Security Sales Engineer (Phantom)

Splunk Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 2 months ago

Title: Security Sales Engineer (Phantom)

Location: Minneapolis or Chicago area

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 meaningfully to each other's success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Do you love being the technical arm for field Sales Reps? Are you a "Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) geek? Do you love dreaming and talking about SOC ops and writing Python Playbooks for customers? If you answered yes to these questions then we have a home for you at Splunk! You are high-caliber Security Sales Engineer and you know how to aid customers in technical sales engineering capacities. In this role you will help with pre and post sales for Phantom (a division of Splunk) Midwest region.

Phantom Playbooks are the codification of a client's security operations (SecOps) plan. In practice they're high-level Python scripts that Phantom interprets in order to execute a series of actions. Playbooks hook into the Phantom platform and all of its capabilities to execute these actions, ensuring a repeatable and auditable process around security operations.

The Phantom Community Edition is a free download that offers organizations 100 actions per day to automate and orchestrate their security operations. Phantom is extensible, with Python based Apps, allowing anyone to expand the platform and contribute Apps to the Phantom App store. Playbooks are also written in Python and can be customized at will. Community Playbooks are synchronized via Git and published on a public GitHub repository.


You will engage with field sales reps (AE) in Midwest region and work directly with Fortune 500 clients and you can easily identify business needs and drivers for Orchestration and Automation.

  • Build, present and document technical solutions.

  • Perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects.

  • Identify customer needs, requirements, and business drivers for automation and orchestration solutions.

  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient Python-based Playbooks that codify the business drivers of the customer.

  • Effectively lead and nurture customer engagements including evaluations and proof of value activities.

  • Organize and lead local and regional technical discussion sessions to build awareness and usage of the Phantom platform.

  • Actively participating in the Phantom/Splunk Community as a subject matter guide on Phantom's Security Automation & Orchestration platform.


  • 8 + years of security pre/post sales experience (as a Sales Engineer) in a fast growing enterprise security software company.

  • Operational Security experience.

  • Skilled at developing relationships with technical, as well as senior/executive level customers.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Creative problem solving skills.

  • Strong computer science fundamentals.

  • Experience with writing and developing Python scripts.

  • Splunk experience a plus

  • Ability to work well from home office

  • Chicago, Minneapolis or surrounding cities

  • BS/4 years degree in Computer Science, CIS or similar

Are you looking for an incredible place to work that celebrates innovation, leadership and creativity? Please contact us. Splunk offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits. When you join Splunk you'll be working with a team of smart people who are as passionate about our products as our customers' success.

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.

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