Director, Commercialization and Pricing- REMOTE

Global Affairs and StrategyRemote, California Washington


Description

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. 

Are you a dynamic individual interested in go-to-market innovation, business model and commercialization strategy and program development? Do you want to work for one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world? Then this position at Splunk is for you! 

The Pricing & Monetization team is passionate about driving commercialization and getting results through building better business models, establishing and optimizing the monetization of Splunk’s portfolio of products and services, and launching new offerings in collaboration with GTM, Product, Operations, Finance and others. 

As Director, Commercialization and Pricing, you will structure cross-functional initiatives, develop insights and implement commercial models that drive growth, improve revenue/profit potential and optimize our GTM motion. Insights and projects include evolution of our flexible pricing model, customer lifetime value and cohort analysis, discount optimization as well as driving the vision and definition for cloud selling motion and supporting systems. 

In this role, you will work on highly sophisticated problems, inform leaders on critical decisions and have exposure to senior-level decision-making crafting relationships with people across the company. 

We are looking for demonstrated success in strategy development, monetization, business analysis, project management and problem solving. 

You understand the data as well as the business and can deliver proactive analysis and insights. Strong presence, executive communication and consensus building capabilities are essential. Demonstrated ability to thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment is ideal. Management consulting and technology market experience is highly appreciated. 

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Drive highly visible projects for Splunk; Work cross-functionally to structure problems, analyze opportunities, and work towards solutions and meaningful recommendations and results through a thorough, fact-based process. 

  • Collaborate with leaders in sales, marketing, and product organizations to craft new business models, define monetization strategies for new offerings, optimize packaging & pricing for existing products, and drive the vision for future GTM motions and supporting processes and systems  

  • Optimize product portfolio by creating effective strategies & programs to increase cross-sell/up-sell 

  • Guide pricing proposals through Splunk’s governance process, from Pricing Committee approval through to implementation 

  • Develop analytical insights in partnership with finance informing Splunk's overall revenue strategy. 

  • Conduct primary research (qualitative customer interviews, quantitative market research including conjoint and other robust pricing research) & deliver pricing recommendations that follow a logically reasoned, data-driven approach to achieve strategic & financial goals 

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • MBA and 12+ years of experience in a combination of strategy, business operations in a technology company, and top-tier consulting firm / corporate strategy. 

  • Demonstrated experience in commercialization strategy at an enterprise SaaS or software company 

  • Experience driving large initiatives from framing the problem, conducting research / analysis to building the business and operational plans through to driving execution to success is required. 

  • Strong leadership and excellent written / verbal communications to work with senior executives across various geographies and functions; comfort in business and technical discussions. 

  • Strong people development and influencing skills; able to build and drive extended and virtual teams. 

  • Strong data handling and financial skills to work on sophisticated business issues without supervision 

  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative high-growth environment. 

  • Personal interest in technology and all things Big Data 

Education:

  • Master of Business Administration required. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or an equivalent 

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 

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

Base Pay Range: $193,600.00 - 266,200.00 per year 

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

Base Pay Range: $174,240.00 - 239,580.00 per year 

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

Base Pay Range: $156,800.00 - 215,600.00 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 https://splunkbenefits.com

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!