Job Directory Solutions Engineer

Solutions Engineer
Denver, CO

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Job Description

Job Description:

We (the Sales & Field Operations team) are currently seeking a customer-facing hands-on technologist with a track record of success to join us in Denver and surrounding areas.

A Day in the Life

You will be the technical representative for Cloudera's products and services in the Enterprise Field Sales organization. This is a hands-on technologist role, you are not just doing slideware, you're architecting enterprise data solutions for large organizations.

* You will...
* work with customers, partners, and prospects to understand and propose solutions using Cloudera technologies

* own the customer reference architectures

* be a regional technical subject matter expert

* manage technical sales process for numerous customers day to day

* map customer requirements to current and future offerings

* own the technical sales process from introductory meetings (net new sales) through post-sales (customer satisfaction, upselling, and subscription renewals)

* educate prospects on the business value of Cloudera's offerings

* drive progress towards successful sales, in concert with Account Executives

* focus on customer satisfaction and success

* continuously learn and update skills in quickly evolving technologies

* You have...
* experience seeing the entire lifecycle from conception to design to technology evaluation to pilot program to implementation to maintenance and support

* ability to switch context quickly throughout the day with numerous competing demands

* minimum 3 years experience and success working in a customer-facing role

* hands-on, technical, problem solver personality

* development experience with Java / OO programming

* Unix/Linux expertise a must

* confidence working with customers and public speaking

* demonstrated experience gathering and understanding customer business requirements

* experience with data warehousing and relational database architecture

* knowledge of distributed systems, ETL and ETL workflows

* Interest in Data Science and understand the difference between Data Engineering and Applied

* You might also have…
* database, distributed systems, Java programming, data analytics, and previous Hadoop experience

* streaming experience (Nifi, Kafka, Storm, Spark, etc.)

* experience with many of the following:
* Oracle, MySQL or PostgreSQL

* SQL development and optimization

* troubleshooting

* concurrency and synchronization

* fallacies of distributed computing

* common IPC/RPC methods and patterns

* high availability and business continuity

* queuing patterns and pipeline design

* batch operations

* messaging systems and patterns

* solid OS / networking fundamentals

* virtual memory management

* file system design

* optimization

* system administration knowledge

* network architecture

The right person in this role has an opportunity to make a huge impact at Cloudera and add value to our future decisions. If this position has piqued your interest and you have what we described - we invite you apply! An adventure in data awaits.

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