Our “Pepperdata Profiles” series shines a light on our talented individuals and explores employee experiences. This week, we sat down with Alex Pierce, a Pepperdata field engineer extraordinaire. Alex shared six years’ worth of insights into optimizing big data cloud performance, and his take on big data’s past, present, and future.
Alex, how does your role as a field engineer differ from other engineering roles?
Good question. In many organizations, my role is called a sales engineer or a solution architect. In short, I don’t write much code in our products, but what I do is support th