Virident Systems Inc. - Milpitas, CA

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Virident is looking for a Scalable Storage Systems Architect, who will work closely with the product marketing and engineering teams to define requirements and architectures for next-generation products that extend the performance value of PCIe Flash SSDs to clustered server environments.

The successful candidate will work closely:
With early-adopter customers to identify and prioritize use cases that most benefit from the unique advantages of PCIe Flash SSDs;

With product marketing to define product requirements, including potential partnership opportunities with external parties for bundled product offerings;

Drive the definition of next generation architecture for high performance Flash SSD products for data center applications

With the HW and SW engineering teams in implementations of cluster-level storage products and their management features;

With lighthouse enterprise customers to steer integrated deployment of these products within the customers' existing storage infrastructure.

Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, with an emphasis on operating systems, distributed and/or parallel systems. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree, but with extensive relevant experience in a production setting will also be considered.

10+ years of experience in the design and implementation of one or more of the following in a production setting: cluster file systems, scalable NAS and SAN systems;

Good understanding of interoperability and integration considerations inherent to deploying storage solutions in an enterprise environment;

Good understanding of high availability and cluster management technologies, including ability to customize algorithms for specific implementations;

Experience working with low-latency, high-bandwidth communication fabrics and protocols such as Infiniband, iWarp, 10GbE/RoCE, and high-performance messaging libraries such as MPI;

Experience with architecting and implementing performance-critical software subsystems;

(Preferred) Good understanding of hierarchical storage solutions, including solid state storage, enterprise performance storage, and commodity capacity storage. To apply for this position, please send your resume to

About this company
Virident Systems builds enterprise-class solutions based on Storage Class Memory (SCM), a class of disruptive technologies which includes...