Director Product Management - Streaming/Data Ingestion

Product Management and UX San Jose, California San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington Boulder, Colorado

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 a Director of Product Management at Splunk, you will help to evolve, refine and grow our data onboarding & management solutions and platform in order to save users time: by making it easy for them to get data into Splunk and derive insights they need and by accelerating their ability to understand and solve for issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the product vision and strategy for data ingestion and onboarding solutions of our product. You will be focusing on an area that is the tip of the spear for every dollar of revenue for Splunk.
  • You will need to think about the data onboarding journey of the users and help identify ways we can make the workflow painless and delightful for users while still keeping ingestion architecture flexible
  • Understand customer and user needs in-depth; communicate those needs crisply and succinctly; and work with design and distributed engineering teams to translate those needs into clear priorities, a compelling roadmap, and high-impact, innovative features
  • Actively maintain a view of how the market, competition, and technologies as they change, and factor it, as well as feedback from internal groups and customers, into the product direction
  • Collaborate with engineering, other PMs, product marketing, support, and the sales team to solve for business limiters within your control and pursue key business accelerants

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in product management or technical product management role
  • Must have Data Streaming technology experience and understand the ecosystem.  
  • Background in enterprise data management; bonus if those were monitoring, log management or analytics products
  • Must have managed a team of Product Managers
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize requirements across conflicting dimensions and to be clear on the minimum capabilities that matter
  • Excellent analytical / problem-solving skills. Ability to identify patterns and synthesize disparate data into a coherent whole
  • Strong written and verbal organizational, analytical, and communication skills. Ability to lead and influence via persuasion, patience, and energy
  • A passion for usability and a knack for simplicity
  • Willing to do whatever it takes to get quality products and features to market on time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field.  Or equivalent practical experience
  • MBA from top-tier program.  Or equivalent practical experience. 
  • Participation in all stages of the software development lifecycle, experience with Agile software methodologies

If you’d like to join one of the fastest-growing and most exciting tech companies in 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.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!