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Pre-Sales Engineer- EMEA (Remote)



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

About ClickHouse

We are the company behind the popular open-source, high performance columnar OLAP database management system for real-time analytics. ClickHouse works 100-1000x faster than traditional approaches. By offering a true column-based DBMS, it allows for systems to generate reports from petabytes of raw data with sub-second latencies. With an amazing community already adopting our open-source technology, we are now embracing our journey in delivering Cloud first solutions to delight our customers.

With top adopters such as Lyft, Cisco, and eBay - not only do our products work at lightning speed, so do we.

We are an open and collaborative company. Our colleagues are curious, engaged and excited about what they do. If you want to work in an environment where you can learn, grow, be an agent of change and have your voice heard - then please read on!

ClickHouse is focused on growing a vibrant user community and becoming a cloud-first company. We are looking for a seasoned Solution Architect to help build out our user and customer community. This is an exciting opportunity to join right after the GA of our serverless Cloud product and help us form a vision for that in the market. Our ideal candidate is a technical professional capable of offering customers specialized business and technical expertise. This role involves providing expert guidance to help clients achieve their objectives and better understand how they utilize ClickHouse.

What you will be doing:

  • Comfortable working with complex business and technological requirements and translating them into the design of solutions, including data visualization, workflow recommendations, migrations, and enterprise-scale architecture.
  • Working directly with customers at every layer of their organization (C Suite to data scientists and developers) and acting as a trusted advisor for our users
  • Articulate and evangelize the vision and positioning of both the company and products and secure strategic commercial commitments
  • Use a solution-based approach to selling and creating value for customers
  • Identify and drive new initiatives that enable customers to turn their data into actionable business value and align these initiatives with their business outcomes for continued success

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience, at minimum, with Open-Source software business models is preferred, and proficiency in Cloud and Infrastructure software is a minimum requirement.
  • Experience with scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Experience with creating POCs and reference implementations

Bonus Points:

As an ideal candidate, you may also have:

  • Experience selling databases and/or deploying applications with any of the major cloud providers
  • Experience with database programming and data models



This role offers cash compensation and a stock options grant. For roles based in the United States, you can find above our typical starting salary ranges for this role, depending on your specific location.

The positioning of offers within a certain range depends on various factors, including: candidate experience, qualifications, skills, business requirements and geographical location.

If you have any questions or comments about compensation as a candidate, please get in touch with us at


  • Flexible work environment - ClickHouse is a distributed company offering remote-first work to all employees
  • Healthcare - Employer contributions towards your healthcare.
  • Equity in the company - Every new team member who joins our company receives stock options.
  • Time off - Flexible time off in the US, generous entitlement in all countries.
  • A $500 Home office setup if you’re a remote employee.
  • Employee-driven international mobility- we enable you to relocate internationally if you wish (within certain countries and timelines and subject to role requirements, time zones and work permit considerations)

Culture - We All Shape It

As part of our first 200 employees, you will be instrumental in shaping our culture.

We look for candidates who are:

  • Motivated by doing great work as part of a team :)
  • Open to learning from others and sharing with others
  • Team Players: helpful, resourceful, responsive
  • Respectful and see feedback as an opportunity to grow

Are you interested in finding out more about our culture? We are a one year old company therefore we are excited to be building it together at the moment. Our first 200 employees are the culture shapers of our future. Check out our blog posts or follow us on LinkedIn to find out more about what’s important to us, and to find out if you’d like to come and contribute to building our culture with us!

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