Senior Solution Architect

Houston, Texas / Austin, Texas / Remote - US
Global Customer Success – Architecture AMER /
Full-Time /
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As an integral part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.

About Cognite and Cogniters
Cognite is a global leader in industrial software with our Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion®, at the core. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms

At Cognite, the Global Customer Success team leads software implementation, deployment & adoption for clients, and helps them accelerate their digital transformation efforts with Cognite’s product suite. We consist of people with diverse and high-performance backgrounds, ranging from Management Consulting, to Industry and Software development. We seek to continuously improve how we work with our clients, how we work together as a team, and how we develop as individuals.

The Senior Solutions Architect is responsible for the design of complex end to end solutions, merging our flagship products with the customer's portfolio, for both new and existing clients. You are a technical subject matter expert in all offerings across the professional and managed services catalog. From discovery through implementation, you will work closely with the sales team and the delivery teams, as well as our data scientists and customers to map out technical requirements and architect robust and familiar solutions. 

Through your work with our strategic customers, you will identify opportunities for new products and features, and work with our product managers and tech leads to continuously improve Cognite's SaaS offering.

This role is a mix of consulting, architecture, and product development in a welcoming cross-functional team. Above all else, we strive to foster a supportive team environment where everyone is excited to share ideas, ask for help, and learn from each other.

This role is a Hybrid role our of the Austin office. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer relocation assistance.

What You'll Do

    • As a Senior Solutions Architect, you will be an expert in how we implement our Cognite SaaS offerings and applications.
    • Your primary responsibility will be to work with project teams to map requirements for a quality implementation ensuring that:
    • The right data visualization technology is used in the right way (E.g Power BI, Grafana, Plotly Dash)
    • The right data transformation technology is used in the right way (E.g Databricks, Azure, GCP, AWS)
    • The data is efficiently modeled and contextualized in Cognite Data Fusion (E.g graph and relational)
    • Integrations are well thought out and robustImportant quality criteria for the solution are met (E.g. CI/CD, logging, security)
    • Operational responsibility and support agreements for the delivered solution are clearly defined
    • Design overall technical solution and ensure technical fit within the customer ecosystem and target architecture
    • Design integration and data model using Cognite data connectors, SQL, Python/Java and Rest APIs
    • Credible advisor to our customers and partners on Cognite Data Fusion

Who You Are

    • 7+ years experience as an application/data/solution/enterprise architect
    • 2+ years of experience from the heavy asset industry related to downstream, petrochemicals or energy is required
    • Experience with operational data and customer business drivers in the heavy asset industry
    • Bachelor's degree is required; Masters degree a plus
    • Consulting experience that allows you to confidently negotiate requirements with customers and colleagues
    • Have experience with enterprise integration, customer relationships or IT integration design
    • Data and analytics project experience and able to confidently lead an implementation
    • Broad technical experience with data and analytics stacks
    • Familiarity with Business Intelligence tools and enterprise analytics stacks (Power BI or similar)
    • Familiarity with SQL and big data tooling (E.g Apache Spark ecosystem)
    • Experience with a public cloud, preferably AWS, GCP or Azure, including familiarity with network security concepts, identity providers and application hosting
    • Experience with operations, including support and change control, as well as experience architecting centralized monitoring, logging and reporting
    • Have a DevOps mindset, and experience with Git, CI/CD, deployment environments
    • Technical background, willing and able to dive in and contribute code for advanced topics when needed
    • Have architectural skills dealing with data modeling and infrastructure solutions, such as classical data warehousing and big data architectures

Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀

A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter

    • Competitive Compensation including base plus bonus
    • 401(k) with 4% employer matching
    • Health, Dental, Vision & Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered for employees and all dependents
    • Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it
    • 18 Company Holidays including the week between Christmas & New Years
    • Paid Parental Leave Program
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Company Paid Friday Lunch via DoorDash + Fully Stocked Fridges in the offices
    • Join a team of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝.
    • A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
    • Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
    • Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
    • Paid mobile phone and WiFI
    • A pet lover? Get the chance to meet Spot 🐶!
Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion™, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @CogniteData or LinkedIn:

Equal Opportunity
Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment at work and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive the same level of consideration for employment; everyone we hire will receive the same level of consideration for training, compensation, and promotion. 
We ask for gender as part of our application because we want to ensure equal assessment in the recruitment process. Your answer will help us reach this commitment! However, the question about gender is optional and your choice not to answer will not affect the assessment of your application in any way.