Splunk Senior Sales Engineer in Tokyo, Japan

Senior Sales Engineer

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team channels as the key technical advisor and advocate for our products and services

  • You need to be able to develop and expand our web based content and work with marketing and sales to refine our service value proposition, literature as well as sales approach.

  • You also would be expected to have experience presenting, demonstrating and handling technical sales engagements as well as being able to present and sell our product to customer’s technical and executive audience.

  • Answer technical questions from customer's regarding Splunk technology, features, solutions, applications as well as articulate Splunk technology and product positioning to both business and technical users

  • Identify all technical issues of your assigned accounts to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle with our customer's technical staff, leaders and management

  • Demonstrate Splunk products and services to customers on site, remotely via webinar sessions, and at field events such as conferences and trade shows

Requisite Skills

  • +5 plus years demonstrated experience as a Sales Engineer supporting enterprise performance management software.

  • Possess good industry and technical knowledge to be able to support customers complex application environments-specifically Java, .NET and PHP applications.

  • Previous experience in Application Performance Management space with strong desire for development and application architecture experience and background. Coding level knowledge a big plus especially Python, Java, .Net, PHP.

  • Native Level Japanese communications skills both verbal and written.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

  • Relevant experience in selling and supporting software products to IT organisations

  • Experience and familiarity with IT management products and services

  • Hands on experience with networking, server, application and web technologies

  • Domain expertise with security or compliance is desirable

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Willing to travel as need to visit prospects and customers, and to engage onsite customer work when required

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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