Director of Intellectual Property

About Innovium

Innovium started with a vision to deliver breakthrough innovation and choice for cloud and edge data center customers. Our technology is fueling AI, 5G, and the Remote-Everything era. Our talented team of hardware and software engineers is delivering high performance switch silicon and software for open networking in the cloud. Innovium is funded by the world’s top tier venture capital firms and strategic investors, including Greylock Partners, Walden International, Capricorn Investment Group, Qualcomm and others.

Role and Impact

We are seeking an experienced IP attorney to join Innovium as part of our dynamic and evolving legal team. This position is based at Innovium’s offices in San Jose, CA. The attorney hired for this position will be accountable to provide best of class legal support across Innovium’s various business activities, but with a key focus on intellectual property, patents and transactional work. The position will report to the Company’s Vice President and General Counsel. As an early team member, you will play a critical role building the legal team from the ground up.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage internal stakeholders and external counsel focusing on maintaining and expanding our patent portfolio.
  • Draft and negotiate various types of agreements, including software licensing agreements, strategic relationships, and vendor and technology contracts.
  • Advise senior leadership on strategic management and development of Innovium’s intellectual property portfolio
  • Lead internal IP council consisting of business and engineering stakeholders to determine actions to be taken on IP portfolio
  • Review proposed publications and conference materials to ensure IP protection is maintained
  • Advise business teams on legal issues related to IP
  • Provide global legal support to the business as part of an integrated team of in-house attorneys as well as external law firms.

Who You Are

  • Requirements for this role include a strong patent / IP transactional background and at least 5+ years’ experience at a dynamic in-house environment and/or a top law firm. Preferred candidates will have worked in both environments. Computer Science or Electrical Engineering background or experience a plus.
  • J.D. with excellent academic credentials
  • 3+ years’ experience in law firm setting working in patent strategy and prosecution
  • Knowledgeable in IP portfolio development and strategy, open-source legal compliance and trade secret protection
  • Excellent understanding of intellectual property case law, rules and regulations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and collaborative work style
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Self-directed, highly motivated
  • Excellent relationship building, influencing and negotiating abilities
  • Sound and practical business judgment and the ability to provide business oriented, practical legal advice.

Additional Information

Innovium is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Innovium will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. We will treat your request as confidential information.

Innovium is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Innovium via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Innovium. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Innovium as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply for this job, email your resume and a cover letter to: [email protected]

Senior IT Administrator

What You’ll Do

Innovium has an immediate job opportunity for a Senior IT Admin in our San Jose CA location.

In this position, you will use your work with the IT team to support the corporate and lab infrastructure. From rack/stack servers to building new servers and working on new project rollouts.

Who you’ll Work With

You will report to VP IT and work with the IT department in support of Innovium IT infrastructure.

Who You Are

  • You have a minimum of 10+ years of experience in IT, at least 3 being Senior.
  • You are a Senior IT admin / or Senior IT Dev Ops
  • You have experience supporting VMware, MAC OSX / JAMF, Linux, office 365 , AD
  • You have Server Hardware knowledge
  • You have the ability to rack/stack servers
  • You have the ability to Lift up to 50 pounds
  • You have effective verbal and written English communication
  • You have Ability to work on site in San Jose, when needed now and full time after pandemic

You have extensive knowledge in at least one of the following:

  • IT Dev OPS coding
  • Cisco Networks
  • VMware and ISCSI
  • MAC OSX / JAMF
  • MS365 (Email, SharePoint, MS Teams, etc)
  • Linux

It would be a big plus if you have

  • IT Dev Ops experience
  • Programing experience with web/SQL Database design or administration
  • Windows Power-shell experience related to Microsoft Azure, Office 365,AD
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience supporting Bugzilla, gitlab and other engineering support servers and apps
  • Deployment knowledge of monitoring tools like (NESSUS, zarbix, nagios, syslog.), ELK, etc

Why Innovium

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Teamwork- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Switch Architect

What You’ll Do

At Innovium, we are developing game changing, disruptive products for the cloud infrastructure. As part of the Architecture team, you will help shape our next generation cutting edge switch products from concept to development to successful deployment in real-world networks. To succeed in this role, you must have strong conceptual thinking, problem solving and communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate across multiple teams.

