Career Opportunities

If you want to get in on the ground floor of a great company where you can help create a dynamic, fun, and exciting culture, this may be the place for you! At ExaGrid, the atmosphere is fun, challenging, and highly productive and is comprised of highly talented, motivated, and exciting people working on next-generation disk-based backup storage solutions.

ExaGrid is a well-funded emerging growth company with solid backing from leading venture capitalists and a strong revenue stream. We’re working hard to introduce the “world” to the next generation of cost-effective disk-based backup storage solutions – and we need the right people to join our team. We are seeking creative, self-motivated, inspired people who want to be serious contributors.

We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement of working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere, be a major contributor in building hot new technologies, and share in our success with a generous stock option plan.

ExaGrid offers an excellent compensation plan, commensurate with experience, that is above average in the local community. Additionally, all employees are granted “equity stock options.” Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical and dental care for employee and dependents offered at a very low percentage of total premium as well as employee life, short- and long-term disability, immediate 401K enrollment, Section 125 reimbursement accounts, three weeks of vacation, and 11 paid holidays.

We also provide other fun extras including a campus-like setting for walking / jogging / hiking / biking with on-campus shower facilities and close proximity to several gyms and fitness centers. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who share our excitement and vision. If you have storage software experience and a strong desire to succeed, send a cover letter and resume to: resumes@exagrid.com.

Current Opportunities


Territory Sales Manager

Location:
Detroit, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Vancouver (Canada), Louisiana, Las Vegas, Boise and others

Description:
ExaGrid is seeking sales over-achievers with excellent communication skills and a consistent track record of exceeding quota through direct sales process. Successful applicants possess a storage industry reputation for competence, professionalism, integrity, and a passion for winning. Under limited direction meet and exceed assigned quota, build territory revenue, prospect and close named accounts against established competition. Must maintain accurate forecasting as well as clear management communication. Drive referenceable customer satisfaction in all assigned.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of highly successful experience selling storage, networking, or other data-center products (appliance)
  • Must have experience in a startup or small company (most recent 2-4 years)
  • Experience selling a new/single product line; especially against brand
  • Experience opening new accounts
  • Consistent history of exceeding quota
  • BD experience helpful

Education:
BA/BS in Computer Science or Technology preferred (or equivalent work experience)

The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and knows how to win. In addition, the candidate must be hard working, driven, competitive and highly creative.

Compensation & Benefits
ExaGrid offers an excellent compensation plan, commensurate with experience, that is above average in the local community. Additionally, all employees are granted “equity stock options”. Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical & dental care for employee & dependents offered at a very low percentage of total premium as well as employee life, short & long term disability, immediate 401K enrollment, Section 125 reimbursement accounts, 3 weeks vacation and 11 paid holidays.

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Territory Sales Manager – Federal

Location:
Washington, DC; and either Denver, CO or Southern California

Job Description:

  • Territory Sales Manager for the Federal Business
  • Handle US Federal Government business
  • Report directly to the VP of North American Sales
  • Recruit Federal resellers and integrators
  • Work all contract vehicles to keep them current such as GSA, NETCENTS, SEWP, etc.
  • Work with Federal resellers and integrators to find opportunities
  • Work sales process along side Federal resellers and integrators to co-sell and close the business
  • Work existing ExaGrid customers/agencies for additional purchases and to maintain strong references for new customer sales cycles.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of highly successful experience selling backup storage or other data center products in the federal government
  • Must have experience in a startup or small company (most recent 2-4 years)
  • Experience selling a new/single product line, especially against brand
  • Experience opening new accounts
  • Consistent history of exceeding quota

The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and knows how to win. In addition, the candidate must be hard working, driven, competitive and highly creative.

Education:
BA/BS in Computer Science or Technology preferred (or equivalent work experience).

Compensation

  • Base salary plus commissions
  • Commission is paid monthly based on bookings (NO compensation is withheld for installation or collection)
  • Quotas are set quarterly which allows for quarterly kicker commission percentages
  • No caps on commission earnings
  • Competitive benefits package effective on date of hire

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Inside Sales Representative

Location: Westborough, MA

Description:
The Inside Sales Representative will be responsible for generating new business utilizing outbound cold calling and following-up on marketing leads. The target audience is managers, directors and VPs of IT in mid-market to small enterprise companies. Candidates should be proficient in calling to IT staff and engaging in a solution-selling dialogue. The inside sales representative will provide qualified prospects to the ExaGrid regional sales staff to work through the sales cycle.

The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and knows how to win. In addition, the candidate must be hard working, driven, competitive and highly creative.

Minimum Experience
3 or more years previous inside sales experience, preferably calling into IT departments

Qualifications:

  • A proven ability in cold calling IT staff and senior technology executives and prospecting new accounts and through previous experience understand how to qualify a lead
  • Possess a “hunter mentality” and a desire to over-achieve
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Proficiency with contact management software such as salesforce.com, as well as other contact and database tools
  • Extremely organized, able to manage multiple priorities
  • Storage, data backup or data protection experience is a significant plus
  • An outstanding work ethic, strong communication skills, desire to succeed, and a true results-oriented approach

Education:
College degree

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Tele-Sales/Account Manager

Location:
Westborough, MA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility is customer retention and selling additional units to existing customers.
  • Contacting customers who are near capacity on their existing system and selling additional ExaGrid appliances to accommodate the customer’s data growth.
  • Identify and work with any “at risk” customers (possibly in conjunction with a field rep and SE) to retain the customer, and secure maintenance renewal and additional business.
  • Required to keep accurate records in SalesForce and provide manager with a monthly forecast of add on business and renewals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in business-related field
  • 2-3 years of experience selling technology product in the IT industry
  • Experience closing business over the phone, coordinating with other functions as appropriate
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills via the phone and email/internet
  • An outstanding work ethic, desire to succeed, and a true results-oriented approach
  • Demonstrated leadership skills via work experience, student activities or college athletics highly desirable
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated, confident and tenacious
  • Excellent computer skills (MS-Office). Knowledge of SalesForce.com desirable, but not necessary
  • Part-time sales experience or prior work experience in a job requiring client-facing communications highly desirable.

