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Splunk Sr. Sales Operations Analyst (Remote) in Chicago, Illinois

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!


Splunk is seeking a highly analytical, problem solving, and solution oriented Sr. Sales Operations Analyst to join its Global Sales Operations team! The candidate will be among a team responsible for supporting the end-to-end sales process for Splunk’s Sales organization in

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in multiple implementations and integration projects, and a strong understanding of sales process flow and best practices. He/she will be highly data driven, intellectually curious, creative, and able to move quickly while keeping focused on high impact projects with minimal supervision. This is a full-time position and located in our Plano, TX office.


  • Provide comprehensive sales operational support for, third party applications, and data flow to/from associated sales applications

  • Ensure proper data structure is in place on areas of responsibility to enable analytics on key business measures.

  • Monitor data created/modified through defined sales processes to ensure data quality standards are met.

  • Act as liaison between functional groups to fully understand business requirements and successfully translate them into CRM requests

  • Partner with business owners and IT representatives at all levels to gather and document business requirements for key initiatives

  • Maintain frequent communication with business process owners to ensure changes to SFDC, associated process and applications are consistent with business needs

  • Identify opportunities for process optimization, process redesign, or development of new process/policies

  • Develop operational measurements to identify business process issues and provide recommendations and solutions to business challenges

  • Act as a subject-matter expert for solutions.

  • Create key documentation – Requirements, Process Flows, Use Cases, and Test Scripts

  • Monitor industry trends to ensure Splunk’s solutions are current with industry best practices and new technology implementations


  • 7+ years of Sales Operations Experience

  • 4-6 years of hands on experience including representing Sales through a large-scale launch.

  • 2 years managing Sales Operations projects, supporting a global sales team

  • 5 years of experience in a Sales Analyst or Sales Operations role.

  • Must possess business acumen, strong analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, and project management skills

  • Excellent customer interfacing, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to present technical content to general audiences

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment

  • Always focused on doing what’s right for the business. High energy and contagious enthusiasm. Willing to take on the tough projects and challenges to grow the business. Governs themselves with unquestionable ethics.

  • Sets goals and drives to their fulfillment. Takes responsibility for their actions and for outcomes related to their actions. Wants to be held accountable for successes and failures. Shares the credit and takes the blame.

  • Ability to be highly productive with minimal oversight from senior management

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Visio, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an analytical or business field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or Business Management)

  • Project Management (Waterfall, Agile, or Six Sigma) experience a plus


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.

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?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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