Principal Consultant (Tokyo, Japan)

  • Full Time
  • Tokyo

Website VANTIQ

VANTIQ enables you to Quickly Create Digital Applications for Real-Time Business Operations

VANTIQ – the company that powers real-time business operations – provides the only truly dynamic platform for quickly and easily creating transformative, digital applications to drive agile business operations in real time. Founded in 2015 by renowned tech industry veterans Marty Sprinzen and Paul Butterworth with multiple successful exits under their belts, VANTIQ enables those involved in mission-critical business operations to benefit from a new breed of real-time applications with dramatically reduced time-to-market, significantly lower development and maintenance costs, and maximum agility in response to constantly-changing operational requirements.

If you are looking for that opportunity of a lifetime – to take a company from hot startup to multi-billion dollar global company and life-changing exit – then VANTIQ is the company for you.

As a Senior or Principal Consultant, you are a trusted business and technical advisor who help customers or partners fully implement VANTIQ solutions and products. You are the VANTIQ expert who is able to conduct business discussions as well as develop or help customer or partners develop VANTIQ applications. You typically deliver a billable service. You are a founding member of the VANTIQ Professional Services team.

Critical for success are:

  • Your love of consulting and building solutions for customers
  • Your entrepreneurship spirit, your independent and creative thinking
  • Your broad and deep experience with customers and consulting in general
  • Your ability to communicate at executive level
  • Your experience with Project Management and project cycle
  • Your ability to get things done and develop VANTIQ applications for our customers

This position is based in Tokyo (Japan).

You need to be fluent in both English and Japanese.

The Principal Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Conduct business discussions leading to the statement of work
  • Define statement of work and scope of work with customers or partners
  • Deliver on scope, on time, on budget, and on quality projects
  • Participate in Proof of Concepts with pre-sales
  • Help other teams with training, enablement efforts for customers or partners
  • Understand and validate the customer’s solution requirements (business goals, technical requirements, architecture) in partnership with pre-sales
  • Present progress of your solutions to both business and IT audiences through presentations, demonstrations, and pilots
  • Share in the responsibility for customer success and contribute to customer training, post-sales solution design, and customer support
  • Become an expert at building VANTIQ applications
  • Become an expert at onboarding VANTIQ application builders
  • Become an expert in the features, benefits and application of VANTIQ’s products
  • Communicate via phone, email, face-to-face and web meetings with customers and partners providing them regular update on progress of work as well as validating scope and dates.
  • Maintain frequent communication with management as well as sales and pre-sales about the customer and partner’s project status.
  • Be the customer advocate and liaison for product management and development
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Who you are…

  • Dedicated to customer success and providing solutions
  • Excellent Communicator. You know what to say and more importantly, how to say it. Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Experienced.  10 or more years’ experience in a Professional Services Consulting role.  This includes 3 or more years’ experience with Enterprise Application Development Tools.
  • Experience in delivering complete projects for customers.
  • Highly Technical.  You have strong technical skills across various technologies & impeccable business acumen.
  • Strong Experience with Javascript, SQL or REST required.
  • A True Team Player. You’re the best at what you do and you know how to work with your colleagues to get their best.
  • Problem Solver. You love tackling the most difficult of challenges and know how to get to the best solution.
  • Conviction and Commitment.  You have an unshakable belief that VANTIQ’s products will help companies become digitized. One company at a time.  Once you get it, you go all the way.
  • Energy and Enthusiasm. You believe in what we’re doing and won’t stop at anything to deliver on your goals.
  • You are a Recruiter!  VANTIQ hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world!
  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time internationally

A Plus:

  • Experience with Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and products.
  • Experience with Mongo
  • Experience with AWS and Linux
  • Application integration with ERP, EAI, CRM vendor products

 

About VANTIQ:

VANTIQ’s goal is to provide the best technology platform for enterprises to digitize their business while keeping humans in charge.

The VANTIQ application platform-as-a-service enables users to develop, deploy and run real-time enterprise applications driven by data streams from IoT, connected products, social, enterprise systems of record and people. All applications created with VANTIQ are event-driven, allowing businesses to respond in real-time to any business event.

To apply for this job email your details to lgrange@vantiq.com

VANTIQ in Plain English

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Featured Resources
White Paper
VANTIQ - Enabling the Digital Enterprise
Read the vision of Marty Sprinzen, CEO of VANTIQ, on how VANTIQ truly enables the real-time digital enterprise.
New Gartner Report - Free!
Innovation Insight for Event Thinking
Read Gartner’s latest report on the event-driven application revolution PLUS new product tour videos, VANTIQ FAQ, and interview with VANTIQ co-founders Marty & Paul.
Demo Video
Real-Time Application Overview and VANTIQ Demo
A detailed overview of why real-time, event-driven applications are required to truly transform your business operations. Includes a demo of how to rapidly build and deploy one.

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