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Director of Application Engineering

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Builder and Leader of multi-faceted applications engineering team. This team is chartered to sell and support our highly converged data centric product platforms. This is an entrepreneurial group that will need to be grown and have expertise in multiple end market segments.

This individual must be cognizant of multiple, diverse end market segments, and their system requirements. This person will direct and control the activities of a broad functional area that covers application support for both pre and post sales activities. This leader will also contribute to the development of segment/functional strategy for the organization in conjunction with the Marketing and Development Leaders.



  • Build and Manage pre and post sales applications engineering groups responsible for the design-in, integration, and technical support of our Flash based system products.
  • Interface with both internal and external customers/partners on engineering issues involving the unit's system products.
  • Define and Develop additional support products necessary to enable our system products into the marketplace.
  • Develop long-range plans and contribute to MRDs and product specific strategies.
  • Build a multi-level post-sales support organization.
  • Define performance metrics and reports on the applications engineering functions' progress against specific goals.
  • Demonstrate broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories, and practices in the computation and storage markets.
  • Understanding of Datacenter design and implementation.
  • Knowledge in both hardware and software system architecture.
  • Understand the business and technical requirements for multiple end markets that are targets for this type of system product.
  • Apply broad industry and commercial awareness to drive financial and operational performance across business unit.
  • Lead through example by working closely with the applications, marketing, sales, and engineering teams.
  • Lead geographically and culturally dispersed teams.
  • Direct the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced analytical thought and judgment.
  • Negotiate and influence the opinions of others at the senior executive level and in external organizations.
  • Exercise sensitivity to cultural aspects of working in a multi-cultural organization.



  • Minimum Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 15 - 25 Years of Management Experience


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