Sales Engineer
Sales Engineering
US - California - Irvine

Are you looking for your #dreamjob?  Would you like to work for a company that’s making a difference in the world?  Do you want to be part of an organization that’s growing 30%+ per year?  Salesforce.com is not only the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software, but more than that we’ve built a Cloud Computing Platform that’s second to none.  With our software, companies large and small are transforming the way they do business!  We’ve been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the most Innovative Company in the world for the last three years!  Why?  Because we pioneered the shift to cloud computing, and we didn’t stop there… Today we’re delivering the next generation of social, mobile and cloud technologies that help companies revolutionize the way they interact with their customers, partners, employees and even products. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.  At the end of the day, we do work that matters, winning as a team and we celebrate each other’s success!  Does it get any better than that?

 

So here’s what we’re looking for

The Sales Engineer works with Account Executives on new and existing accounts. Ideal candidates have previous experience working with CRM or related applications in a customer facing role, and have the ability to effectively communicate the value of salesforce.com's solutions (both functionally and technically) to prospective customers. This includes the ability to uncover business requirements, develop a technical sales strategy, and create and effectively demonstrate solutions that address customer requirements. This role works in a fast-paced high-energy market segment and candidates should be able to successfully balance multiple projects in a team-selling environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Understand customer goals and challenges and establish Salesforce.com's product as the best solution available

  • Build and present customized demonstrations using salesforce.com technology

  • Present Salesforce.com technology infrastructure, including demonstrating familiarity with typical hardware, software, networking and security technologies

  • Participate in all product, sales, and process training and certification to acquire and maintain the knowledge necessary to be effective

  • Attain quarterly and annual objectives assigned by management

  • Travel to visit customers when necessary

 

Required Skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team to solve business and technical problems in varied political environments

  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

  • Proven time management skills in a dynamic sales environment

  • Knowledge of related applications, relational databases, and web technology

  • Basic programming experience in HTML, Javascript or other web based technologies

  • B.S. Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, or equivalent work experience

 

Desired Skills

  • Experience with CRM, ERP, Integration and Business Intelligence platforms

  • Previous experience as a Sales Engineer or Technology Consultant
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