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Sr. Solutions Engineer

Databricks

Databricks

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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:

  • Experience, technical customer-facing and with a background in Data Science / GenAI / Machine Learning or Data Engineering.
  • You will be working in the following any of the following vertical sectors:
    • Manufacturing,
    • Healthcare Life Cycles
    • Public Sector
    • Financial Services & Insurance
    • Retail / Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
  • Fluent in English and Dutch both written and spoken
  • 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 customers' 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 Benelux.
  • Travelling approx. 20-30% of the time.
  • Nice to have: Databricks Certification

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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