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About Cloudify - GigaSpaces:
Cloudify is an open source cloud orchestration framework. Cloudify enables you to model applications and services and automate their entire life cycle, including deployment on any cloud or data center environment, monitoring all aspects of a deployed application, detecting issues and failure, manually or automatically remediating such issues, and performing ongoing maintenance tasks.

About you:
If you:
● Are an outside-the-box thinker
● Have the brain of a technologist
● Embrace change and know how to leverage it for growth
● Get excited with new and disruptive technologies
● Love to find new ways of doing things and new business & operational models
● Can evangelize, articulate, explain and get your customers see opportunities beyond the obvious
● Have creativity, curiosity and innovative thinking in your blood
Then…. we have a job for you!


About the role:
The Cloudify Sr. Pre-Sales Engineer / Solutions Architect is a senior, customer-facing technical pre-sales role with responsibility for evaluating a customer’s technical IT services, applications, and automation and cloud infrastructure requirements, and then designing comprehensive Cloudify-based solutions to meet and exceed the technical, operational and business model of the customer.

The Cloudify Sr. Pre-Sales Engineer / Solutions Architect operates as a key individual contributor. This means that typical day-to-day task-level planning, execution, quality and delivery of the technical solutions are self-managed by the individual. The expected deliverable is a comprehensive cloud solution design with pricing, which is often part of a broader proposal, typically having defined deadlines for delivery to a customer.

Key responsibilities & skills:
You will work in parallel across multiple customer engagements, which can be in various stages of maturity and complexity. You will work closely with each customer to understand, qualify, design, explain and present the Cloudify solution. You will consider the customer’s appetite for risk, ability to transform and adopt change, cost targets and service management expectations by utilizing the continually evolving public, private and hybrid cloud platforms and managed service offerings.

You will also add value as an important extension to the product and engineering teams, and act as a liaison that bridges the market, customer requirements, industry trends and the development of the Cloudify platform.




Key skills include the ability to understand and communicate the following at executive level, both internally and externally:

● Detailed understanding of public, private and hybrid cloud solutions.
o Experience with migrating traditional hosting/delivery models to public cloud services.
o Comprehensive understanding of evolving cloud trends, cloud performance optimization and cost management, service management and migration to the cloud processes.
o Experience in cloud infrastructure and as-a-service solutions, specifically in the areas of public cloud.
o Detailed understanding of the technology providers and their services in the public cloud space.

● Networking, including network security, VLANs, firewalling, WAN and internet /VPN services.
● Knowledge and experience on one or more virtualization platforms – eg: VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V, Xen, or similar.
● Solid understanding of resource abstraction and modeling technologies.
Experience with modeling languages such as TOSCA, Yang, XML, etc. is highly desirable.
● Ability to accurately identify the resources and amount of effort required to deliver a proposed cloud solution.
● Knowledge of application management models and application lifecycle methodologies.
● Knowledge of service monitoring, logging and reporting in a cloud environment.
● Experience working with and selling open source software solutions.
● Exposure to DevOps and Agile development methodologies.

● Strong presentation skills for use with senior stakeholders in external organizations.
o Excellent English communication capabilities, both written and verbal.
o Ability to articulate and then effectively lead discussion towards a correct technical solution, with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
o Ability to facilitate customer workshops for technical discovery, requirements definition and technical solution presentation.
o Documenting and sharing leading practices and technical knowledge with product owners and the Cloudify architect community.
o Conduct requirements definition processes, architect technical cloud solutions, generate solution documentation, pricing and oral presentation delivery.

• Location: New Jersey, NY

• Post ID: 102848883 newyork
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