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Solutions Architect



United States
Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2023

What makes ThoughtSpot a great place to work?

To make our dent in the universe, we seek employees with unique identities, backgrounds, and perspectives that want to build an inclusive, respectful company culture and truly challenge the status quo. We are very deliberate about building a culture focused on selfless-excellence, continuous learning and improvement (2% done) achieved through diversity (balance-for-the-better) and inclusion.

What is the role?

Solutions Architect

ThoughtSpot (TS) Professional Services Organization provides a complete set of services that enable our customers to be successful with putting the power of a thousand analysts in every business person's hands. Our Solutions Architects (SA) are responsible for driving successful implementation projects for their assigned accounts. The goal of the SA is to architect a successful solution that delivers on the benefits and value that are expected from the ThoughtSpot solution. The SA must be able to understand a client’s desired goals and business objectives, and then craft a solution that meets the client’s needs. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment and enjoy collaborating with a team of colleagues who are all passionate about data and about driving success for our customers. The SA will work cross-functionally with our Engagement Managers (EM), Customer Success Managers (CSM), Sales, Sales Engineers (SE), Support, Delivery Partners, Product Management and Engineering to accomplish their responsibilities.

What you'll do:

  • Serve as a trusted technical advisor to Client’s technical team.
  • Deliver successful end-to-end technical architecture to meet client’s business objectives and BI/Analytics requirements.
  • Design the ThoughtSpot solution for performance and scalability.
  • Advise client on data quality requirements for ThoughtSpot.
  • Create data model for BI/Analytics needs that will help the customer answer business questions for the identified use case.
  • Understand, document and design for client’s security requirements.
  • Design relevant ThoughtSpot artifacts (worksheets, searches and pinboards) that will help drive desired end-user experience.
  • Work with Engagement Manager to drive issue resolution.
  • Collaborate with Customer Success Manager to hand-off work product for user adoption.
  • Establish working relationships with the relevant client sponsors.
  • Train customer resources in ThoughtSpot administration.

What you bring:

  • Experience in consulting/solution delivery, with 3-8 years of designing, architect and leading technical implementations.
  • Required to have played the role of a consultant/architect.
  • Extensive experience in ability to understand client’s objectives and requirements (use case), translating it to technical design and solution to drive client’s business imperatives.
  • Solid experience working with Sales and Pre-sales teams to deliver client solutions.
  • Experience working with Product Management and Engineering teams to prioritize customer product requests/defects to deliver successful engagements Preferences.

(Nice to Have):

  • Strong knowledge of data warehousing ecosystem (e.g. Data sources / ETL / Data warehouse / Data marts).
  • Understanding of different types of schemas (OLTP vs. OLAP, snowflake, etc.).
  • Proven experience in delivering customer projects with products such as: MicroStrategy, Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI, Looker, Sisense, etc.
  • Familiarity with ETL tools such as Informatica, SSIS, DataStage, Kettle, Matillion, Talend, etc.
  • Hands on experience with SQL, Cloud and Cloud DW, Python and Javascript.
  • Strong knowledge and working experience of cloud data platforms like Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery and/or Azure Synapse.
  • Working knowledge of Cloud platforms - AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure.
  • Programming, scripting and experience working with API’s is a plus - Python, javascript etc.
  • Prior consulting experience.
  • Bachelor's degree.



ThoughtSpot for All

Building a diverse and inclusive team isn't just the right thing to do for our people, it's the right thing to do for our business. We know we can’t solve complex data problems with a single perspective. It takes many voices, experiences, and areas of expertise to deliver the innovative solutions our customers need. At ThoughtSpot, we continually celebrate the diverse communities that individuals cultivate to empower every Spotter to bring their whole authentic self to work.

We’re committed to being real and continuously learning when it comes to equality, equity, and creating space for underrepresented groups to thrive.

Research shows that in order to apply for a job, women feel they need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after meeting 60%. Regardless of how you identify, if you believe you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to apply.

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About ThoughtSpot

The world’s most innovative companies use AI-Powered Analytics from ThoughtSpot to empower every person in their organization, from C-suite executive to frontline employee, with the ability toask and answer data questions, create and interact with data-driven insights, and use these insights to make informed decisions and take action.ThoughtSpot is simple enough for any business person to use, yet built to handle even the largest, most complex data, wherever it may reside. That’s why customers like T-Mobile, BT, Snowflake, HubSpot, Exxon, Daimler, Medtronic, Hulu, Nasdaq, OpenTable, Huel, and Nationwide Building Society have turned to ThoughtSpot to transform their data driven decision-making cultures.