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Splunk Technical Support Account Manager - Observability in Canberra, Australia

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!

Role:

The Splunk Technical Support Account Manager (TSAM) is responsible for the overall Technical Health of Splunk Customers. The TSAM Program delivers partnership, technical guidance and advocacy to customers either via consistent sustained relationships, Get Well programs or Migration assistance in partnership with Professional Services. The TSAM’s primary focus is to ensure that Splunk customers remain successful and realize the full value of their investment at Splunk.

Our TSAMs have the ability to support multiple accounts strategically and are responsible for the technical health of our customers. The TSAM has a wide latitude for independent actions and can complete all duties assigned while operating with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a primary point of contact for assigned accounts on technical health related items

  • Restore and maintain technical health through detailed and documented Technical Health Plans

  • Advocate for customers during migration efforts and assist with coordination of operational tasks

  • Understand the short-term and long-term business objectives of each customer as they relate to Splunk enabling them to achieve those goals and objectives through the use of Splunk products.

  • Provide proactive guidance, planning and recommendations for achieving and maintaining the overall technical health of a customer's Splunk environment.

  • Be the internal advocate for the customer to facilitate the resolution of customer issues through coordination of efforts among Splunk’s internal organizations (technical support, incident and escalation management, product development, product management, and executive leadership teams)

  • Proactively analyze tickets and interactions to help guide training plans via Customer Success Managers (CSMs) and Education

  • Deliver QBRs with customers (onsite and over the phone) in conjunction with sales to review service levels, usage metrics and customer environment performance.

  • Work with the relevant technical teams to proactively handle customer configurations and recommend customer environment upgrades and add-ons

  • Maintain a close working relationship with multiple organizations including Support, OPS, CSM, and Sales

  • Understand and communicate the customer’s needs to the Account Team

  • Keep the customer informed of key information that may be critical to their success (e.g. product roadmaps, new product releases, customer events, or organizational changes)

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Application Observation and DevOps practices, Distributed IT Infrastructures, and IT Operations

  • Experience supporting customers using SaaS products and Distributed Cloud Technologies

  • Ability to learn Splunk Enterprise, Observability Suite, and additional Splunk products IE. Infrastructure Monitoring, Application Performance Monitoring, RUM, Synthetics and Logs for Observability as needed. Minimum of Splunk Admin certification will be required (training and testing provided)

  • Experienced in customer service and relationship management skills

  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas in a business and user-friendly language primarily through email and conference calls

  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and lead multiple activities simultaneously both independently and as a team member

  • Be available on nights and weekends as needed

  • Ability to build relationships and influence Senior Leadership

  • Possess the confidence to have difficult conversations with multiple levels within the organization

  • Travel up to 30% may be required

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ Yrs. Experience in technical services and customer relationship management

  • 5+ Yrs. Experience managing strategic/top accounts in the technology sector

  • Project management experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Application Performance Monitoring, Predictive Capabilities, Event Analytics, and Event logging

  • Fundamental working knowledge/overview of Splunk

  • BA/BS technical degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Systems Administration and/or networking experience in a mid to large IT environment

    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.

About Splunk

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!

SF Only

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.

Non SF

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?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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