BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIG AT WEKA

We are on an accelerated growth trajectory and invite you to be a part of our journey. At Weka we are passionate about solving big storage problems for our customers. Our technology is recognized by Gartner, TechTarget, CRN, and CIOReview as being at the forefront of next generation data storage. We are backed by leading investors: NVIDIA, Mellanox, Western Digital, HPE, Seagate, and Qualcomm. And the Weka File System is used by the world’s largest marquis brands.

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ENGINEERING AND R&D
ENGINEERING AND R&D

Engineers at Weka are building a next-generation storage system that is enabling some of the world’s leading companies to solve big problems. We don’t work on maintaining yesterday’s products, we build tomorrow's products.

Sales
Sales

There is no ceiling for the sales team at Weka—the sky is the limit. For high-achieving sales professionals who desire independence, high visibility, and loads of opportunity then Weka is the place the thrive.

Marketing
Marketing

Our team of highly creative and strategic marketing professionals are the power behind the brand. They ignited the spark, that turned in to a fire, that is becoming an inferno—for a hot marketing career join Weka.

Customer Support
Customer Support

Weka customer support is the secret source to our success. Customers continually laud our support team with praise. If you desire a post-sales career, that comes with a lot of positive recognition for contribution—both internally and externally—then join the Weka team.

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THE WEKA LIFESTYLE
Career development
Career development

If you want to build new professional skills that you can apply to your career, then Weka is the place for you.

Challenges
Challenges

Weka solves big problems for our customers, so we work on big projects. Join us and be a part of something big.

Fun
Fun

At Weka we work hard, but we play even harder. We plan at least one offsite event per quarter with spontaneous office gatherings regularly.

Innovation
Innovation

We built the world’s fastest file system, so innovation is in our DNA. Join us and revolutionize storage.

team
team

We are aligned on a common vision and have a passion for winning. Individually we move boulders, as a team we move mountains.

Work/Life balance
Work/Life balance

We promote a sense of well-being by balancing our hard work with time off to play and relax.

MEET THE WEKKIES

Carol

“The marketing department is a creative group of people who are always looking for a unique way to generate interest and demand. I helped launch the company from stealth, and it’s exciting to see the amazing growth trajectory. WekaIO is a unique culture which comes from the co-founders whom I have had the pleasure of working with for many years. It’s nice to be at a company where you offer the most amazing product that really solves big storage problems for our customers. ”

Carol Platz, Director of Global Corporate Communications, Brand and Outbound Marketing
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Brittlyn Schwartz

“I’m fortunate to work alongside great individuals who share a passion for our product, people and customers. Since day one, my colleagues have given me a welcoming, fun and supportive atmosphere which has made my work at WekaIO even more enjoyable every day! Hard work never goes unnoticed and I’ve been provided many opportunities for professional and personal growth. I’m proud to be a part of an innovative company that respects and nurture’s its employees!”

Brittlyn Schwartz, Demand Generation Manager
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Barbara Murphy

“I joined Weka in early 2016 as the first hire in the marketing organization and have had the privilege of building a great marketing team who punch way above their weight. It has been a tremendous journey, taking the company from stealth to a force to be reckoned with in the storage industry. I joined the company because I believed in the technology but today I am here because of the people. Every day I come to work I feel like I am with family, it is all about acting as a team and we share a passion for delivering a great customer experience.”

Barbara Murphy, VP of Marketing
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“I thoroughly enjoy working at WekaIO not only because of our outstanding product, growing market, and promising future but because we have a wonderful company culture and team. It’s a great feeling when you look forward to coming into the office each and every day. Our product has disruptive technology that addresses a growing market with artificial intelligence, health sciences, and financial services as key segments. Our WekaFS file system speeds up data-intensive applications to quickly get insights and useful results from mountains of data. As these applications are moving into the mainstream enterprise, the market is moving toward us! To top it all off, we have a company culture that nurtures great trust, teamwork, chemistry, and synergy. We have extraordinary people who make up a team that is greater than the sum of its individual members. We truly love working together as we build a great company, and we are enjoying our journey along the way!”

David Yu, Senior Product Marketing Manager
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Sales Engineer - Chicago

Location

Chicago

Employment Type

Full-time

About The Position

WekaIO is the world’s fastest file system for AI and Technical Compute workloads.

WekaIO is the fastest distributed parallel filesystem on the planet, providing faster time to epoch for AI/ML jobs as well as the ability to burst the workload to the cloud or across data centers. Using our unique approach to data distribution and protection across servers

WekaIO clusters can scale to thousands of servers or installed in a converged fashion on the existing computer servers.

The team is composed of storage professionals that have years of experience in storage and in related data-center technologies making sure that we can technically be able to help our customer achieve the optimal solutions.

About the position:

The Chicago area Sales Engineer will join our growing field sales organization. Being a WekaIO Sales Engineer will require you to assess customers’ needs and requirements for the various existing or future technologies across data-centers or cloud environment as to allow customers to leverage the performance that the WekaIO system can provide in order to accelerate and fully unleash their performance potential.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with customers or partners to educate them on the technical aspects of the product
  • Query and understand customer needs to be able to design an optimal solution
  • Feedback customer requirements to the product management team to influence the future product capabilities
  • Technically work with customers on try and buy opportunities
  • Become a technical adviser to your customers and periodically review their status and inform on possible improvements
  • Become an SME in vertical and/or horizontal technologies to help the other team members when required
  • This is a Hands-on position

Please note that this is a remote position, working out from your home in the Chicago area

Requirements

  • Presentation skills - build and deliver technical product and architecture presentations and demos
  • Extensive filesystems system background - Experience with NFS and distributed parallel file systems
  • Strong Linux OS knowledge
  • Datacenter networking understanding
  • Experience with performance demonstrations and analysis
  • Prior experience in working at a start up company - an advantage
  • Experience with cloud environments and concepts - an advantage
  • Scripting abilities –an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills.

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