Boston, Cloud Data Storage Technical PS Consultant
Xtra Effort Solutions - Boston, MA

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Role: Technical Implementation Consultant (full time, salaried hire)

Solution: Network Appliance for the cloud that enables users to more rapidly and securely manage cloud based data storage, along with powerful management reporting. They are one of first companies to pioneer the development of cloud storage gateways where remote locations - including mobile devices - move data to the cloud in a centralized, rapid, secure, and controlled fashion.

Competitive advantages:
Speed in moving data from the enterprise to the cloud. Larger cache and the ability to only send the data's incremental changes to the cloud

Better security, backup functionality, and controls for the Cloud based storage process. Software provides de-duplication, snap shots, and encryption

Securely move data from central to distributed locations with speed, control, and transparency

One solution provides utility related to unified storage, backup, replication, mobile data management, WAN acceleration, and offsite protection and disaster recovery

Enables companies to scale up with consolidated storage with on demand

Simplifies cloud data storage

Provides centralized control over the distributed location and mobile device data storage

Company:
First of three rounds of tier one VC funding in 2009, now have $43m in funding

45 employees

More than 500 customers

Partners with Amazon, Microsoft, and Nirvanix

Market opportunity: displacing enterprise reinvestment in NetApp or EMC

Sample Competition: TwinStrata, Cirtas, Panzura

Why the role is compelling:
Career advancement and input into shaping best practices, and leading the company. This is the first dedicated Technical Implementation Consultant hire to report to the VP of Professional Services; and the company continues to grow, leadership opportunities will surface.

Candidates need:
Recent and substantial experience (2+ years) in a Professional Services technical implementation role for an IT infrastructure technology vendor (service or product company)

Hands-on enterprise data storage or networking experience

Active Directory experience is desirable

Can commute daily to office 25 minutes west of Boston

Capacity for 15% - 25% travel

Strong communication skills

Implementation Cycles: 2- 4 days.

# of concurrent implementation cycles: up to 10. Each cycle can represent a very small or large % of the consultant's workload, depending on the implementation stage and customer. Many of the stages are performed in a virtual manner

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