Senior Solution Engineer

Location: Hannover - Germany

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About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (www.u-blox.com)

Job Description

Solution Engineer role:
Are you passionate about the intersection of cloud computing, positioning and the Internet-of-Things
(IoT)?
Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, sales acumen and strong
interpersonal skills?
This is a fantastic opportunity to join us.
We are looking for a solution engineer to reinforce our technical sales team. The successful candidate
will contribute to a team of mixed skill sets and apply their skills in supporting customers to design
best-in-world Industrial IoT solutions, applications and services. You will be performing as a pre-sales
engineer and engaging with customers to understand their problems and defining technical solutions
to meet their business needs. In the Post-Sales role, you bridge the gap between the sales team and
the delivery team. You will need to meet regularly with the client, internal development teams and
product owners where you will be an advocate and voice for client requirements.

Desired outcome of the role well lived:
100% focus on the customers success
Open and honest technical discussions, highlighting the characteristics and benefits of using u-blox services
Craftsmanship: Honing existing skills and developing new ones. Learning and creating best
practices. People teach and learn from each other continuously
Low technical and organizational debt
Great solution architecture optimized for customers success
Continuous improvement of both the product and the way it is being delivered
A supportive, welcoming working atmosphere
Close customer collaboration
Very low decision latency
Innovative, self-motivated, start-up mindset

Experiences in the following is an advantage:
Experience in application architecture, and networking
Working on large scale software development or application engineering with recent coding
experience.
Exposure to Agile development methodologies
Understanding of IoT communications and security protocols
Connectivity: Cellular, IP-Based (Wi-Fi, Ethernet), LoRaWAN, Bluetooth Low Energy
Be able to balance between three competing factors of customer desirability, business
viability and technical feasibility.
Prior experience in a technical role within a services organization
Experience in one or more specific IoT / embedded / M2M industry (i.e. home automation,
business automation, asset tracking, smart utilities, etc.)
Experience programming applications backed by cloud services (i.e. AWS, Azure etc.)
Knowledge of security-related technologies, including but not limited to encryption (both at-rest
and in-transit) and related cryptography, authentication services
Proficiency in English

Our values:
Commitment, Courage, Focus, Openness, Respect
Living these values mean, that we strive
to make decisions and choose our actions always keeping our purpose in mind
to maximize long-term customer and social value, even at the cost of our short-term
business interests
for quality, mastery and good craftsmanship in all our doings
to bring our ideas, continuously looking out for improvement both in what we do and how
we do it
to nurture our curiosity and openness to learn new things, push our boundaries and step
out of our comfort zone
to consciously keep our focus on the essential minimum needed to get to our goal on the
path
to collaborate closely with our team members and keep synchronized
to maintain transparency, communicate openly and proactively, so that we can make
better decisions and allow others to make better decisions themselves
to be make our assumptions transparent and to focus on clarifying them by creating and
maintaining quick feedback loops
to think of our colleagues as capable, respectable and well-meaning professionals,
and acknowledge that none of us has the means to succeed alone in our complex fiel

What are your perks?
A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
working with colleagues across the globe
A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
Hybrid work model (40% remote/60% office) & flexible working hours
Training and career growth opportunities
Company Bonus and Stock Option Plan
Company grant for ticket subscription for public transport
Pension scheme offer


Learn more about u-blox and its mission by watching this video!

We see diversity as a strength and promote a culture of inclusion among our employees. Our varied backgrounds, ideas and experiences are critical to our success. We strive to become a strong learning organisation and are committed to provide our employees with equal opportunities regardless of differences such as gender, race, ethnicity, generations, belief.

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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