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San Francisco

Sales Engineer

LaunchDarkly is a rapidly growing software company with a strong mission and vision carried out by a talented and diverse team of employees. Our goal is to help teams build better software, faster. You'll join a small team and have an immediate impact with our product and customers. We are specifically looking for our first Sales Engineer who is highly competent at managing the technical conversation with our potential buyers. You should be a self-starter who works well with little supervision. At the same time you need to be comfortable wearing multiple hats. We trust you to do the right things with little oversight. We have unlimited vacation, flexible working hours, fully covered medical insurance, and encourage volunteering.ย 
  • Serve as the technical lead and owner of the technical deal strategy.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate the architecture and security practices of LaunchDarkly
  • Perform technical discovery with prospects and quickly architect proposed solutions
  • Successfully manage and execute technical proof of concepts (POCs)
  • Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs/security questionnaires
  • Quickly understand a customer'sโ€™ business goals and translate them into what a technical implementation will look like
  • Collect feedback from customers, synthesize, analyze and channel throughout the company
  • 5+ years experience as Sales Engineer, Engineer, Implementation Consultant, or Customer Success Engineer
  • Conversational about .NET, PHP, Python, Node.js, Java, JavaScript, Ruby/Rails, Go, iOS, and Android, etc
  • Desire to learn and quickly absorb new development frameworks, practices, and approaches.
  • Passion for consulting and tactical empathy to apply and present complex solutions effectively
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to explain complex topics in easily understood, concise language
  • Obvious passion for your work and stellar people skills
  • Work with this stack