our business development and partnerships team to help create new integrations and solutions for our customers and open source community!
As the Partner Engineer, you’ll lead the technical engagements with our partners. The position is part of the Business Development and Partnerships team, focused on building out meaningful, tangible technology partnerships, both within the InfluxData ecosystem and expanding to others. The role is critical for multiple functions within InfluxData; you will work closely with engineering, product management, marketing, support and sales as we build and release integrations from and with our partners.
Our partners come from several areas of technology, including cloud infrastructure, container orchestration, IoT device hardware and software, IoT platforms, just to name a few.
This role will serve as the technical lead in bringing integrations and joint solutions to market with our partners. It is a combination of product development, project management, and partner technical support.
We are looking for candidates who value continual improvement and building tools and teachings that benefit the developer community. We are people who say “I’ll do it!” and enthusiastically jump into both learn and do the work. Our approach is broad and experimental – we aim to explore multiple technical approaches to deliver value to our developers. This role will work with many people – both internal and external – so we are looking for a person who is eager to learn, engage, create, and of course hustle.
What You'll Be Doing:
Establish and run extended technical engagements with technology partners
Manage deliverables via milestones and launch dates with partners and internal stakeholders
Drive technical launch process with internal product, marketing teams
Own first level of technical support for partner integrations and solutions
Present technical integrations and solutions to web and live audiences (webinars, events)
Communicate to executive team progress against milestones and launch dates
Track success and deliver objective analysis on partner-led and in-house projects
Own and update documentation on technical integrations and solutions
What You'll Bring:
Experience in a customer or partner-facing position
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Strong understanding of cloud native technology and software ecosystem
4+ years of technical work: support, development, engineering, etc.
At least one scripting language (Ruby, Python, Bash, etc.) Linux administration experience, comfortable on the command line
At least one deployment platform or toolset (Kubernetes, Docker, Hashicorp, etc.) experience, comfortable writing “How-To’s” and “Quickstarts.”
At least one major cloud platform (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.) experience, with working knowledge of the products offerings of each
Experience in project management or extended technical support engagements
Comfortable presenting in small and large audience environments
Professional, personable, conscientious
A Plus If You Have:
Software development experience, particularly Golang
Cloud native application experience, particularly using AWS, Google Cloud, or MS Azure
Git or other version control systems experience
Familiarity with system monitoring tools and practices
Documentation or tech writing experience
Experience working with APIs
Experience with time-series data tools
Professional Services or Training experience
InfluxData, creator of the open source time series database InfluxDB, empowers developers and organizations to build transformative monitoring, analytics and IoT applications quicker and to scale. Our purpose-built platform handles the massive volumes of time-stamped data produced by IoT devices, applications, networks, containers and computers.
We’re a Series D-funded startup, backed by Sapphire Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures, and a Y Combinator success story.
We offer fantastic benefits, including:
Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
Company contribution to FSA and commuter benefits
Open PTO - take the time you need
Life lnsurance, short- and long-term disability insurance
401k (non matching)
Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.
InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.