Senior Product Manager, Web Applications

Information Technology San Francisco, California San Jose, California


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!

Role

Ready to shake things up? Splunk continues to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year. With growth comes scaling opportunities and the need to take the friction out of our processes, platforms, and systems to drive scale, efficiency, and effectiveness.

As a Sr. Product Manager for the Web Applications team, within the IT Business Applications group, you will play a key role in the success of many of our internal web applications and external web properties. You will be responsible for driving the overall vision, roadmap and product features we deliver for our diverse set of partners. You will need to use your technical expertise and deep experience in delivering features using Agile methodologies, specifically Scrum, as a Product Owner for this position. To be successful you will have to balance priorities, collaborate with senior leaders, and present to executives while defining detailed functional requirements, delivering within an agile delivery framework, and supervising key performance indicators.

This position requires you to be a self-starter with the ability to take ownership, work with tight timelines, handle various tasks simultaneously while continuing to develop a positive work culture. In addition, great oral communication and written documentation skills are critical for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Represent the team as the main interface for collaboration with internal business partners and actively engage with them to ensure delivery is aligned with business needs and the product vision.
  • Partner with other product managers, development managers and technical leads across the organization to align strategies, roadmaps, priorities, dependencies, and releases to mitigate risks and issues.
  • Actively network with key industry contacts to understand standard methodologies and emerging trends for the domain and how they can be used within the company.
  • Define and standardize Key Performance Indicators that will help aid in the decision-making process and showcase results.
  • Manage the product backlog to ensure the highest business value is being delivered to our internal business partners.
  • Independently author technical feature requirements in the form of user stories and acceptance criteria for varying business use cases.
  • Produce technical feature requirement artifacts, such as data flows, process flows, decision trees, state diagrams, and system context diagram to support the delivery team.
  • Produce and lead go-live release communications that inform a diverse set of partners and/or users of new features and/or changes.
  • Present roadmaps, complex ideas and features to a broad audience effectively.
  • Perform interviews to provide hiring recommendations based on competency and delivery effectiveness.
  • Cultivate a positive culture where there is a sense of purpose, ideas are heard, and decisions are transparent.

Requirements

  • 8+ years of product manager or business system analyst experience implementing and managing large-scale web applications and/or properties.
  • 5+ years of technical product owner experience working with a full stack team to deliver custom web applications using Bootstrap, React, Node, Postgres, Redis or equivalent technologies using Scrum.
  • Extensive experience delivering mobile responsive web designed applications.
  • Proven track record partnering with internal partners to define strategies and roadmaps, dependencies, and releases.
  • Experience facilitate productive sprint planning and backlog grooming session with the delivery team.
  • Experience defining and running Key Performance Indicators for the product area of responsibility.
  • Experience using Atlassian JIRA or equivalent to manage backlogs and document features.
  • Experience in creating a positive culture where people are treated with kindness, respect, and appreciation.
  • Excellent written documentation and executive presentation abilities.
  • Hold a current Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification preferred.
  • Travel up to 25% between Splunk San Jose and San Francisco offices to meet with key partners.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience required

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.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!