Full-Time

Solution Architect

Nordics

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

Kong

Kong

501-1,000 employees

Cloud native API platform enhancing scalability


Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Microsoft Azure
Python
Communications
MySQL
Java
AWS
MongoDB
Development Operations (DevOps)
Linux/Unix
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience handling enterprise customers in Technical Account Management, Technical Support, or Professional Services in a Software/SaaS company
  • Strong desire to tackle hard technical problems with little or no direct daily supervision
  • Experience working on Cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and/or in Unix environment
  • Experience with API management platforms, databases (MySQL, MongoDB), container technologies (e.g., Docker), Kubernetes, DevOps (CI/CD, Jenkins, Chef, Travis), Security fundamentals (OAuth, OpenID specifications), and Networking fundamentals (OSI Layer model)
  • Software development experience in Java, Python, or Lua
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
Responsibilities
  • Constant communication with customers to establish trust and provide technical advice
  • Establishing business value for customers and helping them achieve targets and ROI
  • Renewal and expansion of customer accounts by exploring new use cases and expanding API platform usage
  • Advocating for customers within the company and managing customer accounts with Kong's customer maturity model framework
  • Periodic review of Kong implementation and best practices

Kong Inc. specializes in delivering a unified cloud native API platform that emphasizes an API-first approach, enhancing developer productivity, automating security, and optimizing API performance at scale. The company fosters a culture that prioritizes flexibility and scalability, appealing to those who thrive in innovative and rapidly evolving tech environments. As leaders in the API management sector, employees at this firm are positioned at the forefront of technological advancements, contributing directly to pioneering cloud technology solutions.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$170.2M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

18%

Benefits

Weekly Donut Chats

Home Office Stipend

Flexible Time Off & Dedicated Unplug Days

Virtual Events