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Solutions Architect

San Francisco, California | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/26/2017 Job ID: 17290 Industry: Software

Position Title:  Solutions Architect

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting  direct hire  opportunity with our client in San Francisco California  for an experienced  Solutions Architect:

Job Requirements:

  • Build strategic relationships with our technology partners and our customers to be seen as a trusted advisor.

  • Use your strengths in analyzing our customer' s business or technical challenges and map to the appropriate technology or solution.

  • Leverage your deep product knowledge of Ubuntu and related technologies to provide technical subject matter expertise to sales staff, partners, and customers for the development and implementation of complex products and solutions.

  • Work in conjunction with Canonical’ s sales and business development teams to grow existing customer accounts as well as winning new customers.

  • Prepare and present technical sales collateral such as presentations, how-to guides, and technical comparison documents.

  • Architect, propose and present custom technical solutions to Canonical’ s clients and partners based upon Ubuntu technologies such as Ubuntu Core, snaps, Juju, Landscape and MAAS.

  • Acquire the technical knowledge and product skills required to meet customer requirements.

  • Assist in coordinating and preparing responses to RFx documents.

  • Travel required; mix of domestic and international up to 40%.

Job Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - both to customers and technology/industry conferences.

  • Ability to interpret customer business challenges and technical issues and effectively communicate how a solution will align to their needs and requirements.

  • Experience of deploying embedded and IoT solutions - from hardware, operating systems through applications and cloud services.

  • Understanding of security issues in the IoT industry.

  • Knowledge of enterprise solutions and architectures (e.g. cloud, big data, virtualization and containers).

  • Experience of working in verticals such as transport, networking, industrial and digital signage.

  • 5+ years of experience in technical and customer facing roles in support of enterprise accounts.

  • Open source & Linux

    • Familiarity with open source development tools and methodology.

    • A strong and demonstrated grasp of Linux technologies including advanced scripting, development and Linux software packaging experience.

    • Familiarity with the licenses and license compliance requirements for open source software.

  • Strong English language communication skills, especially in online environments such as mailing lists and IRC

  • Ability to be productive in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivation, delivering according to a schedule.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


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