Sales Engineer - West

Sales Remote, United States


Description

The Solutions Engineer or “SE” is responsible for providing technical pre-sales support to customer & prospect facing representatives in the office and in the field. The goal of the SE is to provide all technical aspects required to win the opportunity.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

• Write technical responses to RFPs, RFIs, and prospect questionnaires. Handle online and face-to-face presentations as required.
• Backstop the Sales reps and provide supplemental in-depth product demonstrations for all ON24 products and services.
• Provide the initial point for enablement and training for sales representatives.
• Manage proof-of-concepts and provide training for prospects/clients evaluating the ON24 platform.
• Work with sales, client services, account management and the executive team to scope complex and strategic sales opportunities.
• Effectively gather prospect and customer technical requirements and communicate back to product development and engineering.
• Provide technical account management assistance to sales and account managers as needed to help up sell/cross-sell new products and services to existing clients.
• Provide guidance and oversight direct to the client on short-term service contracted deployments (aka Pilot Accounts) and associated webinar events.
• Plan, manage and execute platform and streaming tests for all aspects of the service with clients and prospects when needed.
• Assist with prototyping, platform interface design, and client event management work as required. Work closely with ON24’s Product, Engineering and Client Services organizations.
• Assist product development and engineering groups with product requirements definition, beta test programs, and other tasks as needed.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

• 4+ years in pre-sales/solutions engineering.
• Technical Account Management/Sales Experience a plus.
• A BA/BS degree, or the equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Previous working knowledge of software-as-a-service (SaaS), CRM’s, Marketing Automation Systems a plus. Experience selling/supporting SaaS is highly desired.
• Familiarity with streaming media protocols, audio/video encoding applications, content delivery networks (CDNs), and signal acquisition methodologies, is a strong plus.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

• Excellent at working with wide spectrum of clients and prospects: C-level executives, marketing managers, and IT professionals.
• Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills.
• Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
• Strong Internet and web technical skills.
• Conversant in network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, etc).

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