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About Virtual Instruments

We’re interested in individuals who thrive in a challenging environment and bring imagination and energy to work.

Virtual Instruments is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

If you are interested in any of the positions below, please send your resume to careers(at)VirtualInstruments(dotcom), referencing the desired job title in the email subject.

Engineering – Featured Jobs

Senior DevOps Infrastructure Engineer

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The DevOps team is responsible for helping enable the agile framework for our various R&D projects and initiatives while looking for ways to become more efficient utilizing a combination of automation and scripting. The perfect candidate will be a self-starter, independent and forward thinking while being able to manage and multitask the various projects presented by our development teams.

We focus on building an engineering culture centered on making every engineer successful through improvement not blame, and by directly empowering each person to make the maximum contribution through their unique experience and ability to innovate. Your job will allow you to interact and deal with many different types of technology and systems, both on premise and cloud based. Ready for the challenge and the personal and professional growth opportunities?

Responsibilities:

  • Build and extend our software delivery pipeline supporting continuous integration and continuous delivery for multiple teams.
  • Work as the dedicated resource to DevOps Software team and primary resource for R&D projects and initiatives.
  • Design, implementation, and management of build, deployment, configuration and automated test toolset working closely with DevOps Software team.
  • Collaborate with IT Operations teams to leverage configuration management allowing for automation of environment provisioning.
  • Work with developers, architects, and engineers to provide automated solutions driving improved efficiency throughout the SDLC.
  • Design and maintain a release management strategy supporting an always-on 24/7 environment with a focus on performance and scalability.
  • Provides technical guidance and cross training to Operations teams to assist with creating a flexible and agile workspace.
  • Responsible for documenting and socializing DevOps processes and tools across the organization.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years working in Engineering and/or DevOps positions.
  • Great team player and genuinely believes in solving challenges as a team.
  • Someone who believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions.
  • A deep understanding and familiarity with:
    • Linux SLES/UBUNTU & Windows 2012/2016
    • VMWare vSphere 5.x/6.x (including vCenter, vSAN experience)
    • Web/Application servers - Apache, Nginx
    • Storage topologies including Fiber Channel, NFS, NAS, FCoE.
    • Storage technologies including NetApp, EMC, Hitachi, Tegile, Nimble are a plus. o Familiar with zoning (agnostic to any switch maker).
    • Monitoring and logging systems - Virtualization and Containers (Docker, ECS)
    • Networking knowledge - Firewalls, VPNs, proxies & Load balancers
    • Experience with Python, shell or other scripting languages.
    • Experience with Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Jenkins. o Intermediate to advanced knowledge of GitHub & SVN.
    • Experience with Atlassian based products: Jira and Confluence.
    • Experience deploying high availability systems and software.
    • Experience troubleshooting distributed applications.

 

Principal Engineer

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At Virtual Instruments, we help our customers by transforming the way they are managing physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. Hundreds of customers use our Load Generation appliance to validate their storage systems, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks, troubleshoot and test storage protocol implementations.

The Network Framework team is responsible for the core subsystems which storage protocols implementations in Load Generation appliance are built upon: we have proprietary TCP/IP network stack including device drivers, interprocess synchronization, scheduling and memory management mechanisms, etc.

We strive to make Virtual Instruments a great place to work by giving engineers the opportunity to directly interact with customers who are using their code in mission critical environments. We also have a focus on building an engineering culture centered on making every engineer successful through improvement not blame, and by directly empowering each person to make the maximum contribution through their unique experience and ability to innovate.

Requirements:

  • Software Engineer with 10+ years of experience.
  • Feel comfortable with C/C++ and not easily frightened by assembly.
  • Have deep understanding and experience with network protocols: Ethernet, TCP/IP.
  • Know what it takes to program at kernel level, especially in networking and memory management areas.
  • Worked on NIC drivers and/or DPDK.
  • Possess working knowledge of storage protocols (iSCSI, NFS, SMB, S3, Fiber Channel, etc.).
  • Feel comfortable working in a startup or startup-like setting.
  • Communicate at both a tactical and strategic level as needed for project excellence.
  • Like to challenge yourself and work on hard problems with minimal supervision.
  • Solicit and incorporate feedback from multiple sources into your process.