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work closely with a remarkable team of highly talented engineers working on designing and developing Innovium Switching Products

Who You Are

  • You have at least a master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • You have knowledge in networking
  • You have proficiency in system performance analysis and modeling
  • You have proficiency of C / C++ and/or Python
  • You have strong interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Senior Switch Architect

What You’ll Do

At Innovium, we are developing game changing, disruptive products for the cloud infrastructure. As part of the Architecture team, you will help shape our next generation cutting edge switch products from concept to development to successful deployment in real-world networks. To succeed in this role, you must have strong conceptual thinking, problem solving and communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate across multiple teams.

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work closely with a remarkable team of highly talented engineers working on designing and developing Innovium Switching Products

Who You Are

  • You have at least a master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • You have at least 10+ years of experience including architecting, designing and/or verifying complex ASICs
  • You have experience in traffic management and congestion control algorithms
  • You have proficiency in system performance analysis & modeling
  • You have knowledge of C / C++ and Python
  • You have strong interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • You have the ability to work with cross functional teams across geographies

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Switch Architect

What You’ll Do

At Innovium, we are developing game changing, disruptive products for the cloud infrastructure. As part of the Architecture team, you will help shape our next generation cutting edge switch products from concept to development to successful deployment in real-world networks. To succeed in this role, you must have strong conceptual thinking, problem solving and communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate across multiple teams.

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work closely with a remarkable team of highly talented engineers working on designing and developing Innovium Switching Products

Who You Are

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • You have at least 5-10 years of experience in architecting, designing and/or verifying complex ASICs
  • You have experience in Layer 2 / Layer 3 forwarding, QoS and networking protocols
  • You have knowledge of C / C++ and Python
  • You have strong interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • You have the ability to work with cross functional team across geographies

It would be a big plus if

  • You have a master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Senior Switch Architect

What You’ll Do

At Innovium, we are developing game changing, disruptive products for the cloud infrastructure. As part of the Architecture team, you will help shape our next generation cutting edge switch products from concept to development to successful deployment in real-world networks. To succeed in this role, you must have strong conceptual thinking, problem solving and communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate across multiple teams.

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work closely with a remarkable team of highly talented engineers working on designing and developing Innovium Switching Products

Who You Are

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • You have at least 10-15 years of experience in architecting, designing and/or verifying complex ASICs
  • You are proficient in Layer 2 / Layer 3 forwarding, QoS and networking protocols
  • You have knowledge of C / C++ and Python
  • You have strong interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • You have the ability to work with cross functional team across geographies

It would be a big plus if

  • You have a master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

IT/LAB Support Admin

What You’ll Do

Innovium has an immediate job opportunity for an IT support professional in our San Jose CA location. In this position you will install new/rebuild Linux existing servers and configure the hardware. You will be the IT interface to the Engineering LABS and support LAB infrastructure. You will rack/stack servers, maintain cable management and update inventory. You will also be responsible for backup monitoring and management of backup systems.

Who You’ll Work With
You will report to IT with emphasis on supporting the Engineering LAB infrastructure

Who You Are

  • You have two or more years of hands on experience.
  • You have the ability to rack/stack servers, maintain cable management, and update inventory
  • You have the ability to Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • You are proficient with power hand tools
  • You have effective verbal and written English communication
  • You have experience with Linux OS

It would be a big plus if

  • You had an A+ certification or Degree in Information Technology
  • You had Server Hardware knowledge
  • You had General Cable knowledge (Cat 5E/Cat 6)
  • You had HVAC, Electrical knowledge

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Teamwork- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Controller

What You’ll Do

We are seeking a talented Controller that can expand our finance and accounting operations to match the growth of our company. You would be responsible for all accounting functions (general ledger, cost accounting, accounts payable, payroll, tax revenue recognition, technical accounting, stock administration, etc) along with managing the accounting team under the direction of the VP of Finance.

Who You’ll Work With
You will work directly with the VP of Finance and existing accounting team.

