Solutions Architect

The Solutions Architect for Customer Success initiatives provides the opportunity to change the world of software development for one of the fastest growing application platforms in the industry!

By applying your application development and architecture experience in a Docker environment, you will support and enable successful adoption of the Docker platform, working directly with our top enterprise customers and partners. You will work collaboratively with our Sales, Engineering, Product Management organizations and will serve as an advocate for our customers within Docker.

Key Outcomes of this Role:

  • Existing applications are migrated to a Docker container environment and managed at scale via the Docker platform
  • Greenfield applications are built, shipped and run using Docker technologies
  • The Docker platform are successfully incorporated into the development and deployment environments of customers with on-prem, public cloud and/or hybrid cloud environments
  • Early adopter customers become Docker technology advocates and public references
  • Equipped and enabled service delivery ecosystem of partners


  • Work on­site with strategic, enterprise­ class customers, delivering solutions architecture consulting, technical guidance, knowledge transfer and establish “trusted advisor status”
  • Lead proof-of-concepts assisting strategic customers to adapt existing enterprise applications to leverage the Docker Enterprise platform
  • Develop best practices for containerizing and modernizing various application platforms
  • Present Docker platform strategy, concepts, and roadmap to key stakeholders including application developers, architects and maintainers
  • Help enable partners to develop Docker skills through mentorship, training, engagement shadowing etc.
  • Help propagate skills and experience through development of repeatable assets (methodologies, blueprints, tools, white papers, knowledge articles etc.)


  • 8+ years of consultative customer-facing architecture and post-sales experience
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Strong understanding of enterprise application architecture best practices with relevant experience building, deploying and/or maintaining business critical apps
  • Hands-on development experience with one or more of the following: Java, C#, Ruby, nodeJS, Go
  • Extensive experience with one or more of the following development frameworks: Spring, Django, Ruby on Rails, .NET.
  • Familiarity with Linux architecture and tools
  • Hands-on experience deploying to private and public cloud infrastructure (VMware, AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Confident presenting to highly influential and technical audiences.  Ability to seamlessly demonstrate value of Docker platforms and tools to application focused audiences

Docker, Inc. is the company behind the Docker open source platform and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications. With Docker, IT organizations shrink application delivery from months to minutes, frictionlessly move workloads between data centers and the cloud and can achieve up to 20X greater efficiency in their use of computing resources. Inspired by an active community and by transparent, open source innovation, Docker containers have been downloaded more than 6 billion times and Docker is used by millions of developers across thousands of the world’s most innovative organizations, including ADP, GE, the BBC, Goldman Sachs, Groupon, ING, Yelp, and Spotify. Docker’s rapid adoption has catalyzed an active ecosystem, resulting in hundreds of thousands of “Dockerized” applications, hundreds of Docker-related startups and integration partnerships with AWS, Alibaba, Canonical, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and VMware.