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Technical Success Engineer, Public Sector - REQUIRED Security Clearance: TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph

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 Summary

The Technical Success Engineer plays a vital role at Splunk and is responsible for ensuring the technical health of our customers. This position requires extensive knowledge of Splunk products to provide guidance on best practices for Splunk Cloud and Enterprise deployments. Technical Success Engineers also assists customers in their adoption journey by offering product support, advisory services, and handling critical issues. By fulfilling these responsibilities, this role helps customers improve the value of their Splunk investment while ensuring that their platform is operating efficiently. 

What you'll get to do

  • Act as a point of contact for technical health issues and partner with the escalation management team for Public Sector customers.
  • Provide mentorship, planning, and recommendations for a customer’s overall technical health.
  • Supervise the overall health of customer environments, which include cases, urgent issues, outages, ongoing projects, possible bugs, and performance of diagnostic health checks as needed.
  • Advocate internally for customers to facilitate the resolution of issues through coordination of Splunk’s internal organizations (technical support, services, sales, product development/management, and executive leadership)
  • Work with relevant teams to proactively handle customers' critical issues, recommend environment upgrades or add-ons, upgrade readiness, new feature awareness, and maintenance windows.
  • Be able to detail, communicate, and understand customer needs, so they can be clearly disseminated to fellow account team members and Splunk Leadership.
  • Keep the customer advised of key information that may be essential to their success (e.g. product roadmaps, new product releases, special customer events, or organizational changes)
  • Proactively analyze customer issues, interactions, and product usage to recommend education and additional services needed then engage with internal teams for delivery.
  • Assess cloud overages and leverage appropriate services for workload optimization.
  • Participate in QBRs with customers (onsite and virtually) to review service levels, usage metrics and customer environment performance.
  • Deliver customer onboarding mentorship, enablement planning, administration, and management workshops.

Must-have Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph Security Clearance
  • 5+ years’ experience in technical support, professional services, systems administration/engineering or related experience
  • 5+ years experience building customer relationships and handling Public Sector accounts.
  • Experienced with customer issues, account/project management, IT Operations, and technical infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with all Splunk-related products
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences ranging from individual contributors to senior leaders.
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Travel up to 30% may be required.
  • Splunk Architect Certification achieved within 6 months of start
  • Proficient in English

Nice-to-have Qualifications

  • BA/BS technical degree
  • Knowledge of software development process and technical environments
  • Solid understanding of Splunk Core Platform
  • Active government security clearance (eg. Secret, Top Secret, TS/SCI)
  • Other industry certifications from AWS, Google, and Azure

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. 




Base Pay Range 

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

Base Pay Range: $132,000.00 - 181,500.00 per year 

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

Base Pay Range: $118,800.00 - 163,350.00 per year 

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

Base Pay Range: $105,600.00 - 145,200.00 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 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

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.

Splunk also has policies in place to protect the personal information candidates disclose to us as part of the application process. Please click here to review Splunk’s Career Site Privacy Policy.

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.

Splunk is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. We comply with local, state/territory, and federal regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the countries in which we operate. Splunk provides reasonable medical, religious, or other legally required accommodations for eligible employees.

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