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Salesforce.com, Inc Lead Solution Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Job Category

Sales

Job Details

Lead Solution Engineer - Enterprise

Preferred Location - Chicago, IL Area

What is a Solution Engineer?

Also known as a " Pre -Sales Engineer" or "Sales Consultant," the Solution Engineer is responsible for presenting product offerings and architecture in the best light to prospects and customers, to evoke confidence in company’s technology infrastructure, and to remove all technical objections in the sales cycle. To accomplish this, the Solution Engineer must have a strong desire to leverage their technical and/or sales skills, including the ability to solicit business requirements, develop a technical sales strategy, configure and effectively demonstrate the solutions that address these requirements and provide business value.

Your Impact:

  • Understand the customer's needs, and establish Salesforce's product as the best solution that solves the customer's challenges

  • Build and present customized demos of Salesforce products

  • Convey deep understanding of the customer's industry and technology as it pertains to Salesforce's solutions

  • Participate in all appropriate product, sales, and procedural trainings and certifications to acquire and maintain the knowledge necessary to be effective in the position

  • Attain quarterly and annual objectives assigned by management

  • Respond effectively to RFPs

  • Ability to travel based on territory alignment and region

  • Lead the technical side of the sales cycle

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of related applications, relational database and web technology

  • Solid oral, written, presentation, collaboration and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team to solve technical problems

  • Experience working with large accounts/fortune 500 companies, greenfield accounts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Salesforce Certifications

  • Previous experience as a solution/sales engineer for a CRM company or similar technology

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