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Sr. Solutions Engineer - Army

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. 
Splunk solutions engineers will be able to answer technical inquiries from customers regarding Splunk technology, features, solutions, applications as well as articulate Splunk technology and product positioning to both business and technical users. You will identify all technical issues of your assigned accounts to assure complete customer happiness through all stages of the technical sales cycle, and you should also establish and maintain positive relationships with our customer's technical staff. This would be working within the Army.

 
Roles and Responsibilities: 
  • We seek someone who will challenge customers in how they are thinking about their problems
  • You will also challenge Splunk in how we serve our customers
  • Enlighten and provide insight as to how Splunk can transform customer operations
  • Guide customers toward the realization that Splunk is the only solution of its kind
  • Identify and build Splunk champions within your customers
  • Contribute to customer success and learn new things.
  • Celebrate your customer’s success (You’ll be doing a lot of this)
  • Understand which word is in every bullet above. Figure that out and you will understand your mission at Splunk. Have fun!
Our Most Successful Solutions Engineers: 
  • Are visionaries who demonstrate that real experience trumps time served
  • Treat their job as their craft and are serious about constantly improving it
  • Love technology, but more relevantly love articulating our exciting technology
  • Prepare themselves to go as broad as possible and as deep as necessary
  • Relish being challenged by customers and constantly challenging themselves
  • Entice our customers with vision while being pragmatic trusted advisors
  • Possess and demonstrate conviction regarding the value of Splunk
Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis
  • 4+ years of Prior technical sales / technical service experience
  • at least 2 years of experience selling to the Military, preferable ARMY
  • Experience and/or practical knowledge of Splunk SW
  • Familiar with Federal Acquisition processes (RFC, RFI, RFP, etc.)
  • Practical experience reviewing and drafting responses to Federal requests for comment, requests for information, requests for proposals, etc
  • Passionate about crafting client-ready presentations, whitepapers, discussion documents, and RFP responses that are appropriately scoped, technically accurate, as well as structurally and grammatically precise
  • Validated experience communicating the business value of a technical solution via executive-level briefings to CIO, CISO, technical partners, etc.
  • Committed to delivering software or other technical demonstrations to both technical and non-technical audiences -- experience doing so with Splunk is highly desirable
  • Experience administering Linux or Windows systems - Linux expertise is helpful
  • Experience writing code / scripting to automate common tasks (Python, bash, Ruby, etc.)
  • Must live within the MD, DC or VA region for regular onsite meetings
Other desirable differentiators: 
  • Collaborative experience at a Federal Systems Integrator in a client-facing technical role
  • Prior experience using Splunk in an operational context
  • Experience designing and implementing analytic dashboards or other visualization improvements in a production environment
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



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.

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