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Principal Solution Architect

3+ months agoOslo, Norway


Principal Solution Architect About Cognite Cognite is a global industrial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) leader, with an eye on the future and a drive to digitalize the industrial world. We enable the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries, and we're growing fast. We've won a lot of awards we're quite proud of and we're backed by Accel, one of the world's leading venture capital firms. Our core software product is Cognite Data Fusion (CDF), designed to quickly contextualize OT/IT data to develop and scale company solutions. In other words, we make data do more . Our partners and clients use CDF to increase safety, improve sustainability, optimize efficiency, and drive revenue. Our people are our strength. We recruit from around the world, and our team is quite diverse because of it: We count over 60 nationalities throughout our three global locations. We're talented, we're curious, and we're fun to be around . Team Our teams include some of the best software programmers, data scientists, designers, product managers, solution architects, 3D developers, and commercial professionals in the business. Our international team is setting the standard for industrial software by accelerating innovation in data contextualization, advanced visualizations, and machine learning. The Solution Architect team is a team of 30 and consists of people with a variety of backgrounds. All with a passion for technology. The Solution Architect team is a professional service group responsible for the technical architecture in Cognite's customer delivery projects. We facilitate the technical setup, translating requirements into solution design and governance processes. In short, we set the customers up for success with a solid digital foundation. As Cognite's Customer base is growing, so is the need for talented Principal Solution Architects. We are looking for Solution Architects for two different types of teams; customer-facing projects and our internal Enablement Team. As a Solution Architect in a customer-facing project, you will work directly with key customers, field sales, delivery, and product development teams. You will use your technical competencies to help to lead Norwegian and international industrial customers to increase productivity, profitability, reduce environmental impact and reduce costs. Together with the team, you will define solutions and support each integration through to a successful finish. As a Solution Architect in the internal Enablement Team, you define best practices and tools for the delivery teams and act as an advisor to the teams, as well as contribute to the lifecycle management of the solutions delivered. You also work closely with the product development teams and you may work with sales. You will be encouraged to use your own strengths and interests to take on a variety of responsibilities. These may include: Responsible for end to end solution design and leading teams of technical experts towards successful solution delivery Provide technical expertise and support for customers and the customer-facing project teams. Provide guidance and find solutions that enable customers' business use-cases Define complete solution architecture, including integration, data models, and data ingestion pipelines, as well as user-facing solutions Ensure operational responsibility and support agreements for the delivered solutions Establish good relationships with key IT Data Managers and Business Data Managers to drive long-term adoption of Cognite's products and services Train partners and internal teams in your area of specialization, including the creation of training materials, modeling guidelines, and best-practices Independently work with and manage integration, data modeling, and similar activities using Cognite data connectors, SQL, Python/Java, Rest APIs and business intelligence tooling Collaborate with our Engineering and Product Management teams to turn customer needs into a prioritized pipeline of product offerings Develop and maintain technical and business expertise for Cognite's products Define reference architectures and work with software engineers in the internal enablement team Support pre-sales with technical expertise and seamless transfer to the delivery phase For the customer-facing roles, you must be willing to travel A successful candidate for this role has around 10 years or more relevant experience from a similar position. You must be highly organized, thorough, and communicate well with all stakeholders. You will be required to collaborate, lead, and coach, as well as work independently. Your work will have a real impact on the success of Cognite and our customers. It is a challenging role, but you'll be part of a great team that helps you excel and succeed. You have a passion for technology and "how things work". You will work in a technology-intensive environment and be challenged on solving problems in unexplored territory. You should be comfortable and interested in detailed technical design and code behavior. We strive to build a diverse team that can leverage different strengths and backgrounds to build innovative products and nurture a great culture. We hire at different levels depending on your experience. Why Cognite? Gain the opportunity to shape the role and have a real impact Make a real impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world Shape your role to take advantage of your skillset and drive your growth Receive competitive salary and benefits such as a pension plan, private insurance, parental leave benefits, and more Take extra paid time off during winter holidays in addition to your regular vacation Gain perks like a paid mobile telephone subscription and broadband connection Get access to extended private health services Receive a subsidized lunch at the canteen, with a number of tasty food options Stay fueled between meals with free snacks and drinks throughout the day Stay in shape with a free membership to our fully-staffed gym, dedicated workout time included Dedicated work-out time included Bond with your teammates with your favorite hobby, whether it's through our book club, game nights, team sports activities, or regular Cognite social events Take advantage of free online Norwegian courses for levels A1 - B1 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.

Job ID: Cognite-087073BBCF
Employment Type: Other