Director, Site Reliability Engineering

Engineering San Jose, California San Francisco, California Boulder, Colorado

Director, Site Reliability Engineering

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. We think about data and the delivery of data differently. That's because unlocking the power of enterprise data creates new opportunities for innovation and builds a competitive advantage.

As a Director of Site Reliability Engineering you will directly contribute to the success of our cloud services business. You will be responsible for driving the overall strategic and technical vision, implementation, and delivery of the SRE team that make Splunk Cloud products reliable and scalable. To be successful you will have to balance priorities, collaborate with senior leaders across the company, and drive a culture of excellence.

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 a positive work culture. In addition, great verbal communication and written documentation skills are important for this role for promoting ideas throughout the company.


  • Be part of crafting the role of SRE at Splunk and implement your vision
  • Recruit and retain top talent across disciplines
  • Build successful inclusive and healthy distributed teams and collaborative environments
  • Contribute to the overall product direction and act as a key partner at the senior level
  • Instill a customer focused mindset to the engineering organization
  • Create and grow leaders inside of your organization
  • Use a data driven approach to improve reliability and scalability across the Splunk Cloud product suit


  • Previous experience in a senior Site Reliability Engineering leadership role setting strategy and growing a team to execute on it
  • Experience leading and building remote teams
  • Deep understanding of reliability concepts and distributed systems
  • Proven track record of working across Engineering leadership to drive good service ownership hygiene

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 you are applying.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!