Coinbase is hiring a

Senior Manager, Sales Engineering


Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Join Coinbase’s Coverage team as one of the first senior sales engineer hires. Be responsible for kicking off some of the largest client integrations at Coinbase, specifically helping Coinbase become the back-end provider for other fintechs and financial institutions looking to offer their clients crypto services.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Be involved in IB pitch, which often involves diving into the specifics of the upcoming Prime Brokerage API docs and product functionality
  • Preparing and developing technical presentations to explain our Coinbase products and services and how to integrate to our customers.
  • Kick off initial discussions around integration timeline and custom product needs, as well as help set expectations on product scope and pricing
  • For more standard integrations, help support clients’ engineering teams
  • For more custom integrations or complex integrations, translate client product needs to the PED folks staffed on IB
  • Support minor post-integration servicing issues
  • Help manage ongoing sales relationships with clients (cross selling new products that could be a fit to existing integrations)
  • Identifying areas for improvement and communicating these issues and possible solutions to product teams and upper management

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Has technical degree and ideally some experience as a software engineer (2+ years)
  • Has experience client facing and in a sales, BD role in the technology field, or technical implementation role
  • Highly personable and good listener who can create concise recommendations after listening and assessing potential clients needs; Product and/or project management experience a plus
  • Comfortable picking up the baton from coverage and working with client to assess needs, support deal closing, and support basic technical integrations (pulling in PED pod on more complex cases)
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure as well as REST, FIX, WebSocket APIs

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with cryptocurrency