Databricks is hiring a

Senior Solutions Consultant

Sydney, Australia

The Senior Solutions Consultant is the most senior technical position within the Professional Services organization acting as the overall technical lead and authority on Databricks Professional Services engagements. Your technical leadership will oversee the successful design and delivery of innovative solutions for our strategic customers. Your insights gained as a result will also form a part of the continuous improvement of our core offerings, solutions and their associated roadmaps.

Our Solutions Consultants think and act strategically in the best interests of long-term customer success and are obsessed with delighting our customers by realizing quantifiable business value. Senior Consultants invest significant time developing re-usable project artifacts and associated best practices which are made readily available for others to share and collaborate on, as well as being presented at external events which further the company's leadership position in the industry.

The impact you will have:

  • Demonstrate technical leadership and authority in the area of big data and AI – internally and externally
  • Provide technical thought leadership on our strategic customer engagements
  • Facilitate technical thought leadership workshops, discovery and design sessions, customer requirements gathering and scoping for new and existing strategic customers
  • Assist the Professional Services leader and project managers with level of effort estimation and mitigation of risk within customer proposals and statements of work
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy, operationalize and document complex and high profile strategic customer engagements individually or as part of an extended team as the technical lead and overall authority
  • Assure that Databricks best practices are being leveraged within all projects and that our quality of service and implementation is strictly adhered to
  • Knowledge transfer, enablement, coaching and mentoring of other team members, customers and/or partners
  • Provide thought leadership to the consulting org, deliver best practices in client engagement to the internal teams

What we look for:

  • 5+ years experience in Design and implementation of Big Data technologies (Apache SparkTM) and familiarity with data architecture patterns (data warehouse, data lake, streaming, Lambda/Kappa architecture)
  • Strong background in enterprise technologies, with proven success in completing 2-3 full life cycle projects.
  • Deep technical knowledge & comfortable coding in Python or Scala
  • Familiarity with Azure/AWS/EC2 cloud deployment models (Public vs. VPC)
  • Familiarity with GCP a plus
  • Ability to analyze large and complex environments and requirements and translate these to a solution design.
  • Prior experience working with teams across a diverse geographic area
  • Self-starter, challenger, strategic planner, analytical thinker
  • Ability to encourage/persuade through presentation of a well-structured argument (Verbal or written)


  • Benefits allowance
  • Superannuation
  • Equity awards
  • Paid parental leave
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel insurance

About Databricks

Want to help speed the development of medical breakthroughs? Make the next mode of transportation a reality? Or discover ways to reverse climate change? We're on a mission to help data teams solve the world's toughest problems. The opportunity is huge and Databricks has emerged as a leader. Thousands of enterprises — including Comcast, Virgin Hyperloop and H&M — already rely on us to power their businesses and we're just getting started. Now it's your turn - join us to grow your career and make an impact with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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