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Splunk Principal Technical Program Manager of Engineering Learning & Development in San Francisco, California

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!

The Engineering Productivity team (Eng Prod) identifies waste in the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). We build tools, documentation, community and processes to improve code quality, remove friction and reduce cycle time via a data driven approach. We also provide training to help new employees be productive on week 1, and to help existing team members continue to sharpen their skills.

We are seeking a Principal Program Manager of Engineering Learning & Development to recreate and operationalize our engineering training and onboarding program for over 2,000 product engineers worldwide. In this role, you will contribute to make all new hires feel welcome and engaged in the program engineering organization!

You will be part of the Eng Prod team which includes technical writers, a full stack engineering tools team, and internal product management. As a central team, we are the force multiplier to build a systematic introduction to Splunk’s technology, products and organization before a new hire arrives in their team.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Own and drive our new hire bootcamp, engineering training programs, weekly technical talk series, and ongoing engineering training.

  • Engage with the entire Products and Technology organization to contribute content, speakers and workshops to the new hire bootcamp program, and to create and deliver role specific training for over 2,000 engineers.

  • Build a data-centric approach to operationalize the bootcamp program to collect metrics, NPS scores, detail feedback and drive continuous improvement.

  • Drive outcomes for new hires to gain foundational knowledge, so they can be productive from day 1 when they join their receiving engineering teams.

  • Design high-­quality instructional materials and curricula for eLearning and instructor-­led blended courses targeting Splunk’s internal technical audience.

  • Lead a cross functional steering committee to guide and invest in our new hire bootcamp and onboarding programs. Be the voice of engineering to our leadership teams to drive continued investment.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with other organizational learning co-workers to share content, resources and programs.

  • Foster a culture of learning that promotes inclusion and diversity in our teams, interactions, and learning models

Who You Are & What Makes You Qualified:

  • Deep experience in engineering onboarding and bootcamp programs.

  • Strong validated experience communicating directly with leadership, proactive problem solving, and critical thinking.

  • Validated history influencing and affecting change at all levels of the organization without having positional authority.

  • Strong customer focus, and ensures timely, clear handling of feedback loop on both internal & external customer issues.

  • Proven track record of being resourceful, self-motivated, and ability to independently prioritize, shifting workload in a high-growth, constantly evolving environment.

  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience.

    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. (Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $135,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits. Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).

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.

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