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Splunk Regional Sales Director (m/f/d) in Munich, 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. Role:Due to our expansive growth we are seeking an experienced sales leader to join our team as “Regional Sales Director - Field Sales (m/f/d)” in Germany to manage a highly talented Enterprise Account team. Your role will have a material impact on Splunk’s overall performance, are you up for the challenge?

Key responsibilities:

  • Directly manage a team of Regional Sales Managers and work closely with assigned technical specialist, business value resources and inside sales

  • Consistently deliver license, support and service revenue targets – commitment to the number, deadlines and thoughtful planning

  • Negotiate favourable pricing and business terms with large commercial and government enterprises by selling value and ROI

  • Work with inside sales and partners for leveraged effectiveness

  • Leads from the front, hands on with the team; very involved with account planning, strategy and sales calls

  • Owns and drives forecast excellence across the team and communication to Management

  • Hire the right team to match growth and excellence expectations

  • Use our sales methodology and processes effectively

  • Understand how to leverage both colleagues to expand deal size and value to the customer

  • Provide timely and insightful input back to other corporate functions, particularly product management and marketing

  • Demonstrable background of understanding complex organisations and mechanisms of decisions for large IT and business projects around operational intelligence.

  • Demonstrable experience and success in the German public sector including framework contracts, EVB, and contract requirements including insightful input back to other corporate functions, particularly legal and best practices


  • 8+ years experience building and running front line enterprise account teams; ability to grow and scale upward with the company.

  • 10+ years direct and channel selling experience to large enterprises

  • Very comfortable in the “C” suite with a track record of closing six and seven figure software licensing deals

  • Strong executive presence and polish

  • Forecasting commitments and forecasting accuracy

  • Exceptional management, interpersonal, written and presentation skills

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment

  • Able to work independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate

  • Relevant software industry experience in IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management

  • Use CRM systems (SalesForce) extensively

  • Track record of success and knowledge with prospects and customers in the defined territory

  • Past experience in building start up or early phase US technology companies

  • Fluent in German &English, 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 the candidate is 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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