Career Opportunities

 Job Opening: Account Manager, Channel & Direct Sales 

Location: Reston, VA

Entry Level for the right person or preferably 1-3 years of experience – Are you a college grad or experienced sales professional that wants to be in technology sales? Sunset Learning Institute has an Account Manager position open. Be a part of an exciting new growth cloud technology training industry and connect with commercial clients. No experience necessary but some is preferred. The right fit would be someone who has a college degree, hard-working, loves technology, highly motivated to learn and ask the right questions of information technology clients.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the person with complex thinking and strategy skills, while providing solutions with the supervision and assistance of our fantastic team. Salary is commensurate upon experience. We welcome an eager, forward thinking, motivated person to join our team and SLI family!


Primary Responsibilities

  • Developing and prospecting managed accounts to result in achievement of a forecasted sales goal.
  • Developing and prospecting geographical areas, as defined by the VP of Global Sales to result in achievement of a forecasted sales goal in that geographic region.
  • Maintaining an expanding sales pipeline of net new customers and opportunities to contribute to managed accounts portfolio.
  • Participate in weekly/monthly/quarterly Sales Leadership Calls, when requested by the VP of Global Sales.

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If interested, please contact our recruiting department at (303) 729-1087 or email your resume


 Job Opening: Contract Cisco Instructor 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Delivering classroom training and informal seminars on a variety of technical courses/topics, course development, and other special projects.
  • A strong networking, data center, collaboration, contact center or security background.
  • 3-5 years years of LAN/WAN/Service Provider networking design, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance experience.
  • Outstanding communication skills and passion to share knowledge with students.
  • Industry certifications e.g. CCNP, CCIE, JNCIP, JNCIE, CCSI, JNCI, MCSE, CISSP are a plus.
  • Flexibility to travel for teaching engagements.

If interested, please contact our recruiting department at (303) 729-1087 or email your resume


 Job Opening: Hortonworks Instructor 


Technical consultant or instructor with previous experience working with Java technologies, database systems, and distributed systems. Responsible to help lead training delivery efforts and teaching others about Apache Hadoop and its ecosystem. Sr. Instructors will have specialized knowledge in multiple Hadoop ecosystem technologies. Responsible for delivering technical training to customers, partners, and internal audiences. On occasion, will be required to deliver customized training content tailored to a client’s needs. The ability to self-learn and training best practices and on occasion, mentor junior instructors and help with instructor on-boarding processes. This role requires some travel to varied locations. Ideally, the instructor’s home base will be in a Reston, VA or Denver, CO, which allows for the possibility of significantly reduced travel.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to teach complex technical concepts to highly technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Fluid communication and presentation skills
  • Solid knowledge of Hadoop and its expanding ecosystem
  • Experience with databases, distributed systems
  • Experience with Hadoop related instruction is required
  • Solid understanding of “Big Data” environments and processes such as data ingestion, ETL, database schema design, data analytics
  • Participate in instructor improvement efforts by identifying areas of instructor growth, present new ideas, mentor
  • Participate as SMEs to larger global instructor community
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time

Technical skills

  • Experience with HDFS, YARN, Pig, Hive, Tez, HBase, Oozie, Ganglia, Ambari
  • Experience with one or more database systems such as Oracle, MySQL, DB2, MS SQL Server, HBase, MongoDB
  • Experience with SQL, DDL & DML, ER design
  • Experience or working knowledge of multiple common programming and scripting languages such as Java, C++, JavaScript, Bash Scripting
  • Experience with development environments such as Eclipse, Netbeans, or InteliJ
  • Experience or knowledge of cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services,Microsoft Azure, or Rackspace
  • Experience in working within a Linux environment and basic POSIX commands and basic shell scripting
  • Knowledge of enterprise security such as Kerberos, SPNEGO, LDAP, POSIX security, SSL
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP, http/https, ssh, ftp
  • Knowledge of web services such as REST & SOAP

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