Software Sales Engineer

Interaction Recruitment
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Sales Engineer

As part of my client’s continued growth and vision to be a leader in their sector, a new role a Software Sales Engineer has been created their Cambridge office for a candidate that has experience working within a sales engineer / software sales type role.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to combine your technical and people skills to help our customers understand how my client’s product line can reduce their design cycle and costs and improve their efficiency.

The challenge of selling to a wide range of technical engineers, managers and R & D specialists will call on your technical curiosity and commercial acumen, as well as your strong listening and communication skills. This role will also include some travel.


  • Actively identify, develop and expand the sales of my client’s existing and new range software to commercial engineering firms and national research labs

  • Develop new leads and maintain regular contact with existing contacts through phone calls and public workshops

  • Create and deliver presentations with the support of the technical support team at public

  • seminars, customer-sites and professional conferences

  • Work closely with the technical team at both pre and post sales stages to provide technical

  • support to potential customers


  • Technical sales experiences ideally in an engineering or software as a service (advantageous)

  • Graduate ideally with a Bachelor or Masters in engineering, physical sciences, life sciences (or a related discipline)

  • Positive, professional and confident communicator both in-person and on the phone, with concise writing skills

  • Strong time-management skills

  • An understanding of the business challenges and technical issues clients face in the engineering and scientific sectors

  • Determination and a consultative approach to progressing and closing sales

  • Some experience with computer modelling

Contact Gerald Carew at Interaction Recruitment