Careers

Careers

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We want talented and motivated employees to join our fast growing company

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@VirtualInstruments.com, referencing the desired job title in the email subject.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies
Virtual Instruments does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website. Virtual Instruments will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

Operations - Featured Jobs

Facilities Operations/Office Manager

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Make an impact every day by using your extensive project management and negotiation experience to create and maintain a positive and energizing work environment for our employees and guests as the Facilities Operations/Office Manager. In this multi-faceted role, you will own and direct facilities, travel/expense and corporate event programs and manage an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist and be involved in a variety of other projects.

Core Responsibilities:

Facilities Management

  • Management of the real estate portfolio to include broker relationships, space plan, seating assignments, and projections for growth requirements.
  • Negotiation with property management companies and vendors.
  • Drive strategic decision making as it relates to day to day operations, expansion requirements and facilities support.
  • Prioritize operational needs and requirements from Executive Team on company expansion efforts; direct and ensure implementation of these efforts from a facilities perspective.
  • Liaison between landlords and property managers regarding building and facilities issues.
  • Coordinates design development and construction management for new facilities, and build-outs of existing facilities.
  • Oversee maintenance of buildings, equipment, and systems including Security, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, and utilities.
  • Procurement of facilities-related services, equipment, parts, and maintenance of related contracts.
  • Responsible for managing the facilities helpdesk and ticket system for tracking employee requests and facilities issues.
  • In conjunction with IT, oversee disaster management and business continuity planning.
  • Collaborate with HR on health and safety policies.
  • Manage Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Travel & Expense Program Management

  • Responsible for Global Travel Program including, management of regional travel partners, negotiation, and maintenance of corporate rate agreements.
  • In conjunction with Finance, establish and maintain Global Travel and Expense Policy
  • Act as Travel Helpdesk
  • As the Concur Travel and Expense Application Administrator, and establish and maintain best practices around online travel booking and expense management.
  • Provide travel and expense analysis and reporting to VI Management.

Corporate Events

  • In conjunction with our Travel & Events Partner, plan and manage major corporate events including annual Sales Kick Off, Product Launches and President’s Club.
  • Independently plan and manage events with a smaller scope such as Engineering Summit, Holiday Party, Family BBQ, Team Building, Strategic Planning Off-sites, etc.
  • Administer and manage Event Budgets.

Qualifications:

  • Prior facilities management, event and travel planning and management experience required.
  • Strong project management skills and a solid working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook are required.
  • Proven strong organizational skills, excellent follow-through with the ability to perform numerous tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to think and react clearly, quickly and calmly in a crisis.
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve problems with others.
  • Ability to work independently and drive projects from start to finish.
  • An undergraduate degree is preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Physical Requirements - This position involves standing, walking and occasionally kneeling, bending and lifting to 30 lbs.
Engineering

Software Engineer – Cloud Platform

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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.

Cloud migration is a challenge many Enterprises face today. The Cloud Platform team builds and operates a SaaS application to help customers migrate from private Data Centers to the Public or Hybrid Cloud.

About You:

  • High energy thrives in fast-paced environments and get things done
  • Able to make critical decisions and own your success & mistakes
  • Not afraid to jump into any codebase and figure out how it works
  • Proficient in Go(lang), comfortable with C++/Python/Java
  • Experience with Git, Docker, Jenkins, and development on Linux
  • Familiar with Cloud Native frameworks: Kubernetes, Istio, gRPC, Brigade
  • Love to automate everything, experience with Continuous integration & deployment

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, test and deploy micro-services to our Cloud Platform
  • Collaborate with others and solve complex problems for our customers
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and solutions
  • Contribute to Open-Source
  • Expand, improve and automate our build and deploy infrastructure
  • Learn from others and teach those around you
  • 80% code/build/automation, 20% design/operations

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience

Education:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science

 

UI Automation Senior Test Engineer

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This position is for a senior UI Automation Test Engineer working on UI test development for the world-class Virtual Instruments product line. We value quality and always strive to deliver the high-quality product to our customers. The candidate will work closely with other UI test developers as well as the VI engineering team in writing/executing tests that verify the functionally of the Virtual Wisdom software stack (client/server) as well as testing integration with third-party infrastructure devices (data switches, arrays, and servers).

Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed test plan and test sets and automate workflow-based UI test cases which will be running daily and report any relevant bugs/issues.
  • Work as an advocate for improved customer experience and quality champion.
  • Enhance and maintain UI framework using the latest tools/automation such as JavaScript, Java, and Selenium that will serve as the foundation for all UI test cases.
  • Participate in the development process and understanding the product and feature development/enhancement and provide feedback into the product design and implementation for UI workflows.
  • Review requirement specifications, design and develop test plans based upon functional and UX design mocks.
  • Mentor other QA engineers on the framework, perform code reviews and contribute to building a high performing growing team.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Core Java, OOD, data structure and algorithms.
  • Ability in creating and maintaining testing frameworks using Selenium and testing
  • Experience in JavaScript and extJS is desired.
  • Strong understanding of the Scrum methodology and experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience in Enterprise storage array such as Fiber Channel, NAS, and NFS is plus
  • Familiarity with virtualization concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with eight (8) + years of industry experience.

