Senior Technical Marketing Manager, Solutions and Platform Marketing Solarflare Communications
This is a senior single-contributor position that offers the successful candidate the potential for a high value impact on the company's revenue plan and its influence on the market. We are looking for a senior technical marketer who can present the value proposition of Solarflare's ApplicationOnload Engine as a platform for application development for multiple use cases ranging from financial services, to network security, to software defined networks.
Required experience and technical knowledge:
Technical knowledge of data center networking and high performance computing products and architectures
Technical knowledge of networking protocols, operating systems: Ethernet, TCP/IP, Multicast, Linux, virtualization, cloud, routing/switching, and software defined networks (SDNs)
Ability to uncover product, market, or technology transitions in target vertical segments that open the opportunity for sales of the Solarflare products in general and ApplicationOnload Engine (AOE) as an embedded platform
Ability to present and communicate solutions to both senior executives and technical audiences
Proven ability to prioritize effectively and execute on multiple simultaneous projects and partnerships
Proven ability to build ecosystems with IHV and ISV partners
Highly desirable: Technical knowledge of networking hardware (ASIC/FPGA/RTL) and the application development process (PRD to functional spec to delivered product)
Highly desirable: Experience with the Altera FPGA industry and market: customers, products, tools, services, ecosystem
Specific responsibilities include:
Find and build relationships with partners who will deliver applications, tools, services, and IP blocks for the Solarflare open ApplicationOnloadEngine platform
Work directly with partners to create joint technical sales tools (white papers, application notes, test reports) in order to facilitate the sales and deployment of Solarflare products
Work directly with Solarflare engineering (California and Cambridge, UK) and major OS and OS-V vendors to enable roadmap syncs, timely certifications, and needed customer facing collateral (application notes, test reports)
Develop and present Solarflare technical messages and value propositions at trade shows and webinars
Lead and support the technical marketing event program including: trade shows, webinars and other events
Ability to thrive in an environment requiring significant multitasking and context switching
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across functional groups and with single contributors as well as with first and second level managers.
BSCS or BSEE or equivalent plus 7-10 years related experience.
MBA desirable but not required.
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