Education:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or related field.

 

Software Engineer

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At Virtual Instruments, we help our customers by transforming the way they are managing physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. Hundreds of customers use our Load Generation appliance to validate their storage systems, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks, troubleshoot and test storage protocol implementations.

The Network Framework team is responsible for the core subsystems which storage protocols implementations in Load Generation appliance are built upon: we have proprietary TCP/IP network stack including device drivers, interprocess synchronization, scheduling and memory management mechanisms, etc.

We strive to make Virtual Instruments a great place to work by giving engineers the opportunity to directly interact with customers who are using their code in mission critical environments. We also have a focus on building an engineering culture centered on making every engineer successful through improvement not blame, and by directly empowering each person to make the maximum contribution through their unique experience and ability to innovate.

Requirements:

  • Software Engineer with 5+ years of experience.
  • Feel comfortable with C/C++.
  • Have a deep understanding of network protocols: Ethernet, TCP/IP.
  • Prior experience with kernel development highly desired, preferably in networking.
  • Prior experience with Ethernet NIC drivers or DPDK is a plus.
  • A solid foundation in Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures, algorithms, operating systems, object-oriented design and systems architecture.
  • Possess basic knowledge of storage protocols (iSCSI, NFS, SMB, S3, Fibre Channel, etc.).
  • Feel comfortable working in a start-up or start-up like setting.
  • Communicate at both a tactical and strategic level as needed for project excellence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Like to challenge yourself, troubleshoot and solve difficult problems with limited supervision.
  • Solicit and incorporate feedback from multiple sources into your process.

Education:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or related field.

 

Junior Software Engineer

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At Virtual Instruments, we help our customers by transforming the way they are managing physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. Hundreds of customers use our Load Generation appliance to validate their storage systems, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks, troubleshoot and test storage protocol implementations.

The Network Framework team is responsible for the core subsystems which storage protocols implementations in Load Generation appliance are built upon: we have proprietary TCP/IP network stack including device drivers, interprocess synchronization, scheduling and memory management mechanisms, etc.

We strive to make Virtual Instruments a great place to work by giving engineers the opportunity to directly interact with customers who are using their code in mission critical environments. We also have a focus on building an engineering culture centered on making every engineer successful through improvement not blame, and by directly empowering each person to make the maximum contribution through their unique experience and ability to innovate.

Requirements:

  • Software Engineer with 1+ years of experience.
  • Feel comfortable with C/C++.
  • Have a theoretical understanding of network protocols: Ethernet, TCP/IP.
  • Prior experience with kernel development preferred, especially in networking and memory management areas.
  • Have experience with at least some form of scripting (python or shell scripting preferred).
  • A solid foundation in Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures, algorithms, operating systems, object-oriented design and systems architecture.
  • Possess basic knowledge of storage protocols (iSCSI, NFS, SMB, S3, Fibre Channel, etc.).
  • Feel comfortable working in a startup or start-up like setting.
  • Communicate at both a tactical and strategic level as needed for project excellence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Like to challenge yourself, troubleshoot and solve difficult problems with limited supervision.
  • Solicit and incorporate feedback from multiple sources into your process.

Education:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or related field.