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Senior/Principal QA Engineers

Location:
Westborough, MA

Description
ExaGrid is seeking several Senior/Principal QA engineers with excellent systems-level test, troubleshooting and analysis skills as applied to a mixed Linux/Windows environment. This is a hands-on position in a high energy environment, requiring a close working partnership with development from early, project-concept phase through implementation, integration, and general release. A significant amount of hands-on lab configuration/reconfiguration is required as projects dictate. The successful candidate will have a passion for quality and will bring a broad, systems-wide approach to assigned projects.

Job Requirements:

  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of systems-level QA experience in a mixed OS environment
  • Linux/Unix/Windows test setup in an IP network environment
  • Systems, process-level analysis and troubleshooting
  • Formulate, document, and execute comprehensive test plans
  • Shell, Perl and/or Python scripting ability
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Database experience (psql, MySQL, or equivalent) is a plus
  • Backup application experience is a plus
  • Storage software experience is a plus

Education:
BS in Computer Science or Technology preferred

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Principal Engineer, Data Management Services

Location:
Westborough, MA

Description
ExaGrid is seeking outstanding C++ developers with experience in Linux-based, high performance multithreaded, multisystem application development to join our Data Management Services team. ExaGrid is growing its DMS engineering team to expand the features and capabilities of our scale-out GRID architecture. The DMS team is responsible for the data engine of the ExaGrid product. It is a C++ multithreaded application running on a GRID of Linux-based appliances that forms the core of the ExaGrid product, handling data deduplication, data integrity, fault tolerance, replication, and load balancing.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years C++ development
  • Experience with much of the following: Boost, STL, multithreading, databases, networking, Linux development, performance analysis, distributed transactions

Education:
BS in Engineering or equivalent industry experience

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to:

  • Take a project from requirements through scoping, design, implementation, and unit and functional test.
  • Develop high-performance workflows that run on multiple systems in a GRID.
  • Assist support in resolving complex issues that occasionally arise in the field.

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Principal Software Engineer, Front End

Location:
Westborough, MA

Description
ExaGrid is looking for talented C++ developers to join our Front End team. Our team is passionate about backup storage and data deduplication. You will have the opportunity to deliver high-quality technology in a fast-paced environment where priorities can shift quickly.

Job Requirements:

  • Expert skill and 5+ years’ experience with the C++ programming language
  • Experience with software engineering best practices for full software development life cycle
  • Experience in file systems, databases, performance analysis, C++ libraries such as STL and Boost, and Linux system programming
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Helpful to have some Linux kernel programming skill

Education:
BS degree or equivalent practical experience

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to:

  • Develop and support major components of the ExaGrid disk backup appliance and deduplication engine.
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain new product features.
  • Use C++ and software engineering best practices for high-quality deliverables.

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Senior or Principal Software Engineer, Open Storage Interop

Location:
Westborough, MA

Description
ExaGrid is looking for a talented C++ developer to join our engineering team. Our team is passionate about backup storage and data deduplication. You will have the opportunity to deliver high-quality technology in a fast-paced environment where priorities can shift quickly.

Requirements:

  • Expert skill and 5+ years’ experience with the C++ programming language
  • Experience with software engineering best practices for full software development life cycle
  • Experience in a majority of the following: networking, RPC, sockets, databases, API implementation, performance analysis, C++ libraries such as STL and Boost, and Linux system programming
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Prior exposure to or experience with Veritas (Symantec) Open Storage Technology is helpful. Willingness to learn Open Storage Technology and to design, develop, test, and maintain new features is the primary job responsibility with support from a seasoned, productive, and fun software engineering team

Education:
BS degree or equivalent practical experience

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to:

  • Develop and support the Veritas Open Storage component of the ExaGrid disk backup appliance and deduplication engine.
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain new product features.
  • Use C++ and software engineering best practices for high-quality deliverables.

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants

Principal/Consulting Engineer

Location:
Westborough, MA

Description
ExaGrid is seeking an outstanding engineer with the vision and engineering talent to work on the web app management console of ExaGrid’s scalable GRID-enabled disk-based backup appliance.

Requirements:

  • 5 years in similar roles with increasing responsibility, using tools like JQuery, ReactJS, Java, and databases in a multi-processor/multi-device Linux environment
  • Particularly useful skills include J2EE, AJAX, RWD, RESTful interfaces, JSPs, Go, fault tolerance, and distributed messaging

Education:
BA/BS is preferred, but relevant experience and demonstrated ability is far more important.

The ideal candidate will feel comfortable in a hands-on role and possess the ability to:

  • Both lead and participate in system-wide projects using the best tools for the project.
  • Design scalable features, including work on storyboards, wireframes, use cases, using input from product management, engineering, and support. Understand how users employ the products we interact with, and how the product responds. This means you will need to develop some cross-domain understanding of the product.
  • Implementation of UI, business logic, and data access layers.

Contact Information:
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line: email resume.

Applications received by postal mail or fax will NOT be accepted
PLEASE…No Agencies, Contractors or Consultants