Senior Solutions Engineer, DACH (Remote, Germany)

  • Grafana Labs
  • Germany
  • 26 Apr, 2024

Job Description

Make a difference.

The Solutions Engineering team are the customer facing product experts. The team enables Grafana Labs worldwide growth by educating potential and existing customers to ensure that they are happy and successful. We share our technical and product expertise with customers through demos, hands on enablement, presentations, technical evaluations and ongoing interaction. We partner closely with our Sales team to help qualify and close opportunities. The Solutions Engineering team is one of the primary routes of communication from our customers to the Product Management and Engineering teams.

A Solutions Engineer is able to really listen to a prospect or customer, understand their requirements, ask the right questions to extract as much information as required and translate all that into a solution with Grafana Labs technology. They are the bridge between the highly technical engineering folks here at Grafana Labs, our customers and our Sales team.

Your Impact:

  • Partner with our Sales team to articulate the overall Grafana value proposition, vision and strategy to customers
  • Own the technical engagement with customers and help close complex opportunities through advanced competitive knowledge, technical skill and credibility
  • Deliver product and technical presentations to potential and existing customers
  • Effectively communicate with customers and internal teams to provide feedback on our products and the competitive landscape
  • Drive product conversations based on need and problems with customers
  • Work with the team to enhance documentation, write blog posts, record videos, contribute knowledge base articles and create other public or private enablement material

What would make you a good fit for this role?

  • Must be located in Germany
  • 5+ years of technical pre-sales experience, ideally with Open Source technologies, or in the Metrics/Monitoring space
  • Be open to various and complex assignments, this will require strong judgment, collaboration, and leadership
  • You will need first class written and oral communication skills to collaborate with our remote-first internal teams and with our worldwide customers. You will need to be able to skillfully articulate our value proposition and the technical advantages of our products
  • You love solving technical challenges and thrive on bringing creative solutions to our customers
  • You should have a technical mindset and a desire to grow technically. 

In Germany, the OTE compensation range for this role is €100,000 - €140,000.  Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed here.

*Compensation ranges are country specific. If you are applying for this role from a different location than listed above, your recruiter will discuss your specific market’s defined pay range & benefits at the beginning of the process.

 
About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
 
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
 
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