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(at)VirtualInstruments(dotcom), 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.

Finance, Human Resources & Operations - Featured Jobs

Business Intelligence Developer

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Virtual Instruments is looking for a highly proven Business Intelligence Developer in the San Francisco Bay Area to join a team of talented professionals providing world-class, highly scalable business operating environment. The Business Intelligence Developer will focus on extending our quote tools and processes and our business reporting capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with our Finance and Sales Operations team to understand our quote requirements
  • Responsible for on-going design, development and maintenance and of our Excel-based quote tool which is used by our Sales Teams as a front-end to our Salesforce CPQ implementation
  • Work closely with our Finance, Sales Operations and other teams to understand our Tableau reporting requirements
  • Responsible for on-going design, development and maintenance of our Tableau reporting capabilities
  • Opportunity to be cross-trained in Salesforce development and administration

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Excel development with VBA, Macros and functions
  • Experience in developing dashboards and reports using Tableau
  • Ability to create meaningful business data visualizations
  • Experience with MS SQL Server
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Experience working with Enterprise Sales Operations Team
  • Quote to cash business process experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional

Credentials and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer or related discipline
  • 2+ years working with Enterprise Sales organization

Direct experience with the following are highly desirable

  • Boomi
  • Salesforce
  • Salesforce CPQ

Salesforce Administrator

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Virtual Instruments is looking for a highly proven Salesforce Administrator in the San Francisco Bay Area to join a team of talented professionals providing world-class, highly scalable business operating environment.  The position will help improve best practices through development of more efficient processes and procedures, systems administration, general reporting, and special projects, as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the training, reporting, administration, and oversight of Salesforce CRM
  • Prepare reports by collecting, merging, analyzing, and summarizing information from Salesforce CRM, as well as registration system and other relevant sources
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of data, and systems processes
  • Identify operational workflow/system improvements and work with Manager and Operations team to enact changes
  • Work with Operations team to support data management and software implementation, including identifying training needs and drafting implementation plans and schedules
  • Regular perform SFDC database cleanup procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure efficient operations

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Skilled in Salesforce CRM Administration, Systems Analysis, Data Manipulation, and Reporting
  • Salesforce CPQ
  • SQL
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional
  • Experience working with Enterprise Sales Operations Team
  • Quote to cash business process experience

Education and Certifications

  • Education and Credentials
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer or related discipline
  • 2+ years Salesforce CRM administrative experience
  • 2+ years business operations experience
  • Salesforce Admin 201 Certified.
  • Salesforce 401 Developer Certification a plus

Direct Experience with the following are Highly Desirable

  • Boomi
  • Tableau
  • Microsoft AX / SAP ByDesign / Oracle EBS

Senior Director of Human Resources

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Virtual Instruments is seeking a Senior Director of Human Resources to join our leadership team.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will interact with employees at all levels and will have responsibility for a wide range of functions including recruiting, talent and performance management, compensation and recognition, benefits, organizational design, employee relations, and human resources compliance.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about building and developing a world-class team with a thriving culture.  The ideal candidate will combine senior business partnership skills along with the ability to smoothly operate HR processes.  This position is key to our plans to grow our Company.

This position is based in our corporate offices in San Jose, California.

Responsibilities

  • You will serve as a business partner to executives and management on human resource-related issues and act as an employee champion and change agent. The go-to leader on all things employee success related, ensuring that we recruit, grow, reward, and retain our best people.
  • Counsel CEO and other executives on employee-related issues and assist in developing key strategies, approaches, and processes
  • Partner with executives and managers on execution of all HR related processes
  • Lead an HR team composed of two HR professionals
  • Serve as primary contact to employees in resolving employee relations issues and grievances by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and compliance reporting.

 

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s preferred, with emphasis in Human Resources or Organization Development
  • Minimum 10 to 15 years’ experience in the field of Human Resources
  • Proven success as the HR leader for a Company of similar size (200+ employees currently) or a Business Unit of a larger Company
  • Generalist HR background across multiple disciplines, including recruiting, talent and performance management, compensation and recognition, benefits, organizational design, employee relations, employment law, and human resources compliance
  • High tech business experience a must – enterprise software a plus
  • Experience with post-merger company’s a plus
  • International HR experience a plus
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills combining clarity of expression with ability to connect with people and build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Robust problem-solving skills; excellent decision making/analysis skills; relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to drive programs independently. Strong prioritization.  Data management skills, with the ability to translate data into action plans
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with ADP and other systems. Reflective a plus

About Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in application-centric infrastructure performance management. It provides comprehensive infrastructure monitoring and analytics solutions for enterprise data centers. With Virtual Instruments, IT teams enjoy deep visibility into their application workloads and actionable insights into their end-to-end systems across the hybrid data center. Virtual Instruments empowers companies to maximize the performance, availability, and utilization of their production IT infrastructure. Virtual Instruments has over 500 customers, including enterprise IT, cloud service providers and storage vendors. The privately held company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit https://www.virtualinstruments.com.

Engineering

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.

 

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.