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Solutions Architect

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Qubole

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London, GB

Description

Qubole, the leading cloud-agnostic, big data-as-a-service provider, is passionate about making data-driven insights easily accessible to anyone. Qubole delivers the industry’s first autonomous data platform. The cloud-based data platform, Qubole Data Service (QDS), removes the burden of maintaining infrastructure of multiple big data processing engines, and enables customers to focus on their data. Qubole customers process nearly an exabyte of data every month. Qubole investors include Charles River, Institutional Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Norwest, Harmony and Singtel Innov8. 
 
Solutions Architects (SAs) and Sales Engineers are a critical part of the Qubole team. They work very closely with our customers and prospects to deliver big data solutions and provide technical consultancy. They work closely with our sales team to add new business and with our engineering/product management team to provide technology related feedback and product enhancement suggestions from the field. They also handle various technical escalations from Qubole support team and manage customer expectations.

Expected skills

    • Excellent understanding of Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Pig and related big data technologies.
    • Solid understanding of Java and JVM concepts.
    • Should have good experience building Java based applications.
    • Ability to develop programs and utilities using Java and Python or Ruby or Bash shell.
    • Firm grasp of RDBMS, SQL, Data warehousing, and ETL concepts.
    • Relevant experience with public clouds like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure.
    • Good grasp of how a full stack service oriented software solution / application works – the web tier, the application tier and the database tier.
    • Experience in technical consultancy and services in big data or cloud domains will be a big plus.
    • Excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities include

      • Executing proof of concept (POC) with customers and prospects and making them successful.
      • Helping clients in post sales implementations and supporting them through their use of the Qubole service.
      • Deliver projects in a professional services and consulting model if required.
      • Evangelization, present at marketing events, conferences and meet-ups.
      • Provide timely feedback and suggestions from field to the product management, engineering and other groups within Qubole about required improvements in the product and / or process.
We are interested in hiring individuals who have a track record of finding creative solutions to problems, are passionate about technology, and who thrive in challenging and dynamic environments.
Qubole is hitting that growth inflection point where we need talented people to help us scale up. Our company culture is special, and we are looking for people to join us who want to continue building a great company while going after the big data activation market.
Check us out on Glassdoor and LinkedIn
Learn more about us herehere, and here
 
If you want to get technical, click here for a 5 min run down of how Qubole works
Watch a talk given by our CEO here
 
Culture at Qubole
Trust and Autonomy: We absolutely pride ourselves on the lack of bureaucracy at work, and believe in delegating power and responsibility, aggressively to our employees.
Transparency and Teamwork: Complete transparency in all our thoughts and actions is integral to our genetic character, and it helps us to stick together and function effectively as a team.
Who Thrives: If you are a self-starter and thrive on complexity and independence and truly understand and live the tenets of humility, hunger and honesty and you will love Qubole.
 
 
Qubole is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Qubole does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Qubole also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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