Careers at Cirba

Cirba provides software-defined infrastructure control for visionary enterprises to remove risk from the heart of operations and unlock new levels of strategic visibility, efficiency, and agility.

We are always looking for outstanding candidates to join our team. Cirba is fast paced and results driven, embodying the motto " Work Hard, Play Hard ." We encourage our staff to achieve its personal career goals and will work with it to find a healthy balance between work and life. Cirba is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, a full range of benefits, including a work-life balance, training, and development program, and extended healthcare.

Engineering & Product Management

ScrumMaster
Software Developers

Sales & Marketing

Product Marketing Manager
Senior Account Executive (2- Openings)
Senior Account Executive (EMEA Region- London, UK Based)
PreSales Engineer (EMEA Region – London, UK Based)

 

Engineering

ScrumMaster
Department: Engineering
Level: Junior/Intermediate
Location: Richmond Hill, ON

We are looking for a well-rounded ScrumMaster to join our growing engineering team here at Cirba Inc.  This person will contribute their Agile knowledge and skills to the creation of Cirba's world class product. An ideal candidate would have a passion for technology with a desire for building leading edge solutions and will serve as a facilitator for Agile teams and assist them to deliver great solutions. This position reports to the Director of Engineering.

Below are the duties and responsibilities but may be changed in accordance with the needs of Cirba. This is not intended to be an exhaustive or exclusive list of duties. You may be required to carry out any other associated tasks to ensure the successful delivery of Cirba's objectives.

ScrumMaster is responsible for:

  • Provides a single point of contact for projects
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings such as daily standup, sprint planning, demos and sprint retrospectives and other agile related meetings. 
  • Help the Product Owner and the Team maximize productivity  by removing obstacles
  • Work with the team to achieve effective story breakdown
  • Assist the team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Manage multiple features through every phase of the projects
  • Work with other teams to coordinate deliverables across multiple projects
  • Facilitate discussion and encourage  alternatives or different approaches
  • Play a key role in coaching teams to ensure Agile principles are properly implemented and adopted. 
  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation
  • Radiates information such as backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition to ensure transparency. 
  • Lead a team to self-organization

Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years experience working in an Agile environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment with changing requirements
  • Experience delivering web application projects\solutions
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Certified ScrumMaster (or equivalent)  or suitable hands on  Agile experience

Nice to Have

  • Experience in evaluating and implementing agile tools
  • A B.S in Computer Science\related field or relevant work experience

Personal Attributes

  • Creative Thinker with strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage own time, self-motivated, with a high level of self‑discipline
  • Real team players, who receive as much satisfaction from facilitating others' success as their own
  • Enjoys working in team environment. Patient, flexible and pays attention to detail
  • Delivery focused, with a flexible approach to work and willingness to learn new systems and business lines
  • Continual learning -  tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team

If this sounds like the position for you, send us your resume and in your cover letter tell us why we should be hiring you.

If you are interested is this position, please submit your resume by email to eng_careers@Cirba.com. In the subject title please quote: ScrumMaster.  We thank all applicants who apply, but only qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.

 

Software Developers
Department: Engineering
Level: Intermediate/Senior
Location: Richmond Hill, ON

We are looking for well-rounded developers to join our growing engineering team here at Cirba Inc.  This person will contribute their knowledge and skills to the creation of Cirba's world class product. An ideal candidate would have a passion for technology and software development with a desire for building leading edge solutions. This position reports to the VP of Engineering.

Below are the duties and responsibilities but may be changed in accordance with the needs of Cirba. This is not intended to be an exhaustive or exclusive list of duties.  You may be required to carry out any other associated tasks to ensure the successful delivery of Cirba's objectives.

Software Developers are responsible for:

  • Collaborate with scrum teams to design and develop innovative solutions with a focus on rapid delivery while maintaining balanced attention on quality, performance and usability.
  • Collaborate with team to define functional and detailed design requirements
  • Assist and help maintain and track the team's portion of project schedule
  • Work with other product development and support teams to resolve defect reports and enhancement requests
  • Work closely with the engineering team to find ways to push the limits of existing web technology in pursuit of creating the best possible solutions.
  • Keeping current with new technologies, techniques and apply them where suitable.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4+ years of web application development experience using Java technologies
  • Strong Software Development Skills, primarily Java, JavaScript, SQL
  • Proven web application development experience
  • Experience and understanding of Virtualization technologies
  • Experience and understanding of multiple OS platforms (Windows, Linux/Unix)
  • Experience building enterprise software solutions
  • Strong written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of our other technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • A B.S in Computer Science\related field or relevant work experience

