Splunk Senior Product Strategy & Operations Manager, Splunk Observability (Remote, US Available) in Chicago, Illinois
Senior Product Strategy and Operations Manager, Splunk Observability Join us as we pursue our exciting 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! About the Role: As the Product Strategy and Operations Manager for Splunk Observability, you will partner with the Product and GTM teams to formulate and execute strategies and metrics that drive growth and improvements in the business. Projects include running business cadence, formulating strategic priorities and operational plans, conducting research to drive new opportunities for growth and expansion, uncovering customer and competitive insights, and influencing long and mid-term roadmap investments. In this role, you will tackle highly sophisticated problems, gain insight into the strategic and operational issues which are forefront in the minds of the leadership team, have exposure to senior-level decision-making, and have the chance to create relationships with people across the entire company. You should be a professional with product management, business operations, or a consulting background. You are an expert in all areas of strategy development and execution including project management, business analysis, balanced scorecards, problem-solving, executive communication, consensus building, and people development. Enterprise software product and SDLC process knowledge and experience collaborating with GTM will be critical in this role. You should also have strong technical experience and aptitude to pick up and dive deep into the technology and product. In addition, you demonstrate the ability to thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment. A combination of strategy and product marketing or product management experience is ideal. Responsibilities: You will drive highly visible projects for Splunk; Work cross-functionally to structure problems, analyze opportunities, and develop solutions and implementable recommendations and drive results through a thorough, data-backed process Be responsible for competitive analysis, identifying and assessing competitive strengths as well as growing opportunities, and finding groundbreaking methods of exploiting competitive strengths. You will drive the operational cadence for the group, measure and track critical initiatives, and prepare the content for Executive Staff, Quarterly Business Reviews, and Board Meetings You will provide insights to the business through analytics and market research as required (e.g. market, customer, competitive) Define and build out key metrics (e.g., product, customer usage, financial) to evaluate and assess business performance and deliver Splunk-wide metrics and scorecards in the form of W/M/QBR reports to drive key business decisions. Track results against the targets systemically, conduct the root-cause analysis, and present data-backed findings to senior leaders periodically You will develop strategic and business cases working with cross-functional teams outlining business opportunity, rationale, and execution plans to achieve the vision for the opportunity including product, GTM strategies, and business model You will uncover areas within the business to drive performance improvements to unlock productivity and accelerate execution. You will work with cross-functional team (product, development, marketing, sales, alliances, corp dev) to conduct build vs buy vs partner analyses to execute on growth opportunities Requirements: 5+ years’ experience post-MBA with a mix of strategy, business operations, and product management roles with strong exposure to technology Experience in management consulting, banking or an analytical role in a high growth enterprise software or SaaS company preferred. Must possess strong analytical, problem-solving skills, and high attention to detail Experience driving large and complex initiatives from framing the problem, conducting research/analysis to building the business and operational plans through to driving execution to success is required Strong leadership and communication skills – written and verbal -- to work with senior executives across various geographies and functions; well-versed with business and technical discussions Your Analytical and financial skills will deliver Splunk-wide metrics and scorecards in the form of W/M/QBR reports to drive key business decisions Self-starter who enjoys working in a dynamic, collaborative, and innovative high-growth environment requiring new perspectives and creative approaches, and with multiple competing deadlines. Able to build and drive extended and virtual teams Strong organizational and program management skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles Education Master of Business Administration degree or equivalent practical experience BS in Mathematics, Engineering, CS, Statistics, Economics preferred If you’d like to join one of the fastest-growing and most exciting tech companies in 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 employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
(Colorado only) Minimum base salary of $115,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).
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”.
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