Facebook Solutions Architect, Workplace in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
Workplace's mission is to revolutionize the way people connect, communicate and collaborate at work, by bringing the powerful tools we have built over the last decade into the workplace. As a Solutions Architect, you will work closely with the Sales and Partnerships teams, pitching Workplace to new potential clients, and solving technical challenges for existing customers. You will use your deep understanding of the system and the needs of clients, working with the Product and Engineering teams to improve the overall product experience. You will also drive various initiatives to scale Facebook at Work and make it easier to adopt. For example by developing documentation and representing Facebook at industry events and conferences. The ideal candidate will combine excellent technical, product and business skills to make our partners successful and improve the Workplace product. This position is full time and is based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Deeply understand the Workplace system architecture and integration components

  2. Engage with potential customers to understand their business objectives and demonstrate the value proposition of Workplace

  3. Deliver customised pre-sales technical presentation and product demonstrations to customers

  4. Assist in the development of RFP responses and drive to close new opportunities

  5. Identify key system architecture components, propose and help clients build solutions that unblock deployments

  6. Troubleshoot customer technical issues in real time

  7. Write documentation and develop best practices to help customers get the most out of using the system

Experience:

  1. 5+ years experience as a software engineer, technical consultant, partner/sales/solutions engineer

  2. Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences

    1. Deep understanding of the enterprise software space

    2. Experience working with cloud identity providers and collaboration tools

    3. Deep understanding of the web technology stack (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, RESTful APIs)

    4. Experience with security protocols (SAML, Kerberos, etc) and enterprise user management systems (e.g. Active Directory)

    5. Willingness and ability to travel approximately 20% of time

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years experience as a software engineer, technical consultant, partner/sales/solutions engineer

  2. Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences

  3. Deep understanding of the enterprise software space

  4. Experience working with cloud identity providers and collaboration tools

  5. Deep understanding of the web technology stack (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, RESTful APIs)

  6. Experience with security protocols (SAML, Kerberos, etc) and enterprise user management systems (e.g. Active Directory)

  7. Willingness and ability to travel approximately 20% of time

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.