Senior Sales Engineer Cloud Alliances

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Melbourne, Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

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.

Our Splunk Family are a focused and collaborative bunch spanning functions across sales, customer success, support, marketing and G&A functions. We love to work as a team, celebrate success and learn from our losses. We have a great team culture with end of quarter celebrations, volunteering activities and a culture based on respect, transparency and always doing the right thing!

Are you passionate about ground breaking technology and helping your customers and peers succeed? Would you like the opportunity to work at a fast-growing company that is changing the way that information is used to support business decisions?


As a Senior Sales Engineer within the Global Strategic Alliances team, you will be responsible for integrating partner technologies with Splunk’s portfolio of solutions. You will collaborate with multiple teams in Splunk and the partner ecosystem, predominantly large cloud platform SI’s such as AWS & GCP. You will help define the partner strategy in developing areas and be supportive of that strategy. You will engage at a technical level to assist with architecture and development initiatives. At times you may be the core developer for a Splunk integration and at times you may be responsible for validating a solution or product architecture. Long term relationship management with our partners will make you successful in helping them develop viable solutions from which our mutual customers may benefit.

A key component to this role is communicating Splunk’s mission statement: To make machine data valuable, accessible, and usable by all persons. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have a provided technology consulting, software development, systems administration, or technical sales. Knowledge of security, IT operations, application management, and cloud environments are crucial. You should be comfortable discussing issues of scale and fostering innovation in a dynamic technical organization with a rapidly expanding customer base. You must possess strong presentation skills and be able to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing.

You should be able to present Splunk's value proposition and demonstrate Splunk products and services to partners and customers at industry events.


  • Help create partner integration strategies to enhance Splunk's market position
  • Become the technical resource go-to for our Cloud Platform GSI’s within the APAC region
  • Work closely with teams across APAC region to ensure the overall partner strategy and priorities are aligned
  • Own technical aspects for partner related projects and collateral
  • Work with product management, engineering, marketing, field sales, and corporate product development to identify prospective partners to augment Splunk's offerings
  • Develop and support Splunk integrations such as Apps or Add-ons
  • Evaluate prospective partners for technical and business fit with Splunk's strategy
  • Evangelize and demonstrate Splunk solutions to partners
  • Help partners create prototypes of technical solutions, support them in their development, and review the quality of their solutions
  • Help partners, customers, and Splunk field sales with understanding and implementation of partner solutions
  • Promote and describe Splunk's ecosystem by posting blogs; speaking at conferences; and meeting with industry experts, partners, and Splunk customers and prospects


  • 7+ years experience’ in architecting and implementing enterprise software solutions
  • AWS/ GCP Architect
  • Extensive experience devising complex cloud solutions within a SI/ Vendor environment
  • High EQ and ability to influence in a cross functional, matrix environment
  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Usable knowledge of security, networking, server, database, and enterprise applications
  • Familiarity with python, Golang, javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience and familiarity with products, companies, and solutions in the IT & Security marketplaces
  • Self-motivated, self-learner and willing to collaborate with partners and fellow Splunkers
  • Ability to work with diverse teams
  • Experience working with large-scale enterprises and complex technical environments
  • Some travel (10%-30%) will be required

Education: BS in Computer Science or similar degree

About Us

  • Current Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader SIEM
  • Named one of the “Best Places to Work” 10 years running
  • Named in LinkedIn’s “Top Companies 2019: Where the U.S. wants to work now”
  • Named in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 - 2018
  • Named in Forbes 2018 World’s Best Employers

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, colour, 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.