Pivotal: Solutions Architect -Pivotal Cloud Foundry Solutions - New York
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Solutions Architect - Pivotal Cloud Foundry Solutions

PIVOTALS STORY (VIDEO)

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 3,000+ 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.

YOU

You are unique: as an exceptional, passionate, customer facing, hands-on Solution Architect you will help customers transform to realize the benefits of cloud native applications and architectures on Pivotal Cloud Foundry. You will also work closely with the Pivotal Cloud Foundry engineering and platform architect teams to transform the way our customers build and run their software. You are a problem solver and the thought of collaborating with a team to help companies transform to meet the challenges of tomorrow excites you. You enjoying working with other people and are motivated by creating lightbulb moments for the people you work with.

US

The Pivotal Cloud Foundry Solutions team strives to make our customers use of Pivotal Cloud Foundry successful. It turns out that successful use of technology requires some changes in people and process. We help our customers use a product-centric mindset to build a balanced team and a streamlined pathway to production, leaving app product teams unencumbered to deliver value to their customers. Our Product Managers and Platform Engineers pair with customer counterparts to transfer knowledge, culture and practices while achieving project goals.

YOUR DAY

In this role, you will:

  • Build balanced customer platform product teams delivering Platform as a capability within their organization
  • Create and implement infrastructure architectures for Pivotal Cloud Foundry deployments
  • Establish continuous delivery pipelines for deployment of Pivotal Cloud Foundry and related products in a customers infrastructure
  • Design and implement continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to deliver customer apps to production, fostering a culture of continuous process improvement
  • Provide operational assistance and guidance for Pivotal Cloud Foundry including; monitoring, management, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and build packs
  • Work with customer platform teams to establish Service Level Objectives (SLOs), Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs), and Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) for their offerings, along with associated monitoring
  • Work with customer platform engineers to minimize and automate toil
  • Continuously learn and be at the leading edge of Pivotal and industry trends

Ultimately, you will become an agent of change within customer organizations.

IDEAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCES

  • You have been a part of or led agile development teams
  • Experience developing software using Go, Java, C#, or JavaScript (ES6+)
  • You have worked with Concourse, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity or other Continuous Integration tools
  • You are experienced in VMware vSphere / ESXi / NSX-T
  • You have expert knowledge of networking and related technologies (e.g. load balancing / DNS / SSL / firewalls / NAT / SDN)
  • You have expert knowledge of Linux / Unix systems
  • You are experienced in using git
  • You have experience in release management
  • Experience supporting production systems using Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices

PREFERRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCES

  • Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or OpenStack experience
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Chef, Ansible, BOSH, or related automation / orchestration tools
  • Experience with a platform as a service product such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar
  • Some experience working with DNS, NTP, SAML, OAuth 2, Active Directory
  • Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (Prometheus, New Relic, AppDynamics, Cacti, Graphite, ELK, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, Log Insight, vRealize Operations, Datadog, etc.)
  • A background in Windows deployment, automation, and related technologies
  • Experience with database (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL) and messaging middleware technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ)

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.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Bridget
Principal Technologist
"Learning about new technology and sharing it with others is what I like best, and Pivotal is an ideal environment for exploring what's out there in the wider tech ecosystem. I joined to learn from and collaborate with some of the best minds in our industry, and so far it's been all I hoped and more!"
 
Tobias
Field Engineer
"At Pivotal, I get to be part of the transformation that is happening with Cloud-Native applications. The best part of my day is when I'm interacting with customers and using the Pivotal technology stack to help them solve their business needs."
 
Leanne
UX Design
"My job has changed so much over the past 6 years - from designing mobile UI on early smartphone platforms to building a team of inspiring designers to growing our research-driven practice. I'm constantly learning! My day might include a scoping meeting with a potential client, working on a workshop plan for a Discovery & Framing, or matching designers to upcoming projects or rotations."
 
Elresa
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"I provide a high touch welcoming experience for all of our newest employees. In my role I have the ability to be incredibly creative and watch ideas really take shape. I think this is something particular to the culture here of continuous learning."
 
Chris
Data Scientist
"I work with my teammates to help companies solve their biggest challenges using data-driven approaches. My work varies from immersing myself in a new domain, data wrangling, building machine learning models, to presenting results and communicating the impact of the work to executives at a final meeting."
 
Madhura
Software Engineer
"I really enjoy pair programming because I learn something new every day. Having a pair means you always have someone to play ping pong with! I love our open culture and how communicating with others is so easy. When in doubt you can just walk up to anyone. Working on cool new technologies coupled with a bunch of great people is what makes life at Pivotal so enjoyable for me!"
 
John
Advisory Platform Architect
"I work with a team full of smart, talented people who are trusted implicitly to self-organize to get things done. That autonomy and a focus on results means we can execute in ways that would never be possible in a traditional organization."
 
Dormain
Product Marketing
"I support our Data Suite - a broad and flexible pricing model for many of our data products. I work closely with the field and my peers in product marketing and product management for discreet data products. The best part of my day is when I click 'Finish' and 'Deliver' on Pivotal Tracker (yes, we even use it in product marketing!)."
 
Aaron
Product Design
"My role as a designer is to gain empathy for the user, share this knowledge with the team, test a hypothesis, wire-frame workflows, build prototypes, make pretty and support developers and the team. Working at Pivotal is like receiving a degree in Agile and Lean methodologies."