Sr. Manager, Product Marketing-SteelFusion
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016
San Francisco, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONMore information about this job:
Riverbed is about changing the rules. Forget about how things work today join us as we solve the problems of the future. Do you thrive on change* Do you like the constant challenge of the new* Do you value simplicity* Our intelligent insights and hard work makes things easy for our customers so we can enable them to serve their customers. Can you help us deliver technology without disruptions technology that just works*
Riverbed Technology is the leader in application performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for location-independent computing. Location-independent computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by giving IT the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. Riverbed s 24,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 95% of the Forbes Global 100.
This role is for one of the most exciting and new technology areas at Riverbed, focusing on enterprise infrastructure. SteelFusion is a disruptive hyper-converged solution, that is redefining the way enterprises and organizations manage distributed IT, delivering unprecedented data security, application performance, business continuity and agility to the business.
This product or solution marketing leader, will be responsible for developing a solid foundation for our go to market channels, and will have the opportunity to work with internal and external leaders to build measurable results.
ABOUT THIS POSITION:
As a part of a growing team, the ideal person for this role will have a background working for a larger technology company, and will have experience marketing infrastructure leaders and enterprise architects. An understanding of infrastructure technologies such as storage, virtualization and cloud technologies at a high level is optimal. The ideal candidate is a great communicator with diverse experiences in different ways of spreading a message, is a creative thinker, a proactive team player, and may also have a background that touches channel and/or OEM marketing, and industry marketing concepts.
Developing, and delivering relevant messaging, enablement, end-user and channel facing collateral for SteelFusion, and related solutions will be expected. The person in this role may also be responsible for developing creative blogs, and creative marketing tools that help tell an engaging story to a specific audience; and will similarly enable the field and specific channels to sell higher in their accounts. Establishing a measureable following within the targeted internal and external communities will also be a key deliverable, so this role could ultimately provide the right candidate with quite a bit of exposure on a global scale.
This candidate has a great deal of opportunity to growth and exposure at an exciting time to be at Riverbed!
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
The ideal candidates have:
A background in marketing to senior-level IT and business leaders.
A background that includes server virtualization and/or storage technologies
An appreciation for or previous work with OEM and/or channels.
The ability to demonstrate an understanding of how marketing technology to lines of business in different industries can be very different than marketing to IT siloes.
Excellent communication skills, creative writing and PowerPoint skills; the ability to demonstrate evidence of written and PowerPoint-developed content, specific to more technical audiences.
An interest in coming up with creative ideas, gaining buy-in, and executing on them quickly.
If you re a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion-dollar-plus San Francisco-based company, then you should consider Riverbed. If you want to rapidly develop your career with a company that is also a great place to work, Riverbed should be at the top of your list. Riverbed recently won recognition from two of the most well reputed barometers of the work environment. We are the Glassdoor Employees Choice award winner as one of the top places to work, ranking #17 overall and #9 among technology companies. Additionally, we ve been recognized with a Sloan award for work-life balance, which underscores our core values at Riverbed. If you can add to our collective talent and unique culture, then this job might be right for you!
Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ : RVBD ) is available at www.riverbed.com We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V/LGBT.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V/LGBT.