Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources and Talent Acquisition San Jose, California Plano, Texas Dallas, Texas

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!

Building one of the world’s fastest growing enterprise software companies requires a Growth Mindset, and Splunk’s People Team members embody this in everything we do. We encourage excellence, drive outstanding performance and work as a team to rise above constraints. We live Splunk values to build a world-class place to work.

Success in a steady and predictable business doesn’t translate to success at Splunk. We thrive in sophisticated networks and build connections internally and externally to deliver results today, while looking ahead and planning for rapid, scalable growth. On the journey we reap the rewards of working with a fun, diverse, distributed team of the best in the business, where everyone's voice matters and ideas come to life.

The Role

Reporting to the Director, HR Business Partners, and as member of a thriving team, you are a creative problem solver responsible for the development and delivery of innovative people solutions for key client groups. You support management in the achievement of strategic objectives through providing consultative support and delivering programs in all areas of strategic human resources including compensation, performance management, recruiting, workforce planning, organizational design, and employee engagement

You recognize that innovative Human Resources means understanding business imperatives and translating them into practical and sophisticated solutions that drive tangible results. While you will operate at a strategic level with senior leaders, you can move seamlessly to an operational mode and turn ideas into action.


  • Partnering with leaders on a range of activities including: leadership capability, performance management, team efficiency and organization design.
  • Utilizing people analytics and metrics to develop solutions that address gaps and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Supporting organizational resilience by developing the capacity and readiness for change.
  • Providing expert guidance and support on addressing performance concerns/issues with the client group.
  • Appling sophisticated knowledge of employment law, and exercising good judgement to effectively resolve employment relations issues in partnership with leaders and legal team resources.
  • Supporting workforce planning, recruiting and initiatives to ensure that the short, medium and long-term needs of the business are met.
  • Advising on performance and quarterly rewards planning processes and compensation activities during the year.
  • Ensuring end-to-end HR service delivery by maintaining partnerships across all People functions.

Skills You'll Use Every Day

Success in the role is achieved through consistently demonstrating behaviours associated with a set of core skills. You have embodied these skills in an environment that is consistent with the pace and scale of Splunk:

  • Gets Results: Energized by achievement; sets stretch targets and delivers exceptional results in dynamic conditions.
  • Drives Innovative Change: Builds an environment where challenges are embraced as opportunities.
  • Strategic Thought Leadership: Clear strategic thinker who recognizes and seizes opportunities. Consistently applies up to date professional expertise to develop and optimise a winning strategy.
  • Energizes Others and Champions Collaboration: Applies understanding of people and clear communication to build partnerships and work collaboratively to meet shared objectives.
  • Owns Personal Growth and Learning: Understands the impact their actions have on others and seeks out knowledge and opportunities for learning and self-improvement.


  • You have expert knowledge of HR theories, practices and principles as normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or OD. Masters Degree preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 8 years of demonstrated experience partnering with and influencing leaders at all levels, helping deliver strategic people initiatives that positively impact business results. Experience supporting a Sales team in a rapidly growing software company would be ideal.

Location and Travel

North America. The right individual can be based anywhere in North America. When restrictions are lifted, the ability to travel periodically – primarily to US offices – will be important


Thank you for your interest in Splunk!