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Solutions Engineer (Data Engineering or Data Warehousing or Data Scientist)



Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2024

Req ID: FEQ225R77

At Databricks, our core values are at the heart of everything we do; creating a culture of proactiveness and a customer-centric mindset guides us to create a unified platform that makes data science and analytics accessible to everyone. We aim to inspire our customers to make informed decisions that push their business forward. We provide a user-friendly and intuitive platform that makes it easy to turn insights into action and fosters a culture of creativity, experimentation, and continuous improvement. You will be an essential part of this mission, using your technical expertise to demonstrate how our Databricks Data Intelligence Platform can help customers solve their complex data challenges. You'll work with a collaborative, customer-focused team that values innovation and creativity, using your skills to create customized solutions to help our customers achieve their goals and guide their businesses forward. Join us in our quest to change how people work with data and make a better world!

You will be reporting to the Manager, Field Engineering.

The impact you will have:

  • Form successful relationships with clients throughout your assigned territory to provide technical and business value in collaboration with an Account Executive and a Senior Solutions Architect.
  • Gain excitement from clients about Databricks through hands-on evaluation and Spark programming, integrating with the wider cloud ecosystem and 3rd party applications.
  • Contribute to building the Databricks technical through engagement at workshops, seminars, and meet-ups.
  • Become a Big Data Analytics advisor on aspects of architecture and design.
  • Support your customers by authoring reference architectures, how-tos, and demo applications.
  • Develop both technically and in the pre-sales aspect with the goal of becoming an independently operating Solutions Architect.

What we look for:

  • Seeking a graduate looking to learn and develop in a pre-sales role with ideally min 2-3 years experience, technical customer-facing and with a background in Data Science/GenAI/ML or Data Engineering. You will be working in the following vertical sectors: Real-money Gaming, Sports, Entertainment, Media, Telco and/or Hospitality.
  • Any experience of Pre-sales or post-sales experience working with external clients
  • Familiarity working with clients, creating a narrative, answering customer questions, aligning the agenda with important interests, and achieving tangible outcomes.
  • Ability to independently deliver a technical proposition, identify customer's pain points, and explain important areas for business value to develop a trusted advisor skillset.
  • Code in a core programming language such as Python, Java, or Scala.
  • Knowledgeable in a core Big Data Analytics domain with some exposure to advanced proofs-of-concept and an understanding of a major public cloud platform (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Experience diving deeper into solution architecture and design.
  • The role requires travel to customer sites in the UK.
  • Nice to have: Databricks Certification


  • Private medical insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life, income protection & critical illness insurance
  • Pension PlanEquity awards
  • Enhanced Parental Leaves
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Annual career development fund
  • Home office & work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resources
  • Employee referral bonus

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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.


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