Dell Senior Microsoft Platform Architect in Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee

As a recognized leader in disciplined agile and lean software development practices, Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. Our cloud-native platform and suite of data tools drive software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands, helping enterprises move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. We optimize for change and teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions, and are committed to open source and open standards.

Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our 2,000+ employees across offices worldwide subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project, and are guided by a purposeful mission—to transform how the world builds software.

We are looking for a customer focused, hands-on technical expert to support the sales activities in Nashville.

Job Summary

  • Present Pivotal vision, strategy and product roadmaps to executives and technical management

  • Work with sales team to develop and implement account penetration strategies and drive the adoption of Pivotal solutions within strategic accounts.

  • Influence the adoption of the most fundamental change in the software development lifecycle in our industry

  • Qualifies sales opportunities in the terms of customer technical requirements, competition, decision making process and funding.

  • Use knowledge of competitive solutions to help the sales and field engineering teams propose the most optimal solution for the customer

  • Present and market the design and value of proposed Pivotal solution and business case to customers and prospects.

  • Builds relationships with the account team, partners and customers in support of sales team objectives

  • Configure and document Pivotal software, hardware and service solutions to meet customer and sales objectives. Participate in RFx and POCs. Complete required documentation.

  • Work collaboratively with Product Management, Technical Marketing and Engineering during the development, launch and continuing refinement of Pivotal products

  • Travel within your assigned territory is required.

Qualifications required:

  • Experience developing and deployingASP.NETapplications (MVC or classic)

  • Must have experience with unit testing and integration testingASP.NETapplications

  • Preferred experience building and deploying .NET applications with a CI/CD pipeline.

  • Must be fluent in C#

  • Must have experience working withASP.NETapplications at scale (web farms, clustering, out-of-proc session state configuration)

  • Must have experience building data-drivenASP.NETweb applications (MS SQL or NoSQL)

  • Must have experience debugging and maintaining complex codebases

  • Preferred experience administering Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS)

  • Must be fluent in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)

  • Must know how to develop, secure, and troubleshoot Web Services using WCF

  • Preferred experience withASP.NETWeb API, especially with regard to scaling and securing RESTful services

  • Preferred experience within the .NET open source community

  • Understanding of ASP.NET Core and .NET Core for deploying cross-platform

  • Preferred experience with using Azure Services to deploy custom ASP.NET web apps.

  • Understanding Automating Windows Server VM provisioning

  • Other additional software development, including languages, systems and frameworks such as Spring/Java, Ruby/Rails, Go, messaging (RabbitMQ/AMQP, JMS), RDBMS, Redis and Hadoop is a huge plus

  • Understanding of cloud application design principles (such as those found at

  • Experience with continuous integration/deployment technologies such as Octopus, Team Foundation Services, Visual Studio online, Github/Gitlab

  • Understanding of agile software delivery principles

  • Pays attention to software development/architecture trends and new best practices

  • Has a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive customer interest in Pivotal technologies

  • Understanding of PaaS offerings such as Cloud Foundry, Azure Service Fabric, Apprenda

  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a charismatic personality

  • Ability to see and present 'the big picture' and offer solutions to make it better

  • Must be effective in working both independently and in a team setting

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required

  • Willingness to travel up to 50% within the United States and Canada

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field or equivalent experience