Senior Product Management Strategy and Operations Manager

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

The Product Management Strategy and Operations (“PM Strategy & Ops”) team at Splunk is focused on driving results for the Products Organization through performance management, operational cadence, and strategic initiatives.

As a Sr. Manager in PM Strategy & Ops, you will develop and execute strategies that drive growth and improvements in our products. Projects include formulating strategic priorities for our Product roadmap, crafting operational plans to execute on key initiatives, and driving effective communication of our strategic vision to the entire organization. You will also partner with the leadership team to drive business cadence, measure and track critical projects, and assist in the preparation of content for Executive discussions.

In this role, you will work on highly complex problems, gain insight into the strategic and operational issues which are forefront in the minds of the Products team. You will have exposure to senior-level decision-making and establish relationships with people across the entire company.

The candidate should have a strong product and market background and excel in all areas of strategy development and execution including: project management, business analysis, problem solving, executive communication, consensus building, and people development. In addition, the ability to thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment. A combination of strategy and technology market experience is ideal.

Responsibilities

  • You will drive highly visible projects for Splunk; work cross-functionally to structure problems, analyze opportunities, and drive to solutions and actionable recommendations and results through a rigorous, data-driven process.
  • Work directly with PM leadership to craft our product roadmaps into a cohesive strategic vision. Help communicate that vision to key partners across the company including Executives and our Board of Directors
  • Help drive the operational cadence of the various PM teams and drive the definition, measurement and tracking of the key initiatives.
  • Uncover areas within the business to drive performance improvements to unlock value and improve execution.

Requirements

  • 10+ years experience in product management, management consulting, or strategy & operations at a technology company (or similar).
  • Past success working on large initiatives from framing the problem, conducting analyses, building the business, and driving execution through to success.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills – written and verbal -- to work with senior executives across various geographies and functions; comfort in business and technical discussions.
  • Strong people development and influencing skills; able to build and drive extended and virtual teams.
  • Strong problem solving and financial skills to work on complex business issues with minimum supervision.
  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative fast-growing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance in Economics, Computer Science, Engineering or an equivalent field of study; MBA a plus but not required
  • The position is based in San Francisco, with flexibility to work from our San Jose office on occasion.


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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