Solutions Architect (Post Sales)

Posted Jan 8

General requirements

  • Helping customers succeed, building successful relationships.
  • Be an active contributor during the post sales and sales process
  • Be an ambassador for Aiven
  • Travel up to 5% of the time (once it's safe)

Consulting skills

  • Understand customers technical requirements on an architectural level and propose solutions to address them using Aivens services
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable and correct technical level for the audience
  • Ability to implement software solutions as needed in a post-sales capacity to interface with Aiven services in order to address business requirements
  • Ability to form deep technical relationships with customers' technical staff

Technical skills

  • Fluency in one or more programming languages such as Java, Python, Go or Ruby
  • Knowledgeable of public clouds (AWS, Google or Azure) and in the areas of compute, storage - block and object, networking, and security groups
  • Linux operating system, demonstrable experience using various Linux utilities and tools (installation, securing system, storage, etc.) and a good grasp of networking basics like DNS
  • A fairly deep conceptual understanding of Kafka and at least one of Cassandra or Elasticsearch.
  • Demonstrable use of a relational database, preferably PostgreSQL and/or MySQL
  • Act as a subject matter expert on Aiven's service offerings

Required qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or similar discipline) or, an equivalent amount of professional experience in software engineering

The following are nice to have:

  • Writing technical blogs and conducting webinars
  • Experience working in technology/software sales, post-sales or consulting
  • Giving talks at conferences and meetups
  • Customer relationship management


You will be part of a highly-skilled, tight-knit and diverse team, making your contribution essential to what is becoming a truly unique success story. If youre interested, send us your application.

  • A dynamic startup environment with a unique culture being headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, and a rapidly growing, international business
  • A technical team of very experienced experts in their field of Backend/Frontend Development, Support Engineering, Product Management
  • Participation in our employee stock option plan
  • High degree of autonomy
  • Working with international, highly engaged colleagues
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication
  • Get things done attitude
  • Attractive health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision) through BlueCross BlueShield

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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