Senior Software Engineering Manager
DataDirect Networks, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.

Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN's solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world's most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today's information powered enterprise.

We are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineering Manager

Job Summary:
DataDirect Networks is adding a dynamic Senior Engineering Manager in our Sunnyvale Campus in California. This role will be responsible for people and technology leadership and the development of our mid-range filer product. The ideal candidate will need to be very familiar with storage and networking technologies as it relates to parallel and networked file systems such as Lustre, GPFS, NFS/PNFS, CIFS, Webdav. Working knowledge of object storage stacks such as OpenStack, S3 is also a plus. This Senior Engineering manager will need to drive the proper integration with 3rd party infrastructure and standards for backup; Vmware/hyperV integration, monitoring, etc.

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

Provide technology leadership and expertise focusing on storage
Work with the product management team to design and develop a roadmap of mid-range storage products
Manage, hire and train a globally distributed team of engineers
Plan and execute on the product roadmap of our networked file system solution

Qualifications for this role include:
Proven experience managing a large development team (20+)
A minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience as a people manager
Management of globally distributed team preferred
Expertise in network file system and cloud storage technologies
Storage industry experience is required
BA/MA of Science or related is preferred
Must keep up-to-date with technology trends through a review of industry information, participation in technology conferences, etc.
Strong organizational skills, analytical thinking, and prioritization skills
Stellar written and verbal communication skills are required

DDN has a strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
Self Starter – Pro-active and the ability to operate independently to achieve goals.
Success/Achievement Orientation – Strong cadence of deliverables with a focus on execution.
Leveraging Relationships – Orientation to leverage all relationships (internally and externally) to maximize personal and DDN successes.
Problem Solving – Ability to understand a situation and to identify the best route to satisfy all concerned parties and enhance DDN’s brand.

DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.

Thank you for your interest in joining DDN!

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DataDirect Networks is the world's leading provider of networked storage and clusters for HPC and Rich Media. Providing SAN, SAN/NAS...