IT Program Manager, Data Technologies

Information Technology San Jose, California San Francisco, California

IT Program Manager, Data Technologies

We are looking for a smart, passionate, and experienced Program Manager with a large spectrum of experience working in a high-tempo rapidly evolving environment! Do you want to utilize your seasoned Agile and Scrum experience to drive programs and projects within and across our dynamic organization? As a Program Manager, you will do that and more! You'll have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other teams including IT Operations, Business Applications, and partners from other business units across Splunk, This role reports into the IT PMO and is responsible for multiple, simultaneous projects and owns release planning, coordination, risk mitigation, organization, and tracking of those projects through to deployment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage IT project delivery across the Data Portfolio by ensuring the integrated solution delivers on the success criteria
  • Build commitment with data delivery teams and business partners to effectively address project risks and issues
  • Collaborate effectively with business and delivery partners to define requirements and success criteria
  • Negotiate competing requirements across business owners and establish project direction with business leaders and delivery leads
  • Have familiarity and experience with Agile and other iterative methodologies
  • Exhibit critical thinking by seeing outcomes and providing direction when there are multiple stakeholders and solutions
  • Build in mitigation plans anticipating dependencies and risks, actively replan with business and delivery teams, and reset expectations throughout project delivery
  • Demonstrate consultative skills in solving problems by using technical and business insight to inform the facilitation of developing objectives and approach
  • Execute goal setting with business owners and senior leaders and contributes to operational alignment


  • 8+ years managing complex transformation programs with multiple tracks; Data and Analytics transformation programs is a significant plus
  • 5+ years of project managing experience in the areas of Data Engineering, Business Intelligence, and Advanced Analytics
  • Tolerant of ambiguity and thrives in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum
  • Very good interpersonal effectiveness and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong organizational planning skills and understanding of program management concepts
  • Effective and creative in solving problems with an ability to identify issues and resolve, or identify the internal resources needed to assist
  • Eager to learn and excited to work on programs across the IT portfolio
  • BA or BS degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems

Nice to Have

  • Expertise with JIRA
  • Experience transitioning teams from traditional to Agile delivery methodologies
  • Familiarity with Tableau, DWH, or Snowflake a plus
  • PMO or portfolio management experience in a technology setting
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Agile experience or agile certification

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!