Dell Sr. PA-Detroit in Detroit, Michigan
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Founded in 2013, Pivotal Software, Inc., combines our leading cloud-native platform, tools, and methodology to empower the world’s largest organizations to adapt to change and build great software. Our technology unleashes developer productivity, while fulfilling our mission to transform how the world builds software.
You have expertise in changing the software development lifecycle and want to be part of the next wave of cloud-native applications. You have extensive knowledge of software development landscape to help the sales and field engineering teams to propose the most optimal solutions for our customers. You also have the desire and ability to travel within your assigned territory. Above all, you have a customer-focused mindset and are a hands-on technical expert to support the sales activities in your region.
Pivotal Sales has a unique opportunity to help some of the biggest brands in major industries create new digital experiences and rediscover the power of software by using Pivotal Labs and Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Our team is growing exponentially as we are seeing a huge increase in demand from clients who are transforming their software delivery capability and building cloud-native applications to drive customer engagement.
The Pivotal Platform Architect will be responsible for providing pre-sales deep technical and business expertise for Pivotal Cloud Foundry. In addition, you will have the capabilities to install, connect, and optimize the platform. You will interface directly with customers as well as collaborate with Product Management as a field representative on the development of products and enhancements. You will be responsible for influencing customers to deploy cloud-native architectures that leverage modern enterprise frameworks/languages. You will help customers design cloud-native data architectures that include a traditional database, caching, archival (Hadoop, S3) and other data technologies.
Required Skills / Experiences
At least 8 years experience as a hands-on software architect ideally in a customer facing capacity
3+ years experience in software development, including languages, systems, and frameworks such as Spring/Java, Ruby/Rails, Go, messaging (RabbitMQ/AMQP, JMS), RDBMS, NoSQL and Hadoop
Understanding of cloud application design principles (such as those found athttp://12factor.net)
Experience with continuous integration/deployment technologies such as Jenkins, Concourse, GoCD, CircleCI, Artifactory and Github/Gitlab
Experience with modern software build tools including Maven, Gradle, and Bundler
Understanding of agile software delivery principles
Familiarity with Netflix OSS cloud services such as Eureka, Hystrix, Ribbon, and Zuul
Pays attention to software development/architecture trends and new best practices
Has a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive customer interest in Pivotal technologies
Understanding of PaaS offerings such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar
Enthusiastic, self-starter with a charismatic personality
Ability to see and present 'the big picture' and offer solutions to make it better
Must be effective in working both independently and in a team setting
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required
Experience using and/or developing on a Unix/Linux platform
Dynamic presence and excellent communications skills
Analytical ability, problem-solving skills, and decision-making skills
Ability to travel up to 50% regionally
Desired Skills / Experiences
Prior experience presenting to C-Level executives
Prior technical Pre-Sales experience
Experience in qualifying sales opportunities
Understanding of PaaS offerings such as Cloud Foundry, Azure Service Fabric
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field or equivalent experience
Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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