NGINX is the world's fastest growing web server and application acceleration company with over 185M sites using our software. It is the #1 web server of choice for the top 100,000 busiest websites, including Facebook, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Pinterest, Wordpress and BuzzFeed. NGINX has an amazing culture built upon our core traits: Progress, Excellence, Openness and Curiosity.
NGINX is looking for a German-speaking Solutions Architect to work out of its Cork, Ireland, office. You will play a critical role in building successful relationships with our clients. You will be the technical arm, assisting in the engineering needs of our current and potential client base. To support our sales efforts, we are seeking a professional and talented Solutions Architect (German speaking) to join our team immediately. The successful candidate must be comfortable in a highly technical pre- and post-sales environment, presenting and demonstrating solutions for the technology, and designing and delivering implementations for our customers.
You will have strong technical knowledge of the following:
Intelligent load balancing
Application request routing
SSL and compression offload
Manage technical leadership and ownership of customer Proof of Concepts and technical investigations.
Manage and lead customers through the evaluation process, answering all technical questions.
Provide technical presentations and demonstrations.
Develop and present technical webinars.
Write highly technical web articles.
You will oversee the enabling and training of the partners to be able to speak intelligently and show NGINX Plus in the best light. This may be in the form of a webinar, onsite training, lunch and learn, etc.
You will engage regularly with our international engineering team.
You will work with prospective customers to understand their business drivers and tailor the optimal solution.
You will work with customers to help define their requirements for professional services engagements.
You will update our CRM on a regular basis.
Fluent in German and English
You have a BS/BA degree in a relevant field (CS, EE, MIS) or equivalent experience.
You have skills in traffic management and load balancing technologies, eg: F5, Citrix, Riverbed, Kemp or others, or experience using NGINX.
You have expert level knowledge of HTTP, web servers and web applications.
You have knowledge of associated protocols, e.g. TCP/IP, WebSocket, SPDY/HTTP2, SSL, SMTP, POP, DNS etc.
You have skills in Linux/UNIX-based systems.
You have skills in networking technologies, Internet security products and services.
You enjoy travelling, working odd hours, and being very available.
You have skills in business writing and presentation skills in English.
You enjoy working independently and are driven to produce results with a minimum amount of supervision.
You enjoy travelling 10-25% of the time.
NGINX's EMEA Headquarters is based in Cork City Centre, where we embrace the culture and attitude from our global Headquarters in downtown San Francisco. A great working environment, in the company of fun, really smart people and surrounded by great restaurants, bars and all sorts of other things we make good use of as a team!
NGINX is an equal opportunity employer. Our culture is built on values: Progress, Excellence, Openness and Curiosity. These values are very important to our company and its continued success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, NGINX welcomes the opportunity to grow and learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers and business partners.