Solutions Engineer

  • Rubikloud
  • Netherlands
  • Jan 22, 2018
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Who We Are Looking For:

We’re looking for a Solutions Engineer to provide technical leadership for the implementation of an enterprise data platform for our global retail clients. This role offers a unique opportunity to work with leading-edge cloud technologies and interact with a multi billion-dollar retail accounts. You will utilize your strong technical and business competencies as well as client focused approach to provide the highest level of business and technical consultation within our Client Solutions team.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong technical understanding of enterprise system implementations, data migration and cloud-based data platforms. This is a client-facing role which requires superior communication skills and professionalism with business and IT leaders. With proven experience to be be a self-starter and strong communication skills, the Solutions Engineer will work closely with Client Services to plan and execute a complex rollout to multiple business units around the world.

The Solutions Engineer will be located in, or travel frequently to client locations in, Europe and Asia, along with a Project Manager and technical support staff to facilitate implementation workshops, gather technical requirements and articulate the architectural design to the client.

 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Lead client workshops to discover use cases and requirements
  • Capable of drawing on reference architectures and implementation models for data-intensive applications
  • Advise on client value realization and provide subject matter expertise in the technology ecosystem
  • Discuss business and technical requirements from the client through remote and onsite meetings, then translate those requirements into a technical implementation that best aligns with our platform
  • Transform client feedback into actionable product roadmap items
  • Formulate and communicate recommended technical solutions that meet client requirements
  • Own and define technical strategy for accounts
  • Participate in contribution to internal and external knowledge repositories
  • Collaborate closely with Client Services, Product Management and Engineering to execute seamlessly and maximize client satisfaction
  • Develop strong relationships within leadership in the client’s IT department and establish trusted advisor status

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other IT related field
  • 5+ years of professional work experience in a similar position
  • 3-5 years of experience integrating enterprise scale platforms, data warehouses and cloud-based solutions (i.e. AWS, Azure)
  • Proficiency in understanding and translating client requirements into technical requirements
  • Demonstrated experience working with distributed frameworks (i.e. Spark) and data querying tools (i.e. SQL)
  • Good knowledge of programming/scripting languages (i.e. Python, Scala)
  • Knowledge of Apache Hadoop (HDFS, HDInsight) a plus
  • Bonus if you are a curious, passionate and consultative professional!

BENEFITS

We are a group of intellectually curious people who are passionate about making a big splash in the world of retail. We offer competitive compensation including equity options - we want all the members of Rubikrew to own part of the Company. You will have a full health benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision etc. Lunch is catered Monday to Thursday so you won’t have to worry about packing a lunch! Healthy snacks and drinks are also provided to keep you energized. We want our employees to feel like they’re always developing personally and professionally so we offer a a personal development budget that you are free to use for knowledge expansion or as a fitness allowance.