Sales Engineer

Opilio Recruitment
From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The leading brand in online video delivery is looking for an exceptional Sales Engineer to take leadership in interacting with publishers and content owners on a technical level. Your role as Sales Engineer will give you the opportunity to support the sales team and win new businesses with your technical expertise.
Your role will consist of providing customers and sales reps with highly scalable, flexible, and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business needs and accelerate the adoption of business services. As the Sales Engineer you will be asked to maintain a working knowledge of engineering and complex aspects of our products; answer complex questions on function and usage, and solve sales support problems. You will help customers understand best practices around advanced cloud-based solutions and how to migrate existing workloads to the platform. You’ll also prepare and perform detailed product demonstrations and product prototypes for prospects and may provide installation support and post-sales consulting.
As the Sales Engineer your responsibilities will include:
•Take full responsibility for the technical aspects of the sales cycle including general evangelism, introductory meetings, supporting bid responses, product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and the coordination of additional supporting technical resources. Identify and handle key customer technical objections, prescriptively guiding them to success.•Help customers shape and execute the business strategies•Work with customers to understand their specific needs and translate internally into product feedback•Work with senior leadership at clients to make sure client needs are met.•Develop technical solutions for client-specific use cases.•Continuously develop relationships at the "implementation" level within each customer relationship.•Work closely with the Global Services team to provide enhancements and custom solutions to clients.•Work closely with product development to maintain the feedback loop from customers.•Work closely with the corporate customer support team to share learning across key customer accounts.•Travel when necessary to meet customers - must be willing to be on the road often.
The successful Sales Engineer should have:
•5+ years experience in a Technical Sales role, or an implementation or technical Digital Media role.•An ability to multi-task across a wide range of tasks and clients.•An ability to present to technical audiences and be able to handle objections on the fly.•An ability to listen to customer needs, assess these needs effectively and address them through new product and service offerings.•A proven track record delivering on or exceeding goals.•Experience with client-side tools and technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, in-browser debugging, etc.)•Experience with at least one server-side language (PHP, Python, Java, etc.) strongly preferred•Any experience with native mobile app development a plus•A hands-on approach to tackling tactical as well as strategic work.•Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.•Experience developing technical solutions.•Experience working with OVP and Mobile solutions preferred.•Experience in streaming media or video space preferred.•A B.S in Computer Science, or a related field is strongly preferred