Lightspeed is hiring a

Sales Engineer

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hello, let's talk shop:

Lightspeed is on the hunt for a Sales Engineer to join our Amsterdam-based Sales team. 

This role is aiming is to improve Lightspeed’s sales productivity by providing technical expertise for complex solutions. The Sales Engineer will collaborate with Marketing, Product Management and Support resources, also will interact with key customer technical decision-makers to ensure proposed deals include technical solutions that accurately address the customers' needs. The Sales Engineer will be responsible for achieving sales quotas together with the Lightspeed’s various Sales teams. 

Are you technical? Are you experienced in sales? Do you get excited every single time you talk to customers? Are you a great presenter? If so, we want to hear from you!

  

Now we get to brag about us:

Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while creating a better customer experience. More than 40,000 businesses processing over $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile POS and newly acquired eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place. 

Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Investissement Québec (IQ). With our recently acquired eCommerce platform SEOshop, Lightspeed is growing into an omnichannel solution for mid-market businesses worldwide. Our culture is focused on enabling people to do their best work. 

Come work with us and be part of our success story!

 

As a Sales Engineer you will:

  • Be the main technical point of contact within Lightspeed’s Sales team
  • Proactively scope the technical solution required to address customer requirements, assess customers’ met and unmet needs, and recommend optimum solutions and support
  • You will “wow!” prospects and customers by acting as the lead technical expert during product demonstrations, in person or online
  • Develop competitive analysis sheets to support Lightspeed’s Sales teams
  • Represent Lightspeed at conferences, shows and exhibitions
  • Provide technical coaching and professional development to Lightspeed’s Sales team
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Support teams on technical solutions proposed throughout the sales process, and alert the sales teams to potential risks of deal closure
  • Provide training to customers, staff and resellers, when needed

 

As a Sales Engineer you need to have:

  • Native Dutch and fluent English skills
  • Experience in customer-facing activities in a B2B environment
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to popularize technical information for a general audience
  • Superior presentation skills
  • Ability to travel, if and when needed
  • Keen eye for detail and quality
  • Strong level of autonomy with the ability to drive projects with limited guidance
  • Highly adaptable with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining quality
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment

 

 It is even better if you have:

  • Fluency in French or Spanish
  • Strong understanding of retail and Point of Sale technologies
  • Knowledge of Apple tools, web technologies, and networking
  • Knowledge of system integration through API

 

Now your turn:

  • Be part of a rapidly growing, market-competitive company where representing a software company and making technical demos for clients was never such fun and challenge. We do the best work of our lives. And you?

 

Contact us and let's have a chat!

 

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