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Solutions Engineer



United States
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

HiveMQ empowers businesses to transform with the most trusted MQTT platform. Designed to connect, communicate, and control IoT data under real-world stress, the HiveMQ MQTT platform is the proven enterprise standard and powers use cases in automotive, energy, logistics, smart manufacturing, transportation, and more. Leading brands like Audi, BMW, Liberty Global, Mercedes-Benz, Siemens, and ZF choose HiveMQ to build smarter IoT projects, modernize factories, and create better customer experiences.

HiveMQ is a remote-first company headquartered in Landshut, Germany, with a US office in Boston, Massachusetts. The last time we counted, we spoke 32 languages within our diverse team at HiveMQ. We are looking for innovative, motivated, and passionate individuals to join our rapidly growing company.

HiveMQ’s Vision for this role

As a Solution Engineer, you will partner with 3 - 4 North American Account Executives to bridge the gap between the technical and business aspects of our customers' needs. Your role as a technological guide and trusted advisor will span; preparing answers to product questions, giving demos, and enabling Proof of Concepts to showcase the value of our products. You will collaborate closely with members of our Product, Engineering, and Professional Services teams to provide comprehensive solutions that align with customer strategies.

Who are you?

  • Passionate about technology and enjoy working at the intersection of business and technology
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environments and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a dynamic company
  • Team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills

The ideal candidate for this job should have most of the following:

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in customer requirements with internal stakeholders to produce clear plans of action and novel solutions
  • Strong presentation skills for customer meetings, webinars and conferences
  • Strong experience in IoT, “messaging” tech (eg MQTT), and networking (eg TCP/IP, Websockets)
  • Some experience in enterprise security, reliability, interoperability, and observability
  • > 5 years overall experience, >2 years in engineering, >2 years in pre-sales
  • Able to work in Pacific Time and travel up to 25% (although it’s typically less)

You might also have:

  • Experience with Java, Docker/Kubernetes, AWS/GCP/Azure, Ansible/Tensorflow
  • Experience in Industry 4.0, SCADA, and Digital Transformation
  • Bilinguality (especially Spanish)

The hiring manger for this role is Cal Jepson


Informations about our job advertisements

Job advertisements of HiveMQ GmbH are always directed at female, male and various applicants, regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual identity, disability, race, ethnic origin, world view, etc. The selection of a candidate is exclusively based on qualifications. For organisational reasons, we cannot return application documents and cannot reimburse any expenses that you incur during the application process.