Sales Engineering Intern

University Recruiting Plano, Texas McLean, Virginia Palo Alto, California

Sales Engineering Intern

Locations: San Francisco (CA), Plano (TX) or Tysons (VA)

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!


Splunk Field Engineering Interns will get the opportunity to learn Splunk technology, features, solutions and applications. You will get to work with Splunk Sales engineers to support Splunk product evaluations for customers, help identify and resolve technical issues at customer accounts, and ensure overall customer satisfaction. You will be actively participating in various aspects of the technical sales process at the direction of your manager and the sales team.

  • You'll become a Splunk advocate who can clearly articulate Splunk’s value to customers and partners, answer technical questions from customers in an accurate and expedient manner. You will help call out issues or questions that need further attention to your sales team and/or Splunk technical support.
  • You will learn to demonstrate Splunk products and services to customers and at field marketing events such as conferences and trade shows. You may occasionally travel to visit customers, and to engage in local onsite customer work at times. You are organized, analytical, and can be creative and adaptive in your approach to problem-solving. You should also possess strong presentation skills and be able to communicate clearly.


  • We give preference to a 3rd and 4th year students who are pursuing a BS degree program in computer science, engineering or a related discipline. You possess strong written and communication skills. You have experience with networking, server, application and web technologies is desirable.
  • You have some Unix based scripting language (Perl, Python, sh) and some database query language (SQL), report development is desirable. Domain expertise with IT Operations, Application Management and/or security/compliance is desirable.

If you're looking for an incredible place to work that celebrates innovation, leadership and creativity, please contact us. Splunk offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits. When you join Splunk you'll be working with a team of awesome people who are as passionate about our products as our customers' success.

We value diversity at our company. You 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 you are applying.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!