Careers

Mist is a unique company with a strong DNA in wireless, cloud, and data science. Our team members have changed the world before, and we plan to do it again. Are you ready for challenging work, and a lot of fun along the way? If so, check out the open positions below.

Is your perfect dream job not listed? Send us your resume anyway. We are always on the hunt for rock stars!

Channel Marketing Specialist / Manager

This is an exciting chance to help build Mist’s channel activities from the ground up. The channel marketing specialist will be a key liaison between Mist’s marketing and sales teams and our strategic channel partners, working hand-in-hand to create buzz, drive revenue, and change the wireless world forever.

This position reports to the VP of Marketing and is located in the SF Bay Area.

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Responsibilities

  • Meet regularly with partners to pitch co-op and track lead status
  • Manage co-op campaigns for demand generation (event planning, contracts, payments, lead retrieval, etc)
  • Create and manage partner enablement campaigns and tools, such as webinars, newsletters, SPIFFs, training, and sales guides
  • Manage Mist’s partner portal content
  • Manage Partner Welcome Kits and onboarding

Requirements

  • Min 2 years of experience marketing enterprise technology products to the channel
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills with a creative flair
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Forceful – not afraid to stand up and assert opinions
  • Ability to pick up and explain new technology
  • B.S./B.A. or higher degree

Cloud Developer

Mist is seeking a cloud developer as a strategic component of our engineering team. This individual will be responsible for solving complex problems and designing subsystems that will make the Mist platform the premier wireless solution in the industry.

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Responsibilities

  • Design and implement MVP versions of the subsystem[s] using state-of-the-art tools and techniques
  • Work with the rest of the engineering team to create Mist standards for Micro-Services (APIs, schemas, serialization, data stores and best practices)
  • Build metrics, monitoring and structured logging
  • Write unit, integration and functional tests that make your code safe for refactoring and continuous delivery
  • Automate all things
  • Participate in collaborative, DevOps style, lean practices with the rest of the team

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience building and delivering scalable distributed systems
  • Experience building and leading software teams in a startup environment
  • Experience with Kafka, Hadoop / YARN, Mesos, Spark, Storm, Samza, and Esper
  • Understand machine learning techniques and tools. Translate business requirements into data models and implement them for scale and production ready systems
  • Agile / Lean and TDD are key parts of your development lifestyle
  • Comfortable with Command Line, Linux, Git, AWS, Vagrant, CI, and ChatOps
  • Desire to work in GO, Python, Java, Javascript (Node.js) as primary languages and environments
  • Self Starter / Finisher; Creative; Loves solving problems and learning new technologies
  • Thrives in a fast-paced startup environment where there may be multiple competing priorities

Bonus Qualifications

  • Familiar with Julia, Matlab, Octave, R, NumPy/SciPy and related tools
  • Contributor to Open Source Project[s]
  • Experience building Sensor or IoT data processing systems
  • Knowledge of WiFi protocols and implementations

Data Scientist

Mist is looking for an entrepreneurial Data Scientist to help define and develop the next generation cloud mobile analytic platform. The ideal candidate will be intricately involved in running analytical experiments in a methodical manner, and will regularly evaluate alternate models via theoretical approaches.

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Responsibilities

  • Research and develop statistical learning models and algorithms
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends
  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers
  • Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree (or greater) in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or Physics
  • Experience with following technologies:
    • Cloud SW Architecture for SaaS solutions
    • Distributed Software Design
    • Database technologies (e.g. SQL, Postgress, Hadoop, Titan, Casandra …)
    • Software Development Tools (e.g. Ruby on Rails, Java, Web 2.0 tools, Agile Process )
    • Hands-on coding using Java/Python
    • Open Source Technology (e.g. Kafka, Elastic Search, Angular, Storm, Spark )
    • Data mining and statistical analysis
    • 802.11 / wireless
  • Has contributed to one or more open source projects.
  • Experience with startup companies desirable
  • Proven ability to lead technical teams and articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

DevOps Engineer

DevOps is not a position, it’s a process, and we’re committed to the DevOps way at Mist.
Mist is looking for engineers that relish taking on a “Greenclouds” opportunity to help shape the culture, tools and implementation of a CI/CD driven, lovingly monitored, scalable, real-time screaming/streaming infrastructure.

