September 15, 2021


While candidates in the listed locations are encouraged for this role, we are open to remote candidates in other locations.
Solutions Architects at Databricks are customer-facing individuals who work with customers, product teams, and post-sales teams to identify use cases for Databricks. Reporting to the Senior Field Engineering Manager, you will develop architectures and solutions using our platform, and guide customers through the implementation, to accomplish value and develop champions. You will become a trusted advisor by developing expertise using open-source projects such as Apache Spark, MLflow, and Delta Lake.
The impact you will have:
  • You will partner with the sales team and provide technical leadership to help customers understand how Databricks can help achieve their business problems.
  • Consult on Big Data architecture, implement proof of concepts for strategic customer projects, data science and machine learning projects, and validate integrations with cloud services and other 3rd party applications
  • Build and present references architectures and demo applications for customers
  • Become an expert in, and promote Databricks inspired open-source projects (Spark, Delta Lake, MLflow, and Koalas) across developer communities through meetups, conferences, and webinars
  • Travel to customers in your region

What we look for:
  • 3+ years in a customer-facing pre-sales, technical architecture, or consulting role
  • Experience designing and architecting distributed data systems
  • Comfortable programming in, and debugging, at least one of: Python, Scala, Java, SQL, or R
  • Have built solutions with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Expertise in at least one of the following:
  • Data Engineering technologies (Ex: Spark, Hadoop, Kafka)
  • Data Warehousing (Ex: SQL, OLTP/OLAP/DSS)
  • Data Science and Machine Learning technologies (Ex: pandas, scikit-learn, HPO)
  • [Desired] Degree in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research)

Benefits
  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Work headphones reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business travel accident insurance

About Databricks
Want to help speed the development of medical breakthroughs? Make the next mode of transportation a reality? Or discover ways to reverse climate change? We're on a mission to help data teams solve the world's toughest problems. The opportunity is huge and Databricks has emerged as a leader. Thousands of enterprises — including Comcast, Virgin Hyperloop and H&M — already rely on us to power their businesses and we're just getting started. Now it's your turn - join us to grow your career and make an impact with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.