Optimizely is hiring a

Sales Engineer, UK

London, United Kingdom

Do you share a passion for technology and business? Do you want to help data-driven companies make intelligent business decisions and absolutely love where you work? As an Optimizely Sales Engineer you will serve as trusted advisor throughout the Optimizely sales process, with an emphasis on tying business objectives to technology solutions. Helping business users, development teams, and C-level executives all understand how Optimizely can and will help their specific business(s) to deliver the best customer experiences - across all touch points. Join a fast growing,  global SE team and make an impact across our organization. It’s an exciting time to join Optimizely.

What you'll do

  • Serve as the technical lead and owner of technical deal strategy.
  • Collaborate with Account Executive teams to identify and uncover customer business goals, needs, and pains-- and how Optimizely will accomodate.
  • Lead the technical implementation and day-to-day management of Optimizely POCs, integrated into our customer’s technology stack - ensuring early customer success and a long-term business relationship.
  • Prove the technical feasibility of the Optimizely platform to highly technical and developer audiences.
  • Own responsibilities for designing, building and maintaining Optimizely demo systems, strategies, and resources. Enabling our AE team to deliver targeted, persona-based, business-value driven presentations.
  • Stay on top of industry news, technology products, platforms and partners to ensure you and your team provide and maintain a deep industry and ecosystem expertise.
  • Find ways to continually maximize efficiencies in the technical sales process and support sales efficiency across sales teams and segments.
  • Custom development and launch of new sales products and customer integrations to our internal teams and customer community.
  • Partner closely with our customer success teams to ensure continuity of an amazing customer experience - for life.
  • Collaborate closely with Product and Engineering teams to help influence product roadmap based on market/customer requirements.
  • Provide technical responses to RFPs and RFIs.

Who we're looking for

  • You have documented experience coding with Javascript, jQuery HTML and CSS.
  • You have world class presentation skills. You feel comfortable leading presentations and demos of our platform to large groups, both technical and non-technical. In-person and virtually.
  • You can tie business problems to technical solutions and understand technology value propositions.
  • You have excellent communication skills. You can easily relate complicated concepts to non-technical people, while maintaining the ability to speak to highly technical people.
  • You have a demonstrated and proven capacity to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies.
  • You thrive under uncertain, high pressure, and high impact conditions.
  • You are fluent in English. Additional European language is a plus. 

Fun extra bits

  • Daily lunch allowance on weekdays
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • 400 £ annual wellness subsidy
  • Fully paid private health insurance (including dental)
  • 17 weeks full paid parental leave for new Mums and Dads, plus standard UK entitlements
  • Pension plan
  • Pre IPO stock options
  • Team outings
  • Community volunteering
  • Commuting costs via public transportation reimbursed
  • Top-of-the-line MacBook Pro or MacBook Air and 27" monitor
  • Working with a great team, in an amazing office and having a huge impact!