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The Technical Evangelist position is a highly versatile technical role within the business development organization, whose mission is to increase revenue and drive product adoption through highly leveraged and mutually beneficial technology partnerships. In this role, you will help develop and lead the technical relationship with a broad community of technology and developer partners, coordinating closely with internal product, sales and marketing teams to drive successful product integrations and deployments.
This position requires a strong background in web application and product development, program management and technical sales. Some experience in software development and web programming is also desired, which will enable you to lead partner design and development discussions against thePlatform's extensive SDK and APIs.
A successful person in this position will possess extremely strong technical and interpersonal communications skills which will allow them to effectively lead the coordination of joint product design and development efforts as well as manage ongoing relationships with a wide range of partners.
•Work directly with technology, integration and reseller partners to establish and lead the technical relationship, oversee product integration and plugin development efforts and help coordinate customer engagements.
•Ability to advocate and evangelize thePlatform's product and strategic position to a variety of partners and across a broad range of people from senior executives, architects, developers and sales & marketing.
•Help identify new technical market opportunities, emerging technology trends and competitive analysis.
•Provide technical insight and support to our business development, product, and sales teams.
•Prepare & deliver product/solution demonstrations and technical presentations to a mix of both senior technical and business audiences.
•Support partner coordinated go-to-market activities and pre-sales initiatives with in-depth product, partner and industry domain knowledge.
•Evangelize thePlatform solution and partner based value proposition with customers and through trade shows and other industry events.
•Represent thePlatform on standards committees.
•5+ years technology or digital media experience, preferably in a software development environment.
•Experience in project management and customer facing solution sales or client services.
•Understanding of the software development lifecycle, including functional and technical specification, implementation, QA processes, deployment, and maintenance and familiarity with building applications using external SDKs.
•Interest and ability to quickly learn new technologies and industry trends.
•Ability to comprehend, develop and support complex business and technical initiatives.
•Ability to multitask effectively and prioritize against competing work streams and priorities.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
thePlatform is a great place to work - we consider our company to be one of the best-kept secrets in town! We take pride in our incredibly bright and driven employees who believe in the importance of having fun while being the best they can be. Our location in downtown Seattle means that the waterfront, biking trails, funky coffee shops and lunch restaurants are mere steps away from our office. We are determined to create an environment where our employees are valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated to provide our customers with the best digital media management services in the industry.
While we enjoy our dynamic work environment and fast-paced culture, we also believe in a healthy work/life balance and varied interests in life. At thePlatform, you will find many cycling enthusiasts, avid runners, passionate climbers and skiers who work hard and play hard - but no one plays as hard as our very own thePlatform soccer team! We have musicians, writers and artists who add a creative and colorful dimension to our enjoyment of the office life. We have true coffee aficionados who embody our city's coffee culture - not to mention bring wonderful morning aromas into our kitchen. We would love for you to bring your passions to our growing team!
thePlatform offers competitive compensation and spectacular benefits typically seen only at very large organizations, including free cable, internet and an employee stock purchase plan, due to our company's association with Comcast. Please visit our Careers page to learn more about our culture and benefits. www.thePlatform.com
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