What you need to know

Finally taking that trip to see the world’s largest ball of twine? Woke up to a leaky pipe? Or just feeling under the weather? We get it. You have a life outside of work, and we have a number of time-away options to help you live it.

Global rest days

Imagine if we all agreed to detach from work together and rest? Splunk has designated quarterly rest days to collectively recover, re-energize and focus on our personal wellbeing.

FY25 global rest days

Q1: Friday, 2 February, 2024 
Q2: Friday, 24 May, 2024 
Q3: Friday, 2 August, 2024 
Q4: Friday, 8 November, 2024

Have questions? Visit the Holiday page on the Pwny portal.

Annual leave

Splunk offers you a set amount of vacation time per year, based on your years of service:

Years of serviceVacation days/hours* per year
< 515 days / 120 hours
5–1520 days / 160 hours
1621 days / 168 hours
1722 days / 176 hours
1823 days / 184 hours
1924 days / 192 hours
20+25 days / 200 hours

* Based upon full-time equivalent To learn more, view the Time Off Policy.

When scheduling your annual leave, give your manager as much notice as possible. Splunk will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your requests, but all time off is subject to prior approval. You’re required to submit your vacation time off via Workday.

Sick time

You’re entitled to up to five working days of paid absence in any calendar year. To learn more, view the Time Off Policy. You’re required to submit your time off via Workday.


Community service is what we’re all about. Whether you volunteer with disaster relief efforts, national charities, schools, or local not-for-profit and community organizations, Splunk supports you.

All employees are eligible for up to 40 hours of paid time off each year to volunteer. You must schedule in advance and receive approval from your manager.

For more information, check out Social Impact on the Pwny portal.


You receive up to five paid time-off days per year if you experience a death in your immediate family (parent, spouse or child) and three days off from work if you experience a death in your extended family (sibling, grandparent, parent-in-law, grandparent-in-law or grandchild). Please request bereavement leave by submitting a Time Off Request.

How to request time off

Requesting time off is as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Notify your manager.
  2. Refer to our Time Off Request Instructions
  3. Submit your time-off request through Workday.