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Technical Marketing Manager (USA or CAD - Remote)



Marketing & Communications, IT
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Technical Marketing Manager

LOCATION: USA OR CANADA Remote (this is a remote role but candidate must be physically located in the United States or Canada)

About GridGain

We live in a world that increasingly expects instant gratification. To remain competitive, enterprises must process and analyze extraordinary amounts of information in milliseconds.

GridGain's Unified Real-Time Data platform enables a simplified and optimized data architecture for enterprises that require extreme speed, massive scale, and high availability from their data ecosystem. It seamlessly combines streaming data in-motion and historical data at-rest with compute functionality to help companies handle complex analytical, streaming, and transactional data workloads at ultra-low latencies.

In 2014, GridGain donated code to The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to create Apache Ignite. GridGain is a Bronze Sponsor of the ASF, with several members of the GridGain team serving as active contributors to the project.

GridGain is trusted by companies like Citi, Barclays, American Airlines, AutoZone, and UPS to manage mission-critical data operations across their businesses.

GridGain is growing! Join the team and play a critical role in a fast-paced Silicon Valley startup that's changing the definition of "real time," and the world's expectations for high-speed data processing, computation, and analytics.

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Technical Marketing Manager to craft compelling messaging, content, and sales tools that communicate the power and technical advantages of our in-memory computing platform. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of data infrastructure software solutions, distributed systems, and the challenges faced by enterprises in real-time data processing and analytics.

This role will report to the Chief Marketing Officer and will work closely with other teams within the company including Product Management, Solutions Architects, Professional Services, Customer Success, and Executive Management.

Location: This is a remote position. Candidates may be based anywhere in the United States or Canada and should be willing to travel for meetups, conferences, and company meetings.

What you will do:

  • Develop a deep understanding of GridGain’s products, solutions, and customer case studies, as well as industry solutions and architectures.
  • Refine core product messaging in a way that resonates with technical audiences, highlighting key differentiators and use cases.
  • Produce a wide range of technical content including whitepapers, solution briefs, case studies, blog posts, webinars, and presentations that demonstrate GridGain's thought leadership and expertise.
  • Create sales tools that empower sales teams to effectively articulate the value of GridGain's solutions.
  • Assist with the technical marketing aspects of product launches, including crafting launch plans and ensuring successful execution.
  • Monitor technology trends, market developments, and competitor strategies to inform product positioning and marketing campaigns.
  • Work with the digital marketing team to optimize the online presence of GridGain products through SEO, SEM, and social media channels.
  • Serve as a technical expert for marketing campaigns including webinars, trade shows and meetups.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, marketing, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience of marketing experience in a technical field, preferably in enterprise software or technology products.
  • Demonstrated understanding of in-memory computing, distributed systems, database technologies, or similar data-intensive solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear and persuasive language.
  • Experience with public speaking, presenting at conferences, meetups, and creating technical content.
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently and in cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.

What we can offer you

  • Remote-first environment
  • Competitive salary and pre-IPO stock options
  • A broad selection of medical, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Optional HSA, FSA and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Generous holiday and vacation policy
  • Family leave programs for life events
  • 401(k)
  • Monthly stipend for cell phone and gym memberships
  • A great company culture with a strong emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion