Sales Engineer

We are in search of a Sales Engineer who is willing to be the face of the company to customers while selling the company’s products and services. You should have a flair for networking and speaking to new customers in order to close sales effectively and efficiently. You would be required to have an extensive knowledge of the products and services offered by the company to answer any queries that might come forth. Hence, in order to qualify for the role, you would be required to be hardworking, tech-savvy and passionate to solve your customer’s problems.

Job Responsibilities for a Sales Engineer

As a Sales Engineer, following would be your duties and responsibilities.

  • Identify potential customers and develop relationships with them.
  • Understand the needs of potential customers and match them with the products or services offered by the company.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to potential customers.
  • Negotiate contracts with potential customers.
  • Provide support to existing customers.

Sales Engineer Salaries

The salary for a Sales Engineer can vary depending on the company, location and nature of their employer’s business. A person who works in this profession could earn between 7-8k USD per month.

Sales Engineer Job Qualifications

The basic qualifications required to be considered for the position of a Sales Engineer:

  • Either a BA/BS degree from a well-known institute or related field or experience in the industry or both
  • Master degree in a similar discipline preferred
  • Prior demonstrated experience of at least 2 year in the Sales Industry

Sales Engineer Skills Required

To be a Sales Engineer,one must possess both technical skills and interpersonal traits.

  • Ability to sell complex enterprise solutions.
  • Good leadership and team building skills.
  • Familiarity with office software.
  • Ability to forge long lasting relationships with senior management.
  • Hands on experience in software development and web technologies.
  • Good and fluent communication skills.
  • Passionate to close deals.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Good technical background and understanding.
  • Good customer relationship management and service skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Critical thinker and problems solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the various industry practices.
  • Meticulous and diligent attributes.
  • Ability to with professionalism and integrity.
  • Ability to work independently.

What to expect as a Sales Engineer

Here’s what it's like to be a Sales Engineer:

  • Responsible for providing technical support to customers and sales staff.
  • Have a strong understanding of the products they are selling, as well as the technical aspects of those products.
  • Able to effectively communicate with both customers and sales staff, in order to provide the best possible support.
  • Able to troubleshoot customer issues and provide solutions in a timely manner.
  • Able to work independently and be self-motivated, as they will often be working remotely from the rest of the team.