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Professional Services / Solutions Architect (MySQL Experience Required)

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We are currently looking for a Professional Services/ Solutions Architect, on behalf of our client, a commercial open source company developing a database virtualization platform. In this critical role he or she will work for sales and marketing, but just as close with engineering, customer support, and with their customers to promote, deploy, and implement their database product.

--Interact with customers to explain and demonstrate our technology, execute proof of concepts and remove barriers to adoption
--Develop a strong working relationship with key customer contacts
--Provide assistance in responding to RFI/RFP’s from potential customers
--Configure, install, and verify the system on customer sites, solving any installation problems that may arise
-- Deliver high quality presentations and demonstrations, via the web and on-site, that professionally convey the value of the company’s solutions
--Analyze schema, logs, and queries to profile the customer's database system and then create and deploy the optimum company table-grouping strategy to deliver the best performance improvement
--Work with clients to listen, understand and document their requirements
--Communicate new features and enhancement requests to Marketing and Engineering
--Travel as needed to customer sites, trade shows, etc 30% travel anticipated
--In summary, we are looking for a SQL and Database Jedi!


--Advanced SQL and database experience:
--MySQL/ISAM, MySQL/InnoDB, Oracle, Postgres, SQL Server
--Web Application Architectures including experience with the LAMP stack
--2-3 years of developer experience in scripting (Perl, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, etc)
--Strong customer facing skills with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
--Effective in a cross-functional team environment
--Analytical skills (problem solving)
--Must be flexible to venture beyond their role; must have the spirit of a start-up

Ideal Candidate:
In addition to the requirements above, the ideal Professional Services/Solutions Architect is smart, fun to work with, motivated, and passionate about her/his work. He or she is customer focused, results oriented and is driven to progress both personally and professionally.


TreeTop Technologies helps qualified IT professionals advance their careers by securing challenging positions with leading organizations in New England and North Carolina. Our strong relationships with mid-market and Fortune 500 companies in financial, bio-tech, pharmaceutical, education, hi-tech and other industries enable us to present a steady stream of attractive opportunities to consultants in our network. Known for putting the right people in the right place at the right time, and for our effective ongoing communications and support, we prepare, place and promote the success of IT professionals with a range of technical and functional expertise. Our team not only gets you in the door, but also becomes a partner in your ongoing success.

At TreeTop Technologies, we believe that the best solutions start with the best people. Contact us today if you think you're the best person for this job.
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