 

Engineering

Technical Project Manager

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Locations: US – East/Southeast
Office: Home Office - up to 15% travel

The Technical Project Manager (PM) works closely with the Service Delivery Manager (SDM), and is responsible for the success of the project, from project initiation through completion. Along with the SDM, the PM develops a detailed project plan in support of the scope of work and initiates change control as required. Requests and coordinates resources working with the Regional Service Manager, Services Delivery Manager, and manages resources and their usage on the project. Escalates all project issues that arise using the escalation process, and communicates all escalations to the account team and SDM. Reports status against the plan and manages all project milestones, schedules support creates and delivers milestone completion forms and forecasts revenue recognition. A Project Manager will communicate with customers at all levels, must be divisive in approach and flexible in action.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer Implementation & Configuration
  • Set client expectations at the beginning of projects so that VI can meet or beat these expectations.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the implementation and management of activities on a daily basis.
  • Single point of contact for all project implementation issues.
  • Change controls as neccessary for project execution.
  • Establishes project goals, timelines, milestones and project plan, and maintains customer satisfaction for the project.
  • Provides Project Status Reporting on a weekly basis to SDM.
  • Facilitates effective meetings and holds regular status review meetings with customer both external and internal.
  • Escalates through SDM the project.
  • Coordinates and conducts post-project review meeting with the client and customer service.
  • Develop test strategies and milestone acceptance criteria.
  • Work breakdown schedule and resource planning.
  • Communication across groups including escalations and case resolution.
  • Tracking and reporting of all projected revenue around services related activities including investment (nonbillable) work, evaluations or anything that requires post-sale resources.
  • Delivery time tracking and budget control.
  • Project milestone completion tracking.
  • SDM Support

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of similar experience in the industry or related industry.
  • Senior Project Manager will have 7+ years of experience in the industry and/or 3+ years of company experience.
  • Highly organized and thorough.
  • Can travel and engage face-to-face with customers in a professional manner.
  • Represents the company message, direction, and progress in a meaningful way.
  • ITIL Foundation preferred
Sales/Marketing

Regional Sales Manager

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As a Regional Sales Manager (RSM), you will be responsible for driving the overall sales revenue in a defined geographic region, while increasing Virtual Instruments strategic value. The ideal profile for this role is an individual who has at least ten or more years of selling experience in the high-tech (IT) marketplace. Preferred candidates will have a strong history of a proven track record of consistent sales success in developing and maintaining global enterprise accounts within large territories, success being defined by Q/Q as well as Y/Y meeting and exceeding their sales plans. A strong background and acumen in developing new sales opportunities within a "green" field territory as well as maintaining long term account/territory management are necessary. Additionally, candidates will have a strong history and background of working closely with partners to develop a differentiated position. RSM positions are available in California (San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles), Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New York, and Phoenix.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and/or develop comprehensive sales initiatives within a region.
  • Create and maintain high-level executive relationships and to increase Virtual Instrument’s visibility and drive business solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for new business, expansion into untapped markets and
    communicate resource needs to address these opportunities to the Regional Sales VP or
    the Partner Sales Director.
  • Become the "Point Person" within the region to drive revenue across Virtual Instrument’s product segments with additional available resources (Solution Consultants, Consulting Services, Marketing).
  • Build cross-functional relationships within Virtual Instruments to ensure timely and accurate forecasting.
  • Provide an ongoing status about the partners’ business and consequently Virtual Instrument’s business as well as a continuous status about the actions of competition in the region to management.
  • Other tasks will include sales plan reviews, weekly forecasting reviews, and quarterly sales review with the sales management team.
  • The Regional Sales Manager opportunity is ideal for those with exceptional influencing skills, ability to communicate on all levels and exude a positive attitude and high energy to achieve maximum results.

Requirements:

  • Ten or more years in outside sales with a successful sale track record in selling software, hardware and/or services into large enterprise accounts in the Silicon Valley, Bay Area marketplace.
  • Storage industry experience highly desired, but not required; experience in application or infrastructure performance management software is a plus; another plus VMWare knowledge and expertise.
  • Experience in both start-up and larger technology companies is a plus.
  • Must have excellent people skills/influencing ability and efficiency in sustain business relationships.

Education:

  • Bachelor degree; or equivalent work experience.
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