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Sales EngineerSan Francisco, California, United States

Sales Engineer

San Francisco | California | United States

Are you interested in Internet of Things (IOT), Real Time Streaming Analytics, DevOps, or building systems to solve very interesting real-world problems? InfluxData is looking for our next Sales Engineer who not only has a love of technology but also has a passion for helping customers discover what is possible and designing solutions to solve problems.

In this role, you will partner with the Enterprise and Territory sales team members in addition to the Professional Services, Support, Product Management and Engineering teams to educate prospects and customers, contribute to future product requirements and ultimately increase revenue and growing our customer base.

We are open to candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago.

What you'll be doing:

Work closely with the InfluxData Sales team to drive revenue

From a technical perspective, own the sales cycle, working with your partners on the sales team

Maintain the technical relationship with your customers

Be an advocate for prospects and customers with the InfluxData Engineering, Product and Support Teams

Build strong relationships across teams

Educate prospects and customers about InfluxData products and how they can be leveraged

Understand the needs of prospects and customers, helping them design solutions addressing their requirements and exploring the "Art of the Possible"

Develop a deep understanding of the InfluxData products and technologies and work closely with Engineering and Sales to resolve critical technical issues

Write content for blogs, community, etc.

Your skills and experience:

4+ years experience as a Sales Engineer in an Enterprise Software company

Excellent presentations skills (verbal & written)

A creative mindset to help customers realize what is possible and the ability to be able to explain complex technical problems in a simple way

Proven ability to build relationships at all levels, internally and externally

Coding chops. Whether your language of choice is Go Lang, Java, Python, Ruby or even shell, it's important for members of the field team to be capable of cracking open an editor and digging in to better help our customers

Linux Beyond the Fundamentals. The more knowledge you have of Linux the better. Hands on with multiple distributions is a plus

Ability to travel at least 30% of the time

Proven experience remaining flexible and adaptable in a constantly changing environment

A plus if you have:

A background with any sort of database system whether its relational, key-value store, or a document store. Basic SQL wouldn't hurt either.

Knowledge or experience with Containers and/or orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Consul, Apache Mesos or DC/OS

Open Source Software and Git.

Data. InfluxData is about time-series data

Architectures- having an understanding or background of distributed or clustered systems will definitely help

Experience with Cloud Providers such as AWS, GCE, or Microsoft Azure

InfluxData provides a modern time series platform that has been designed from the ground up to handle metrics and events (time-series data). The InfluxData platform is built on the open source projects - Telegraf, InfluxDB, Chronograf, and Kapacitor.

We're backed by Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Battery Ventures.

We offer fantastic benefits including:

Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents

Company contribution to FSA and Commuter benefits

Open PTO - take the time you need

Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

401k (non matching)

....and more!

Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

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