Principal Product Manager

Product Management and UX San Jose, California


As Principal PM at Splunk, you will help lead the strategy for a new area of investment around Digital Experience Monitoring that’ll include End User (mobile, web) and Synthetic Monitoring in the context of cloud-native distributed applications. As the primary PM responsible to kickstart a critical new area of investment, you will need to thrive in a very cross-functional and collaborative environment working with the leadership and engineering, marketing, sales counterparts to define and drive a differentiated offering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the product vision and strategy for the parts of our product that revolve around digital experience monitoring - end user monitoring (mobile, web), synthetics in the context of distributed applications. Ensure that your focus areas align with our broader product, customer and company needs.
  • Understand customer and user needs in depth; communicate those needs crisply and succinctly within Splunk; and work with design and a 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 are evolving, and factor it, as well as feedback from internal groups and customers, into the product direction
  • Collaborate with product marketing, support and the sales team to solve for business limiters within your control and pursue key business accelerants

Basic Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize requirements across conflicting dimensions and to be clear on the minimum capabilities that matter
  • Knack for gleaning customer insights from quantitative and qualitative data
  • 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
  • Bias-to-action, willing to do whatever it takes to get quality products and features to market on time
  • A passion for usability and a knack for simplicity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience launching products from scratch (zero to one) that scaled into multi-million dollar product lines in 2-3 years
  • 5+ years of experience in product management or technical product management role
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar quantitative field + MBA from top-tier program
  • Background in enterprise SaaS; bonus if those were monitoring or data analytics products
  • 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 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.

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!