Systems Engineer (SE)
Virident Systems Inc. - Milpitas, CA

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Provide Storage Solutions thought leadership to the Customer CxOs

Participates in identification of the priorities, requirements and criteria of an initiative, and the links between the executive, operational and infrastructure stakeholders for that initiative.

Maps customer business problems to technical solutions and ensure that Solutions are targeted to accelerate the top customer’s business objectives.

Owns the overall solution architecture, and coordinates the architecture and execution with others (e.g., other architects, practice specialists, partners and customers)

Develop and execute benchmarks that simulate customer application situations and develop presentations and white papers.

Engage with OEMs and VAR partners to ensure Virident’s capabilities and reach are amplified.

Keep management teams informed of key technology directional shifts and long term opportunities

Represent Virident at Techs, customer forums, Executive Briefing visits, etc.

Deep knowledge of Storage (DAS, SAN and NAS) and its deployment in various application environments

Knowledge of Flash Storage preferred

Knowledge of Linux (Redhat, SLES, Ubuntu), Windows and VMWare ESXi

Applications knowledge in terms of installation, tuning and IO patters

Application areas: Oracle, VMware, Technical Computing: MCAE, Oil and Gas Upstream apps, Life sciences applications, HPC applications and file systems (such as Lustre)

Proficient in translating business needs into complex solutions, including researching and identifying new technologies or technologies outside of Virident products and solutions, architecting and designing the solution, and managing multiple internal, cross OpCo, cross business unit, and external resources and technologies to complete the proposed solution.

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of performance tuning concepts at the application, storage, Storage and OS internal levels, and often optimize performance by manipulating the application, the database, the network, the OS.

Engineering degree, 10 years of experience in Storage solutions and storage management and also must have a track record of excellence in pre-sales technical support, solution design and implementation


Exceptional negotiation, presentation and listening skills. Must have the credibility and business maturity necessary to give high-quality input to senior management meetings, presentations to the customer base.

Excellent interpersonal skills

Will have the gravitas, executive presence, charisma and knowledge to be credible in complex discussions.

Motivation/Culture Fit

High energy, startup culture, hands-on, creative thinking and risk-taking

Will seamlessly fit as a member of a team where individuals are empowered to make a genuine impact on the business and lead its growth.

A pragmatic approach and the ability to thrive under the pressure of constant change and moving targets.

Ability to operate in a hard driving but respectful and open environment where value-added team play is rewarded. 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...