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Principal Technical Consultant at Urban Airship
San Francisco, CA, US

We are the thought leaders and innovators in our space and looking for the right people to join us as we scale our technical consulting practice.

Our Technical Consultants are the technical trusted advisors to the largest brands around the globe. As Principal Technical Consultant, you’ll have the opportunity to creatively tackle top technical challenges facing the industry to help our customer meet their business objectives with the proven scale and reliability Urban Airship is known for.

You’ll become our product expert and build a strong relationship with customer technical teams while influencing our product teams to help create the best product and professional services experience in the marketplace.

The best part is our culture of strong cross-functional collaboration and highly integrated teams in sales, customer success, product, and marketing to help you succeed.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee multiple customer engagements simultaneously and provide technical leadership on Customer implementation projects, facilitating the requirements gathering process and designing technical solutions and architectures
  • Lead efforts to identify, design and create or evolve technical service offerings that resonate with customers, an industry vertical and the market challenges
  • Effectively analyze complex project issues, develop solution options, run workshops and facilitate the presentation and review of the options and present our recommendation to the customers
  • Actively improve and maintain the highest level of technical expertise on the Urban Airship platform, key integration technology partners and industry technical trends through external and internal engineering events and rigorous self-study
  • Provide thought leadership to teams and wider company technical community helping set the future strategic direction for our product and solutions into the market
  • Create reusable delivery assets and playbooks that are effective, high-quality, promote consistency and drive team efficiency
  • Foster teamwork among consultants and cross-functional teams, regionally and worldwide.
  • Train and mentor team members to enhance learning and training content
  • Continually shape and innovate our technical consulting practice worldwide

 

Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of enterprise software implementation/consulting experience, preferably with a product company in the digital marketing and data analytics space
  • 3-5 years of customer-facing consulting experience and can quickly build trust with product managers and developers
  • Built and scaled technical best practices using toolkits, playbooks, reusable libraries, reference architecture and design patterns.
  • Experience delivering B2C/B2C marketing solution using technologies and programming languages such as (Python, JavaScript, Java, Node.js, Ruby, iOS, Android, React, GCP, S3, etc)
  • Strong experience integrating with external systems such as Marketing Cloud Solutions (Adobe, Oracle, Salesforce, or IBM Unica) and/or ESP (ExactTarget or Responsys) and CRM (Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Experience advising non-technical stakeholders and creating easy to understand technical implementation strategies that tie back to customer business impacts
  • Strong team player with the ability to coach and influence others
  • Ability to travel an average of 30%

About Urban Airship

Urban Airship enables amazing brands to engage their customers in real time with highly targeted and valuable experiences. We’ve pioneered new channels and engagement strategies across mobile, email, SMS, push notifications and Digital Wallet, and developed a platform that delivers highly personalized and useful information to each customer, exactly where and when they want it.

Urban Airship’s platform is consistently rated a leader in Forrester and Gartner Reports and is used by many of the world’s most admired companies, including Adidas, Alaska Airlines, The Home Depot, NBCUniversal, Sky Media, and Zillow.