Voltron Data is an early-stage company creating high-performance data access and in-memory computing tools based on Apache Arrow to accelerate enterprise data analytics. We are a collection of open-source maintainers who have been driving open-source ecosystems over the last 15 years, particularly in the C++, Python, and R programming ecosystems.
 
We are assembling a global, diverse team to build a new foundation for data analytics with Apache Arrow. This foundation will usher in a wave of innovation in data processing that can take full advantage of the speed and efficiency offered by modern hardware.

The Solutions Architect will work hands on with Fortune 200 companies on their data transformation journey. You will be responsible for the design, implementation and operationalization of Voltron Data solutions for customers and partners. We believe in ownership and teamwork, and this role will own the deliverables and collaborate with the product, engineering, and sales teams. 

Required work experience:

  • 7+ years experience in field engineering (pre and post sales)
  • Experience with the following technologies: Apache Arrow, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, SQL, NoSQL, Dask, Pandas, Cloud Storage (S3, ADLS, GCS). 
  • Experience with OSS (Open Source Software)
  • Experience with distributed systems and HPC environments; Kubernetes and Slurm experience a plus
  • Experience designing solutions on cloud infrastructure and services, such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience migrating or redefining legacy customer workloads to modern analytical pipelines.

Desired personal characteristics

  • High standards in their own work and in their peers
    Always curious
    Leads with modesty
    Sees diversity as a strategic advantage
    Values ground-breaking innovation

Additional Information

For NYC-based applicants, the expected salary range is $195k to $240K + equity + benefits.

*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law

Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, training, and skill level, so may be higher or lower than what is shown on this posting.

 

Benefits

• Work from Anywhere - Payroll and Benefits in 150+ Countries
• Unlimited PTO
• Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Retirement [USA Only]
• Home Office Budget
• Continuing Education Budget
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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