Product Evangelist Schooner Information Technology
Schooner provides high-availability MySQL and NoSQL software distributions for demanding mission-critical applications. SchoonerSQL? and Schooner Membrain? include high-performance replication that guarantees no lost or stale data, provides instant automated failover and recovery, and simplifies cluster administration. Schooner software gets the most out of HDDs and SANs and even more from flash memory or Flashcache, enabling dramatic datacenter footprint reductions and less sharding. Customers rely on Schooner to slash the downtime that costs revenue, customers, and reputation, and to cut spending on servers and the power, pipe, and people to run them.
Schooner is privately held and based in Sunnyvale, California. Our development team is mainly in Sunnyvale, with key staff in Texas and North Carolina, and with a corps of dedicated contractors in our extended team worldwide.
Schooner is looking for a world-class Product Evangelist who can work with engineering, sales and customers and make a meaningful contribution to our technical marketing, in written collateral and in person with customers.
Work with engineering teams on product definition and product release criteria
Work with customers and prospects to describe the value of Schooner's solutions, and learn about customer business needs and resulting product requirements
Create lots of useful technical marketing collateral including datasheets, white papers, competitive briefs, sales presentations, and the like
Assist with sales calls on the front lines and add value to the sales team
Become visible in blogs and forums as a respected expert in Schooner products and the related technical issues more generally
Contribute to Schooner's overall strategy and product direction
A qualified candidate must:
Have at least 3 years experience in product management or marketing in a enterprise-class software product
Be a great communicator in person and in writing (showing samples of personally-generated collateral will be an important part of the interview process)
Be a prolific technical marketing writer
Have experienced meaningful success in a startup or larger company, with the launch of a new product
Be able to show how his or her marketing output enabled significant sales growth for his or her products
Have a technical degree from a top university
Have experience with databases such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and so on, or with some NoSQL data store
Schooner has an employee-oriented team culture, competitive salaries, pre-IPO stock option plans, excellent benefits, and offers the opportunity to influence the evolution of Schooner's products. The right candidate will make a real contribution to our success, and see the impact of his or her work.
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