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Solutions Consultant

San Francisco | California | United States

Are you interested in Internet of Things (IOT), DevOps, or building systems to solve some very interesting real world problems? We are looking for our first Solutions Consultant to join us to build and deliver solutions to both customers and internal teams.

You will primarily work directly with our customers and partners architecting, designing and deploying InfluxData environments. Secondly, you will design, deliver and manage reference architectures, tools and Proof of Concepts and solutions internally to help our sales team solve our customers' needs.

What you'll be doing:

Work directly with customer's technical resources to devise and recommend solutions based on requirements

Analyze complex distributed production deployments, and make recommendations to optimize performance

Work closely with InfluxData team members, across functions and levels to help ensure the success of project consulting engagements with customer

Help design and implement InfluxData architectures, installations and configurations for customer

Drive projects with customers to successful completion

Write and produce technical documentation, knowledge base articles

Participate in the pre-and post- sales process, helping both the sales and product teams to interpret customer's' requirements

25% of your time will be dedicated to building solutions and tools for the field team. These could proof of concepts, tools, reference architectures, to complex solutions.

Your skills and background:

2+ years of Professional Services (customer facing) experience architecting distributed solutions

Excellent presentation skills with the ability to speak in front of audiences both large and small

Able to create, document and present complex architectures for the customers' technical teams

Ability to understand and translate customer requirements into technical requirements

Coding chops. Preferably GoLang, Python, Javascript and Bash. It's important for members of the field team to be capable of cracking open an editor and digging in to better help our customers.

Linux Beyond the Fundamentals. The more knowledge you have of Linux the better. Hands on with multiple distributions is a plus.

The proven ability to remain flexible and adapt to a changing environment.

The ability to travel up to 75% of the time, as needed

A plus if you have:

A background with any sort of database system whether its relational, key-value store, or a document store. Basic SQL wouldn't hurt either.

Knowledge or experience with Containers and/or orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Mesos or DC/OS.

Open Source Software. Know it. Love it.

Having an understanding or background of distributed or clustered systems will definitely help.

Experience with Cloud Providers such as AWS, GCE, or Microsoft Azure.

InfluxData provides a modern time series platform that has been designed from the ground up to handle metrics and events (time-series data). The InfluxData platform is built on the open source projects - Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor.

We're backed by Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures.

We offer fantastic benefits including:

Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents

Company contribution to FSA and Commuter benefits

Open PTO - take the time you need

Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

401k (non matching)

....and more!

Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

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