Solutions Engineer - Pre-Sales

Solutions Engineering

Bangalore, India

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

Job Summary:-
We are a team within the Confluent Solutions Engineering practice tasked with supporting the larger Confluent Solutions Engineering community and Confluent customers in their customer journey. Our role is to help scale the Solutions Engineering teams through high quality service delivery that augments the Solutions engineering function across the entire customer engagement lifecycle. 

Key Job Responsibilities:-
- Develop a deep expertise in Confluent’s technology and knowledge around how streaming applications are built using the Confluent’s services.
- Architect, build and maintain reusable artifacts such as tools, prototypes, demos, workshops, architecture blueprints and much more!
- Interface and work with Confluent solutions engineers to gather requirements, and use those as  inputs to build POC/Pilot solutions.
- Provide additional offline support during POC/Pilot. 
- Interface and work with Confluent solutions engineers to build monthly customer health reports, Quarterly Business Reviews, Quarterly Technical Reviews, and more!
- Provide additional offline support during continuous customer engagement.
- Continuous customer engagement.
- Interface and work with Confluent AEs and SDRs, and deliver standard demos and platform walkthroughs to prospects and evangelize the Confluent value proposition.
- Deliver 1-1 support to Confluent’s Startup Community for use case identification, initial blueprinting and use case deployment. 
Capture and share best-practices knowledge amongst the team.

A day in the life:-
You will be working with the Confluent Solutions Engineering and Sales teams to deliver on a catalog of services. Your time will be a varied mix of all offline and 1-1 activities. You will be working with a request-response mechanism that will facilitate you to efficiently deliver services within the predefined SLAs. You will be measured on the impact you’ve had on our customer’s health & adoption and time to value to our prospects.

What we’re looking for:-

  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of experience in the  job offered, or related occupation.
  • Knowledge about distributed systems, infrastructure software like databases, message queues, Kubernetes, serverless, API gateways, cloud networking constructs and/or Big Data products
  • Understanding of systems operations concepts (disk, network, operating systems, etc.).
  • Knowledge of working with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and/or Software as a Service (SaaS) 
  • Knowledge of multiple, modern development languages such as Python, Go and Node.js.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies.
  • Experience with configuration management, infrastructure automation and CI/CD tooling.
  • Exceptional presentation and communications capabilities.
  • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.

What gives you an edge:-

  • Knowledge about building ETL applications.
  • Knowledge about building solutions with Apache Kafka.
  • Knowledge about building and operating large-scale massively parallel systems.
  • Development or operations experience in a cloud based environment.
  • Experience with DevOps culture and Agile software development.
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate or equivalent in other cloud providers, Confluent Certifications.
About Confluent’s Culture:-
Culture is a huge part of Confluent, we’re searching for the best people who not only excel at their role, but also contribute to the health, happiness, and growth of the company. Inclusivity and openness are important traits, with regular company-wide and team events. We are looking for people who are:
Smart, humble and empathetic
Inquisitive and not afraid to ask all the questions, no matter how basic
Strive for excellence in their work, their team, and their company

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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