Splunk
3.5 of 5 64 reviews
www.splunk.com San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

Splunk Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2014
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3.5 64 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

Splunk President & CEO Godfrey Sullivan

Godfrey Sullivan

(56 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Splunk has a great product, many employees who are individual cont5ributors are professional and committed"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Great people, great products, great customers & great leadership"
    in 6 reviews
Cons:
  • "Very fast growing company, people, processes and technologies changing constantly, pressure to perform"
    in 4 reviews
  • "They're a fast growing company that's very fluid"
    in 3 reviews
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    Great product, fast growing, EMEA management lacks of competence

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat innovative technology, very fast growing and successful company with an extraordinary CEO.

    ConsGrowing very fast and sometimes not considering the qualification and development of people hired in EMEA obviously being too remote. 'Fear' management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave a closer look at EMEA, the various regional and also culturally-determined differences and follow the Splunk 'Our Values' and some success stories and patterns of other sales organizations of US vendors in EMEA.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Incredible Company

    Sales (Current Employee)

    ProsIncredible product, great people, and the right culture.

    ConsNothing beyond the obvious difficulties surrounding an incredibly fast growing company

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focusing on the product, the amazing marketing events, and enabling the sales force.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Love it

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsAmazing products, great people, great office!

    ConsTypical growing (hyper growing?) pains, empire building, veterans getting tired

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't let your new wealth distract you! There's plenty more upside.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best career choice ever

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCommitted, passionate, fair and experienced leadership team. Fun culture. Amazing products. Exceptional customer relations. "We all must win" could be the mantra illustrating colleagues willingness to share and coach others. No "eagles" flying solo here! Interview cycle is very thorough - makes everyone who makes it onboard feel special!

    ConsNone really. Some of what would be expected with a hyper growth company as operational support works to align with sales growth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDevote more focus and resources to channel development to support scalability of the sales organization. Keep up the conscious effort to maintain the culture as the company grows!

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    Large Enterprise Sales

    Field Sales - Large Named Accounts (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat culture, great opportunities, company continues to innovate and execute in all areas. Management encourages it's people to think out of the box and contribute in creative ways. This helps to insure a fun and interesting working environment.

    Consnone that i can think of

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep doing what you are doing - hire well, stay the course

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    ProsSmall office, family like environment.
    Nice plate to work.

    ConsNo cons so far. See pros.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Splunk> is a game changer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCompetitive salary
    Great working environment
    Great people
    Excellent top notch CEO
    Excellent product - sells itself
    Free beer

    ConsThe culture at HQ is definitely not present at some of the other locations in the US - it's almost like going to a totally different company if you go to the Plano, TX office

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't forget about the little people busting their humps day in and day out

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Functioning alcoholics build world class solution. OMG, how'd they do that?

    Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsVERY, "family" like environment. Everyone knows what they are doing. Some of then are genius. Open environment, flexible hours, EXTREMELY supportive and engaged management. Amazing work-life balance most of the time.

    ConsDevelopment can be a cacophony of dorm room sound, smell, personalities and drinking at all hours of the work day. Less agile, more waterfall than they should be. They are not as adaptable to change as they could/should be. In fact several people I worked with were down right stubborn and set in their ways. The PM's don't seem to get full cooperation from development.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep hiring good people, but tone down the drinking games and Arena quality sound system a bit.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Arrogant and political

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsSplunk has a great product, many employees who are individual cont5ributors are professional and committed

    ConsAtmosphere of fear and brown-nosing dominates the office,, EMEA management have no clue and is clearly of of their depth, the company US- and short-term focused with no international vision.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet a new VP EMEA in, listen to the market and be humbler.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Toxic: politics, favoritism and managerial incompetence are rampant and evident!

    Senior Management (Current Employee)
    Emea (Indonesia)

    ProsGreat product and mostly great people at the rank and file level, very professional, committed to company , good technology, passionate.

    The CEO is good.

    ConsSenior UK-based EMEA management is completely incompetent, VP treats the company as his own, staff would be nervous about discussing issues.

    Splunk is US-centric and extremely political, lacking maturity, international awareness and growth strategy.

    The company is arrogant and inflexible, which leads to resentment from customers and mass partner desertion, impeding further success.

    Splunk is a one-product company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKick the current VP EMEA out, change EMEA management completely, get real, focus on international markets, they are your future.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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