Principal Product Manager – Cloud Getting Data In / Data Ingestion

Product Management and UX 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 and partners. 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 is seeking a strong product leader to drive both the strategy and execution of the Data Ingest UI Experience for its next generation cloud platform. The ability to successfully get data into Splunk is the first core step to unlocking value for our customers, and thus a critical part of the platform. This role will define both what data sources/connectors are important for the personas and use cases that we are targeting, as well as what that experience needs to look like. You will need to define and own the frontend development to fulfill your vision, as well as handle dependencies with the backend teams to deliver customer value.

You are organized, positive, creative, analytical, and focused on the customer and partners at all times. You know when to make decisions and when to ask questions. This is an execution-focused role: You maintain a strong long-term vision that aligns with the product strategy. At the same time, you are committed to improving the end-user experience at every step of the way. This requires a customer-focused product management professional with excellent interpersonal skills, and a track record of success.


  • Strategy: roadmap planning, uncovering customer and competitor insights to influence long-term roadmap investments
  • Research: persona identification, market research, integration with ecosystem vendors
  • Design: enable decisions pertaining to product design, support user research, drive iterative design with UX researchers, designers and our end users
  • Execution: supporting sprints and engineering execution, writing user stories, groom backlogs
  • Enablement: lead messaging and positioning content with marketing, train sales teams

You are a hands-on product manager who can execute and evangelize a transformative vision for Splunk’s end users. In this role, you will iron out highly complex problems, gain insight into customer challenges, business goals and increase Splunk’s adoption across our customer base. Everything you build will need to be tracked, measured and reported. You will be key to evolving Splunk’s value chain in the marketplace and to impact our top-line growth.


  • You have 3+ years of experience in product management and 5+ years developing web-based software.
  • You have an informed opinion about what a good user experience looks like and can collaborate effectively with UX designers.
  • You can navigate the trade-offs between long-term technical investments and short-term customer focused product iterations.
  • You are widely recognized as a leader who can guide teams on how to build modern, consistent, and functional end-user experiences.
  • You have shown ability to lead with a vision. In addition, You can guide a team without micro-managing.
  • You demonstrate leadership by setting and achieving clear and measurable goals. You make decisions based on facts and data, not speculations.
  • You are comfortable working with colleagues in other Splunk offices on a regular basis. This position requires 20-25% travel.


Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. EE, CS)

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.

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