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Senior/Staff Solutions Engineer, Cloud



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

Crusoe Cloud is hiring a Senior/Staff Solutions Engineer to work closely with our most important customers as they build their businesses on Crusoe Cloud. You will be responsible for making sure that customers deploy the most secure, scalable, and cost efficient solutions while also minimizing deployment costs. This role will allow you to build strong relationships with our customers and establish yourself as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert on cloud-based solution deployment. In addition to spending time working directly with customers, you will also help showcase some of these solutions via technical demonstrations, blog posts, and customer case studies.

A Day in the Life:

  • Engage directly with customers to provide them with technical advocacy as they build their products in the cloud

  • Help customers scope out their initial PoC and evaluation of Crusoe Cloud and help them scale their workloads from PoC to deployment

  • Lead customer facing demonstrations, discussions, and events to support product education and evangelism

  • Champion the needs of our customers, and represent their requirements to the product and engineering teams to help guide our product roadmap

  • Collaborate with other teams at Crusoe to develop content that will help customers develop and deploy their applications on Crusoe Cloud

  • Develop and launch sales plays and demand generation programs to target the long tail of customers

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • Technical degree (computer science, math, or engineering) or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, building, or operating cloud-based applications or infrastructures

  • Deep understanding and experience building machine learning (ML), high performance computing (HPC), or graphics applications in cloud environments

  • Experience building with modern infrastructure tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Cloud Formation, Terraform

  • Professional cloud certification (AWS, Azure, or GCP Solutions Architect) preferred

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Embody the Company values


  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • Pet-friendly offices

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Unlimited time off

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $175,000-225,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicants' knowledge, education, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.