Solutions Architect

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Join our team at Flatfile as a Solutions Architect, where your passion for solving problems, resilience in the face of challenges, and dedication to customer satisfaction will drive our enterprise sales motion to new heights. In this role, you'll guide our prospects through product evaluation, solution design, and configuration in code and spearhead post-sales implementations. As a full-stack Solutions Architect, you’ll be deeply involved in securing and ensuring customer success throughout the customer lifecycle. This position is perfect for technically adept individuals looking to forge strong connections and guide customers from potential prospects to satisfied partners.


This role reports to: Becca Weiss, VP of Customer Success


This role may be listed at other companies as:

Technical Solutions Engineer

Solutions Engineer

Pre-Sales Engineer

Post-Sales Engineer

Customer Sucess Engineer


Why are we hiring for this role now?

I’m Becca, Flatfile’s VP of Customer Success. My whole career has been in Customer Success, one way or another. My journey started in the heart of customer service, navigating through the complexities of technical support where I was determined to go beyond fleeting customer interactions. Customer Support Engineering set the stage for where I really found joy as an Implementation Manager, demystifying technical products with customers and providing comprehensive solutions outside of my job description.


Throughout my career, I’ve come to understand that transparency isn’t just a buzzword. It’s critical to customer satisfaction, building relationships, and growth, not only for the business, but yourself.


In the fast-paced world of Flatfile, our customers are at the forefront of everything we do. My leadership is defined by an unyielding pursuit to create raving fans through every interaction. It’s here where our Radical Support Manifesto comes alive—which is the living, breathing core of how we operate. We treat every piece of feedback as a gem, whether pointing us to new heights or reminding us where to ground ourselves more firmly.


We value the ability to pivot swiftly, always with an ear to the ground and open dialogue with our customers. It’s about being real with each other and our customers—sharing in their challenges, empathizing, and working together to solve problems and build relationships rooted in trust. This is how we make our customers truly successful.


Joining our team means diving into the unique challenge of blending pre- and post-sales engineering problems for both potential and existing customers, uniquely positioning you to shape our approach to enterprise-level problem-solving. You'll play a critical role in developing new strategies and playbooks that will directly influence our success with large-scale clients. It's an exceptional chance to make a tangible impact, grow professionally, and contribute to pioneering solutions within a collaborative and technically skilled team.


The job

As a Solutions Architect at Flatfile, your core responsibility during the pre-sales phase will involve the creation of proofs-of-concept (POCs) that are technically sound and aligned with potential customers' needs. This requires a deep understanding of customer requirements and the ability to demonstrate effectively how Flatfile's solutions can address their unique challenges. Your work here is foundational, setting the stage for successful customer relationships.


Transitioning to post-sales, your focus will shift towards guiding customers to their desired end-state implementations. This entails ensuring that the solutions and strategies proposed during the pre-sales phase are appropriately executed, culminating in a seamless and effective integration of Flatfile's solutions into the customer's operations. Your role is critical in making sure that the initial promise of the POC translates into tangible results for our customers.


The main challenge in this dual-phased role is embodying the full-stack capabilities of a Solutions Architect. This unique position requires not just the technical expertise to develop and implement solutions, but also the continuity of care to accompany the customer through the entire journey without the traditional hand-off to another team. This approach demands a blend of technical proficiency, problem-solving skills, and a customer-first mindset to ensure success and customer satisfaction.

Your main responsibilities:

  • This role has two main focuses: on the pre-sales side, you’ll work alongside our technical enterprise account executives to create meaningful POCs that delight potential customers. Your work here will be key to showing the value Flatfile can provide to new customers, and spans from technical configuration to workflow design.
  • On the post-sales side, you’ll spend most of your time helping customers add to their existing implementations. This could be in the form of a small iterative improvement, a brand-new use case, or showing a customer how to add a new feature.
  • Above all, expect most of your time to be spent working on POCs and code examples, building out customer journey maps and the integration of Flatfile, and spending time with our customers.

  • If this sounds like a fun challenge, let’s define the Data Exchange category together!

