Director, Legal Technology

Information Technology San Jose, California

That’s a cool job! I want it!

Ready to shake things up? Splunk continues to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year. With growth comes scaling opportunities and the need to take the friction out of our processes, platforms, and systems to drive scale, efficiency, and effectiveness. You will have a proven record managing technology delivery teams, automating core business processes with low friction, high value business systems. As Splunk scales into a multibillion dollar company, it is critical we get our processes and systems right for subsequent growth. This role is for you if possess a blend of engagement skills, product management, legal and contract process knowledge, critical thinking, and a real passion for frictionless systems.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

The Director, Legal Technology will work cross functionally with a broad set of business partners, uses keen business process understanding, appreciation for simplicity and quality, critical thinking, and a bit of elbow grease to craft holistic solutions that meet business and technology objectives while fostering Splunk’s long range goals.

You will lead a dynamic team responsible for rapidly evolving the systems and processes supporting our Legal functions. You’ll lead the operation and performance of core platforms and the delivery of new or enhanced applications to support both known and emerging needs. You’ll work closely with business partners, and our governance working group to understand business imperatives, establish priorities, then align resource plans and schedules for on and offshore engineering resources to ensure predictable, high quality deliveries.

You will direct a global team of business analysts and specialists supporting our Legal applications, leading operations, and process alignment in a SOX compliant environment. You will help evaluate potential solutions against business requirements, ensuring they are aligned to broader architectural and security standards and that they meet tactical and strategic objectives.

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • 10+ years of professional experience crafting, developing, and launching software products and/or services
  • 7+ years of experience leading and developing delivery and technology teams
  • Deep experience and expertise in translating business requirements and processes into low friction automation and high impact systems
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, providing consistent record of all activities, while handling confidential work with discretion
  • Demonstrable success implementing and supporting large scale enterprise applications including Apttus and other CLM support tools
  • Real passion for documentation including diagrams, standards, and project papers
  • Be able to explain complex systems and technical topics in a clear, concise manner to others who may have minimal technical knowledge using oral, written and visual presentations
  • Experience leading teams in an Agile and/or Waterfall software delivery environments.
  • Deep understanding of common concepts, methodologies, and technologies that support integration of complex systems including restful APIs, Enterprise Service Bus, etc
  • Good communication and project management skills, shown experience delivering large scale, complex projects
  • Real passion for building and managing a team and developing talent
  • Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities
  • BS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for some projects in which case, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
  • Travel up to 25%
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!