Solutions Architect

Within the United States /
Product /
Full Time
We are expanding our team and you can be anywhere in the United States to join us.

At Temporal, we are on a mission to remove the complexity in developing reliable software for the cloud. If you want to solve hard distributed system problems, have a passion for open source software and building a strong developer community, then come join us in our mission. Temporal enables developers to focus on writing important business logic, and not on managing state or worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The Temporal platform is being trusted by top-tier companies as a core technology in their mission critical systems. Our active open source community of developers, who are also our users, provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. We're backed by top VC firms, have closed Series B and have a team of professionals from start-ups and larger companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Meta, Uber, Apple, Cisco and more.

Solutions Architect (Pre-Sales)

The Solutions Architect is Temporal's primary customer-facing technical leader. 

What you'll do
*Help prospects understand if their application is right for Temporal
*Help customers & prospects understand the technical benefits and drawbacks of the Temporal platform and cloud service
*Position Temporal successfully against alternative technologies or technical patterns
*Create the conditions in customer engineering organizations that allows them to expand the number of production applications using Temporal
*Partner with Account Executives to develop and manage an overall account plan

What you'll need
*Able to develop logic for web applications in a compiled language
*Able to administer, configure and tune a complex platform for security, usability, reliability, performance, etc.
*Can offer helpful advice and good arguments to customers on architectural topics like application patterns and platform architectures
*Comfortable working with at least 2 of the major cloud providers and using the various services commonly employed for application development & production
*Effective technical advisor to Account Executives - can help identify good/poor fit use cases and anticipate where customer technical choices will work for or against Temporal

Nice to have:
*Likes to learn new technical topics, often directly from engineering
*Can come up to speed without any sales-specific training (i.e. from docs, videos & conversations)
*Partners well with engineers working at customer organizations 
*Serves as a good technical coach: likes to find ways to make others look smart
Additional perks
*A new category of software
*Collaborative, productive, and fun team
*Competitive salary
*Unlimited time-off
*Medical, dental (including ortho), & vision benefits (premiums paid by company)
*AD&D, long and short - term disability, life insurance (standard and supplemental)
* HSA + employer contribution
*Employee Assistance Program
* Wellness allowance ($) per month
*401K plan
*$1000 annually for home office setup in addition to company issued hardware

What team members bring to the table
First principles and critical thinking skills, good design sensibilities, experience working in or with distributed systems and the challenges they bring, and a passion for advancing the state of the art along with the potential to change the way developers everywhere write distributed applications.

What team members are doing at Temporal
Collaborating daily with highly technical and truly brilliant leaders in the field, drawing pictures and writing words around architecture, design and implementation of innovative systems and software. Writing clean code either building on or utilizing Temporal to make the world a better place by providing value to developers through world-class open source and hosted software. 

We're currently investing in our
*Developer Community
*Infra, Open Source Server platform and Open Source Client Runtime/SDK to support many programming languages
*SaaS offering
*Best in-class Frontend

Technology we enjoy
*The right tool for the job
*Entirely cloud-based infrastructure
*A variety of programming languages
*CNCF projects and cloud native tooling
*Managed services with clean APIs
*Open Source Software
*Hashicorp Software

Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate difference and diversity.

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