead multi-functional ITS Special Projects that align to operational excellence and process improvement activities from start to finish; including project schedules, identifying risks, clearly communicating goals and outcomes to leadership and partners.
  • Provide insightful data-driven, strategic recommendations to leadership based on insights, analysis, experience and technical knowledge to improve processes.

Who You Are & What Makes You Qualified:

  • 10+ years of equivalent experience in IT, operations, strategy, or planning roles with core responsibilities of forming relationships and leading strategic and operational programs.
  • Bachelor's Degree required. Post-graduate or professional degrees /MBA a plus
  • Experience with multiple project delivery methodologies. Lean-Agile experience is required.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written).
  • Adaptable to a “growth mindset” who works well in an iterative environment and both seeks and welcomes feedback to improve results.
  • Energized by the opportunity to work on varied projects throughout the year, with the ability to be a strong “utility player” who can support and advance a range of key programs.
  • Proactive thinker able to prioritize and lead multiple processes and timelines.
  • Self-starter-can that operate efficiently with minimal intervention. Ability to work independently and within a team, in a dynamic corporate environment.
  • Experience with executive level communications and readouts.
  • Proficient skills in Google Workplace (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides), Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence, and Roadmaps) and collaboration tools. Planview a plus.
  • Good problem solving, resolution, and influencing skills.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Splunk is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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 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:  $152,000 - 209,000 per year

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

Base Pay Range:  $142,400 - 195,800 per year

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

Base Pay Range:  $129,600 - 178,200 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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