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Senior Sales Engineer
Univa Grid Engine, Big Data, Cloud

Location: Toronto, New York, Chicago or Boston

Univa is a software company at the forefront of cloud computing, data center management, grid, cluster and Big Data technologies. We are looking for a senior sales engineer specializing in Distributed batch systems such as Univa Grid Engine, Big Data and Cloud Computing. If you have the drive and motivation to work with an experienced team to position, demonstrate and sell cutting edge products to the Global 2500 business community, then please read on. You will work with a global team of technical professionals who have been delivering innovative workload optimization and cloud solutions for almost 20 years.

Job Description:

Your daily role will involve, as part of the sales team, interacting with prospects and customers to position, demonstrate and be the technical sales lead for all Univa products. As a Sales Engineer you are the critical customer contact for customer requirements and feedback into the Development and Product organizations.

Univa is a fast-growing, geographically distributed company with offices in Chicago, Germany, and Toronto. As such, your excellent communication skills and teaming abilities will be critical to your success. This position would ideally be located in Toronto, New York or Boston but other eastern North American cities would also be considered.

If you're looking for a place where you will be surrounded with experienced, forward-looking technologists and a proven leadership team, your search is over. Send us a resume and let's start talking!

Required Skills and Experience:

  • • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • • Experience with Distributed Batch systems such as Grid Engine or LSF
  • • Experience selling enterprise software products to Global 2500 companies
  • • Strong analytical and root cause analysis skills
  • • Strong team player who is willing to learn and understand the needs of the business and how you and your skills will help achieve company objectives
  • • Experience with Red Hat Linux derivatives and Microsoft Windows
  • • Experience using common customer service tools such as Salesforce, bug reporting and tracking systems
  • • Ability to ramp up quickly and great teaming skills

Skills or Experience That Would Be a Big Plus:

  • • Multiple UNIX operating system experience including Linux (RedHat, SuSE, Fedora, and others) and Solaris.  AIX, HP-UX and other UNIX vendors
  • • System Administration experience with Linux or Unix variants and Windows
  • • Virtualization software such as VMWare, Xen and KVM
  • • Experience with other Distributed frameworks such as, Symphony, Data Synapse
  • • Experience with traditional enterprise schedulers such as, Tidal and Control M
  • • Experience with Big Data, Apache stack, Berkeley stack, Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR
  • • Knowledge of Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark and Apache Mesos

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Univa is an equal opportunity employer that offers employees competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • • Competitive salary
  • • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • • Healthcare, dental and vision care plans

The Culture

We are all dedicated to building Univa one employee at a time by hiring talented, creative, and motivated individuals. Every team member at Univa is empowered to contribute to our goals and each is given ownership in Univa - which creates a passionate work environment.

Being part of an emerging high-tech industry requires vision, passion, and creativity. The culture at Univa embraces all of these. Working for Univa means being surrounded by people who neither accept the status quo nor what 'worked in the past'. We do not encounter obstacles - only opportunities to do things a new way.

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