Splunk Sales Engineer in Shanghai, China

Are you ready for your next challenge and are you ready to help us change the world? Come to Splunk! As a Splunk Sales Engineer (SE), you’ll be the primary technical resource for the Field Sales team for Hong Kong Macao China area. For this opportunity you'll use your technical and leadership expertise and help grow our customer base.

This is an opportunity to work at a company that is changing the way information supports business decisions. You will be responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and advocate for our products and services. Splunk SEs must be able to answer technical questions from customers regarding Splunk technology, features, solutions, applications as well as articulate Splunk technology and product positioning to both business and technical users. You must be able to identify all technical issues of your assigned accounts to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process, and you must be able to establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle with our customer's technical staff.

*Roles and Responsibilities: *

  • Challenge customers in how they are thinking about their problems

  • Challenge Splunk in how we serve our customers

  • Enlighten and provide insight as to how Splunk can transform customer operations

  • Guide customers to where they realize that Splunk is the only solution

  • Identify and build Splunk champions within your customers

  • Commit to your customers’ success

  • Celebrate your customer’s success (You’ll be doing a lot of this)

  • Understand which word is in every bullet above. Figure that out and you will understand your mission at Splunk.

Our Most Successful Sales Engineers:

  • Demonstrate that real experience trumps time served

  • Treat their job as their craft and are serious about constantly improving it

  • Love technology, but more importantly love articulating the value of technology

  • Prepare themselves to go as broad as possible and as deep as necessary

  • Relish being challenged by customers and constantly challenging themselves

  • Entice our customers with vision while being pragmatic trusted advisors

  • Possess the conviction regarding the value of Splunk

  • Will be self-motivated with a proven track record in technical software sales and knowledge of technology

  • High level knowledge of open source Big Data and search technologies: Hadoop, Kafka, Solr and etc.

Domain Technology Experience:

  • Applied knowledge of hardware, networking, operating systems, applications, software languages, etc.

  • Experience in IT Operations, Security, Business Analytics, IoT, Cloud, SIEM, DevOps, and Application Delivery would be a plus

  • Experience working with FSI and Telco customers highly desired

  • Able to speak Cantonese, English and Mandarin

  • Working knowledge of Python, JAVA, Shell Scripts, Linux and Windows OS

  • Experience responding to functional and technical elements of RFIs RFPs is also important.

  • Able to speak english and mandarin

  • at least 5 years pre-sales experience

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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