 

Sales/Marketing

Senior Solutions Consultant

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Solutions Consultant works directly with Regional RSM /Regional Sales RVP and Director of Solutions Consulting as well as our Services Organization in a client facing Pre-Sales supporting role. The Solution Consultant will focus on Pre-Sales presentations of VI Products and Services and responsible for Customer Demos and POV support. This individual will manage several current customers as well any prospects and should be creating professional relationships with them to become the trusted advisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Present Virtual Instruments vision, strategy and product roadmaps, as well as our value proposition to Executives, Technical Management/Staff, and Partners
  • Understand the customers' high-level business challenges
  • Match Virtual Instrument's solutions to customer's business and technical requirements
  • Build long-term business relationships and become a trusted adviser to each account
  • Sell professional services as part of a total solution
  • Define and implement a solution-oriented go-to-market strategy for each account to ensure technical adoption of Virtual Instrument's solutions
  • Build and leverage strong OEM and Partner relationships
  • Drive the adoption of Virtual Instrument's solutions within existing and new enterprise accounts
  • Mentor other Solution Consultants

Qualifications:

  • Eight or more years’ experience in storage technology related work, including roles in pre-sales and customer-facing consultant role working within and developing relationships in the enterprise market
  • Proven ability to collaborate with and motivate multiple groups toward accomplishing a task
  • Enthusiastic and a self-starter
  • Proven track record of selling services as part of a solution
  • Ability to see and present "the big picture" and offer technology solutions to make it better
  • Strong customer facing, presentation and relationship building skills.
  • Must be effective working both independently and, in a team, setting
  • Strong listening and with question-based and solution selling skills
  • Ability to uncover business challenges as it relates to enterprise customer's storage infrastructure and develops a custom solution to solve those challenges
  • Experience with enterprise applications, security, systems management, and business continuity solutions a plus Ability to travel as necessary

Education:

  • BA/BS or equivalent required

 

Junior Marketing Manager – Part Time

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We’re looking for a highly motivated self-starter to join our all-pro agile marketing team. Our ideal candidate is someone that already has experience in hi-tech B2B marketing. This person is highly collaborative, takes-on multiple tasks and challenges with a positive “can do” attitude, works well with an eclectic mix of personalities and takes pride in multitasking, time management, and precision.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills and time management skills are a must-have. Experience with MS Office, Salesforce, Social Media, WordPress, digital marketing and basic data analysis, and being able to quickly learn new/related applications is a plus. We will also provide basic training for several of our demand-gen related systems.

Time requirements average 20-25 hours per week as a start. Hours will vary per week depending on workload requirements, but we are flexible on days and overall schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Marketing Operations & Sales Development
    • Continuous collaboration with the Marketing team
    • Marketing Operations and programs
      • Manage the PO process for all marketing initiatives
      • Demand-gen – assist in managing tactical and logistics for integrated marketing and events (digital, tradeshow, partner, campaign, etc.)
      • Website – coordinate with team and manage basic updates (content, press releases, blogs, collateral, etc.)
      • Manage SharePoint updates
    • Sales Development
      • Support Account Based Marketing (ABM) and sales initiatives through primary research, enhancing target account intelligence, building target lists, building reports, analyzing data and participating in demand-gen related discussions

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a professional environment, hi-tech preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment working with multiple teams including PR, Marketing Communications, Product Marketing, Partner Marketing, and Field Marketing
  • Proactive and positive – willing to take-on new tasks and projects, receive coaching and guidance, and execute according to plan
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with Google AdWords/Analytics and CPC overall
  • Experience with Adobe Suite
  • Quick learner - training included
  • Salesforce.com certification a major plus

 

Director, Product Marketing

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Virtual Instruments is an exciting, high-growth Silicon Valley technology company. Since our founding in 2008, we have focused on delivering unparalleled value to our customers through a combination of innovative technology and high-value services. We have helped to solve some of the most critical IT infrastructure performance and availability issues in nearly 500 of the world’s largest data centers via our real-time IT infrastructure monitoring and load testing products.

Virtual Instruments, a privately-held company, wants talented and motivated individuals to join our fast-growing company. We’re interested in individuals who thrive in a challenging environment and bring imagination and energy to work.

The Director of Product Marketing is responsible for leading the outbound product marketing initiatives for Virtual Instruments products. The primary users of our solutions are the IT Infrastructure operations, architecture and engineering teams including – who design, configure and operate the server, network, and storage infrastructure that supports mission-critical applications. The economic buyer is typically the Senior Director or VP of Infrastructure.

Requirements & Responsibilities:

  • Ideal candidates will have 7-10 years of IT infrastructure-related industry product marketing, product management or sales development experience working with an IT-related software or hardware company.
  • Developing sales tools and customer-focused collateral targeted to infrastructure architects, engineers, operations managers and directors
  • Developing case studies, videos, white papers, contributed articles, content for social media outlets
  • Supporting our presence at industry conferences, tradeshows, and other lead generation programs, including webinars
  • Developing product positioning and competitive analysis for use by our sales force and channel partners
  • Providing input into the product planning team on customer requirements and industry trends
  • Working closely with Sales to assist them in winning new accounts and increasing our penetration in existing accounts.


Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate has worked directly for an infrastructure-related hardware or software company with experience working at both large public and smaller privately-held companies.
  • Demonstrated track record of marketing IT infrastructure products and services to Global 2000 companies.
  • Strong written communication skills as well as public speaking/presentation skills
  • Ability to work well in teams as well as individually in a high productivity fashion
  • A “can-do” attitude and work ethic that is aligned with the needs of a high-growth start-up
  • Willingness to travel 10-15%

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA desired
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