Solutions Architect

Traefik Labs

Europe
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 04/06/2021
  • Website: traefik.io
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About Traefik Labs

Traefik Labs develops the world’s most popular cloud-native application networking software. It helps developers and operations teams of all sizes build, deploy and run modern microservices applications quickly and easily. Its first open source product, Traefik Proxy, eliminates the traffic management complexity of dynamic, containerized applications.

Job Description

Traefik Labs is a VC backed company that develops simple and future-proof cloud-native networking solutions for modern IT environments. The company’s popular open source projects include Traefik, the cloud-native edge router with more than 1.4 billion downloads and used by the world’s largest web companies. Traefik Labs’ mission is to simplify cloud-native adoption for all enterprises.

We believe that simpler is better, that Open Source is superior, and community drives innovation!

The Position

As Traefik Labs Solutions Architect you will work closely with the Sales team and put together customized presentations and product demonstrations supporting the sales strategy while illustrating our products’ ability to address clients unique business needs.

The activities you may be involved with include running workshops, conducting client interviews, secondary research, input from the Account Team, working with specialists, product managers, and other stakeholders.

Requirements

    Excellent listener, able to solve complex problems
    Big picture thinker able to visualize and illustrate technical solutions
    Proven technical skills with business acumen
    Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
    Strong presentation, executive client management and business development skills
    Understanding of modern application environment (containers, containers orchestrator, microservices)
    Understanding of new development methodology (Scrum, Devops)
    Understanding of modern IT production data center and software defined datacenter strategy
    Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to effectively engage with technical and non-technical audience
    Autonomous, yet highly collaborative, comfortable in a remote work culture using the tools associated with such a culture.
    Comfortable coding and hacking on Docker and Kubernetes in an enterprise environment.
    Experience with technologies that Traefik integrates with
    Ability and willingness to travel as necessary

Responsibilities

    Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer business, technical objectives, and product requirements
    Gather a clear and agreed upon client vision
    Design solutions to meet the business/technical objectives
    Develop vision strategy and roadmaps deliverables to meet technical solutions
    Effectively communicate solutions architecture to the customer, third parties and the project teams
    Seek out an understanding of the friction points getting in the way of the technical validation
    Prepare arguments to handle objections and support technical validation in the context of the prospect
    Participate in account relationship and issue management activities
    Establish trustworthy relationships with customers and prospects technical users
    Maintain proficiency in Containous solutions offerings, value propositions, and representative case studies
    Obtain continuous feedback from the field, including customers, bringing IP back to corporate teams and making recommendations on future offerings
    Provide feedback to Product Management based on customer feedback
    Produce high quality best practices content (KB tech notes) addressing common user needs and latest technology advances
    Support the production of case studies, webinars, and podcasts featuring real users
    Travel regularly within the US, and occasionally internationally, to attend or present at conferences, workshops, meetups, and other ecosystem events

The Location

This position is based in Europe to cover the EMEA region.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.