Splunk Certified Sales Engineer Program - Ingeniq Splunk Training
Ingeniq partners' Sales Engineers can attain Splunk Certified Sales Engineer status to help differentiate their organisation from their competitors and to also validate their organisations abilities.
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Certified Sales Engineer Program

The Splunk Certified Sales Engineer program offers role based learning paths with online tests, validation labs and exercises. Now your sales engineers can attain Splunk Certified Sales Engineer status to help differentiate your organisation from your competitors and to also validate your organisations abilities.

Certification Paths:

  • Splunk Certified Sales Engineer I
  • Splunk Certified Sales Engineer II
  • Splunk Certified Sales Engineer III
  • Consultant I
  • Consultant II

Ingeniq Trainers are certified to provide Splunk Certified Sales Engineer testing of candidates.

If you require clarification on any of the below, please contact education@ingeniq.com.au.

Get recognised! Get Certified!

The Splunk Partner Certification program offers learning paths that mirror exactly how internal Splunk staff is enabled.

Upon completion of the Splunk Certified Sales Engineer program you will be recognised as an extension of the Splunk ecosystem. Your certification allows you to differentiate yourself in the field. In addition, you can feel confident that you are meeting the expectations of the Splunk community and likewise Splunk can be confident that you are providing consistent messaging. Splunk Certification is highly recognised by the executive team at Splunk; they understand the effort and commitment it takes to complete the program.

It Pays to be Certified!

Upon completion of each certification path you will be entered into the corresponding ‘It Pays to be Certified’ program. As part of this program you will gain access to information and resources that is only available to those who are certified. Your certification validates your knowledge and commitment to Splunk and in return you get these benefits.

  • Follow the same role based learning path as internal Splunk employees.
  • Gain insight into Splunk sales messaging, competitive info, use and proof examples and much more.
  • Become an extension of the Splunk ecosystem.
  • Validate your learning through labs, exercises and online tests.
  • Build confidence in your knowledge.
  • Allow Splunk and end-customers to be confident in you.
  • Differentiate yourself in the field.
  • Gain access to resources that are only available to those who are certified.

Learning Path

To Access all the online learning content you will need to sign into the Splunk Partner Portal .
Then navigate to the ‘Certification Tab’.

Here, you can read the course overview and familiarise yourself with exactly what you need to do for each stage of the certification process and it even tracks your progress percentages. Below, we have included a brief overview of the steps you need to take but we highly recommend familiarising yourself with the Splunk Portal view. You can log into the Splunk Partner Portal here.

Click on a course below to view a full course description, class schedules, and register.

Splunk Certified Sales Engineer I

What is Splunk? - Required Course

Take the What is Splunk e-learning module. A free one hour course.
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How to achieve your Power User Certfication?

There are 2 options for achieving your Power User Certification which is a requirement for SEI certification. You can either attend Fundamentals 1 and 2 as outlined below or you can use the partner portal to access the instructions for the free Power User e-learning modules.

How to access free Partner e-learning for SEI Certification?

This course teaches you how to search and navigate in Splunk, use fields, get statistics from your data, create reports, dashboards, lookups, and alerts. It will also introduce you to Splunk’s datasets features and Pivot interface.

Fundamentals 1 - Required Course - FREE of Charge
Fundamentals 2 - Required Course

This course is Virtual Instructor led and fee payment required.

This course focuses on searching and reporting commands as well as on the creation of knowledge objects.
Major topics include using transforming commands and visualizations, filtering and formatting results, correlating events, creating knowledge objects, using field aliases and calculated fields, creating tags and event types, using macros, creating workflow actions and data models, and normalizing data with the Common Interface Model (CIM).

Log into the Splunk Partner Portal

You will need to be a Splunk Certified Sales Rep to attempt your SE1 Certification.

To become Splunk Certified Sales Rep 1 qualified you will need to complete the following online courses and test, these are all free of charge and accessed through the Partner Portal.

1.1 Splunk Offerings
1.2 Splunk Differentiators
1.3 Splunk Enterprise
1.4 Online Exam

Log into the Splunk Partner Portal.

Splunk Infrastructure Overview - Required Course

This self-paced course gives users an overview of the Splunk Enterprise infrastructure. Users get a high-level look at how to grow a Splunk deployment from a single instance to a distributed environment. With tips and best practices for deploying, extending and integrating Splunk while showing the user what is happening behind the scenes.

Splunk Certified User - Online Exam

Once you have successfully attended and passed the courses above, you are eligible to take the Splunk Certified Power User Online Test.
Click here to request an test.

Splunk Certified Power User - Online Exam

Once you have successfully attended and passed the courses above, you are eligible to take the Splunk Certified Power User Online Test.
Click here to request an test.