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Responsibilities

  • Build, configure and maintain the core tools, frameworks, and systems of the Mist platform
  • Create and maintain mechanisms that enable Mist’s Microservices to be fully tested and continuously delivered at scale
  • Participate in the design and implementation of a real-time monitoring system
  • Help create and manage multi-datacenter, non-stop systems
  • Blue-Green deployments and Canary Releases on top of Kafka, Stream Processing, InfluxDB, and Cassandra
  • Build tools that allow us to develop and deploy polyglot services
  • Create tools that leverage schema repositories, Avro, code generators, DSLs and other productivity amplifiers
  • Write and maintain Chef Cookbooks, CI Jobs that build assets, Docker Containers, etc, use Mesos for scalable deployment
  • Contribute back to Open Source community

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experienced writing code and making things go (ops)
  • At home with the command line, Linux, Git, AWS, Vagrant, CI, and ChatOps
  • Can deploy anything with Chef (or Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc, but willing to use Chef)
  • Polyglot by nature. Strong with and willing to learn Python, Go, Java
  • Hands-on with one or more tools such as Kafka, Hadoop / YARN, Mesos, Spark, Storm, Samza, Esper, NetflixOSS, Elasticsearch, influxDB, Cassandra or HBase
  • Your head has been in the Clouds (AWS that is) for the last few years
  • Self Starter / Finisher; Creative and enjoys solving problems
  • Strong system-level troubleshooting skills and ability to identify and resolve performance and scalability bottlenecks
  • Comfortable with Kanban / Scrum / Agile / Lean and of course the DevOps Way
  • Loves learning, particularly about new technologies, techniques and cooperative software development
  • Thrives in a fast-paced startup environment where there may be multiple competing priorities
  • Plays well with others, speaks and writes in ways that mere mortals can understand

Bonus Qualifications

  • Contributor to Open Source Project[s]
  • Familiarity with Docker, Mesos, Linux Containers and related frameworks
  • Experience with modern monitoring systems (Sensu, Riemann, Graphite, StatsD, etc)
  • Knowledge of Machine/Deep Learning, Statistics, Big Data / Stream Processing
  • Comprehension of WiFi protocols and implementations
  • Experience building Sensor or IoT data processing systems

Full Stack Software Developer

Mist is seeking an entrepreneurial software developer who enjoys working on end-to-end software problems spanning embedded, distributed cloud and analytics algorithms. The ideal candidate will be intricately involved in developing foundational software for Mist’s wireless and indoor location services.

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Responsibilities

  • Software development on Mist’s wireless and indoor location services
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends
  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers
  • Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree (or greater) in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or Physics
  • Experience with following technologies:
    • Cloud SW Architecture for SaaS solutions
    • Distributed Software Design and architecture in the cloud
    • Database technologies (e.g. SQL, Postgress, Hadoop, Titan, Casandra …)
    • Software Development Tools (e.g. Ruby on Rails, Java, Web 2.0 tools, Agile Process)
    • Hands-on coding using Java/Python
    • Open Source Technology (e.g. Kafka, Elastic Search, Angular, Storm, Spark)
    • Data mining and statistical analysis
    • 802.11 / wireless and/or BLE / indoor location
  • Experience developing software for product and services that have been shipped
  • Has contributed to one or more open source projects.
  • Experience with startup companies desirable
  • Proven ability to lead technical teams and articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Member of Technical Staff

Mist Systems, Inc. is recruiting for our Cupertino, CA office: Member of Technical Staff (job code #37516)

