Product Manager Intern - AI/ML & Research (Summer 2020)

University Recruiting San Jose, California San Francisco, 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!


Do you have a passion for defining cutting edge in AI / ML and Research? Are you passionate about taking new technologies and productizing them? Do you want to be part of an innovative team that is building the next generation of AI / ML and Data science driven products for IT, Security, and Business Analytics? The AI/ML and Research team in the Core Products group at Splunk is looking for a product management intern to work closely with our PM and engineering teams to help define, implement and launch the next generation of product ideas. This is a unique foundational position in a high velocity, high impact team that is looking at next generation use cases and cutting edge application areas.

To succeed in this role, you must thrive in a dynamic environment and have a track record of technical expertise and product responsibility. You will get to work with a super smart bunch of folks who are doing state of the art development work (algorithms, platforms, use cases, bots, etc) in areas of applied machine learning, and data science to build best-in-class enterprise software, and beta use cases.


As a Product Manager Intern you will be responsible for …

  • Create compelling vision and product strategy in a new market
  • Gather requirements from early adopter customers and incorporate into roadmap
  • Formulate and execute market tests to validate value proposition and business model
  • Drive roadmap, positioning, requirements and feature delivery for a new product
  • You will diagnose and resolve systemic obstacles that prevent your team from delivering high-quality software
  • Collaborate with product marketing to support creation of customer driven messaging and content
  • Formulate and execute GTM strategy, driving early adoption


  • You bring enthusiasm for solving interesting problems and are able to delve deep technically
  • You are up to speed with latest innovations in data science, machine learning – trends, technologies, and application domains
  • You have a perspective on what kind of products you would like to build, and can articulate the value they will add
  • You enjoy working well with others in a fast-paced agile environment
  • You have strong communication skills -- verbal and written, and good people skills
  • You are passionate about building and fostering good engineering practices and processes, test-driven development, continuous integration, and build/test/release automation
  • Ability to define user stories in collaboration with Engineering team


Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related technical field, and a strong record of academic achievement. 

What We Offer You:

  • The opportunity to work with a set of extraordinarily talented and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support. Splunk flourishes with disruption and diversity.
  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn and an opportunity for growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment

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.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!