Director of Product Management - Application Performance Management (APM)

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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!

As Director PM at Splunk, you will drive the product strategy and roadmap to provide industry-leading observability for hybrid cloud-based applications - deployed either as distributed services using Kubernetes/Containers daily/weekly or monolithic apps deployed using VMs monthly/quarterly. As the PM leader responsible for this critical product area, you will lead a team of PMs focused on observability for cloud-based applications and will need to thrive in a very cross-functional and collaborative environment working with product and engineering leadership, as well as all the go-to-market functions to scale and further differentiate Splunk’s next-gen APM solution.


Key Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand our key personas - Developers/Service Owners, DevOps/SRE, Cloud Platform Teams - and drive product roadmap with a strategic vision for Splunk’s APM Solution to constantly innovate and implement novel functionality
  • Actively maintain a view of how the market, competition and technologies are evolving, and factor it, as well as feedback from internal groups and customers, into product direction
  • Lead, inspire and mentor a team of high-performing PMs and cross-functional teams to translate product direction into clear priorities and deliver high-impact, innovative products
  • Evaluate new growth opportunities such as specific product and GTM opportunities; and lead cross-functional teams to execute
  • Partner with with GTM teams - product marketing, support and sales - to solve for business limiters and pursue key business accelerants



  • Demonstrated ability to launch industry defining/altering products from scratch (zero to one) and scaling products with P-M fit to multi-million dollar product lines (one to hundred) 
  • Track-record of building and leading high performing PM teams that have achieved audacious goals
  • Excellent analytical / problem-solving skills; with the ability to identify patterns and synthesize disparate data into a coherent whole by gleaning user/customer insights from quantitative and qualitative data
  • Bias-to-action, willing to do whatever it takes to get quality products and features to market on time with a strong design aesthetic and a passion for usability and simplicity
  • Strong written and verbal organizational, analytical, and communication skills. Ability to lead and influence via persuasion, patience and energy
  • Background in enterprise SaaS; bonus if those were Cloud Applications, IaaS, Monitoring or Data Analytics products
  • 7+ years of experience in product management and 3+ years leading product teams
  • Undergraduate degree (M.S preferred) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar quantitative field +  MBA from top-tier program


If you’d like to join one of the fastest growing and most exciting tech companies in the Silicon Valley, contact us! This position has the ability to make a huge impact. Your compensation will include a competitive salary, stock options, cool perks, and generous benefits.

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.

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