Consulting Engineer

Neo4j is the clear leader in the rapidly emerging graph database category

Our internet-scale graph platform helps companies around the world connect data to reveal invisible contexts and hidden relationships that drive breakthrough applications and analytics.

As the #1 platform for connected data, Neo4j has over three million downloads, the world’s largest graph developer community, and thousands of graph-powered applications in production.  The most sophisticated organizations worldwide use Neo4j to harness powerful data connections, from enterprises like Walmart, eBay, and Cisco to hot startups like Medium, Musimap and Airbnb.

With its headquarters in San Mateo, Calif., Neo4j also has regional offices in Sweden, Germany and the UK.   For more information, visit and @Neo4j.

Our Roots and Culture:

Neo4j is a Silicon Valley company with a Swedish soul. We aim to hire smart, funny, creative and humble people who possess a lot of heart and drive. We value relationships (just like a graph!) and place trust in our colleagues to meet each day with focus and integrity. 

We foster collaboration and intellectually honest discussions for consensus decision making. Every Neo4j employee is empowered to contribute and put one's own innovative stamp on projects.  Most of all, we are fanatical about graphs and creating an experience our users love.


This position will report into the Regional/Global PS Director.  As a Consulting Engineer, you’ll get to do the following: 

  • Working with our customer’s engineering teams, you’ll lead and contribute to all phases of the Neo4j implementation within their projects.
  • Act as the Technical Subject Matter expert for short to long-term consulting engagements where you’ll write code, provide expert advice and guidance, train and educate, and help prepare deployments for production rollout.
  • Develop solution architectures that address the technical requirements of our customer’s projects
  • Design and build prototype solutions that demonstrate required functionality with Neo4j
  • Help prepare solution proposals for our customer’s engineering and management teams that help address the overall project goals.
Job requirements

To be successful, you’ll want to have the following skills, experience, ability, and character: 

  • Extensive experience with database technologies and data modeling concepts, preferably with one of the leading Big Data Database/Analytics Vendors 
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience designing and developing enterprise class applications
  • Knowledgeable in J2EE (Java EE), JavaScript, Docker, Spring, Tinkerpop
  • Hands-on development experience using Java/J2EE, XML, SOAP, Web Services (SOAP, WSDL, etc.), Middleware, Design Patterns, JUnit, Eclipse IDE and database technologies
  • Experience with complex data analysis, data migrations, and system integration, strong object- oriented programming skills
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Previous experience with complex, customer-facing projects.
·       Demonstrated ability to work independently or within a team environment
  • Experience with source control software such as Perforce, SVN, Git, etc.
  • Ability to engage and interact with engineers in an advisory role
  • Comfortable and quick with learning new technologies and development languages as needed
  • Passionate about solving technical problems
  • Capable of educating and training small groups
  • Great listening skills and attention to detail
It will be a plus to have

  • Industry vertical experience in Financial Services or Retail
  • 3+ years Graph DB related experience i.e. Neo4j, OrientDB, TitanDB or similar
  • Familiarity with Couchbase, MongoDB, Marklogic, Teradata
  • Experience in Visualization (D3, Sigma.js, Linkurious, Sawyer)

  • Bachelor Degree required
  • Ability to work independently, self-directed and remotely in a cross functional organization
  • 5+ years working in a consultative capacity in a Professional Services Organization
  • Able to travel >50% of the time

 Location: All of US, but preferably New York/Boston/Washington DC/Chicago/San Francisco; Position is remote. 

Why join Neo4j?

  • We are one of the fastest growing startups in Enterprise Software in the Silicon Valley
  • We are well-funded with a recent series E round of 80M
  • We have nearly 200 customers, a third of which are Global 2000
  • Our product is used by companies like Walmart, eBay, LinkedIn, PitneyBowes and Adidas
  • We offer competitive salary, full benefits, fully stocked kitchen, an exciting new office space, hundreds of hours of online course through Udemy, monthly Office Hour events, company offsites, happy hours & the list goes on!
  • We pride ourselves in being an American company with a Swedish soul. We hire smart, funny, ambitious, humble people. You will love your coworkers

Neo4j is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.
Neo4j is a privately held company funded by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners, Creandum, and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices in Sweden, UK, Germany, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit

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