Professional Services Consultant

Last updated 37 minutes ago
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. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Our Splunk Family in Australia/ New Zealand are a results 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 weekly team breakfasts, cocktail hour Fridays, end of quarter celebrations, volunteering activities and a culture based on respect, transparency and always doing the right thing!

Are you looking to make an impact?

The work you do will directly influence the experience of our customers. As a Senior Professional Services Consultant, you will create solutions to ensure enterprise deployments make a deep impact across the organisations you support. You'll solve our customers most challenging problems, including the ones they didn't know existed. Are you up for the challenge?

What will you be doing?

  • Drive complex deployments of Splunk while working side by side with the customers to resolve their unique problems.
  • Work with a team of incredibly hardworking and dedicated peers, all the way from the Field, Sales Engineering and Customer Support.
  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing our talent through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • The ability to empower customers to take on the next wave of questions on their own.
  • A chance to share cutting edge ways of doing things and create innovative solutions to promote user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk.
  • Good corporate citizen – two-way flow of relevant and timely information; work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of resources.
  • A stable, respectful and collaborative work environment.

That sounds great - what experience do you need?

Splunkers are self-motivated and have an insatiable thirst to learn disruptive technologies and thrive in a rapidly changing environment. You will be adept at mastering new technologies and come from a variety of business, analytic and technology backgrounds.

  • BA/BS preferred in computer science, computer engineering, finance or mathematics or equivalent work experience
  • Recent experience in technical consulting or big data analytics.
  • 3-5 years in development, deployment, or administration of Splunk Enterprise Software and/or large commercial SIEMs (HP Arcsight, IBM QRadar, Intel Security Nitro, LogRhythm, etc)
  • 3-5 years of hands on experience with security monitoring tools such as IDP/IDS, FW and AV (Cisco IDS, Snort, Bro, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, McAfee, Symantec)
  • Experience in the use of network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols
  • Experience with SIEM implementation or replacements such as ArcSight, Qradar
  • Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex security problems and how it affects a customer’s business
  • Passion for Splunk products and the solutions we bring to our customers.
  • You can collaborate across the entire Splunk organization to bring access to product and technical teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation gathered from customer input.
  • Experience with both the Unix and Windows operating systems; comfortable on the command line interface.
  • Working knowledge or recent experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (java, python, .NET), databases and analytical tools.
  • Ability to stop, collaborate and listen to technical and non-technical consumers from IT administrators to executive level partners.
  • Demonstrable understanding of common enterprise applications (especially in the areas of security and finance).
  • Not required, but a plus: statistical and analytical modeling.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% within Australia.
  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic, fast-growing environment while working independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate.
  • Relevant software industry experience in any of the following: IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management, application development and management, security, and/or analytics.

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.