Technical Marketing Engineer, Cloud Solutions (Microsoft)
Company: EMC is now part of Dell Technologies
Posted: January 12, 2017
Reference ID: 174000BR
Summary: Cloud is transforming IT and Dell EMC’s mission is to lead customers & partners on their journey to hybrid cloud computing. The Dell EMC Hybrid Cloud Platforms team is looking to hire seasoned technical marketing engineers to manage the creation and delivery of technical solutions and enablement to our partners and sales force. As part of Dell EMC’s world-class technical organization, you will work closely with other business units and partners and gain valuable skills, along with career growth and development opportunities, including training and certifications in the latest technologies.
Reporting to the Director of Technical Marketing for Cloud solutions marketing, the technical marketing engineer will work closely with the Hybrid Cloud Platform engineering, presales, marketing, and education services teams to define and drive solutions to market.
The Technical Marketing Engineer is a content creator, developing scalable marketing and enablement content for our internal teams, customers and partners. Forms of content begin with presentations and whitepapers, but can also include demo creation, videos, and interactive training and simulations.
This specific opening will focus on the infrastructure and application elements of a Microsoft-based cloud and will follow the shift that is occurring towards more developer and application-centric cloud models.
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong understanding of delivering solutions to market, offerings, and GTM structure
Deep understanding of Cloud Computing, and Virtualization technology
Solid technical understanding of the cloud computing competitive landscape
Able to clearly demonstrate solution value at all levels of the customer organization
Results Oriented and ability to operate in a matrix environment
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Strong leadership and influence skills with business and functional organizations
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities and programs
Takes initiative and able to work independently
Ability to bring new ideas and creativity to bring to the technical marketing process
The responsibilities of this job will include:
Create technical marketing content in the forms of:
Customer-facing PowerPoint presentations
Demo videos and interactive software simulations
Blogs, Whitepapers, and Solution Guides
Training and Enablement Content
Act as a technical evangelist providing training, presentations and support to Presales and Partners, preparing them for proposing innovative solutions to customer business problems
Understand business applications, underlying infrastructure capabilities, software requirements, and systems integration related to their area of expertise
Be responsible for documenting and sharing information and best practices and other technical content
Engaging on social and community platforms in support of the Dell EMC cloud solutions
Active participation in EMC cloud solutions development process
Limited travel in support of EMC marketing events and customer meetings
Qualifications and Requirements
7+ years’ experience in technical marketing or consulting experience with Dell EMC solutions and partner applications at an infrastructure software company, server, storage, cloud or SaaS company.
Experience with Microsoft Azure, Azure Pack
Experience with Microsoft System Center and the Microsoft Virtualization ecosystem
Understanding of Openstack Project and use cases
Cloud and Service Provider operating models, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and Google Cloud Platform
Application development models and operational procedures
Deep knowledge of Dell EMC solutions and associated customer value
Demonstrable proficiency with the following tools and categories:
PowerPoint, Visio, Camtasia, Photoshop
Training in most of the following: information architectures, writing, presentation creation and public speaking or presentation skills
Degree in Computing or related technical field such as Engineering or Science or significant industry experience
Mastery and ability to communicate effectively in English
Location – Boston Area strongly preferred, but open to remote US Locations
When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.
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Engineering - Other, Marketing & Communications
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