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Pivotal Software, Inc. combines platform, tools, and methodology to help the world’s largest companiestransform the way they build software and run their most strategic applications. Our technology is used by Global 2000 companies and developers tomake software development and IT operations a strategic advantage. Founded in 2013, Pivotal unleashes software-developer productivity and creates an environment for innovation to scale, while fulfilling our mission to transform how the world builds software.


Are an Data Engineer or Architect with experience selling or implementing Analytic Data Warehouse solutions? The Data Engineer role at Pivotal is focused on customer success both before and after the software sale. Strong technical, consultative, and sales skills are required. We are specifically targeting engineers who can effectively support sales and renewals of Greenplum in the Federal market.


Pivotal Data tackles the technical challenges that come with large volumes and fast moving data. We apply massively parallel distributed systems operating on petabytes of data across thousands of nodes. We delve into areas like query optimization, parallel and distributed execution of advanced data processing algorithms, resource management, and storage. On this team, you'll be working on hard, worthwhile problems with a collaborative team, accelerating your growth as an engineer.

Your Day

The Pivotal Data Engineer will be responsible for consulting with our clients to provide deep technical and business expertise with regards to the Pivotal Greenplum Database product, the world’s first open source massively parallel data platform. Additional job responsibilities include the ability to architect solutions, install, connect, and use the Greenplum Database. The individual will interface directly with customers and collaborate with our Data Scientists. The Data Engineer will also work with Engineering and Product Management as the “tip of the spear” for the development of products and enhancements.

Required Skills / Experiences

  • 5+ Years of sales or implementation experience with

  • MPP Databases or

  • 10+ Years of general data processing and management experience

  • Able to learn new technologies

  • Customer Relationship Building

  • Able to travel occasionally (less than 25% travel expected)

  • Has or can obtain a Secret (or higher) Security Clearance

Desired Skills / Experiences

  • Strong analytical skills, real passion for working with data and strong interest in solving data problems

  • Data streaming and pipeline experience

  • Cloud Foundry 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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