Senior Solution Architect, Israel

Yandex.Cloud is a full-fledged cloud platform launched by Yandex in 2018 to enable companies and individual developers to build and enhance cutting-edge digital services and applications using on-demand scalable infrastructure, managed data services, machine learning, and development tools. Ease of use, competitive pricing, and a broad portfolio of advanced technologies have already made the platform attractive to more than 10,000 customers. Our major ambition for the next few years is to become one of the largest cloud providers in the EMEA region, rolling the platform out across multiple markets with customized product offers to meet local needs.

The Israeli market is a key bet for us. Next year, we plan to launch our cloud platform by leveraging our solid technological advantage and competitive pricing as well as guaranteed local data sovereignty to meet local customer needs. To the ensure the success of this challenging project, we are hiring a local team in Israel.

About the role

We’re looking for a Solution Architect who is passionate about working with cloud services while also excited to build a technical relationship with customers and operate as their trusted advisor. Your goal will be to lead the customer in their cloud journey, making sure they get the solution that best fits their needs.

You’ll manage the overall technical relationship with our customers, covering all aspects of functionality, performance, reliability, and operational efficiency to address their needs. Your creativity will link technology to tangible solutions, identifying the customer need to address their specific use cases.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with clients (senior technical staff, including CTOs and other technical leaders in the industry) and recommend the best cloud services to fulfill their requirements
  • Deliver on-site and remote technical engagements with partners and customers: deliver and drive PoCs, presales, understand customer requirements, write best practice blogs/whitepapers, and participate in events
  • Be the second hand of the product team and help form future products and services; serve as the main bridge between customers and the development team, guiding them as they build the right features and form a product roadmap
  • At the next development stage, be responsible for building a team of architects and organizing the process for accumulating internal expertise on the Israeli market
  • Contribute to a global international team and interact with customers in regions outside Israel

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in IT platform implementation in a technical role (system/network engineer, developer, cloud solution architect)
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working with an infrastructure technology stack like VMware/OpenStack or K8s
  • 2+ years of experience in public cloud services like AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Experience working with a data technology stack, especially PostgreSQL/MySQL/MS SQL
  • Fluent Hebrew and English
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Knowledge of software-defined networking and software-defined storage
  • Experience with ClickHouse, Kafka, Greenplum, and BI tools
  • Proficiency in another European language
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