Senior Product Manager – Visualization & UI Framework

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. 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!

Role:

Splunk is seeking a strong leader to drive both the strategy and execution of the Splunk UI & Viz Framework to enable customers to effectively analyze and get value from their data. You will need to build out a robust UI and Visualization framework that will power internal applications across IT, Security, DevOps, and Business Analytics, as well as enable our external developer community. In this role, you will be advocating for key technologies and functionalities, working with engineering to implement this vision, and rolling out frameworks to empower developers to create better experiences for end-users. Additionally, you will engage with developers and evangelists to understand their needs, interpret market trends, and then build and rollout go-to-market plans.

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.

Responsibilities:

Do you love building products that meet specific goals? In response to the accelerating pace of change in big data and analytics, Splunk is extending and opening access to its platform and encouraging participation by new partners in our ecosystem. A crucial part of this effort is the focus on a consistent end-user experience across all product offerings. We are seeking to provide a leading online developer experience with services and tools for developers to discover, access, integrate, and test what they need from Splunk to build new and innovative solutions for their customers.

  • You develop the roadmap for data search and exploration end-user experiences that can be customized by developers.
  • You work closely with your engineering and UX partners to specify feature details, create user stories and define requirements with clear acceptance criteria.
  • You create wide spread awareness of the product your team is building, which allows you to gather other teams' requirements early and integrate into the product roadmap. To that end, you regularly communicate roadmaps to partners, colleagues, and executives.
  • You find and nurture a diverse cohort of forward-looking Splunk customers and partners ready to embrace new features and products prior to market introduction.
  • You work with teams outside the product function including sales, product marketing, customer success, and support to build comprehensive go-to-market motions from marketing to delivery.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience using Splunk products.
  • Knowledge of web development frameworks
  • Confirmed experience working within Software development lifecycle methods (agile / scrum) and how they fit into long-term roadmap planning.
  • Understanding of the developer lifecycle and frameworks.

Education:

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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