We are looking for Solutions Architects who are Consulting oriented to help customers utilize Aiven's managed open source services. An ideal candidate will be passionate about (open source) technology and genuinely want to help customers in a pre-sales and post-sales capacity. The candidate will be joining Aiven's technical sales team in one of - USA (Boston or remote). Suitable candidates must have demonstrable experience in the following areas that will be required in their day-to-day job:(Aiven services: Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, InfluxDB and Grafana)
Conduct successful proof of concepts
Be an ambassador for Aiven
Travel up to 25% of the time
Understand customers’ technical requirements at an architectural level and propose solutions to address them using Aiven’s services
Break down solution to customers’ technical requirements into smaller more manageable components and be prepared to implement some of the components to interface with Aiven services
Ability to implement software solutions as needed in either pre-sales and/or post-sales capacity to interface with Aiven services in order to address business requirements
Fluency in one or more programming languages such as Java, Python, Go or, Ruby
Linux operating system
Demonstrable experience using various Linux utilities and tools (installation, securing system, storage, etc)
DNS and Networking basics
A fairly deep conceptual understanding of Kafka and at least one of Cassandra or Elasticsearch.
Demonstrable use of a Relational databases preferably PostgreSQL and/or MySQL
Familiarity with one or more public clouds preferably AWS, Google or, Azure and in the areas of compute, storage - block and object, networking, and security groups
Act as a subject matter expert on Aiven service offerings
At least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or similar discipline) or, an equivalent amount of professional experience in software engineering
The following are nice to have:
Writing technical blogs
Giving talks at conferences and meetups
Customer relationship management.
Converting prospects to paying customers
Expanding Aiven service footprint after initial sale
Helping customers succeed
What we offer:
A dynamic startup environment with a rapidly growing international business
A competitive compensation and benefits package that includes stock options at an early stage startup
(NOTE: US applicants should be either US citizens or US Green Card holders)
You will be part of a highly-skilled, tight-knit team of around 40 people, making your contribution essential to what is becoming a great success story.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.
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