Job Hunters: Available Six-Figure JobsBy Kathleen A. Martin | Posted 2009-04-01 Email Print
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Down about job prospects? Have heart because there are plenty of six-figure IT jobs at channel-centric companies. Here’s a sampling of well-paying jobs currently available.
According to Channel Insiders layoff tracker, more than 200,000 jobs have been eliminated by IT companies since October. And the bad news keeps rolling in. IBM laid off 5,000 from its global services unit and shifted jobs to India. Sun Microsystems completed its previously announced job cuts by eliminating more than 1,500 jobs. And even Google is feeling the strain of the recession, and cut 200 sales and marketing positions.
Do not despair about the bleak jobs market. There are plenty of well-paying jobs if you know where to look for them. If you have the right skills, you could land a six-figure job at some of the more channel-centric vendors.
The following is a sampling of the posted jobs at channel-centric vendors.
Director of ISV Allliances
Requirements: 10 or more years of relevant experience, including business development and partnerships, sales, channels, and marketing
More Information: http://www.vmware.com/company/jobs/
HPC Systems Support Engineer
Requirements: High Performance Computing, Clustered File systems, Systems Management DICE CB2
More Information: http://www.sun.com/corp_emp/
Business Development Manager
Requirements: 10 or more years of experience in product marketing, product development, program management, and business development at mobile operators and global technology platform vendors; previous experience with a CDMA carrier a plus.
More Information: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com
Product Marketing Manager
Requirements: The ability to demonstrate you have shipped several consumer-oriented products in the capacity of at least one of the following: program management, product planning, product management, or preferably, as demonstrated through your work experiences.
More Information: http://www.microsoft.com/careers/
Sales Manager of Emerging Markets
Requirements: Possess working knowledge of SMB market and inside sales; have a thorough understanding of Oracle products and services; minimum of five years sales or sales management experience; four-year degree preferred.
More Information: http://www.oracle.com/corporate/employment/index.html
Linden Labs (Second Life)
Marketing Program Manager
Requirements: Bachelor's or masters degree, MBA preferred; four to seven years experience with business/enterprise marketing programs, preferably with software, online products, or a channel, partner or relationship program; experience with Second Life preferred.
More Information: http://lindenlab.com/employment
Channel Marketing Manager
Requirements: Combination of business, leadership and excellent communication skills to drive cross functional activities and execute go-to-market plans; eight or more years of channel marketing experience preferably in high-tech industries; demonstrable experience leading channel marketing for high tech product lines .
More Information: http://www.falconstor.com/en/pages/?pn=Careers
Research in Motion
Channel Marketing Manager
Requirements: Six to eight years marketing experience Business/Marketing related degree is a requirement (MBA preferred); excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Mandarin and English; previous experience with either a IT solution, wireless carrier or handheld manufacturer preferred; strong background in strategic market planning and a proven track record in the tactical execution of marketing programs; field sales or channel sales experience is a significant asset.
More Information: http://www.rim.com/careers/index.shtml
Business Development Manager at Kodak
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in marketing or business administration (MBA highly desired); minimum of five-years experience in business development and marketing; minimum five-years business or market development experience in consumer electronics marketplace; experience in management of retail and indirect channels is strongly desired.
More Information: http://www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/careers/index.jhtml
Senior Marketing Programs Manager
Requirements: A minimum of five years of marketing program management, ideally in a software or technology company; effective and proven project management skills, especially those honed while working with cross-functional teams; ability to create programs without a specific pattern to follow; ability to "sell" your vision and action plan in a way that ensures others buy in.
More Information: http://www.lyris.com/company/lyris-jobs/