Principal Technologist
Vmware, Dataprotect, And Cloud
Posted on 3/4/2023
United States
Experience Level
  • We are looking for a highly technical, self-motivated, and experienced Principal Technologist, VMware, DataProtect, and Cloud. You will leadtechnical and economic discussions with IT practitioners and executives that span: Deep security conversations, Cloud (SaaS, AWS and/or Microsoft), data protection, files and objects, and VMware vSphere virtualized data center environment discussions as needed
  • Ideally, you're someone who comes from an IT practitioner with an architecture background with a significant track record in building and developing real world technology implementations, have a strong understanding around VMware workloads, and also loves to share your passion on stage, through blogging and social media. You'll need to have immediate credibility with architects, IT Managers, security experts, and CIOs
  • Be a passionate technical spokesperson about the company and product through webcasts and presenting at conferences
  • Be part of an influencer community similar to VMware vExperts, AWS Heroes, Microsoft MVPs or similar communities
  • Plan and drive blog posts, podcasts, lightboard videos, webinars, etc
  • Be a technology evangelist for Cohesity programs at events and other trade shows
  • Be active on social media platforms
  • Lead, coordinate and host activities with the IT Communities group
  • Drive demonstrations and discussion with key analysts such as Gartner
  • Build and run the technical infrastructure for trade show demos and train SEs and others
  • 10+ years experience in technical marketing or equivalent data center solution design and implementation
  • Strong hands-on architectural and deep deployment knowledge of VMware workloads, NAS, PowerShell, cloud and security technologies. With some understanding of virtualization and storage technologies, data protection and virtualization technologies. Relevant industry certifications preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of VMware infrastructure, data protection, and cloud from a technical and strategic perspective
  • Additionally knowledge or aptitude to align current knowledge with Cohesity technologies and how they align with cloud hyperscalers such as AWS and/or Microsoft cloud ecosystem of technologies
  • Leader with an owner mindset, with experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic startup business. Resourceful and creative. Efficient and flexible work style
  • You have immediate credibility within the areas of VMware architecture and deployment, data protection, and cloud based on the portfolio of solutions you've delivered in the past
  • You will join a talented team of technologists to learn from, and with, in an atmosphere that is engaging, diverse, and dynamic
  • Expert level knowledge of IT industry trends, broad and deep IT industry experience, and a high degree of business acumen
  • Proven ability to team with both product marketing and technical sales
  • Significant experience working in a technology evangelist or technical executive role
  • BS or MS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems is preferred
  • Able to travel up to 30% within the states
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  • US Pay Range
  • $155,200-$194,000 USD
Desired Qualifications
  • Disclosure Pursuant to Applicable State Equal Pay Transparency Laws - This position has a starting pay range as listed below. Actual salary depends upon many factors, including a candidate's skills, qualifications and experience, location, and salary expectations, and therefore a starting salary at the low end, high end, or even above the stated range may be offered. This position may also be eligible for compensation, commission (if in a sales function), and/or equity grants. Additionally, full-time employees are eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits framework, including health and wellness benefits, vacation, paid holidays and refresh days, 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance coverages, and other benefits the Company may offer from time to time

1,001-5,000 employees

Information technology company
Company Overview
Cohesity is on a mission is to radically simplify how organizations manage their data and unlock limitless value. The company develops software that allows IT professionals to backup, manage and gain insights from their data, across multiple systems or cloud providers.
  • Health & Wellness - Managing emotional and physical health are key to living happier lives. Cohesity employees enjoy access to exercise and meditation apps, e-Learning resources, Scribd, and more.
  • Parental Leave - Cohesity offers salary continuation in coordination with other benefits up to 20 weeks for maternity leaves. Up to four weeks of child bonding leave is offered to non-birth parents.
  • Personal Time - Our unlimited PTO policy ensures that you have work-life wellbeing and flexibility when you need it.
  • Financial - Cohesity offers a competitive salary, pay-for-performance bonus plan, retirement savings plan, flexible spending accounts, commuter checks, and more.
Company Core Values
  • Respect
  • Positive Attitude
  • Deliver
  • Integrity
  • Customer Obsession