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Specialist Solutions Architect (Data Engineering)

at Databricks

Paris, France



As a Specialist Solutions Architect (Data engineering), you will guide the technical evaluation phase in a hands-on environment throughout the sales process.

As a go-to-expert reporting to the Specialist Field Engineering Manager, you will continue to strengthen your technical skills through mentorship, learning, and internal training programs and establish yourself in an area of speciality.

You will be an important part of the sales team, being a technical advisor, and working with the product team as an advocate of your customers in the field. You will help your customers to achieve tangible data-driven outcomes through the use of our Databricks Data Intelligence Platform, establishing a clear architectural vision and identifying compelling use cases, helping our customers realise value.

You'll grow as a leader in your field, while finding solutions to our customers' biggest challenges in big data, analytics, data engineering and data science problems.


The impact you will have:

  • As an expert in the sphere of big data analytics, you will be seen as an expert on issues of architecture and design
  • Lead your clients through evaluating and adopting Databricks Data Intelligence platform
  • Support your customers by authoring reference architectures, how-tos, and demo applications
  • Integrate Databricks with 3rd-party applications to support customer architectures
  • Engage with the technical community (both internal and customer) by leading workshops, seminars and meet-ups
  • Together with account teams, you will form successful relationships with clients to deliver technical and business value.


What we look for:

  • Share technical concepts, including presenting and white-boarding
  • Pre- or post-sales experience working with external clients providing expertise
  • Skills in designing and implementing complex architectures within a public cloud (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • You have experience with key big data technologies such as Apache Spark, Hadoop, SQL
  • Understanding of customer-facing pre-sales or consulting role with a core strength in data engineering
  • Cloud platform and basic cloud security/networking knowledge advantageous
  • Proficiency writing code in either Python, Scala or Java
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer science, Information system, Engineering, Data Science or equivalent work experience
  • Desirable: Databricks Certification
  • Desirable: Experience with migrating legacy systems
  • Fluent in French and English (Minimum-level business proficiency)



  • Private medical insurance
  • Private life and disability coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Enhanced Parental Leaves
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Annual career development fund
  • 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 TwitterLinkedIn 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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