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Technical Account Manager (m/f/d)

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. 
 
Role:

 
Are you looking to make an impact? As a Splunk Technical Account Manager (m/f/d), the work you will do directly impacts the adoption and optimization of the Splunk platform for some of our most important customers. We bring strategic technical guidance to our customers to make people happier with our software, and just as importantly, we bring customer’s needs and wants back to Splunk to make our software better. We also have the chance to see firsthand the phenomenal ways customers use Splunk and adapt our software to make their business resilient. 
 
You will be a trusted advisor that our key customers rely on to help them achieve their strategic objectives and improve their investment in Splunk. You will cultivate customer intimacy, developing strategic relationships with key collaborators to understand customer use cases and desired outcomes, while bringing to bear your deep knowledge of Splunk’s products to provide technical guidance and best practices, ensuring customer health, adoption and success. Additionally, you will address the resolution of our customers’ problems, including the ones they didn't even know existed. Splunkers are self-motivated and learn ground-breaking technologies Excellent at understanding, building, adapting and guiding our customers on how to best use our Platform. Are you up for the challenge? 

Responsibilities:

  • High-quality guidance and mentorship on Enterprise level architecture, configuration, optimization and data governance work in sophisticated Splunk Enterprise & Splunk Cloud environments
  • Strategic execution of adoption activities, including regular meeting cadence, documentation, and representation of improving valuable outcomes from your work with customers.
  • Design and prioritise solutions aimed at addressing issues related to scalability, performance, integration, technical debt, usability, underused functionality, capacity utilization, workload optimization, data hygiene, etc.
  • Build assessments beyond health monitoring focused on guided outcome advisory, such as cost reduction, risk mitigation, increasing customer team efficiencies, and improving performance.
  • Assist customers with capacity and upgrade planning, key event and major project readiness
  • Serve as a dedicated point of contact for customer needs including adoption, enablement, optimization, customer success and technical resolutions
  • Monitor, lead, and report interactions with our technical support teams, resolution management of high priority support cases, and a strong focus on future incident prevention.
  • Continual engagement and information sharing with Customer Success Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Sales Engineer, Customer Success Engineer, Professional Services and other engaged collaborators
  • Contribute towards the team’s phenomenal success, through:
  • Scaling through improvements
  • Process build and improvement
  • Collateral build and improvement
  • Tool development and implementation
  • All-in on Adoption
  • Drive high CSAT score
  • Identify and collect customer success stories
  • Drive product upsell and expansion
  • Team growth
  • Mentor / mentee program
  • Formal and Ad Hoc internal training sessions

Requirements:

Soft Skills: 
  • Ability to act as the trusted advisor and product specialist for assigned customers
  • Able to lead strategic accounts that demand a high level of resolution
  • Willingness to stop, collaborate and listen to technical and non-technical consumers from IT administrators to executive level partners
  • Superior written and oral communication skills a must
  • Listen objectively to others' opinions and ideas using active listening skills
  • Strong customer facing skills that instill confidence and provide guidance towards resolution with high customer satisfaction
  • Highly developed, operational skills for troubleshooting, problem solving, and resolution
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to balance contending priorities with customer demands
  • Fluent in German & English

Technical Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability in technical consulting or big-data analytics
  • Demonstrable understanding of common enterprise applications
  • In depth understanding or recent experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (java, python, .NET), databases and analytical tools
  • Relevant software industry proven experience in any of the following: IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management, application development and management, security, and/or analytics

Splunk Platform experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience administering and using Splunk
  • 3+ years’ Splunk implementation and build experience
  • 2+ years’ Splunk Cloud experience:
  • Cloud Fundamentals Consultant Accreditation (preferred)
  • Proven experience with Cloud Migration projects
  • 3+ years Splunk architecture experience
  • Ability to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot sophisticated Splunk Enterprise environments
  • Thorough understanding of Splunk Deployment Methodology & Implementation
  • Expert-level knowledge of multi-tier Splunk architectures, clustering, and scalability topics
  • Strong SPL skills and experience a must
  • Familiarity with all Splunk related products (preferred)

 

 

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: 

Base Pay Range 

Germany 

Base Pay: EUR 102,000.00 - 140,250.00 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 base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base 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 base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and 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 comprehensive, competitive benefits package which may include healthcare and retirement plans, paid time off, wellbeing expense reimbursement, and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at https://splunkbenefits.com



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