Title:  Technical Marketing Engr

Location: 

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3V3 US Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  72669

Job Summary

Managing our customers data is at the heart of NetApp’s charter and value.  As part of the NetApp StorageGRID Product Group, the Technical Marketing team influences the future of NetApp’s industry-leading object storage solution: StorageGRID by highlighting our innovative solutions through technical content distributed via multiple channels to customers, field tech teams, and partners.

We are looking for a Technical Marketing Engineer with hands on experience with enterprise or cloud object storage solutions. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience creating impactful written and video based technical content suitable for a wide range of audiences from technical experts to executives. Excellent communication and presentation skills are also required including demonstrated success presenting to audiences of all sizes.  A mindset of simplicity, strong communication and technical depth will be important skills to demonstrate daily.

Essential Functions

  • Drive engagement to increase participation from NetApp and Partner sales teams.
  • You will lead projects and be accountable for project deliverables working with cross-functional and business unit teams with limited.  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 continuing to build your expertise with ongoing internal and external education. You will identify gaps in product/process and make proactive suggestions for improvement.
  • 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 Product Requirement documents. This includes participating in cross functional teams to develop product and solution roadmaps.

Requirements

  • Deep hands-on experience with object storage solutions (S3 based solutions preferred).
  • Experience with public cloud: AWS Azure GCP
  • Experience with both Linux and Windows operating systems and their surrounding ecosystems
  • Experience building and operating lab test environments including compute, storage, networking components and performing hands on evaluations and verifications.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise professional manner, tailored to the appropriate audience, including both verbal and written communications. An active social media presence and experience creating and editing video content is highly desired.
  • 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. 
  • Entrepreneurial drive and ability to achieve goals in a fast-paced environment

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience is required
  • A Bachelor of 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 white papers as well as project conceptualization and planning, is preferred.
  • Public speaking skills are preferred.


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