Apache Flink is one of the most active and fastest-growing open-source projects in the Apache Software Foundation. Flink is used by enterprises including Alibaba, Uber, ING, Netflix, and many others to build real-time systems.

Ververica was founded by the original creators of the Apache Flink project, and we’re building the next-generation platform for real-time, stream processing applications. We are tackling some of today’s largest technical challenges in big data and data streaming.

We are looking for a Marketing Communications Manager with 5+ years experience to drive awareness of Ververica Platform, Apache Flink, and future stream processing products. This is a unique opportunity to work in a start-up environment within a multinational company, Alibaba. In this cross-functional role, you’ll work closely with Ververica marketing and executives, as well as the Alibaba Group corporate marketing & PR teams.



You will design and implement marketing strategies that cultivate our relationships with media and analysts, engage our target audience, and boost our brand awareness. You will use your creative ideas to drive market awareness initiatives for Ververica and Apache Flink. You will help promote and maintain a positive image of Ververica, while ensuring strong online and offline brand presence.

  • Define communications programs - Media relations, analyst relations, social media, internal (employee) communications - that contribute towards the overall marketing mission

  • Set measurable marketing communications goals; track and report progress

  • Work with internal (execs, subject matter experts) and external (agencies, customers) stakeholders

  • Maximize awareness for Ververica by working with Alibaba corporate marketing & PR

  • Find creative ways to promote customer success stories and product innovations

  • Track and influence media coverage

  • Organize PR events to increase awareness of our company

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with media and influential professionals


  • 5+ years’ marketing communications/PR experience in a B2B SaaS or enterprise software company

  • Successful track record of defining, developing, measuring, and iteratively improving communications and social marketing programs

  • Strategic and market-growth perspective - you understand the full marketing stack and how communications enhance its overall performance.

  • Bonus points for experience working in open source, big data, or stream processing technology markets

  • Expertise in different social networks, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, et al.

  • Ability to foster long-term relationships with key professionals


By joining Ververica, you have the opportunity to work with an excellent and distributed team, and have a substantial impact on our products and organization. We are an engineering-driven organization, and we invest highly in every individual by giving them freedom and decision-making power.

  • Competitive salary

  • Great career opportunities in a world-class team with peers from top-companies, universities and research institutes.

  • International team environment (10 nationalities so far)

  • Snacks, coffee and beverages in the office

  • Relocation assistance if needed

  • Chinese classes in the office

Please be informed that by applying for the job offer you hereby agree that Ververica would use your personal data in the recruitment process. The legal basis for processing your application data is Article 6 par. 1 lit. b) GDPR. Your rights in respect of data protection can be found in Chapter 3 of GDPR, and you have the right to contact a supervisory authority. Further, you may contact our data protection officer via dataprotection@ververica.com