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Solutions Engineer (Emerging Enterprises & Digital Natives)



Paris, France
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024


At Databricks, our core values are at the heart of everything we do; creating a culture of proactiveness and a customer-centric mindset guides us to create a unified platform that makes data science and analytics accessible to everyone. We aim to inspire our customers to make informed decisions that push their business forward. We provide a user-friendly and intuitive platform that makes it easy to turn insights into action and fosters a culture of creativity, experimentation, and continuous improvement. You will be an essential part of this mission, using your technical expertise to demonstrate how our Data Intelligence Platform can help customers solve their complex data challenges.

You will report to a Field Engineering Director in the region and work with a collaborative, customer-focused team that values innovation and creativity, using your skills to create customized solutions to help our customers achieve their goals and guide their businesses forward.

Join us in our quest to change how people work with data and make a better world!

Notes on mandatory requirements:

  • Location for the role must be in Paris (or within a commutable distance for hybrid schedule).
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 20-30% as required for customer meetings, events and trainings).
  • Business proficiency in both French and English required as a minimum. Fluency in additional regional languages may be advantageous.

The impact you will have:

  • Form successful relationships with customers and prospects throughout your assigned territory to provide technical and business value in collaboration with an Account Executive.
  • Gain excitement from clients about Databricks through hands-on evaluation and Spark programming, integrating with the wider cloud ecosystem and 3rd party applications.
  • Contribute to building the Databricks technical community through engagement at workshops, seminars, and meet-ups.
  • Become a Big Data Analytics advisor on aspects of architecture and design.
  • Support your customers by authoring reference architectures, how-tos, and demo applications.
  • Develop both technically and in the pre-sales aspect with the goal of becoming an independently operating Solutions Architect.

What we look for:

  • You have experience in use case discovery, scoping and solution design with clients; creating a narrative, answering customer questions, aligning the agenda with important interests, and achieving tangible outcomes.
  • Professional-level experience delivering technical propositions, identifying customers' pain points, and explaining important areas for business value to develop a trusted advisor skillset. Able to dive deeper into solution architecture and design.
  • Code in a core programming language such as Python, Java, or Scala.
  • Knowledgeable in the Big Data Analytics domain with some exposure to advanced proofs-of-concept, including hands-on expertise with public cloud platform(s) - AWS (Amazon Web Services) platform expertise is a key requirement.
  • Cloud certifications in AWS and Databricks will be advantageous.


  • 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 Twitter, LinkedIn 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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