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Principal Consultant

Overview of NuoDB:

Designed to address the needs of today's businesses as they prepare for the future, NuoDB's elastic SQL database combines the scale-out simplicity, elasticity, and continuous availability that cloud applications require, with the transactional consistency and durability that databases of record demand. Conceived by database innovator Jim Starkey, NuoDB is backed by three former CEOs of the four original relational database companies.

Overview of the role:

The right candidate thrives on delighting customers and successfully delivering NuoDB products and service offerings to our strategic clients throughout the US. This is a pivotal, senior, role that requires an individual who can effectively manage their time and new product lifecycles to meet demanding customer requirements.

The right candidate has a mix of hands-on experience with database implementations, architectural design and strategic business acumen. The role requires both broad and deep IT knowledge and the ability to architect and deploy database solutions. Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level technical decision maker discussions related to distributed database computing, cloud infrastructure and business value is also a must. This position will be a key enabler for other consultants and partner staff with our largest customer in France. You will have a passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.

The majority of time you will work at customer sites, with up to 100% travel. Additionally you may be called up-on to help NuoDB account teams identify, pursue and close the most strategic NuoDB and partner business development opportunities. To accomplish this, you must be effective in fostering executive technical level relationships and assist new customers as they come on board. The role requires resourcefulness, confidence under pressure, and demonstrated skills in both crisis, and expectation management.

Main responsibilities:

  • Drives NuoDB and customer success by accelerating deployment of NuoDB based solutions.
  • Working through complex SOW’s to determine the appropriate deliverables and outcomes and further define as needed.
  • Delivering high-quality engagements in both large and smaller scale project environments with high customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge transfer and instruction on best practices with team members that help enhance the quality and efficiency of customer service.
  • Establish effective working relationships with the NuoDB Engineering and Support organization by working through appropriate escalation channels. 
  • Work as an integral part of the NuoDB team and establish strong relationships with NuoDB field sales, partners, and other internal resources as appropriate. This position has frequent interaction with NuoDB enterprise and ISV customers, partner teams, NuoDB technical account managers, and customer teams ranging from executives to support staff. 
  • Helps NuoDB sales teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing accounts. 
  • Mentoring and supporting other team members to grow the practice delivery capabilities
  • Coach, guide and lead NuoDB customers and partners to successful NuoDB implementations
  • Contributing to the growth of the practice through developing and enhancing Intellectual Property for new and existing offerings

Required skills & experience:

  • Excellent and referenceable track record of successful customer implementations and meeting customer expectations
  • Deep technical skills in the following areas:
    • SQL
    • Java
    • JDBC
    • Linux
    • Distributed computing
    • Application Server-based deployment models
    • AWS
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 10 years working on deployments with customers
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must have excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Must be willing and able to travel approximately 70% of the time and up to 100%. You must live close to (within 50 miles, +/- 75KM) of any major city/airport.

Great to have skills:

  • Hibernate
  • Python
  • C++
  • ODBC
  • .NET
  • Windows
  • Git
  • JIRA


NuoDB provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, disability or genetics.

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