Sales Engineer - Seattle
Location: Seattle, WA
Department: Sales Engineering
As the world's leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for search, logging, security and analytics use cases, Elastic is backed by $100+ million in funding from Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA.
With HQ in Amsterdam and Mountain View, California; and over 400 employees in over 30 countries, our products have achieved more than 50 million cumulative downloads and today companies like Cisco, eBay, Dell, Goldman Sachs, Groupon, HP, Microsoft, Netflix, NY Times, Uber, Verizon, Yelp, and Wikipedia use the Elastic Stack, X-Pack, and Elastic Cloud to power mission critical systems that drive new revenue opportunities and massive cost savings.
Do you have prior software engineering experience and can help overcome technical challenges for your customers?
We're scaling our Sales Engineering team and looking for great people to be technical liaisons for our Sales team. You will be helping us knock down the technical barriers to adoption of the Elastic stack and presenting our technology to help solve customers mission critical business issues.
Supporting the technical needs of customers and resolving technical issues, along with engaging them on any additional issues problems or opportunities regarding the Elastic product
Have a deep understanding of the Elastic product and technology and work closely with Engineering and Sales to resolve critical technical issues
Engaging with the Elastic Sales team with sales prospects in preparing and presenting the Elastic product and technology while addressing any technical questions or concerns that come up during the sales cycle
Traveling to clients and potential clients being the key technical interface with customers
Minimum of 5 years experience as a Software Engineer
2+ Years as a Sales Engineer
Understanding of Open Source Technology and knowledge and proficient in at least one programming language
Knowledge and deep understanding of distributed systems architectures
Great presentation skills with the ability to speak in front of audiences both large and small
Knowledge of Information Retrieval and/or Analytics domain
Ability to travel at least 30% of the time
Understanding of Linux, Java, and databases
- Competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, disability, benefits
- 401k plan
- Stock options
- Catered lunches, snacks and beverages in most offices
- An environment in which you can balance great work with a great life
- Passionate people building great products
- Employees with a wide variety of interests
- Your age is only a number. It doesn't matter if you're just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.
- Distributed-first company with employees in over 27 countries, spread across 18 time zones, and speaking over 30 languages! Some even fly south for the winter :)
Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.