Personal Attributes

  • Creative Thinker with strong problem solving skills
  • Can adapt and learn new technologies quickly
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage own time, self-motivated, with a high level of self‑discipline
  • Enjoys working independently as well as in team environment. Patient, flexible and pays attention to detail
  • Delivery focused, with a flexible approach to work and willingness to learn new systems and business lines

Our Technologies and Tools:
Cross Platform on Windows and Linux, Java , JSF, Struts, JSP, Tomcat, Servlets, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX, XML, HTML5, IBATIS, Quartz, JFreeChart, Velocity, Jasper, Axis, JPPF, SVN, JUnit, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Oracle, SQL Server, Eclipse, Netbeans

If this sounds like the position for you, send us your resume and in your cover letter tell us why we should be hiring you.

If you are interested is this position, please submit your resume by email to eng_careers@cirba.com.
In the subject title please quote: ENG2015.
We thank all applicants who apply, but only qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview

Sales & Marketing

Product Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing
Level: Senior
Location: Richmond Hill, ON

We are seeking a product marketing manager to join the marketing department at Cirba, Inc. This individual will be required to support sales and marketing by developing solution positioning, thought leadership pieces in the form of presentation materials, written communications and videos to help Cirba generate new interest and close deals.

General responsibilities:

  • Fully understand Cirba's capabilities and positioning in the competitive landscape of the market
  • Support sales in target definition initiatives and messaging creation
  • Create original material and enhance/edit existing material for product collateral, sales presentations, and sales support materials
  • Work with product management to help develop new release positioning and associated communications
  • Drive and develop material for product or service launches including press releases, launch materials, customer presentations, and videos
  • Develop messaging to assist with lead generation programs including Web casts, tradeshows, speaking engagements, online advertising and PR programs
  • Assist with the creation of messaging and programs supporting go to market and delivery strategies of Cirba's partners
  • Drive social media outreach
  • Other duties / responsibilities as requested

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience marketing and product marketing experience in the software industry, preferably in the virtualization / cloud computing space
  • University/College education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Individual must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Works independently and actively seeks guidance to improve performance.  Contributes as a team member and takes responsibility for own work commitments.
  • Makes suggestions for improving work processes.

If you are interested is this position, please submit your resume by email to careers@cirba.com. In the subject title please quote MARKETING- OPEN: Product Marketing Manager.  Electronic correspondence only – NO AGENCIES or TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE.
We thank all applicants who apply, but only qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.

 

Senior Account Executive (2- Openings)
Department: Sales
Level: Senior
Location: 1 - Midwest Territory / 1 – Northeast Territory

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong track record of large account sales in selling enterprise software in the financial services sector.  The candidate will have extensive relevant experience in the following technology areas: data center virtualization, IT infrastructure optimization and cloud technologies.  Excellent communication skills, confident personal style, and extensive experience working at the CIO and Senior IT Leadership levels are essential attributes.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILTIES:
This individual will be part of a sales team selling leading technology for virtual and cloud infrastructures.  The successful candidate will:

  • Manage a territory of customers.
  • Work on target accounts in the commercial sector building upon existing client relationships at the senior IT executive level in the sector.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Superb account management and relationship selling skills.
  • Proven success in highly complex sales cycles.
  • Minimum ten years' experience and a proven track record in selling software in large national and international accounts.
  • Intimate understanding of today's key IT operational issues.
    • Understanding of the business imperatives faced by senior IT management
    • Understanding of data center technologies and infrastructure management requirements
    • Understanding of the technical and business processes of IT departments
  • Experience with virtualization technologies and knowledge of heterogeneous environments including Wintel, Unix and Linux.
  • The ability to identify existing and emerging client needs and to articulate the corresponding benefits of Cirba's product offerings.
  • Excellent questioning techniques, listening skills, and analytical capabilities.
  • Self-sufficient in the development and delivery of all sales cycle artifacts including presentations, proposals, etc.
  • Professional demeanor, boardroom presence, and a client-focused business development approach.
  • Must be able to provide excellent recent and relevant references from both former clients and employers.

