Customer Solution Architect: NoSQL

Customer Solution Architect: NoSQL
Customer Solution Architect – Cosmos DB Product Team, multiple positions available
Who We Are
We are the engineers on Azure Cosmos DB. We believe that building a globally distributed database service from the ground-up which addresses the fundamental pain-points of developers, is an opportunity of a lifetime. If you share the same dream as us, come join us!

What is Cosmos DB?
Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database. Azure Cosmos DB was built from the ground up with global distribution, fine-grained multi-tenancy and horizontal scalability at its core. Cosmos DB started inside Microsoft as “Project Florence” in 2010, with a mission to build a database that is truly designed for the cloud. Fast forward to today - Cosmos DB is one of the fasting growing services in Azure and is the de-facto database for the mission critical applications for both, Microsoft as well as, enterprises all around the world using Azure.

In Cosmos DB, we are constantly seeing to apply the best ideas from distributed systems, database, machine learning, information retrieval, networking, and security.

Who You are
Are you a data geek with a passion for NoSQL challenges? Azure Cosmos DB team is seeking a Solutions Architect to work directly with Cosmos DB customers to design cloud-based NoSQL solutions that solve large-scale distributed systems problems. You will get a chance to work with some of the most prominent startups, as well as some of the largest enterprises, to help them architect scalable NoSQL solutions. You will be able to dive deep into the details of customer problems, work with the internal Azure service teams, to create solutions that solve customer needs. You will partner with  sales, business development, solutions architecture, and product teams to develop the internal expertise needed to grow Cosmos DB-related revenue.

  • BS or higher in Computer Science or related discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Ability to write Python, C#/Java/JavaScript code
  • Experience in design and implementation of complex distributed systems architectures
  • Experience with non-relational, NoSQL databases and other big data tools such as DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cassandra and Hadoop (HBase)
  • Experience with relational databases, data warehousing and business intelligence systems
  • Growth mindset with a deep desire to learn and grow in responsibilities
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse culture.

What You'll Do  
You will work with customers to deploy cutting-edge solutions that leverage Cosmos DB. You will work with other Azure teams to drive Cosmos DB-related revenue. You will develop technical content, such as white papers and reference architectures, that can be used by our customers to assist them in deploying cloud-based NoSQL solutions. You will assess Cosmos DB-related knowledge across Azure sales and solutions architecture teams and develop plans to address gaps. You will represent Cosmos DB at trade events by delivering presentations and lectures.

Join the Cosmic mission and help us shape the future of distributed databases and solve the pain-points of developers writing planet-scale apps!
How to Apply
Send your resume to with pointers to the code you are most proud of.

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