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Senior DevOps Platform Architect

Pivotal
636 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10011

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As a recognized leader in disciplined agile and lean software development practices, Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations core expertise and values. Our cloud-native platform and suite of data tools drive software innovation for many of the worlds most admired brands, helping enterprises move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. We optimize for change and teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions, and are committed to open source and open standards.

Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our 2,000+ employees across offices worldwide subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project, and are guided by a purposeful missionto transform how the world builds software.

Responsibilities:

  • Present Pivotal vision, strategy and product roadmaps to executives and technical management
  • Work with sales team to develop and implement account penetration strategies and drive the adoption of Pivotal solutions within strategic accounts
  • Qualify sales opportunities in the terms of customer technical requirements, competition, decision making process and funding
  • Provide expert technical pre-sales support for opportunities involving Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Conduct pre-sales POCs for Pivotal Cloud Foundry and all supporting products
  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of technology markets, directions and trends
  • Maintain working knowledge of competitor products and how to technically sell against them
  • Work collaboratively with Product Management, Technical Marketing and Engineering during the development, launch and continuing refinement of Pivotal products

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in data center architecture, delivery and operational services in Cloud IaaS environments such as VMware SDDC, AWS, Azure, Google Compute Platform or OpenStack
  • Experience with server administration in Tomcat, WebSphere, Weblogic, Glassfish, JBoss, Nginx, HA Proxy, Apache and Microsoft IIS
  • Understanding of DevOps concepts and tools such as Chef, Puppet, Kubernetes, Docker, Heroku buildpacks and BOSH
  • Pays attention to IT Operations trends and new best practices
  • Experience using and/or developing on a Unix/Linux platform
  • Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (New Relic, Cacti, Graphite, Logstash, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, Papertrail, Datadog, VMware vRealize, AppDynamics etc.)
  • Understanding of PaaS offerings such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar
  • Has a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive customer interest in Pivotal technologies
  • 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
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% within the United States and Canada
  • A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field or equivalent experience
Category: Customer Success
Full-time

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