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Responsibilities

  • Design, write code, and test software for running in the network device (access point)
  • Develop in and for Linux operating system
  • Design systems that will process network traffic from wireless devices through the wireless access point, and transfer the data to cloud and backend systems
  • Design systems that will route traffic between devices and enforce access control as defined by a user interface in the cloud
  • Develop in C, Go and Shell script language
  • Process configuration sent from the cloud and configures the rest of the system to act accordingly to policies defined in the configuration
  • Write unit tests for code developed
  • Write software to control the network chip hardware in the network device
  • Design software that will communicate and supply configuration to the network chip hardware through IOCTL calls into the operating system drivers

Requirements

  • MS in Information Networking or Computer Science
  • 2 years of experience

Sales Development Representative

Mist is looking for a real “hunter” to track down prospective new end users and help build a highly productive sales territory. The SDR will work hand-in-hand with the sales and marketing teams to build Mist into the most recognizable and respected brands in wireless

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Responsibilities

  • Continually prospect for new customers through cold calling and other lead generation efforts
  • Develop a pipeline of quality business opportunities for the Sales Team
  • Target specific prospective customers via outbound email and phone campaigns
  • Online product demos
  • Train inside sales teams at partners and participate in joint call-out campaigns
  • Provide feedback to product teams on positioning, messaging, and more
  • Maintain accurate records of all Lead and Prospecting activities, including sales calls, appointments, and follow-up activity within the assigned territory using SFDC

Requirements

  • Technical understanding of Mist Systems current and upcoming products and services offerings
  • Effectively articulate the Mist Systems concept via phone and email communication
  • Be able to work in a cohesive, results-driven team structure
  • Passion for sales with high energy and a willingness to learn
  • Demonstrate excellent organization, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in use of technology, MS Office applications, PowerPoint, CRM systems (salesforce.com), e-mail and Mist internal systems

Sales Engineers

If you know WIFI cold, know the WLAN industry players inside out and can competively stand up to anyone and have a strong pedigree of customer relationships and customer first attitude, we want you at Mist!

We are looking for Sales Engineers in the Northeast, West and Midwest Regions in the US. This person will be responsible for all technical aspects of our products with our partners and customers in the regions.

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Responsibilities

  • The Sales Engineering positions will be responsible for assuring Mist’s products delight partners and customers equally
  • The person in this position will demonstrate the Mist WLAN and Location Based Services platforms vs competitive architectures and be responsible for proof of concept pilots at end customers with partners. WLAN design experience with Ekahau, AirMagnet … tools are a must.
  • Extensive knowledge of layer 1 through 7 network stack to assist customers to implement the Mist products in customer environment
  • Collaborate with the sales, product marketing and engineering teams to work on customer’s projects and keep one another updated on new marketplace dynamics
  • Support partners. Train the reseller, service providers and system integrators’ sales engineers and solution architects, as well as NOC and call center analysts and engineers, in all aspects of the Mist environment.

Requirements

  • 7+ years Enterprise sales engineering in the territory in either a WLAN manufacturer or partner experience is required. It is desirable that the candidate have start-up company experience
  • Ability to multitask and manage complex sales cycles to completion
  • Must be able to work independently with a passion to sell
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and phone communication skills
  • Open to travel 50% of the time

Sales Manager

Mist is looking for Sales Managers (Director) to cover Canada and TOLA regions, reporting directly to the head of global sales. This person will be responsible for building the territory, closing key accounts, nurturing existing customers, and managing partner relationships in the region.

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Responsibilities

  • Identify potential new customers and build relationships with current customers
  • Develop strategies for penetrating new accounts and growing relationships with end users and partners
  • Manage the sales process for all customers in the region
  • Negotiate contracts and maintain current contracts
  • Collaborate with the Sales Team to work accounts and keep one another updated on new marketplace dynamics
  • Support specific Marketing Programs, lead generation campaigns, and targeted sales activities

Requirements

  • 7+ years Enterprise sales experience (wireless experience preferred, as is experience in a startup environment)
  • Proven track record selling in the specified region
  • Ability to multitask and manage complex sales cycles to completion
  • Must be able to work independently with a passion to sell
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and phone communication skills
  • Open to travel 50% of the time