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Manager, Solutions Engineering

Sales - Engineering Management | Milwaukee, WI Indiana Columbus, OH Illinois Michigan

As the world generates even more volumes of data, from any device or any thing, companies are increasingly discovering the need to gain immediate insights, look for reoccurring trends / patterns in their data over time, and to discern actions and predictions for their business that will yield positive outcomes.

Combining data from multiple silos, including internal and external data sources, helps your organization find answers to complex questions that no one previously knew how to ask. This is the genesis of the data lake. The data lake enables companies to store large volumes of data from multiple locations in a cost-effective Hadoop cluster, taking advantage of relational technologies such as Apache Hive. In a data lake, data does not go through big time transformations or modeling, as it would in a data warehouse. Instead, it is usually replicated preserving the format of the original sources.

As a Hortonworks Solutions Engineering Manager you will utilize your strong technical, business competencies and customer service orientation to provide the highest level of business and technical consultation to sales teams, prospects and customers to support sales goals.

 About Yourself:

  • You have experience building, leading and managing teams 
  • You are passionate about fostering team culture, creating an environment for team communication, collaboration and innovation.
  • You can identify upcoming talent and help develop them into rock star contributors to take their career to the next level.
  • You have Enterprise Software and Big Data experience (you know your Pig from your Hive and your Spark)
  • Data Lake to you is more than ‘dump your data here’, you understand the problems of Operations, Security and Data Governance within the enterprise
  • You are on good terms with Infrastructure (Hardware, Storage, Network), Java/.NET, and SQL. You have an interest in Data Science and understand the difference between Data Engineering and Applied Science.
  • You’re passionate about what you’re doing and ignite people around you
  • You know your way around OSS and can prove/show it

 Your Deliverables:

  • Manage and lead a team of world class SE's
  • Become intimately acquainted with customers’ business requirements, technical needs, systems, environment and service history within your region, enabling you to manage the presentation of your team's targeted business solutions.
  • Present roadmap, vision, proposed architectures and business outcomes to all levels – developers, architects, CTO, CIO
  • Glue together Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Engineering and Support
  • Transform customer feedback into actionable product roadmap items
  • A share of evangelism activities (Hortonworks Community Connection, blogs, meetups, industry events)

 Bonus Skills:

  • You already know and love core Apache Hadoop (HDFS & YARN) and can talk to the benefits of a centralized architecture for both data management and data access
  • Solution Architecture/Engineering experience as a field of practice (able to listen to customer requirements, whiteboard and propose solution architecture, and get hands-on with the tech to design, build, and demonstrate real business value)
  • Streaming experience (Nifi, Kafka, Storm, Spark, Solr, etc.)
  • NoSQL experience (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.) Maybe you can even debate one option over another?
  • EDW experience – the Teradatas, Netezzas, GreenPlum/HAWQ, Exadatas of the world
  • Integration Products experience (Tibco, MuleSoft, IBM, Oracle, Spring Integration, etc.)
  • Hortonworks Certified – Admin and/or Developer

All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies. 

ABOUT HORTONWORKS (NASDAQ – HDP) 

Having gone public with its IPO in December 2014, Hortonworks is experiencing extraordinary growth as we deliver essential support to the burgeoning big data and IoT communities. Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark. Along with our 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.

Hortonworks, Powering the Future of Data, HDP and HDF are registered trademarks or trademarks of Hortonworks, Inc. and it's subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability. Hortonworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations. http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf 

 

 

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