Senior Solutions Engineer

    • San Francisco, CA
Socotra’s Solutions Engineers work with our clients to design, develop, and deploy core insurance software that leverages Socotra’s platform. Solutions Engineers are experienced engineers with a strong background developing integrations, consulting with customers to understand their objectives, and leveraging technology to drive business value.

You will

  • Become an expert on Socotra’s APIs and how to best deploy them.
  • Write code in Socotra’s primary deployment languages (Python and JavaScript).
  • Work hand-in-hand with Socotra’s Business organization to develop proof of concept applications, present technical demonstrations, and help Socotra clients make the most of their integration.
  • Own and drive relationships with external technical audiences of all kinds — from engineer to - CTO — to understand business objectives and translate requirements into solutions.
  • Provide structured feedback and work closely with Socotra’s Product Engineering team.
  • Travel 15% of the time to spend time with customers around the world.

You should be

  • A capable engineer, with previous background building web or mobile applications.
  • Experienced in software architecture patterns and able to understand how a wide variety of technologies and systems interact with each other.
  • A great communicator, comfortable explaining complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Interested in solving open ended business problems with a combination of technology and creative thinking.
  • Experienced working in the sales lifecycle and driving outcomes in a customer-facing environment.
  • Fluent in English.

The ideal candidate

  • Has experience integrating RESTful APIs into web applications.
  • Has a background working in a similar customer-facing role (e.g. solutions architect, sales engineer, or partner engineer).
  • At least 6 years experience.
  • Thrives in a cross-functional, collaborative environment.
  • Your CV, résumé, Github, or LinkedIn page.
  • Links to code or other work of which you’re particularly proud.

Benefits

  • Meaningful equity at an early stage company
  • Daily catered lunch and countless snacks
  • Great location in San Francisco's SOMA district (close to public transport)
  • Top-tier health benefits
  • Fitness stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fun team offsites (past examples: skiing in Tahoe, Yosemite summer trip, cocktail class, baseball games, and more)

This position is based in San Francisco and includes salary and equity commensurate with experience.


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