Sales Engineer



Job Description:

Cloudera delivers the modern data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies. The world’s leading organizations trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest, easiest and most secure data platform available for the modern world. Our customers efficiently collect, store, process and analyze vast amounts of data, empowering them to use advanced analytics to drive business decisions quickly, flexibly and at lower cost than has been possible before. To ensure our customers are successful, we offer comprehensive support, training and professional services.
At Cloudera, our goal is to make each individual feel valued for his or her contributions to the company’s mission. We are looking for smart people who want to do remarkable things. We strive to build an environment of casual intensity where people enjoy coming to work every single day.
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 locations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
A Day in the LifeYou 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, you’re crafting enterprise data solutions for large organizations.
You will...

work with customers, partners, and prospects to understand and proposesolutions using Cloudera technologies
manage technical sales process for numerous customers day to day
map customer requirements to current and future offerings
lead the technical sales process from introductory meetings (net new sales) through post-sales (customer happiness, upselling, and subscription renewals)
educate prospects on the business value of Cloudera’s offerings
drive progress towards successful sales, in concert with Account Executives
focus on customer happiness 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 challenging 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 requirement
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

You might also have…

database, distributed systems, Java programming, data analytics, and previous Hadoop experience
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 chance to create a huge impact at Cloudera and make valuable contributions 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.
Equal OpportunityCloudera is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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