Principal Solution Architect (Data Management, Data Integration) - Talend

Pre-Sales Bangalore, KA


What makes us Qlik?


A Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ Leader for 13 years in a row, Qlik transforms complex data landscapes into actionable insights, driving strategic business outcomes. Serving over 40,000 global customers, our portfolio leverages pervasive data quality and advanced AI/ML capabilities that lead to better decisions, faster.


We excel in integration and governance solutions that work with diverse data sources, and our real-time analytics uncover hidden patterns, empowering teams to address complex challenges and seize new opportunities.



The Principal Solutions Architect Role


As a Principal Solutions Architect in our Presales Organization, you'll play a pivotal role in driving the technical and business value of our solutions to support the overall sales effort.


With a focus on engaging with our largest customers and partners in the India region, you'll be part of a dynamic team, collaborating closely with various internal stakeholders and staying abreast of the latest developments in the Data & Analytics market.


What makes this role interesting?


  • Engagement with Key Stakeholders: Work directly with our largest customers and partners, engaging with key stakeholders to demonstrate the technical capabilities and value of our solutions.
  • Agile Work Environment: Be part of a highly professional and dynamic Presales team, operating in an agile and flexible work environment.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Collaborate closely with Sales, Marketing, R&D, Product, Consulting, and Customer Success teams to ensure alignment and drive regional revenue.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay on top of Qlik's latest product developments and those of our competitors in the Data & Analytics market, keeping yourself motivated and informed every day.


Here’s how you’ll be making an impact:


  • Technical Leadership: Demonstrate ownership of technical relationships and the technical sales cycle, guiding customers and partners through the process.
  • Revenue Generation: Technically qualify and help close sales opportunities by showcasing the value of Qlik's next-generation data analytics and data integration platform.
  • Solution Presentations: Deliver exceptional solution presentations to key stakeholders, showcasing how our solutions address their specific issues and needs.
  • Custom Demonstrations: Create and present custom demonstrations tailored to customer/prospect requirements, effectively positioning our solutions to meet their expectations.
  • Proof-of-Concept Execution: Ensure successful execution of Proof-of-Concepts to prove the value of our solutions to prospective customers, driving confidence and trust.
  • Business Development Support: Provide support for regional business development activities, contributing to the overall growth and success of the organization.


We’re looking for a teammate with:


  • At least 10 years of experience in a Presales and/or consulting capacity
  • Strong Knowledge of Data Integration (ETL), Data Quality (DQ), Data Governance, iPaaS (APIs, microservices, Application Integration) and Big Data
  • Good to have working knowledge in Talend ETL tools or related competitor ETL tools like Informatica.
  • Excellent communication skills to the business as well as technical audience
  • Highly driven with strong interpersonal skills
  • Track record of developing relationships at technical, commercial, and executive levels throughout large enterprises
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple complex opportunities.
  • Good experience in BI & analytics
  • Familiarity with cloud solutions like SaaS, PaaS and iPaaS
  • Good web development background (SQL, RDBMS, Java, HTML5, NET) is a plus.
  • Good understanding of Machine Learning tools and its usage such as Python/R


The location for this role is:


  • Bangalore, India (Hybrid role based out of Bangalore)
  • Willingness and ability to travel approximately 25 - 50%
  • Ability to travel internationally, if required


Ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Principal Solutions Architect? Join us and be part of a dynamic team, driving the technical and business value of our solutions to support the overall sales effort.



More about Qlik and who we are:


Find out more about life at Qlik on social: Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and X/Twitter, and to see all other opportunities to join us and our values, check out our Careers Page.


What else do we offer?


  • Genuine career progression pathways and mentoring programs
  • Culture of innovation, technology, collaboration, and openness
  • Flexible, diverse, and international work environment


Giving back is a huge part of our culture. Alongside an extra “change the world” day plus another for personal development, we also highly encourage participation in our Corporate Responsibility Employee Programs


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