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Title:  Technical Marketing Engr (Containers & Ansible)

Location:  INDIA - Bangalore
Requisition ID:  6002

Job Summary

As a Technical Marketing Engineer in the Data Fabric and Manageability Group, you work cross-functionally to build/validate hybrid cloud solutions and create technical content for NetApp products and solutions that are targeted to Customers, Field Tech Teams and Partners. The Engineer will work closely with Product Management as well as Product and Solutions Engineering on the company's current & future strategies and roadmap execution related to hybrid cloud solutions. You may also work closely with third-party vendor organizations as required to achieve corporate goals in regards to product integration and best practices.

 
Essential Functions:
  • You will lead projects and be accountable for project deliverables working with cross-functional and business unit teams with limited supervision and occasionally lead inter-department cross functional teams.  This may include managing and designing Partner integrations highlighting NetApp technologies.
  • Establishing yourself as a Subject Matter Expert in specific technologies across departments solving difficult technical problems without management assistance, and will continue to build your expertise with continued internal and external education. You will identify gaps in product/process and make proactive suggestions for improvement.
  • Influence the strategic direction of activities with your Team, Project Stakeholders, Product Management, Partners and Sr Director.  This role occasionally interfaces with Technical Directors, other Business Units and industry contacts and thus you will need to build productive relationships and networks.
  • Create and present technical presentations to customers and partners, and gather feedback to influence product and solution offerings.
  • You will be responsible for developing technical collateral in your focused areas of technical expertise to highlight best practices, including architectural design work, lab testing, and publishing documentation.  This includes developing design, deployment and integration guides for products, solutions and reference architectures.
  • You will collaborate on strategy with product management to create and review Market and Solutions Requirement. This includes participating in cross functional teams to develop product and solution roadmaps.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

 

  • Hands on experience designing and building hybrid cloud solutions including deep knowledge of Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud architectures (compute, networking, and storage), services, and cost models.
  • Hands on experience in designing, developing, deploying, tuning, and validating complex end-to-end Infrastructure optimization solutions using Containers & DevOps tools like Docker Containers, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Kebernetes, Mesos, Swarm, OpenShift, etc. 
  • Strong experience in Linux configuration, deployment, tuning, virtualization and developing small to medium sized scripts using common scripting languages
  • Knowledge in Storage, data protection, performance analysis and sizing.
  • Ability to collaborate closely with product management and engineering teams including providing technical feedback on product development, performing validations and POCs on prototypes and production products, creating product documentation such as FAQs and Best Practice Guides, and participating in relevant review meetings.
  • Ability to collaborate and work with Pre-sales, customers and Partners.
  • Ability to plan, build, and operate hybrid cloud test environments including on premises and public cloud components.
  • Ability to plan, outline and publish professional technical documents, presentations, videos and blogs.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise professional manner, tailored to the appropriate audience; including both verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively within a business unit team and have strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation and may require collaboration across multiple technical teams. 
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and complex tasks in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas. 
  • Problem solve difficult technical problems within the scope of the project and occasionally business unit related projects, without management assistance

 

Responsibility and Interaction:

 

  • Responsibility
    • The tasks you will be responsible for are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches.
    • You will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation. 
    • Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.

 

  • Interaction:
    • You must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.
    • Limited supervision and direction is provided.  This individual will operate and drive both tactical and strategic results and set priorities with management assistance.
    • The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.
    • To be successful, you must demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and influencing others.
    • Often acts as a mentor to junior engineers and assists with integrating new hire engineers into the team.

Education

Education & Experience:

 

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience is required.
  • A Bachelor of Engineering/Science or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science or related technical discipline; or equivalent experience is required
  • Demonstrated ability to have successfully completed multiple, complex technical projects
  • Demonstrated experience in authoring technical reports, white papers, presentations, videos and blogs.
  • Strong communication/interpersonal/presentation and public speaking skills are required


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