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Splunk Administrative Assistant - Public Sector in McLean, Virginia

Are you crazy organized, meticulous, and love making sure leaders stay on top of their game? Do you thrive in a fast-growing environment? Are you relentless in your development? Then we have a home for you at Splunk! The Administrative Assistant at Splunk will be responsible for supporting our GVP of Public Sector. This position requires initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to learn quickly. You should expect to manage internal and external relationships, work with senior executives and external customers, and possess superb communication skills. This is an ideal position for a hard working, career AA who works well under pressure, is a self-starter, is passionate about delivering strategic value, and wants to work in a dynamic, fast-moving, environment. This role reports directly to the GVP of Public Sector.


  • Calendar management - organize all meetings including but not limited to team meetings, offsite meetings, customer, and internal business partner meetings across international time zones.

  • Schedule and coordinate logistics for meetings, conferences, and special events (onsite & offsite)

  • Expense reporting and purchasing.

  • Schedule and coordinate travel.

  • Organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple work activities with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.

  • Act as a liaison for GVP, relaying and exchanging information with others including Splunk senior leaders and other organizations or constituents.

  • Organize and coordinate All Hands meetings and forecast calls.

  • Help to set agendas, create meeting notes, and track action items from weekly staff meetings.

  • Track team budget and hiring targets.

  • Provide backup support for other executives.


  • A minimum of 3+ years work experience in the capacity of an Administrative Assistant supporting reporting to an executive.

  • Incredibly bright, high-energy individual, with a passion to learn and chip in.

  • Deep experience performing administrative work that requires analysis, initiative, discretion, and independent judgment. Detail-oriented and customer service focused.

  • Flawless execution of administrative activities, with extreme focus on the specifics, organization and process.

  • at ease with frequent access to confidential information and ability to exercise extreme discretion.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong editing skills.

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to continuously acquire new competencies.

  • Ability to be flexible in response to changing focus and needs.

  • Strong relationship management skills, build a personal network throughout the company.

  • Ability to prioritize long task lists and meet deadlines with little direction in an often highly ambiguous environment.

  • Ability to actively manage projects in a fast-moving, high pressure environment.

  • Flexibility working independently or collaborating with a variety of teams.

  • Ability to quickly learn and follow org policies, practices, and operations.

  • Ability to work well across the organization with employees of all levels and in all departments.

  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and calendaring skills.

  • Experience supporting a fast-paced Engineering organization is highly desirable.

  • Must live in the McLean, VA area near our office


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.

  • Must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis

    About Us:

  • Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant ( Leader for SIEM

  • Named Top 5 on the 2020 Fortune Future 50 list (

  • Named one of the “Best Places to Work” for Women ( , Parents ( , and in Technology (

  • Vice President of Public Sector Frank Dimina named as one of Washington Exec’s Top 30 Public Sector Leaders (

  • Chief Technical Adviser for Public Sector, Juliana Vida, named as one of Washington Exec's Top 25 Cyber Execs (

    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. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.

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