Who You Are

  • You have at least 5 years’ experience as a Controller or Assistant Controller (applicants that have Accounting Manager experience will be considered)
  • You have 10 years progressive experience in Accounting/Finance
  • You have managed taking a startup through a conversion from a basic accounting system (QuickBooks) through to the next levels of maturity (Netsuite, Oracle, SAP).
  • You have late-stage startup/pre-IPO experience and can manage all stages of the process for an initial public offering.
  • You have post-acquisition finance/accounting management experience.
  • You can manage day-to-day accounting functions (cash, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, stock administration, monthly consolidated financial statements, revenue recognition and financial operations) and tax functions (sales and use, payroll, income tax, value added tax) for both domestic operations and international subsidiaries.
  • You have managed an external annual audit
  • You have been actively involved in a due diligence process for potential investors.
  • B.S. Degree in Accounting or Finance

It would be a big plus if

  • You have a Masters in Accountancy or related.
  • You are CPA or hold equivalent accounting certification
  • You have experience within the semi-conductor industry

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Applications Engineer / Technical Marketing Engineer

What You’ll Do

  • Support customers for Pre and Post Design Wins; complete life cycle from Presentations, System Evaluation to SDK integration and deployment
  • Support of new potential projects: demo our SVK solutions, performance demo, Sonic Demo, and help the customer solve their HW and SW technical problems
  • Rack up and bring up switches in lab with SONiC or Linux and run Innovium SDK
  • Develop technical white papers, Application notes and platform architecture blueprints for platforms using Teralynx
  • Support active engineering designs/development at customers.
    • Help with resolving customer cases, lab debug and in-field debug, reproduce customer issues in-house, work with Engineering to resolve.
    • Work closely with Engineering as an escalation point to help with customer platform bring up, debug, fault isolation and HW support.
    • Hands-on: able to write code in C/Python if needed to test specific features and assist in validating bug fixes and SDK Releases.
  • Track the customer tickets and hold meetings to address open tickets with goal of closing each one in a timely basis.

Who You’ll Work with

  • Work closely with customer to integrate Innovium SDK in the customer NOS, troubleshoot issue seen during integration and at Production/Deployment
  • Regular interface with Marketing Senior, Architects and Principal staff engineers to provide relevant customer feedback for Customer future product requirements and solutions
  • Ability to translate system architecture trends into product requirements. Interface with platform and production teams from assigned customer to ensure roadmap alignment.
  • Monitoring and reporting of new technical and technology related trends of customers and generally in the market

Who You Are

  • You have experience developing/supporting platform architectures around switch silicon is highly desirable.
  • You have good knowledge and understanding of Networking concepts – Layer 2, Layer 3, Tunnels, QoS etc.
  • You have prior experience in Software Development or QA to quickly understand SDK implementation and debug
  • You have experience programming in C, Python and debugging using gdb, pdb etc.
  • You have familiarity with build tools, Linux environment
  • You must have effective interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • You have the ability to interface internally and externally and make appropriate decisions.
  • You can demonstrate good in-depth analysis of issues, debug and problem-solving skills.
  • You must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • You have BSEE or equivalent, plus 8 to 10 years relevant experience.

It would be a big plus if

  • You have knowledge of SAI , SONiC
  • You have prior knowledge of Internals of Networking ASIC
  • You have knowledge of PHY/MAC, Serdes

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to solve many challenging problems and have a significant impact on the project and its success! You’ll be given the opportunity to develop industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!

Marketing Manager

What You’ll Do

Innovium Inc is seeking a dynamic, independent and creative Marketing Manager to market and promote our Ethernet Switch Solutions. The Marketing Manager will generate content and drive marketing activities to promote Innovium’s highly innovative and differentiated products for cloud and edge data centers.

Day-to-Day will Involve

  • Creating content (ppt slides, brochures, marketing material etc.)
  • Managing website with up to date content
  • Promoting Innovium solutions using social channels
  • Tracking market and competition
  • Helping with product launches

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll be working closely with our internal teams, customers and partners

Who You Are

  • You have a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years’ experience in marketing roles at a technology company
  • You have strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • You have strong PowerPoint and writing skills
  • You love to create marketing content and have created collateral like presentations, white papers, product briefs etc.
  • You are a self-starter, team-player and results driven

It would be a big plus if

  • You have general understanding of data center and networking infrastructure.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Innovium

In this early phase of our development, you will have the opportunity to shape our messaging/marketing and have a significant impact on sales and Innovium’s success! You’ll be given the opportunity to market industry changing products and work with a passionate and driven team.

Our culture is driven by:
Innovation- We are different and better where it matters. We are proud of our aggressive and out-of-the-box thinking.

Execution- We take action. We are adaptive to change. We deliver results and always strive for improvement.

Collaboration & Communication- We streamline our teams to work across departments and functionalities so we can eliminate the bureaucracy and focus on collaboration.

Growth Mindset- We focus on analyzing and solving issues as a team. We foster an environment of continuous learning. We persist with a positive attitude and we don’t give up!