Solutions Engineer - New Jersey (Westwood)

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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 New Jersey 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, youre 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 Clouderas 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


    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


    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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