Cloud Evangelist – Customer Advocate

As a technology evangelist, the candidate will don the role of a leader who represents the company’s interaction with key stakeholders at every level, from a technology perspective. Apart from a sound technology background in education and in work experience, the technology evangelist should possess the following personal traits to be successful in this position.

  • A self-starter, passionate about  technology and loves to communicate his/her point to a group of people
  • A motivator who likes to convince people and bring in them a sense of urgency
  • Self-assured especially in a large group of people
  • Enjoys making new contacts – affable and outgoing
  • Excellent communicator – both oral as well as written

Experience

At least 5 years in a technology organization and as an Architect, for at least 2 years

Qualification

Professionally, the tech evangelist should have the following qualifications.

  • At least 5 years in a technology organization and as an Architect, for at least 2 years
  • Strong knowledge of Indian tech / entrepreneurial space
  • Should have an expert’s understanding of Cloud Computing with hands on experience in the domain for at least 1 year
  • The candidate’s career could have taken either of the two paths as given below:
    • Would have started as a software programmer and would have risen in ranks to program management, client handling, team handling, in charge of delivery and representing the company in public meetings
    • Never did programming but has been in the business end of the work all through and has become an expert in client management. Also represents the company in public meetings.
    • Should have held a revenue target for one’s business unit. While the tech evangelist would be busy front ending the company’s products and technology, the focus on the sales end of the cycle should not be lost on the ideal candidate. Hence, a professional who has carried a personal revenue target is a better candidate for the position.

Sounds like you, write to me at deepa.m@careerxperts.com and I will be happy to take you closer to your next adventure.

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