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Veterans Preferred - Splunk Platform SE Architect

  • Splunk
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Role: Splunk Platform SE Architect Location: Remote, US Platform Solutions Architects are domain experts on the Splunk Enterprise platform and ecosystem of related technologies and integrations. You will provide presales expertise in broad technical areas from architecting multi-site deployments to designing data stream ingestion from tens of thousands of distinct sources.As one of the senior-most technical pre-sales resources, Platform Solutions Architects are responsible for driving strategic opportunities that require deep technical expertise in Splunk Enterprise architecture, deployment strategies including the use of Kubernetes and containers, integrations with enterprise data sources and sink, as well as other technical areas that align with your chief interests.A successful Platform Solutions Architect will not only provide deep technical understanding of the Splunk platform and ecosystem technologies, but also build multi-functional relationships, and create collateral to build scale and impact Splunk's rapid growth rate. Primary Responsibilities: You will serve as the highest-level technical escalation in support of the Splunk Enterprise platform and ecosystem of related technologies and integrations.Guide customers through architecture, design, and implementation of the platform spanning data collection, processing, storage, search, and reporting capabilitiesEngage with North American and Global Sales and Sales Engineering teams on top accounts while fielding inbound pre-sales engagement requests for other high impact opportunitiesYou provide best practices and root cause analysis of the most sophisticated technology challenges -- This may include building test environments and experiments, establishing ad-hoc teams of experts, and/or collaborating with Product Management and EngineeringAct as an internal technical expert, fielding questions related to platform and ecosystem technologiesSupport the development and delivery of platform and ecosystem training material for both internal and external audiencesDemonstrate Splunk products and articulate the value of solutions at advanced sales stages and at high-impact marketing or tradeshow events such as .CONF, Splunk's annual user conferenceMaintain and extend personal expertise related to evolving and newly-emerging technologies underpinning the latest industry trends and prototype solutions for integration with SplunkInfluence product capabilities and direction based on crosscutting customer challenges and needsOperate as a self-starter who is driven by an intense desire to learn, grow, teach & win Key Candidate Differentiators: 5+ years of experience in a senior pre-sales and/or technical leadership capacity, including experience presenting to CxOs4+ years of experience as a Splunk Administrator or Architect with a proven track record in designing large, distributed Splunk Enterprise deploymentsExpertise in crafting scalable, resilient, and secure Splunk architecturesDemonstrated ability to architect solutions for on-premise, Cloud IaaS platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP), and hybrid architecturesKnowledge of enterprise storage systems/solutions, SAN, NAS, JBOD, converged architecturesExperience with container deployment technologies including Docker and KubernetesExperience with an enterprise data streaming capability (e.g., DSP, Confluent, Kinesis) including architecture, deployment, sources/sinks, functions and building pipelinesPossess strong presentation skills and is able to communicate clearly and professionally at all levels within and outside of the companyPossess a broad background in technical infrastructure, including servers, networking devices, and storage""Expertise in at least one scripting language (Python, bash, etc.) Education: Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, information systems, or similar) -- exceptionally well-qualified candidates with equivalent experience will be considered Travel Requirements: Ability to travel up to 25% (when/where public health conditions allow due to COVID-19)Are you looking for an incredible place to work that celebrates innovation, leadership and creativity? Please contact us. Splunk offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits. When you join Splunk you'll be working with a team of smart people who are as passionate about our products as our customers' success.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.Thank you for your interest in Splunk!
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