Product Manager, Security Analytics

Product Management and UX San Jose, California San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington Raleigh, North Carolina Boulder, Colorado


Overview

Ready to shake things up? Splunk continues to be on a tear while enjoying tremendous 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. Splunk is all-in on Cloud and with this focus, we aim to offer the power of Splunk products using a cloud service that is centrally and uniformly delivered to our large number of cloud customers, from Fortune 100 companies to small and medium-sized businesses. 

As a Product Manager for Analytics within our Security Analytics team, you will need a real passion for and deep understanding of the competitive landscape within the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) market space in an effort to improve product roadmaps, positioning, and sales effectiveness. Through deep technical and product research you will be expected to identify competitive advantages and opportunities for improvements, and train peers as well as management on recommendations for improving technologies and new technologies. This position will drive a wide range of technical and business analytic functions. You will work cross-functionally across product management, engineering, sales, marketing, and customer success to understand Splunk’s security business, where we are succeeding and falling short, and where we need to focus our efforts.  The information and reports you generate will be used by senior leadership in Security and across Splunk overall to measure Splunk’s security business and plan for future investments.  Candidates will have an outstanding partnership, analysis, and communication skills, as well as the ability to deal with the ambiguity that comes in a fast-growing organization.


This is an outstanding opportunity to become an expert in Splunk’s security business and communicate your knowledge across the company.


Responsibilities

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes by defining, documenting, prioritizing, and communicating market needs and customer requirements.
  • Manage and communicate project schedules, goals, and dependencies, and provide regular status updates to senior leadership.
  • Work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success to drive analytics initiatives from inception to launch.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our customer data analytics needs. 
  • Conduct customer interviews and monitor overall adoption, proactively identify opportunities and make actionable recommendations to drive product uptake and effectiveness.
  • The main point of contact for all questions and discussions (internal and external facing) related to Splunk analytics.
  • Supervise the troubleshooting of production-escalation issues. Plus, train internal and external users on new product Integrations.
  • Works closely with project managers, scrum masters, and/or business analysts to plan product releases, and ensure analytic product road maps align with application road maps where applicable
  • Experience with various analytic capabilities, tools, and best practices
  • Stays current on trends and emerging needs with regards to data and analytics
  • Experience working  with various analytics tools (i.e. Business Objects, Tableau, Microstrategy, Looker, etc.)
  • Proactively engages business partners to gauge analytic needs, and builds strong working relationships across both business and technology units


Who You Are

  • 4+ years of product and business analysis and/or analytics/business intelligence experience.
  • Deep experience in product management including development, launch and life-cycle execution
  • Live and breathe customer insights and obsess about doing what’s right for our customers.
  • Proven ability to make smart features vs. time-to-market trade-offs by using data and metrics to back up assumptions and assertions of business value.
  • Strong collaboration skills, with a proven ability to work across customer success, sales, marketing and engineering teams and influence senior leaders.
  • Combination of strong technical skills and business savvy enough to interface with all levels and disciplines within the Splunk organization – from engineering to senior leadership
  • Have a clear understanding of UX design principles and experience working with customers and stakeholders as part of a design process.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision, a sense of intellectual curiosity, humility, accountability, and positivity.
  • You take your work seriously, but not yourself - and you have a desire to be a part of a fast-paced, high-energy, start-up experience with a team of diverse, smart, and motivated people.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep experience in product management including development, launch and life-cycle execution.
  • At least 4-7 years of experience in Product Development, Product Management, and/or Product Marketing in areas of Cyber Security or a related IT space.
  • Experience managing complex projects in a fast moving B2B SaaS product company. 



Who We Are

We don't expect people to work 12 hour days. We want our teams to have a successful time outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication and believe that balance helps cultivate an extraordinary environment

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Splunk has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, ten years in a row. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and a plethora of benefits.

Splunk is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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.

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $95,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!