Backed by Benchmark, Sequoia Capital, & Index Ventures, Confluent is one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley. Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka, Confluent provides a streaming platform that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams. In addition to our enterprise platform, we recently launched our cloud offering, Apache Kafka as a Service, which will allow companies of all sizes to leverage the power of streaming data. Join us on our mission to put a streaming platform at the heart of every company!
Confluent Systems Engineers drive the technical evaluation stage of the overall sales process, making them critical drivers of customer success as realtime data streams become more & more important in the modern enterprise. In this role you will be the key technical advisor to the sales team, work very closely with the product management & engineering teams, & serve as a vital product advocate in front of prospects, customers, & the wider Kafka & Big Data communities.
You will be a key technical advisor to Confluent customers as they undertake technical design & development of their end-to-end solution, be conversant with the current state & future roadmap of Kafka in open source, & be able to identify known issues & inform them of upcoming fixes or workarounds. You'll also be responsible for clear articulation of Confluent's technical & product positioning to a wide variety of business & technical stakeholders, & for forging strong relationships with them throughout the sales cycle & beyond.