Sr. Director Strategic Alliances
Program and Project Management
The winning candidate must be willing to commit to an aggressive start–‐up work ethic. S/he will bring a proactive attitude to the business; this suggests a “get–‐it–‐done” personality type, a high intensity level, and a positive attitude about where the company can go and how this individual can help it get there. S/he must have the ability to anticipate change and the energy and confidence to try new approaches and create innovative solutions. The new Alliance Director must be a hands‐on, detailed‐oriented marketing executive who is analytical, organized, committed, energetic, creative, and well disciplined. Personal characteristics of value include high personal and professional integrity, and the ability to establish personal credibility with senior management, customers, analysts and press partners. Excellent communication and analytical skills are required.
The most appropriate educational background might include undergraduate or postgraduate degree in computer science/ electrical engineering and an MBA from a respected university, however, proven success at marketing complex Enterprise/Data Center products solutions is more important than any specific academic credentials.
Pliops’ mission is to deliver unprecedented storage performance for today’s most pressing data-intensive challenges – from databases and analytics to and machine learning and IoT. Unlike flash storage, CPU performance has not kept pace with explosive data growth and SSD adoption, creating bottlenecks for data-intensive applications. Just as GPUs overcome processing inefficiencies to accelerate artificial intelligence and deep learning, the breakthrough Pliops Storage Processor overcomes storage management inefficiencies to massively accelerate databases, analytics, machine learning, and other data-intensive applications.
Pliops is being tested and evaluated by more than twenty tier-one cloud and enterprise companies and has proven to boost application performance by more than 10x and reduce latency by up to 1000x. Allowing these companies to up-level existing infrastructures, eliminate bottlenecks, and dramatically improve resource utilization. With Pliops, data-intensive applications and SSDs can reach their full potential!
Pliops was recently named as one of the 10 hottest semiconductor startups in 2020 by CRN and its storage processors are shipping to select customers. The company has raised $115M to date from leading global investors including State of Mind Ventures, Viola Ventures, Intel Capital, KDT, SoftBank Ventures Asia, NVIDIA, Expon Capital, Western Digital, Xilinx and Sweetwood Capital.
Authorization to work in the United States is required; please note that at this time, Pliops is not sponsoring visas for any positions.
Pliops is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.