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Splunk Recruiting System Specialist - Contract in San Jose, California

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!


Splunk is seeking an ambitious and curious Recruiting System Specialist with an appetite for solving talent engagement and hiring challenges through innovative and scalable system, data, and process-driven solutions. As a member of our highly dynamic and rapidly changing Recruitment Operations team, you’ll drive process improvements and tech stack enhancements that enable our recruiters to attract, engage, and hire our unfair share of world-class, diverse talent.

Do you get excited about shaping the future of recruiting at one of the fastest growing technology companies? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

In this newly created role, you’ll partner with our Recruiting, Sourcing, and Employee Engagement teams to configure and roll out our new Candidate Relationship Management (CRM) platform. You’ll provide full life cycle support to the CRM, and to our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and other recruiting systems as needed. Experience managing integrations with recruiting and HR systems is a must, as is a commitment to maintaining data integrity.

This is a contract position which can be based anywhere in the United States.


In this role, you will partner with our Recruiting, Sourcing, and Employee Experience teams to determine user requirements for new CRM and design and implement talent attraction and engagement solutions.

  • Launch new CRM (Talemetry) with custom processes, workflows, and business logic to maximize effectiveness of sourcing and attraction efforts.

  • Serve as the primary administrator and domain specialist for the CRM, staying up to date on product releases, system updates and foundational methodologies to steer new customizations and integrations.

  • Support strategies to build and grow our talent community and recruitment marketing campaigns (employee referrals; DE&I; targeted talent segments) within the CRM.

  • Create and maintain system and program administration documentation.

  • Maintain internal product/feature requests and implement or coordinate enhancements as required.

  • Maintain daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reports and dashboards that measure CRM usage and support the day-to-day CRM needs of the organization.

  • Fulfill specific database requests and analysis regarding candidate pipelines, talent community engagement, campaign tracking, etc.

  • Audit and assess validity of data and recommend system and/or business process changes to improve and maintain data integrity.

  • Develop and provide end user training and troubleshooting support.

  • Responsible for the maintenance, creation and control of all personally identifiable information or any other information protected by any Confidentiality or Privacy Standards or Company Policies as related to the CRM.

  • Support special projects and assignments as business decides including but not limited to ATS administrator project management support, data integrity projects, reporting, compliance, etc.


You’re highly motivated and enjoy learning new things. You're a positive influencer and thrive in an autonomous work environment. In addition, you possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5+ years work experience of recruiting related system administrator experience at a global company.

  • Demonstrated experience managing recruiting systems, preferably Talemetry and Jobvite, and working with HR and talent data

  • Integrations experience with recruiting systems (LinkedIn Recruiter, Textio, Codility, Gem, etc.), data warehouses and other sources of people data.

  • Strong functional knowledge of recruiting processes and compliance; understanding of common bottlenecks and inefficiencies (specifically but not limited to attraction, engagement, and sourcing).

  • Exceptional written and verbal communicator with the ability to partner and influence across levels and functions.

  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills, to plan the use of people and resources to meet deadlines

  • Demonstrable ability to thrive working in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Sophisticated Google Suite and Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Must have strong relationship management skills and work effectively with differing personalities to support a strong, unified culture.

  • Ability to identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption.

  • Capable of handling high pressure situations in a professional manner.

  • Self-starter and capable of working independently.

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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