Technical Instructor

Databricks San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 5 months ago


As part of the team responsible for partnership enablement training, the Technical Instructor will work with the team to develop and deliver curriculum that will qualify Databricks partners and prepare them to deliver solutions using the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform. The position requires domestic and international travel to deliver training at venues ranging in size from a dozen to hundreds of people.


  • Deliver Instructor-Led Training

  • Be cognizant of the partner relationship your engagement is fostering.

  • Be on the lookout for relationships that need to be created or fostered between a variety of partner involved people at Databricks and the people you are interacting with in partner organizations.

  • Be partner obsessed, enablement of a strong partner ecosystem is critical to our business.

  • Work both individually and collaboratively to produce and update our curriculum. Not only with the latest features and capabilities in our product, but with the most up to date use cases and best practices in the industry.

  • Leverage existing modular material to produce newly scoped engagement requirements.

  • Bring feedback and your learnings from delivering in the field so we can integrate that back into what we are teaching.

  • Work with the core curriculum team to funnel what we build and learn back as resources they can use in developing and revising the curriculum they are building.


  • Experience teaching multi-day, in person technical classes

  • Experience developing content for instructor led technical training

  • Ability to quickly learn, grasp, and explain advanced concepts

  • Ability to travel 50% of the time

  • Strong speaking skills for both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Solid grasp of programming principles (object oriented and functional). At least medium level proficiency in one of: Java, Scala, Python, R

  • Proficiency in SQL

  • Experience working in or with one or more of the following personas: Data Architects, Data Engineers, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists


  • Medical, dental, vision

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • Catered lunch (everyday), snacks, and drinks

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • Awesome coworkers

  • Maternity and paternity plans

About Databricks

Databricks' mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Salesforce, Viacom, Shell, and HP. For more information, visit

Apache, Apache Spark and Spark are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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