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Sales Engineer

Country:  IN
City:  Chennai
Job Category:  Sales Engineering

Denodo is a leader in data management. The award-winning Denodo Platform is the leading data integration, management, and delivery platform using a logical approach to enable self- service BI, data science, hybrid/multi-cloud data integration, and enterprise data services. Realizing more than 400% ROI and millions of dollars in benefits, Denodo’s large enterprise and mid-market customers across 30+ industries have received payback in less than 6 months. For
more information, visit www.denodo.com.

 

We are a fast-growing, international organization with teams across four continents and we work with a cutting-edge technology, but that's not all we have to offer. At Denodo, we are like a family and it is of the utmost importance to us that we help support your professional growth every step of the way

Job Description

As a Sales Engineer, you will play a crucial role in driving our business forward by providing technical expertise and support to our sales team. You will engage with customers to understand their unique challenges and demonstrate how Denodo's data virtualization platform can meet and exceed their needs.

The selected candidate will be working closely with experienced Sales, Marketing and Product Management personnel and will be supported by a strong technical team in an ideal, fast paced, rapidly growing startup environment to grow professionally and go beyond expectations.

Your career with us will combine cutting edge technology, exposure to worldwide clients across all industries (Financial Services, Automotive, Insurance, Pharma, etc.) and an exciting growth path as part of a global team.

Job Responsibilities & Duties

As a Pre-Sales Engineer, you will successfully employ a combination of high technical expertise, client communication and coordination skills between clients and internal Denodo teams to achieve your mission.



Product and Technical Knowledge:

  • Obtain and maintain strong knowledge of the Denodo Platformincluding overview of our key and advanced features and benefits, services offerings, differentiation, and competitive positioning
  • Be able to address a majority of technical questions concerning customization, integration, enterprise architecture and general feature / functionality of our platform
  • Take a lead role in developing compelling product demonstrations, showcasing the capabilities and benefits of Denodo's products, and tailoring these demos to address specific customer needs.
  • ⁠Lead and actively participate in hands-on proof-of-concepts (POCs) that require deep technical knowledge, ensuring customers fully comprehend the value and functionality of Denodo's solutions.
  • Provide timely, prioritized and complete customer-based feedback to Product Management, Sales, Support and/or Development regarding customer requirements and issues.

 

Presentation and organizational skills:

  • Train and engage customers in the product architecture, configuration, and use of the Denodo Platform
  • Know where to escalate within the Denodo technical organization, and make effective use of those resources.

 

Customer engagement:

  • Enthusiastically present software solutions to prospective customers, from IT managers and technicians to C-level executives
  • Lead the completion of RFI and RFP 
  • Manage client expectations, establish credibility at all levels within the client and build problem-solving partnerships with the client and colleagues
  • Along with Marketing, Sales, Sales Engineering and Product Management, and based on market or customer feedback, lead the definition, development and presentation of product and solution demos and PoCs for prospects and partners as described above
  • Provide technical support to entire sales team as appropriate (e.g. handle technical questions and escalate them when required, conduct training and/or briefings)
  • Document and track all activity through CRM and an internal wiki, including lead/prospect data entry, detailed activity reports, setting tasks for follow-up, architectures, challenges, etc.

Desired Skills & Experience

Experience Required

  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science
  • Overall 10+ years of experience with at least 5+ years as a Sales/Solution Engineer, Consultant or Enterprise Architect, preferably in the data management or analytics software industry. 
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with technical and business counterparts
  • Knowledge and experience on Enterprise Architecture Best Practices and Frameworks will be a plus
  • A “can do” attitude
  • Willingness to travel

 

Hands-on working experience in any of the following areas:

  • Solid understanding of SQL and a good grasp of relational and analytical database management theory and practice. Understanding and optimization of complex queries.
  • Understanding of Data Integration flavors (ETL/Data Warehousing, ESB/Messaging, DV).
  • Understanding of BigData, NoSQL, in-memory, MPP environments is welcome.
  • Technical skills include JDBC/ODBC, XML, JSON, REST APIs, Java development and version control systems. Good knowledge of software development and architectural patterns.

Denodo is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Denodo will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities in accordance with applicable law.

We do not accept resumes from headhunters or suppliers that have not signed a formal fee agreement. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and we will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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