Solutions Architect - Remote (U.S. and Canada)

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Solutions Architect - Remote (U.S. and Canada)

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

5+ years of experience
Solution architecture
Software development
Pre sales
3+ years of experience

Organization(s) name(s)


Monetary compensation

USD$75,000 to 159,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Monetary compensation

USD$75,000 - 159,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Why this opportunity exists

• We are seeking a Solutions Architect to join our Sales team and help build upon the tremendous growth GridGain has experienced over the past few years.


• This customer-facing role will be responsible for helping guide the Sales team to deliver the best technology in a dynamic and competitive environment. Our Solutions Architects partner directly with Sales, Marketing and Engineering to identify and understand prospects’ key business and technical requirements through a process of guided discovery. You will translate requirements into a solution that highlights GridGain’s unique technical value proposition by designing, coordinating and delivering a tailored Proof of Concept to demonstrate key technical use cases. • Understand, quantify and verify the business needs of customers and their specific use cases • Mix deep technical expertise with simple, everyday language to deliver a story that is memorable, educational and useful • Present and demonstrate GridGain technical features to executives and technical prospects • Provide all pre-sales technical support through the entire PoC development and delivery • Articulate GridGain’s unique value propositions and position • Maintain deep and up to date knowledge of competitive products and technologies • Own and manage the technical relationship with prospect • Be available during business hours to meet deadlines and client needs, coordinate with co-workers, attend conference calls and/or face-to-face meetings, and handle day-to-day operations necessary for the position.

Additional requirements (other than skills)

• Must have a solid Technical background related to or adjacent to In-Memory Computing (ie: HTAP, Analytics, IMC, and Platform based technologies that are infrastructure focused) • Solid understanding of concurrency and multithreaded programming • Strong knowledge of network programming and understanding of networking protocols • Experience with distributed application development, and caching technologies • Thorough understanding of Hadoop, as well as MapReduce design pattern • Superb verbal communication skills including a dynamic and engaging presentation style • Highly organized, detail-oriented, excellent time-management skills and able to effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume, and evolving work environment

Language(s) required

English - fully-fluent

Career path

• B.S. in Computer Science or related field • 5+ years of solution architecture and design experience with Java EE based systems • 5+ years of hands-on development experience, 3+ Years Java or .Net development experience a plus • 5+ years experience in technical pre-sales and/or consulting

About the organization(s)

• GridGain Systems, based in Foster City, CA, is leading the in-memory computing revolution. The GridGain in-memory computing platform, built on the Apache Ignite® open source project, has been adopted by large and small organizations worldwide that need the performance and scalability offered by in-memory computing. The company received numerous prestigious business and technology awards in 2019, including inclusion in the Silicon Valley Business Journal Fastest Growing Private Companies, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 5000, and more. The awards reflect GridGain’s continued ability to execute on its mission to deliver the in-memory computing innovations and cost-effective solutions modern organizations need to achieve their digital transformation goals. • GridGain Systems is revolutionizing real-time data access and processing by offering an in-memory computing platform built on Apache Ignite®. GridGain solutions are used by global enterprises in financial, software, e-commerce, retail, online business services, healthcare, telecom and other major sectors, with a client list that includes Barclays, ING, Sberbank, Finastra, IHS Markit, Workday, and Huawei. GridGain delivers unprecedented speed and massive scalability to both legacy and greenfield applications. Deployed on a distributed cluster of commodity servers, GridGain software can reside between the application and data layers (RDBMS, NoSQL and Apache® Hadoop®), requiring no rip-and-replace of the existing databases, or it can be deployed as an in-memory transactional SQL database. GridGain is the most comprehensive in-memory computing platform for high-volume ACID transactions, real-time analytics, web-scale applications and HTAP. For more information, visit Please visit for our privacy policy.

Additional details

• Location: This is a remote position. Candidates may be based anywhere in the United States or Canada.

Additional benefits

• Competitive salary
• Excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and 401k
• Remote position

Additional compensation

Stock options
Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements

Agreement type


Posted: February 12, 2021 12:10 AM

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