Manager, Technology Partner Solutions

Business Development San Jose, California Req.Num.: 4679


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Manager, Technology Partner Solutions

The Manager, Technology Partner Solutions is a technologist who leads the Nutanix Ready partner team and validation efforts, as a part of the extended Nutanix technical teams. Nutanix Ready is Nutanix’s solution validation program for technology partners. This person will manage a two-person team and work cross-functionally to build and manage the ongoing validation efforts with partner products, align the Nutanix product roadmap with the technology partner ecosystem and lead new solution definition.

The Manager, Technology Partner Solutions must be a technical expert and have the ability to clearly articulate technology solutions in various categories. This person will work with Product Management teams to continually extend the product roadmap to partner products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Product Management to translate the Nutanix product roadmap to partner products and solutions
  • Create and continuously update Nutanix Ready testing guides as needed to support product initiatives.
  • Create technical and process documentation as needed to support the validation efforts.
  • Coordinate with third party validation vendor(s) for extended Nutanix Ready performance and scale testing
  • Build and maintain lab/ testing environments for solutions testing
  • Support sales and marketing efforts as required. Some travel required to support field and marketing activity.
  • Support product launch activities and assist with Tradeshows, Conferences and Technical Sales Training or Channel Partner Training activities.
  • Respond to customer or field inquiries, assist with Technical RFPs and work with a cross-functional team of PMs, SEs, Engineers as required.
  • Work with the Competitive Team for market and competitive analysis.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using one or more virtualization technology (VMware, Hyper-V, KVM or Xen) and Cloud technologies.
  • Experience in testing systems and solutions around storage, cloud computing, cloud storage, VDI, Networking, etc. a plus
  • Understanding of software-defined storage and software-defined networking is a plus.
  • Experience managing a team and must be based in San Jose Bay Area
  • Extensive customer and field experience is a must.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills required.
  • Prior experience as a TME, PM or Sales Engineer is a must.
  • A BS (business, marketing, or engineering preferred), Computer Science or Engineering degree
  • Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of urgency. Must be resourceful, proactive and aggressive.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and possessing a high level of integrity.
  • Team player that works well in collaborative situations and start-up environments.
  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to work with all teams in the company.

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