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Solutions Architect - UK

Croydon, UK

Package Negotiable Depending upon Experience | Permanent Position

Parasoft UK Ltd. has an exciting and rare opportunity for a Solutions Architect/Pre-Sales Engineer to join one of the most dynamic Enterprise Technology companies in the world. As members of our EMEA Sales Team, Solution Architects act as the key technical advisor and product specialist for our customers and prospects. Working closely with your UK Sales counterpart, you will help accelerate the closing of strategic opportunities.

  • Have in-depth technical conversations with customers to understand how they think about software and if necessary help them think differently so they understand the benefits available to their organisations
  • Help customers understand current IT trends and processes and where Parasoft fits into their environment and the benefits we bring to their business
  • Identify technical and business issues and find creative solutions to help resolve technical pain points and implement best practices by being a trusted advisor
  • Partner and empower our customers to reap the maximum return on their investment in Parasoft solutions
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Engineering and the Parasoft community to evolve our solutions & messaging
  • Conduct and manage the Proof of Concept (PoC) and evaluation stages of the sales cycle.
  • Developing a strong and lasting relationship with customers

Experience & competencies:

It is critical that you be a motivated self-starter with a strong sense of urgency. You will also need to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively present to both Technical and Executive audiences. Other experiences you will bring include:

  • Ability to work well both independently and in a collaborative, team environment. Parasoft is a dynamic place and team collaboration is the key to our success!
  • Genuine interest in the evolution of the software development industry, with the initiative to tackle and understand the newest trends and technologies
  • You're no stranger to the limelight and you must be comfortable presenting and speaking in front of a large audience
  • Ability to travel throughout the sales territory
  • Experience with scripting in Bash/Bourne, Windows
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant customer facing experience in a pre-sales capacity for a software vendor
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle and associated development best practices
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field

At least one of the following:

  • Experience as a Software Developer with C/C++, Java, C# and building unit tests in a common framework
  • A strong foundation in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles and methodology
  • Experience with embedded environments such as Wind River Workbench, ARM Workbench, QNX Momentics, Greenhills, and/or TI Code Composer
  • Experience with common components in a “DevOps” toolchain: Jenkins (or similar), Chef, Puppet, Docker, Vagrant

*Please Note: All candidates are expected to have a valid UK Passport and full UK drivers license and own a car

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should apply below. Only those candidates who meet the qualifications will be contacted.

Benefits:

For over 30 years Parasoft has been committed to creating quality software. We strive to extend that vision into creating a quality work environment. This starts first and foremost with hiring the best in our industry; building a team of top-notch professionals and an environment where every individual will contribute to the processes, decisions, culture, and future of our company.

The health, welfare, and future of our employees and their families are imperative. We offer an expansive benefits package that features a multitude of insurance coverage choices, including health, vision, dental, life, and disability. To expand your future, we provide education assistance, retirement services, adoption assistance, professional development, and training. A competitive salary, generous compensation plans, and comprehensive Paid Time Off program with scheduled paid holidays throughout the year help you balance work and play.

Parasoft is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies:
Parasoft does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Parasoft employee. Parasoft will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm without a signed fee agreement and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Parasoft and will be processed accordingly.