Splunk Demonstration

This is a requirement once all the above courses have been completed and it is the final step toward certification.
Click here to request an appointment.
This can be delivered live to one of our ingeniq engineers or you can record and submit to splunk. There are free modules available in the partner portal to assist you in preparation for your demonstration.

1. Presentation: Deliver as per instructions on Partner Portal.
2. Demo: Deliver as per instructions on Partner Portal.

Splunk Certified Sales Engineer II

To become certified as a Sales Engineer II you must first complete Sales Engineer I. You will then need to complete the following virtual instructor led courses, there is no self paced e-learning option for these classes.

Splunk Enterprise System Administration- Required Course

This virtual 9 hour course is designed for system administrators who are responsible for managing the Splunk Enterprise environment. The course provides the fundamental knowledge of Splunk license manager, indexers and search heads. It covers configuration, management, and monitoring core Splunk Enterprise components.

Splunk Enterprise Data Administration- Required Course

This virtual 13.5 hour course is designed for system administrators who are responsible for getting data into Splunk Indexers. The course provides the fundamental knowledge of Splunk forwarders and methods to get remote data into Splunk indexers. It covers installation, configuration, management, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Splunk forwarders and Splunk Deployment Server components.

Certified Admin Online Exam

Once you have successfully attended and passed the Splunk administration course, you are eligible to take the Splunk Certified Admin online test.
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Log into the Splunk Partner Portal

Preparing for Custom Data Load – Free modules available in the Partner Portal to assist you in preparation for your Custom Data Load.

Log into the Splunk Partner Portal.

Custom Data Load

Schedule and Record your Data Load

Splunk Certified Sales Engineer III

To become certified as a Sales Engineer III you must be a qualified Sales Engineer II and also a Splunk Certified Architect. You will then need to complete the following virtual instructor led courses, there is no free self paced e-learning option for these classes.

Architecting Enterprise Deployments - Required Course

This 12 hour course focuses on large enterprise deployments. Students will learn steps and best practices for planning, data collection, sizing and documenting a distributed deployment. Workshop-style labs offer students an opportunity to design a deployment based on a common distributed use case.

Splunk Certified Architect Exam - Practical Lab Exam

This test is a requirement once all the above courses have been completed and it is the final step toward certification.  The test will involve partner led custom data load or a Splunk data load case study.
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Advanced Dashboards and Visualizations - Required Course

This 12 hour course is designed for power users who want to create advanced dashboards, forms, and visualizations. Major topics include editing simple XML, using tokens, global searches, event handlers, dynamic drilldowns, custom stylesheets and visualizations. Students will use best practices to build customized dashboards and forms.

Advanced Searching & Reporting with Splunk - Required Course

This 18 hour splunk course focuses on more advanced search and reporting commands. Scenario-based examples and hands-on challenges enable users to create robust searches, reports, and charts.

Splunk Certified Consultant I

To get certified as Consultant I you will need to complete the following courses:

Power User Certification - Required Course

This includes Fundamentals 1 and Fundamentals 2

Admin Certification - Required Course

This 12 hour course is designed for power users who want to create advanced dashboards, forms, and visualizations. Major topics include editing simple XML, using tokens, global searches, event handlers, dynamic drilldowns, custom stylesheets and visualizations. Students will use best practices to build customized dashboards and forms.

Architect Certification - Required Course

if you are a Certified Splunk V5 Architect and wish to upgrade, you will need to pass the Power User and Admin certification tests. These tests are free of charge, if you would like to register for the Power User test please email certification@splunk.com. Let them know you are looking to be re-certified and they will help you with the next steps. Any Version 6 classes already taken are considered current from a certification perspective

Advanced Searching & Reporting with Splunk - Required Course

This 18 hour splunk course focuses on more advanced search and reporting commands. Scenario-based examples and hands-on challenges enable users to create robust searches, reports, and charts.

Log into the Splunk Partner Portal

Log into the Splunk Partner Portal.

Watch the Splunk presentations and demos.

Enablement Courses- FREE on Partner Portal

1.1 Splunk Offerings
1.2 Splunk Diffrentiators
1.3 Introduction to PS Best Practices

Online Exam

This test is a requirement once all the above courses have been completed and it is the final step toward certification.  The test will involve partner led custom data load or a Splunk data load case study.
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Practical Lab

This test is a requirement once all the above courses have been completed and it is the final step toward certification.  The test will involve partner led custom data load or a Splunk data load case study.
Register >>

Splunk Certified Consultant II

To get certified as Consultant II  you will need to complete the following courses:

Cluster Administration - Required Course

This 9 hour course is for advanced Splunk administrators. The splunk course provides the fundamental knowledge of deploying and managing a Splunk cluster environment. It covers installation, configuration, management,  monitoring, and troubleshooting of Splunk clusters

SCC BootCamp II - Provided by Splunk FREE OF CHARGE

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