Sales Engineer, North America

Product · Remote , California
Department Product
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Sales Engineer, North America 


SoftIron is looking to add a storage specialist to the US Sales Engineering team.  This role will work with prospects and customers to help position, validate and sell SoftIron’s Hyperdrive Storage offering. You will be responsible for pre-sales support of SoftIron products, including proof of concepts, trials, and initial product deployment with customers.


HyperDrive is a Ceph-based software-defined storage offering. The storage specialist will act as a subject-matter expert for both HyperDrive, SDS, and Ceph. 


You will be expected to design and deliver effective product demonstrations to customers, along with managing and participating in proofs-of-concept with customers.  As a Sales Engineer, you will also maintain the relationship with the technical teams within the customer.


Part of the role is identifying and communicating customer needs back to product management in order to help with future directions of HyperDrive.


This role allows for a home-based, flexible, self-managed schedule that includes as much as 40-60% travel, primarily throughout North America.


Qualifications


5+ years of experience in a few of the following areas:


  • Data center storage, OpenStack, Ceph, and VMware vSphere


In-depth understanding of the business case for distributed storage technologies and experience in the product requirements and development of cloud storage solutions:


  • Software-defined Storage (SDS), HDFS, Lustre FS, Block, Object, OpenStack Cinder, Swift, Ceph, Minio


Understand storage requirements for virtualized stacks such as:


  • VMware-vSphere/cloud foundation, Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Container orchestration tools like Kubernetes, Docker Swarm
  • OpenStack Cloud solutions such as Red Hat, SUSE, Canonical




 

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  • Location
    Remote , California
  • Department
    Product
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level