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Solutions Architect, German Speaking

NGINX Cork City

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Job Description

NGINX, Inc. is seeking a professional and talented German-speaking Solutions Architect to support our sales efforts and join our Cork, Ireland, team. You will play a critical role in building successful relationships with our clients. You will be the technical arm, assisting in the engineering needs of our current and potential client base. The successful candidate must be comfortable in a highly technical pre- and post-sales environment, presenting and demonstrating solutions for the technology, and designing and delivering implementations for our customers.


  • Manage technical leadership and ownership of customer proof of concepts and technical investigations
  • Manage and lead customers through the evaluation process, answering all technical questions
  • Provide technical presentations and demonstrations
  • Develop and present technical webinars
  • Write highly technical web articles
  • Oversee the enabling and training of partners to be able to speak intelligently and show NGINX Plus in the best light. This may be in the form of a webinar, onsite training, lunch and learn, etc.
  • Engage regularly with our international engineering teams
  • Work with prospective customers to understand their business drivers and tailor the optimal solution
  • Work with customers to help define their requirements for professional services engagement and to deliver those engagements
  • Update our CRM on a regular basis

NGINX, Inc.'s EMEA Headquarters is based in Cork City Centre, Ireland, where we embrace the culture and attitude from our global headquarters in downtown San Francisco. In our Cork office, you’ll find a great working environment with fun and smart people while being surrounded by great restaurants, bars, and all sorts of other things we make good use of as a team!

NGINX, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Our culture is built on values: Progress, Excellence, Openness, and Curiosity. These values are very important to our company and its continued success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, NGINX, Inc. welcomes the opportunity to grow and learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.

NGINX, Inc. is not open to third-party solicitation or resumes for our posted positions. Resumes received from third-party agencies that are unsolicited will be considered referrals. All career inquiries will be treated confidentially.


You Will Have Strong Technical Knowledge of the Following

  • Linux
  • Intelligent load balancing
  • Application acceleration
  • Application request routing
  • Web serving
  • Content caching
  • SSL and compression offload


  • Business fluency in German and English required
  • BS/BA degree in a relevant field (CS, EE, MIS) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in traffic management and load-balancing technologies, e.g., F5, Citrix, Riverbed, Kemp, or others; or experience using NGINX
  • Expert-level knowledge of HTTP, web servers, and web applications
  • Knowledge of associated protocols, e.g., TCP/IP, WebSocket, SPDY/HTTP2, SSL, SMTP, POP, DNS, etc.
  • Skills in Linux- and UNIX-based systems
  • Skills in networking technologies, and Internet security products and services
  • You enjoy travelling, working odd hours, and being very available
  • Excellent business writing and presentation skills in English and German
  • You enjoy working independently and are driven to produce results with a minimum amount of supervision
  • You enjoy travelling 10-30% of the time

Other requirements:

  • Be a pleasure for customers and colleagues to work with
  • Be a highly driven individual with a track record of solid achievement
  • Be comfortable cold- and warm-calling at an executive level


NGINX provides products, solutions and services for its renowned open source software, NGINX. Run by the busiest websites on the Internet, NGINX enables high performance web architectures to improve user experience, without incurring unnecessary costs in capital or time.

NGINX is the fastest growing and highest performing software for modern web architectures. Today over 50% of the busiest web sites in the world use NGINX to accelerate online user experience, and it's deployed on over 300 million web sites.

The NGINX project started in 2002 and has grown dynamically over the past 10+ years thanks to the vision of Igor Sysoev, and the enthusiasm and support of our loyal community of users and developers. Today NGINX serves over 300 million sites on the Internet, including over 50% of the 100,000 busiest sites. Successful online services such as Netflix, Dropbox, Pinterest, Airbnb, WordPress.com, Box, Instagram, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zappos, and Yandex all use NGINX as part of their infrastructure.

NGINX, Inc. was formed in 2011 with the goal of continuing to develop and maintain NGINX open source distribution, and to provide commercial subscriptions and professional services to customers using NGINX in production environments.

For more information about NGINX please visit nginx.com.

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Cork City
101-250 employees
Founded 2011

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