Splunk Services Engineer - Southeast (DC or Atlanta preferred) in Atlanta, Georgia

*Job Type: * Full-Time with up to 75-80% travel

*Location: * Southeast (DC or Atlanta preferred)

Do you enjoy working collaboratively within a team to solve hard problems? Are you passionate about making customers successful? Like rolling up your sleeves and working with data to find patterns and hidden meanings? How about using your development skills to design solutions in order to make data more valuable and usable to your customers? If you answered yes to these questions, then the Splunk Services Engineer might be the role for you!

The Services Engineer, positioned within the Professional Services organization, will expose you to a variety of mid-to-long-term customer engagements across customer industries, locations, and Splunk solution areas (e.g. IT Operations, Security & Compliance, or Business Analytics IoT). What’s consistent is that you will be called upon to make deep impact across the customer’s business, and expand Splunk’s reach within the account.

Splunkers are self-motivated, have an insatiable thirst to learn new technologies, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is fanatical about making customers successful; feels comfortable mastering new technologies; is self-motivated and self-educating; has a strong developer skillset; enjoys travel; and come from a variety of business, analytic, and technology backgrounds.


  • Work closely with members of the Sales and Sales Engineering Team to examine and understand customer requirements; design, build, and expand on existing solutions to solve challenging customer problems

  • Drive adoption and expansion of Splunk while working side by side with the customers to solve unique business problems across a variety of solution areas and use-cases

  • Leverage previous experiences, share best practices, and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk

  • Provide enablement where appropriate to enable customers to solve the next wave of questions on their own


  • Preferred GPA of >3.5 and strong performance within your selected major

  • Relevant work experience and or summer internships in technical consulting or big data analytics

  • Experience with Linux, Windows, and macOS operating systems; comfortable navigating the command line interface

  • Experience with JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS, and MVC frameworks

  • Experience with databases and analytical tools

  • Ability to stop, collaborate and listen with technical and non-technical consumers from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders

  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency; able to set, communicate, and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities

  • Must be willing to travel up to 75-80% within North America


  • Experience with Splunk products & solutions

  • BA BS in computer science, computer engineering, finance or mathematics, or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with statistical and analytical modeling

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?

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