• Director, Ethernet Switch Technology

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-4458
    Category
    Pre-Sales
    Job Length
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Director, Ethernet Switch Technology will be responsible for creating and benchmarking technical solutions using Mellanox and partner products and help grow Mellanox sales to data center & enterprise customers in working with our Sales teams.  You will be the key hands-on Engineer for Mellanox technical sales lab and drive activity from creating solutions with partners, competitive analysis, benchmarking to feed in crisp technical data to sales team and marketing. In this role, you’ll be responsible for leading a team of professionals, coordinating with multiple parties -- internal departments as well as the customer -- to ensure timely solution and test execution and transferring the right knowledge to sales team and Mellanox customers.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Leading a team of Solution Engineers
    • Work closely with key Partners to drive technical solutions.
    • Test and document advanced solutions and coach System Engineers community Work closely with development teams on creating and testing solutions and benchmarking protocols, systems and running performance tests.
    • Generate crisp technical content and results which can be fed into various teams (sales, marketing and community posts).
    • Write technical posts, white papers and case studies about cutting edge solutions and tests you will do in lab.
    • Run POCs for various customer deployment scenarios.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Experience Skills

     

    • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline (or the equivalent in training and experience)
    • 10+ years of Enterprise network Systems/Solutions Engineering/network IT
    • Experience in making Ethernet solutions, proof of concept testing, performance testing, benchmarking while working in pre-sales/system test activities or in technical marking activities, or maintaining mission critical networking solutions in complex environments Experience in technical marketing activities like writing blogs, white papers, webinars and making solution briefs.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cross functional and partner relationships
    • People leadership expereince

     

    Technical Skills

     

    • In-depth technical knowledge in Ethernet switching technology, network architecture, L2/3 protocols, Software defined networking (SDN), Openstack, Containers, networking automation using Python and Ansible/Chef/Puppet etc, REST/JSON API based configurations, NETCONF/Open config and network telemetry.
    • Firsthand experience working with switch software,including the ability to configure Ethernet Switches protocols and test tools like Ixia.
    • Experience in complex network design and troubleshooting.
    • Open source ecosystem for various tools and technologies for network automation, fabric orchestration, traffic generation, fabric monitoring and tools for network data analytics.
    • Hands-on experience on networking protocols – BGP, PIM, OSPF, MLAG, VXLAN, EVPN, PFC/ECN, Segment routing/MPLS, Storage protocols.
    • Hands-on experience on servers – various hypervisors, iperf, setting up containers and Openstack environments.
    • Understanding of networking ASIC market/ecosystem for 25GbE to 100GbE systems, along with high level path of a packet in an ASIC.
    • Understanding of customer needs for various verticals – Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence, High frequency trading, Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud, Enterprise deployments etc.
    • Experience driving Proof-of-Concept systems in lab environment and coming up with solutions along with benchmarked performance numbers.
    • Experience in working with product management, sales, marketing and engineering teams Familiarity with dev-ops and ci/cd methodologies Knowledge of github, gitlab etc.

    Company Description

    About Us

    Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.

     

    About You

    Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.

     

    Benefits

    Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs).  At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

    Additional Information

    Equal Employment Opportunity

     

    Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.

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