Please apply to sales_careers@cirba.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS or AGENCIES PLEASE.

 

Senior Account Executive
Department: Sales
Level: Senior
Location: London, UK   

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong track record of large account sales in selling enterprise software in the financial services sector.  The candidate will have extensive relevant experience in the following technology areas: data center virtualization, IT infrastructure optimization and cloud technologies.  Excellent communication skills, confident personal style, and extensive experience working at the CIO and Senior IT Leadership levels are essential attributes.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILTIES:

This individual will be part of a sales team selling leading technology for virtual and cloud infrastructures.  The successful candidate will:

  • Manage a territory of customers.
  • Work on target accounts in the commercial sector building upon existing client relationships at the senior IT executive level in the sector.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Superb account management and relationship selling skills.
  • Proven success in highly complex sales cycles.
  • Strong knowledge or understanding of IBM Global eco-system.
  • Minimum ten years' experience and a proven track record in selling software in large national and international accounts.
  • Intimate understanding of today's key IT operational issues.
    • Understanding of the business imperatives faced by senior IT management
    • Understanding of data center technologies and infrastructure management requirements
    • Understanding of the technical and business processes of IT departments
  • Experience with virtualization technologies and knowledge of heterogeneous environments including Wintel, Unix and Linux.
  • The ability to identify existing and emerging client needs and to articulate the corresponding benefits of Cirba's product offerings.
  • Excellent questioning techniques, listening skills, and analytical capabilities.
  • Self-sufficient in the development and delivery of all sales cycle artifacts including presentations, proposals, etc.
  • Professional demeanor, boardroom presence, and a client-focused business development approach.
  • Must be able to provide excellent recent and relevant references from both former clients and employers.

Please apply to salesuk_careers@cirba.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS or AGENCIES PLEASE.

 

Pre-sales Consultant - EMEA
Department: EMEA
Location: London, UK    

Cirba is an enterprise software company with headquarters in Canada. The company's Data Centre Intelligence analytics software enables organizations to safely maximize efficiency through intelligent planning and management of physical and virtual infrastructure. Cirba's wide coverage of many platforms in the data centre and the critical importance of virtualization for companies in every sector make this opportunity to join Cirba as a pre-sales consultant an exciting one.

This position is for a pre-sales technical consultant to join the EMEA team. Working with sales executives and partners, the Consultant will provide pre-sales coverage throughout complex, enterprise sales software sales cycles. In addition, the role will involve some product support and consulting services.

The position requires strong technical foundation combined with presentation and pre-sales skills. You need to have conceptual and analysis skills, planning abilities, sound judgment, innovation, excellent writing skills, and superior communication skills.

The candidate will be London based; the position requires some European and global travel.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Working as part of a small team, deliver all phases of complex software sales cycle support. This would involve developing leads, preparing and delivering sales presentations and performing demonstrations of Cirba's data centre intelligence software. Additionally, proof of concept sessions and detailed workshops are sometimes required.
  2. Occasionally, deliver both classroom and web-based instructor facilitated technical product training to Cirba partners and customers across the globe
  3. Where needed, manage and execute Cirba product deployments including installation, configuration, integration, customization and validation within customer environments
  4. Regular client and partner interaction via telephone, email, and regular face-to-face contact

Minimum Requirements:

  1. 5+ years experience in an enterprise software company and hands-on experience with large scale enterprise software sales and/or deployments
  2. 3+ years per-sales experience in a related field
  3. Demonstrated ability to understand a complex distributed software system
  4. Experience with heterogeneous environments including Windows, UNIX and Linux
  5. Experience with virtualization technologies; in particular, experience with VMware is a requirement
  6. Ideal candidate will have had experience in selling virtualization products with a focus on The City
  7. Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
  8. Strong team player and enjoys working in a fast paced team atmosphere
  9. Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects
  10. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, online delivery tools such as GoToMeeting or Saba Centra
  11. Must be able to grasp highly technical concepts quickly, develop content, and independently document features for target audiences
  12. Must be London (or surrounding area) based. Candidate will be home based with access to a London office as needed.
  13. A B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field is strongly preferred

If you are interested is this position, please submit your resume by email to careers@cirba.com. In the subject title please quote PSCON2015: Presales EMEA. Electronic correspondence only – telephone inquiries will not be responded to and are NOT appreciated. We thank all applicants who apply, but only qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.