Consider applying if:

  • You have at least 3 years of hands-on coding experience using Javascript in either pre-sales or post-sales roles (or bonus points for experience doing both)
  • You possess at least 3 years of sales engineering or technical consulting experience, ideally working with enterprise-level customers.
  • You have proven experience building out POCs for highly technical products
  • You have demonstrable creative problem-solving skills, especially for enterprise-level challenges.
  • You are comfortable interacting and influencing internal stakeholders; from departmental champions to C-Level sponsors; no title is too large for you to feel right at home.
  • You are a quick learner, comfortable with asking questions. You’ll be expected to become a product expert. Maybe not right away, but in due time.

While many Solutions Architect roles are, Flatfile’s Solutions Architect role is unique. With that in mind, you should pass on applying if:

  • You don't have hands-on coding experience. Technical expertise, especially in JavaScript, is non-negotiable.
  • You like to have specific playbooks and criteria already made for you. While we’re on our way to building this out, we’re not quite there yet (but we are close!).
  • You have no experience in the SaaS space. Understanding SaaS dynamics is crucial for this role.
  • You're uncomfortable with putting your sales hat on with prospects and growing customers. A key to success in this role will be your ability to assist in closing new business, as well as expanding current customers.

What tools will you use?

  • You will be using JavaScript, Salesforce, Figma, Postman, VS Code, Github, and Front on a daily basis to support a wide range of activities from technical demonstrations to customer communication and project management.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Flatfile's reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado.


Salary: $120,000 - $165,000 annually

Variable: this role is eligible to contain a variable component

Equity: this role is eligible to participate in Flatfile's equity plan


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Reasons you’ll love working here


🫂 Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance for you and your dependents

🏦 401k match. 100% matching for up to 3% and a 50% match for the next 2%

💸 Equity options for all full-time employees

🏠 100% remote work environment

🏖️ Flexible paid time off, with a recommended minimum of 3 weeks

🎨 $10,000 home office makeover with personal access to an interior designer

🛜 $150 per month toward cell phone and wifi

💻 The best tools to do your work, including a Mac laptop and top-of-the-line hardware.

🏥 24/7 access to a Health Advocate & free annual membership to One Medical

👶 12 weeks of paid family leave


And much more!


Flatfile believes a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a great company. As such, Flatfile is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an environment that is welcoming for people from all walks of life; we do not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we are invested in growth that empowers everyone to succeed.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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An Insider's view of Flatfile

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Being an engineer at Flatfile is different than any other company I've ever worked for. It's an environment driven by continuous improvement on both a personal and a codebase level. Pairing is highly enjoyable + encouraged. The team is motivated by hard engineering problems and designing a beautiful product.

Maire

Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

At Flatfile, I get to work closely with customers and help them solve all sorts of technology problems. I also get to use my skills and experience to help Flatfile continue on our massive growth trajectory. Those are key drivers for me, and I'm excited that I get to do both here.

Roby

Customer Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

By allowing employees to fail and then try again. I've been at companies where I couldn't experiment or solve problems in a different way - not Flatfile. Professional development is also important and I've been encouraged to take classes and improve upon my skills in product management.

Randy

Product Designer

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is crafted with "humans" ahead of "data" quite intentionally. We imagine a world where data, no matter how complex or messy, can be shared seamlessly with just the click of a button. By focusing on the person's experience, we intend to turn that dream into reality.

Eric

Co-founder, COO

What does your typical day look like?

An incredible thing about being at Flatfile is that one day I'm working with a CTO at a major healthcare company and the next I'm talking to a founder of a brand new company but both see the value that we provide. The work is challenging, interesting and always keeps me on the edge of my seat!

Dylan

Senior Sales Development Rep

What are Flatfile Perks + Benefits

Flatfile Benefits Overview

As a fully remote company, our vision is to create the best remote job in the world. This includes providing employees with top-of-the-line hardware, a home office makeover, a remote office stipend, wifi & cellphone stipend, full healthcare benefits, and much more!

Culture
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Flatfile uses software to analyze job descriptions to remove any gendered language; our interview panels are diverse in gender and background; all job postings have transparent pay bands, and more.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Pet friendly
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Flatfile offers $10,000 toward the zoom-ready office of your dreams. All full-time employees can use this stipend from day one!
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

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