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Field Technical Director



Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Cohesity is a leader in AI-powered data security and management. Aided by an extensive ecosystem of partners, Cohesity makes it easy to secure, protect, manage, and get value from data — across the data center, edge, and cloud. Cohesity helps organizations defend against cybersecurity threats with comprehensive data security and management capabilities, including immutable backup snapshots, AI-based threat detection, monitoring for malicious behavior, and rapid recovery at scale.

We’ve been named a Leader by multiple analyst firms and have been globally recognized for Innovation, Product Strength, and Simplicity in Design.

Join us on our mission to shape the future of our industry.

A Field Technical Director is an architect-level role passionate about ensuring the best design & integration of Cohesity technology for large enterprise customers and those with fast-paced use cases. The mission of this role is to provide the customer's technical requirements are...

  • Explored, understood, and gathered to ensure that the proposed architecture will meet their needs
  • Translated into solutions that will be efficiently implemented and that will ensure repeat business

This position needs an expert on the core Cohesity product capabilities. Expertise in data centre design and practices—as well as data protection, distributed systems, and solutions at the web-scale—is critical.


  • Present Cohesity technology (investigate) to customer technical leaders/experts and explain how it is applied in various use cases/scenarios.
  • Conduct discovery workshops with customers to identify business objectives and document use cases/requirements and operational constraints.
  • Develop high-level architectural alternatives, review with customers, and deliver (written) design plans to meet the customer's needs (especially "at scale") and include considerations of particular phases of the project (e.g. migration, operational cut-over) for Cohesity implementation teams to follow.
  • Help plan and conduct technical demos and Proof of Concepts (POCs) with the account SE.
  • Provide technical information for RFPs/RFIs.
  • Provide technical review for all account team proposals.
  • Liaison with Product Management and Engineering to represent customer/field requirements and resolve specific issues.
  • Act as technical point of escalation for all architectural and design decisions.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in IT.
  • Storage, Backup, Virtualization, Linux CLI.
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuance.
  • Database Protection and Recovery.
  • Distributed Systems.
  • Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Layer 2 Networking and Firewalls.
  • Scripting / Automation.
  • Visio or equivalent application.
  • Superb communication and project-related skills are also required.
  • Strong verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Strong written skills and the ability to document.
  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills.
  • The ability to work multi-functionally and run meetings to achieve a plan.
  • The ability to lead projects and to strive for a deadline.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEOE)

Cohesity is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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In-Office Expectations

Cohesity employees who are within a reasonable commute (e.g. within a forty-five (45) minute average travel time) work out of our core offices 2-3 days a week of their choosing.