Bulls Eye Recruiting is helping an organization which is at the forefront of cloud computing. They help cutomers master the challenge of operations on hybrid cloud, and bare metal and container-based systems. The Field Engineering division is responsible for demonstrating, designing and delivering cloud solutions based on OpenStack, Kubernetes and the Ubuntu Linux technology stack to a range of customers, from Fortune 500s to startups, and is actively looking for motivated candidates to support our grow the business.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITY
This individual will engage early on in the pre-sales process and remain engaged throughout the delivery phase.The staff wears both sales engineering and delivery hats — occasionally at the same time.
Providing sales engineering support to the field sales team in events, customer calls, on-site visits and bid/tender processes
Designing solutions that meet customer needs, involving product and engineering as needed
Building the designed solutions at customer sites, working in a multidisciplinary fashion with the customer's infrastructure, network, storage and product teams
Implementing extensions and fixing issues in our technology stack that directly affect field delivery
Suitable candidates must have have both deep technical expertise in our field and the ability and willingness to engage directly with customers, eliciting requirements, positioning our products correctly, building and delivering solutions, and ultimately adding significant value to their business.
SKILLS & TECHNOLOGIES
The team delivers solutions based on OpenStack, Kubernetes and Ubuntu; the ideal candidate has interest and experience with one or more of these. TCP/IP networking, libvirt/kvm virtualization and core Linux operating system skills are a must have in the course of discussing detailed architecture, designing complex solutions and guiding customers to successful infrastructure operations.
Candidates will be expected to be able to configure, utilize, debug and if necessary extend these tools in the course of their work, engaging with engineering and product teams as necessary.
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field
3 years of Ubuntu Linux development experience
Experience using and contributing code in Python and Go to open source projects in the cloud or devices area
Excellent communication skills and presentability
High motivation, ability to multi-task and follow-up reliably on commitments
Interest in customer-facing engagement, including pitching, demonstrating and understanding customer environment and needs
Ability to travel globally for periods up to two weeks; overall 50% travel time