Presales Technical Program Manager-Demo Curator

Job Locations IN-Pune
Requisition ID
20042054
Job Category
Sales/Pre-Sales
Travel Requirements
None
Position Type
Professional

We are looking for someone to join our team to develop and publish high-quality SAS Viya demonstrations for the benefit of SAS’ worldwide Pre-Sales community, including creation, curation & maintenance of demos through the demo lifecycle. As part of Customer Technology Adoption, you will work with a global team to ensure that (SAS Viya) demonstrations showcase innovative and compelling uses of SAS for customers / prospects. You will likely have direct experience of (SAS) software Pre-Sales with a flair for showcasing technology.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Demo Environments & Demo Assets

  • Create, manage & maintain demos hosted upon different SAS demonstration environments, including RACE, sseviya & ssemonthly.
  • Ensure demos feature the newest versions of SAS (Viya) technology by incrementing & updating SAS Viya software applications to newest release (CI/CD).
  • Create and/or maintain demo data, specific demo artifacts (such as reports, visualizations, models, decision flows) and any custom demo-middleware such as APIs, web-applications, apps …etc. To include relevant demo documentation.
  • Curate specific demo content from Field-originated demos (Pre-Sales community) and add to Master or Gold demo instances.
  • Provide direct demo support to Pre-Sales end-users as required.

Demo Change Management & Promotion

    • Develop & implement best-practice processes for the management of SAS Viya demonstrations.
    • Plan any demo-enhancements, identify potential conflicts & highlight any technical risks.
    • Determine timeline, priority & sequence of updates & changes.
    • Post-update testing to ensure demo artifacts function as expected. Troubleshoot as required.
    • Maintain version control of demo-related assets.
    • Communicate the progress, status and availability of demo assets.
    • Create and maintain process documentation.

    Role Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
    • 5 years’ work experience in software Pre-Sales role/s and demo creation or demo management.
    • Knowledge of SAS Viya architecture, technology & interfaces – in-post training to be provided.
    • Knowledge of SAS demo infrastructures – can be developed in-post.
    • Working knowledge of IT processes and best practices.
    • Experience of:
    • Kubernetes / Docker infrastructures and common cloud platforms.
    • Programing in Python, Java-script & Web (such as html, css, json …etc).
    • RESTful API’s to connect SAS with other applications.
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    Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, for effective collaboration with stakeholders around the world.
  • Ability to assimilate technical material and handle deadlines in a multi-task environment.
  • Ability to communicate the details surrounding a problem and identify potential solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Desirable:

  • Project Management experience covering task scheduling, prioritization and tracking.
  • Knowledge of common cloud platforms and DevOps would be advantageous.
  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL & NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres.

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