September 21, 2016

Solution Architect

Splunk - San Francisco, CA

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  • Company
    Splunk Splunk
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
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    Full Time
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Job Description

As a Solutions Architect, you'll be responsible for driving and managing the technology evaluation and prototyping of cloud data interface/collection add-ons for Splunk. You will drive information architecture projects. You will need to quickly learn and assess a technology to incorporate into Splunk. You must be able to clearly communicate the objectives to a remote team and transfer acquired knowledge effectively and efficiently manage cross-team collaboration.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a broad knowledge of technology. You should be comfortable working for a dynamic technical organization with a rapidly expanding customer base. Creative and adaptive approaches to rapidly effect changes will be an asset.


5+ years relevant experience analyzing and enhancing enterprise and cloud systems

Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set, communicate, and meet aggressive milestones

Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and fellow Splunkers

Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially effective at communicating clearly to technical and business audiences

Experience with Splunk very desirable

Scripting/programming skills in Python or Perl or PowerShell or shell scripting

Occasional international travel is required

Architecture experience a plus

Experience and familiarity with IT management products and monitoring/analysis systems a plus

Domain expertise with IT operations, security, compliance or network and application management a plus

Experience in successful startups in areas of systems management, log management and security a plus

Experience with build tools like ant, grunt, and bamboo desirable