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Title:  Technical Marketing Engineer - Remote

Location: 

Wichita, KS, US, 67228 Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  53421
Job Summary

As a Technical Marketing Engineer within the StorageGRID Group, you work cross-functionally to create technical content for NetApp StorageGRID 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 and future strategies related to object storage and unstructured data management solutions. You will also work closely with third-party vendor organizations as required to achieve corporate goals in regard 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.
  • 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 and other Technical Marketing Engineers to create and review Market and Solutions Requirement documents (MRD & SRD)  This includes participating in cross functional teams to develop product and solution roadmaps.

 

 

Job Requirements

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.
  • Proven customer facing ability to describe technical concepts, deliver clear and concise demos, and define solutions to customer pain points.  Experience presenting technical content in a variety of settings and scale is required.
  • Ability to operate effectively and independently in a lab environment, deploy software in Linux/Windows environments, configure networking and virtualization technologies to build test and simulation environments for StorageGRID + third party solutions.
  • Ability to drive and collaborate with development teams to create configuration management modules and other automation software for a variety of platforms.
  • 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.  
  • Hands on experience and expertise with other open source projects and tools including OpenStack, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Hands on experience with multiple Linux variants and the ability to develop moderate to complex scripts
  • 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
  • Experience with commercial, open-source or cloud object storage solutions preferred.

 

 

Education
Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.