Why Gainsight?

At Gainsight, our mission is to be living proof you can win in business while being human first.

Our industry-leading platform helps companies of all sizes and industries achieve durable growth through customer-led growth strategies (Gainsight CS), product-led growth strategies (Gainsight PX), and community-led growth strategies (inSided). With Gainsight, it’s never been easier for customer success, product, and community engagement teams to scale efficiently, create alignment, and have a holistic view of their customers—all of which help increase product adoption, prevent churn, and grow customer communities. Our software is used by hundreds of companies, including nearly 200 publicly traded organizations and industry leaders such as GE Digital, SAP Concur, and Box.

Gainsight joined the Vista Equity Partners portfolio in 2020. In 2021, we won their Excellence in Engineering award in recognition for our product and engineering advancements.

A remote-friendly company, we have offices in the US, UK, Netherlands, Israel, and India. Gainsight was certified as a Great Place to Work in 2021. It has also been named as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world by Forbes, one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine, and one of 20 Great Workplaces in Tech by Fortune Magazine.

With diversity and inclusion at the forefront of our core values, we promote a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness regardless of, but not limited to, race, gender, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, physical disability, veteran status, or age.

 Job Description

Solution Architect, Upgrades

As a Solution Architect for upgrades, you’ll be a technical consultant working closely with existing Gainsight clients to ensure their upgrade to Gainsight’s new platform, Gainsight NXT, is successful and they can successfully adopt their new system. You’ll be a key technical and business consultant responsible for conducting discovery, solutioning, and configuration to ensure your customers can transition all use-cases and workflow to their new system and are set up for success of their upgrade project. From a business standpoint you’ll help clients understand the new NXT platform and prepare for their upgrade project. From a technical standpoint you’ll ensure their Gainsight instance is prepared for upgrade. This position requires a mixture of project management, organizational, problem-solving, advisory, and technical skills. The ideal candidate will be comfortable interacting with customers, working autonomously, and driving outcomes.

What You’ll Do

  • Work independently or as part of a small team to prepare existing customers to upgrade to the new NXT platform and set them on a journey for success and scalability with the Gainsight product
  • Conduct requirement gathering sessions in order to interpret and deeply understand business requirements while documenting those details in a thorough and interpretable fashion
  • Proactively identify and escalate potential issues/risks and partner with both internal & external stakeholders for mitigation/resolution
  • Partake in solutioning and document the solution
  • Able to understand Data Architecture, perform Data Discoveries and re-architecture the instance (if need be)
  • Responsible for ensuring scalability of solutions and reducing customer technical debt
  • Quickly establish rapport and positive relationship with client & stakeholders and manage expectations throughout the demand lifecycle
  • Participate in establishing best practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature capabilities of the team
  • Forecast, track and report project hours and achieve your utilization target

What We’re Looking For

  • Hands-on 4-8 years of recent Professional Services/Enterprise product implementation or related experience is required, SaaS experience is preferred
  • Solid technical skills and aptitude are required – CRM, databases, data integration processes, Salesforce.com, and various SaaS platforms are considered relevant
  • Skill set to understand and document business requirements as well provide prescriptive recommendations by actively listening and asking probing questions
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with successfully managing enterprise software application implementations – with waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Experience with spearheading initiatives with cross-functional teams on a number of concurrent engagements
  • Record of professional achievements with a track record of delighted, successful, and satisfied customers
  • Executive presence and confidence in communicating with technical, business, and VP & C-level stakeholders
  • Ability to create structure in ambiguous situations and design effective processes
  • Experience in working with complex, multi-divisional, multi-geographical customers
  • Capability to be dynamic and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working on 10+ unique customer projects at one time
  • Passion to be an expert on the product and for being part of a fast growing company
  • Strong communication, presentation, consultative and leadership skills
  • Limited travel
  • SFDC experience/certification

Why You’ll Love It Here

Your job should never be a barrier to your happiness—it should be an avenue to achieve it. At Gainsight, we’re passionate about achieving our goals—at the office and everywhere—and we work every day to create an environment that nurtures our best selves.

Here are our 5 core values:

  • Golden Rule: We try to practice the Golden Rule by exercising reliability, trust and giving back to each other and our community.
  • Success for All: We believe in success for our stakeholders—whether our teammates, clients, or shareholders—comes with a sincere focus on continuous learning, selfless teaching, and making a difference in each other’s lives.
  • Child-like Joy: We aspire to experience child-like joy in our work and lives, injecting a spirit of passion, optimism, and laughter into everything that we do.
  • Shoshin: We believe in a beginner’s mind. Don’t surround yourself with people like you–diversity breeds creativity.
  • Stay Thirsty, My Friends: We believe in a totally internally-driven strive for greatness.  The solution is to think more, not do more.

Some other reasons that Gainsters love working here:

  • Our Customers: 700+ happy customers. ‘Nuff said.
  • Our Pulse Community: Some of the brightest and nicest professionals, colleagues, and friends make up our 20k+ strong Pulse community.
  • Our CEO: With a 99% approval rating on Glassdoor, Nick Mehta is one of the most beloved CEOs in Silicon Valley.
  • Our Gainsters: 1200+ (and growing!) smart and friendly teammates around the world.
  • Our Pulse Impact program: We are committed to advancing an equitable, human-first industry culture by addressing professional barriers to success and promoting an inclusive community that reflects the diverse world around us.
  • Our Parody Videos: No explanation needed, just watch them here!

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401k available on the first day of the month after start date, and flexible PTO.

Gainsight is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, where applicable, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

By joining the Gainsight team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to make your mark at a high-growth company and have loads of fun doing it. Come join us!