Are you a Splunk expert looking to share your knowledge with the world? The Splunk Blueprints Team partners with customers, engineering, product management, and field technical services to develop and evangelize technical best practices. As a Best Practices Engineer, you'll be responsible for aggregating and validating guidance on using, deploying, and scaling Splunk deployments.
The ultimate goal of this role is to increase customer success and adoption. If you enjoy working cross-functionally and building high scale content and programs, this is the job for you.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Collaborate with internal subject matter experts and customers to collect and refine Best Practices
- Create blog posts, videos, and app solutions to evangelize Best Practices
- Present Best Practices to customers and at industry conferences
- Collaborate with market groups to develop use case specific Splunk whitepapers and cookbooks
- Engage with customers to coach and gather feedback on Best Practices
- Collaborate with product development to drive feedback to improve the product
- Domains include but are not limited to:
o Data Onboarding
o Architecting & Sizing
o Reporting & Visualizations
o SPL & Search Performance
o User Onboarding & Management
o App Management
o Security & Compliance
o Integrating with Open Source
- Up to 25% domestic travel
- 7+ years in the Information Technology or Security industry
- Splunk Certified Architect
- 2+ years Splunk Administrator, Sales Engineer, Services Engineer, or Support
- Proficiency with administration and usage of Splunk
- Passion for evangelism and customer interaction
- Excellent communication skills - written and oral
- Experience and familiarity with IT management products and services
- Experience with networking, server, application, big data, and web technologies
- Ability to lead cross-functionally
- BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline.
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data-generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It's what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA - from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We've built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ's, soccer, "Fun Fridays".
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ's, soccer and "Fun Fridays".
This isn't a job - it's a life changer - are you ready?
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Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.