Associate Solutions Engineer

Full Time

Did you always want to be part of an exciting Silicon Valley startup developing new technology? Are you passionate about solving difficult problems and creating new features for some of the industry's biggest names? Would you like your contribution to be visible to the world? Couchbase, one of the NoSQL industry leaders, is looking for the Solutions Engineers of the future.  If you want to be part of the big-data revolution we may just have what you are looking for...

This role is also open to remote work (UK) as our teams are globally distributed. Prior experience working remotely is not required, however, we are looking for team members who perform well given a high level of independence and autonomy and will establish a cadence of on-time delivery with high-quality work. #LI-RemoteUK


  • As part of our Solutions Engineering (SE) team you will be joining us on a 2 year journey to gain the skills necessary to become a fully empowered and enabled field Solutions Engineer with compensation reviews every 6 months aligned to quarterly goals to prepare you

  • Year 1 focus:
  • Work with various team Mentors throughout the year.
  • Learn the consultative selling approach to identify the customer challenges and how to address them.
  • Become an expert in our Database Technology.
  • Assist in developing and running Demos and Proof Of Concepts (POCs) with our customers alongside our sales and Field SE teams.
  • Develop tools and processes to help our SEs and Professional Services Delivery in their daily tasks.
  • Significant exposure to Cloud platforms (namely Azure, AWS and Google Cloud).
  • Attending marketing events and shows.

  • Year 2 focus:
  • This is the year where you will get exposure to the life of a filed based Solutions Engineer and hone your skills in front of the customers and ultimately running the technical sales cycle from start to finish.
  • There will be the opportunity to travel the EMEA region and undertake work rotations with different sales teams and our Professional Services teams


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience in software and/or a technologically relevant field
  • 2 + years programming experience in Java to a commercial/business value level (also willing to consider skills in .NET, C, C++, Go, Node.js, PHP, Python, Scala).
  • Excellent analytical skills, passion for pinning down technical issues and solving problems.
  • Working knowledge of version control systems (e.g. Git, Subversion, CVS).
  • Linux experience as a development platform and basic administration.
  • Awareness of Open Source software development practices.
  • Solid communicator, able to convey deep technical concepts in a simple and concise manner.
  • Outgoing personality and confident in talking to people with differing backgrounds (Developers, Architects, Database Admins)
  • Enjoy a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Ability to speak French, Italian or Spanish is preferred.

  • Desirable Requirements:
  • Experience tackling performance sensitive, multi-threaded problems.
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases a big plus.
  • Track record of Open Source contributions ideal.
About Couchbase

Couchbase's mission is to be the platform that accelerates application innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created an enterprise-class, multi-cloud NoSQL database architected on top of an open source foundation. Couchbase is the only database that combines the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, all in a single, elegant platform spanning from any cloud to the edge.  
Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names.

Couchbase has offices around the globe, and we’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.

At Couchbase, you’ll get:
* A fantastic culture
* A focused, energetic team with aligned goals
* True collaboration with everyone playing their positions
* Great market opportunity and growth potential
* Time off when you need it.
* Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.
* Open, collaborative spaces.
* Competitive benefits

Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.

Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.

Check out some recent industry recognition:
*DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Database Overall and Best In-Memory Database
*Wealth Front Career-Launching Companies List 2020
*Couchbase Named a Leader: Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL Report
*Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2019
*Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startup 2018
*Big Data 100: 35 Coolest Data Management And Integration Vendors

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability.

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