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Data Center Planner

Infrastructure and Cloud

Any US Location, United States


Intro


Imperva prides itself on cultivating an inclusive environment where people can bring their boldest self to work. We live and breathe our values to uphold our mission to protect our customers’ data and all paths to it. We are driven by our key values of Innovation, Customer Obsession, Sense of Urgency, Collaboration, and Community.


The Imperva Infrastructure team architects, builds, and operates one of the largest globally-distributed DDOS and WAF platforms in support of our substantial customer base of multinational companies with growing network security needs. We continually iterate on all aspects of AS 19551 including network infrastructure including working closely on our efforts with data center operators, network hardware vendors, operational systems developers, Internet Service Providers, and a variety of partner organizations around the world. 


We have concentrations of employees in Plano, Tel Aviv, and Singapore, but support remote hires globally to best meet our customer needs.



Responsibilities


Evaluate vendors and implement a US-based rack integration program to optimize network and server hardware deployments for new site builds in the Americas.


Source components for our bill-of-materials as needed from best-in-class suppliers in conjunction with internal network architecture and engineering teams, ensuring availability for builds, and where appropriate, warehousing of spares.


Work with Imperva senior management to develop regional and global standards for site planning and deployment, including particular attention to delivery effectiveness, cost structure, and end-to-end timing optimization.


Constantly discuss with vendors about potential improvements to our workflows, learning from industry best practices and attempting to find novel innovations to our activities.


Continually balance tradeoffs between cost and performance. Be relentlessly curious as to how Imperva can iterate on deployment efforts to be more effective.


Help drive a high overall cadence of activities on the overall data center team.


Coordinate with our project managers, other internal regional data center planners, data center operations teams, and the network strategy teams to ensure our deployments are as close to single-touch as possible.



Requirements


Fluent in English with Spanish highly desirable, including business and internet terminology


Substantial experience from Anchorage to Tierra del Fuego with logistics providers, solution integrators, and the taxation of ordering and shipment of network and server equipment.


Ability to express requirements and accomplishments in clear and concise written form, particularly with efforts across time zones and in conjunction with legal teams on escalations 


Experience working with capacity planning, supply chain, contract management, and vendor negotiation teams to ensure coordination of efforts across functions


Gap analysis on existing workflows to identify opportunities for scaling and overall performance improvements across the Imperva infrastructure organization


Excellent network and business data analysis skills including tools and sources such as Google Sheets, Tableau, SQL queries, Kentik, and Grafana


Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% to vendor locations and Imperva sites



Our Company

Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader—championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside. Once deployed, our solutions proactively identify, evaluate, and eliminate current and emerging threats, so you never have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. Imperva—Protect the pulse of your business. Learn more: www.imperva.com, our blog, on Twitter


Rewards

Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off and more. It’s an exciting time to work in the security space. Check out our products and services at www.imperva.com and career opportunities at www.imperva.com/careers.


Legal Notice 

Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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