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Splunk Security Regional Sales Manager (m/f/d) - Field Sales in Düsseldorf, Germany

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!

Role Title: Security Regional Sales Manager (m/f/d)

Are you a highly successful security sales professional, deeply passionate about security, and a domain expert? Excited about joining a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader with double digit growth? If you answered yes, you should definitely read more!

We are experiencing a time of high growth where our customers are turning to us for guidance as they look for solutions to solve critical security & business problems. Therefore, we are actively hiring a new security team within our EMEA team. This team will be instrumental in positioning Splunk’s security solutions, improving customer’s security postures and making our digital world a safer place.

In addition to requisite passion, skills and experience, you will have a measurable track record in building and managing effective and meaningful relationships with our customers at the Executive level. You will play an important role in driving a significant share of revenue for Splunk. This role will exclusively partner with our Field sales team in Germany and drive security opportunities within this territory.

What We Offer You:

  • An opportunity to drive significant shareholder, customer and employee value.

  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing our talent through ownership and leadership opportunities.

  • A constant stream of new things to learn.

  • Breadth and depth. Working with market leading security technology with some of the most advanced security customers in the world.

  • Highly talented and dedicated peers, all the way from Sales Engineering to Customer Support.

  • An open, supportive, and collaborative work environment.


  • Apply security and cloud expertise in building and maintaining relationships with customer CISO/SecOps/Business Security Leaders

  • Drive qualified pipeline and forecast accurately to achieve monthly, quarterly and annual targets

  • Collaborate in partnership with sales team, cross functional teams and external partners

  • Work jointly on all aspects of the sales cycle to secure new Splunk Security customers.

  • Intimately skilled in account planning, strategy and sales calls and has a strong understanding of how to "LAND and EXPAND" within accounts.

  • Design and execute sales campaigns with sales teams & partner with Splunk's selling ecosystem & channel partners

  • Act as a security advisor to the sales district and collaborate to drive outcomes with the sales account team and customer.

  • Lead strategic engagements with customers to evaluate and accelerate SOC maturity, compliance or increased efficiency in using Splunk security products.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with software security and SaaS/Cloud solutions

  • Strong executive presence and communication skills

  • Comfortable in a team selling environment, collaborating with multiple internal teams to drive successful outcomes.

  • Successful with strategic and value-based selling in large commercial enterprises. Significant experience in security account planning, opportunity & pipeline management.

  • Ability to provide accurate sales forecasts to leadership team

  • Up-to-date understanding of current market, customer, competitive trends in the security markets.

  • Experience with common security frameworks and models such as: MITRE ATT&CK, ISO27001/2, CSA Cloud Control Matrix, NIST. Comfortable leading strategic customer workshops in these areas.

  • Familiarity with common security data sources and their use for basic and advanced detection methods, including cloud-based data sources.

  • Experience selling similar complex security solutions and have experience in any of the following: SOC security-based products (such as malware/exploit prevention, anti-virus, white listing, SIEM and other techniques) or data analytics, behavioral analytics or cloud security tooling in the commercial and enterprise markets

  • Familiarity with other SIEM, UEBA and SOAR technologies, and with complementary technologies to Splunk.

  • Extraordinary interpersonal, written and presentation skills

  • Excels in a hyper-growth organization, dedicated to disrupting the industry

  • Experience with target account selling, solution selling, and/or consultative sales techniques; knowledge of MEDDPICC and Challenger methodologies is a plus

  • Experienced in maintaining the integrity and sensitivity of data within CRM systems (Sales Force)

  • Fluent in English & German (both written and spoken)

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 you are applying.

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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