Solution Architect - EMEA

Job description

UpCloud is looking for a Solution Architect to join our sales team to help our customers with their most pressing technical challenges. You will join a friendly and supportive team, working together with our sellers, product and development teams to bring the world’s fastest cloud solution to our customers.


As an UpCloud Solution Architect, you will;

  • Play a key role in the customer solution architecting process, providing pre-sales cloud expertise by using your creativity and solid cloud knowledge.

  • You will help customers on best-practice architectures, performance, cost and reliability - or in general, how to best benefit from UpCloud’s solutions.

  • Internally, you will work directly with our sellers and with our Product Owners, to drive continuous improvement to UpCloud’s offering based on customer feedback.

  • As our Solution Architect, we also look to you to shape how we should engage with our customers and internally. Don’t worry - we have plenty of help and ideas on this front as well

Job requirements

    Qualifications and Skills

    • 5+ years of experience in a Consulting Presales role or experience in working as Cloud Architecture, Systems Design, Software Development, Infrastructure Architecture, Data Engineering or DevOps.

    • Strong knowledge of IaaS as Linux/Windows based servers environments

    • Good understanding of where to use Kubernetes, MySQL and PostgreSQL

    • Knowledgeable in Open source technologies

    • Ability to work directly with customers, be able to understand customer needs and solve customer problems through technology solutions

    • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

    • Have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

    • Strong presentation skills


    • Experience designing, building, refactoring or operating IT systems - either on premises or in the cloud.

    • Track record of success in Cloud Technology related sales.

    • Strong presentation skills with large audiences (Ideally at events / conferences)

    • Any one of Nordic language skills, especially Finnish

    • Cloud certifications are seen as an asset (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure) or other industry certification

Our benefits

Devices of your choice

Yearly equipment and training budget

Flexible, remote-friendly working hours

Offices in the heart of Helsinki and Singapore

Team lunches and company parties

Yearly company retreat

UpCloud swag

Referral bonus

Lunch card and snacks*

*available in certain locations only