Date posted: 2024-05-07

Sales Engineer (pre-sales)

  • Remote - USA or Canada
  • Job Description

    Feroot is looking for a pre-Sales Engineer (SE) to join our growing team in the US. The role is an integral part of the sales organization and assists the sales team with pre-sales technical knowledge, presentations, and engagements. This entails working closely with account executives, prospects, customers, and partners as a subject-matter expert to demonstrate how Feroot can deliver value and solve client-side security challenges.

    What You’ll Do

    As a key part of the sales team, you will be the technical expert on Feroot solutions while ensuring we continuously drive value at every step of the customer journey. Responsibilities for this role include: 

    • Partner with the Account Executives in your region
    • Conduct product demonstrations
    • Plan, execute, and manage proof of concepts
    • Partner with the customer success team to ensure smooth transition of new customers during onboarding and support existing customers (as needed)

    Skills You’ll Need

    We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Feroot.

    Soft Skills

    • A strong level of curiosity; this is a growing area of cybersecurity that requires constant experimentation and testing
    • As a growing startup, you must be a team player and comfortable collaborating with many roles internally
    • Transparency and authenticity are key to this role; we are selling to people
    • Possess a growth mindset; be willing to experiment, fail, and continuously try new ideas
    • Comfortable being adaptive – this is sales, the only constant is change
    • Clear communication and presentation skills
    • Strong time management skills

    Technical Skills

    • Knowledge of cloud architecture and deployment concepts
    • Understanding of web application architectures and design patterns
    • Experience with internet technologies: HTTP(S), SSL/TLS, DNS, TCP, GRE/IPSEC
    • Experience with the SDLC and code deployments
    • Ability to read HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Exposure to web security products like WAFs, Bot Managers, API Protection, DDoS, etc.
    • Comfortable in Google Chrome Developer tools
    • Ability to analyze HTTP requests, REST APIs, and other web interactions

    Brownie Points

    • Less than 4 years of experience in Sales Engineering
    • If you have a side project or have built something on the web from scratch
    • Experience selling to large scale enterprises
    • Exposure to DevOps best practices and principles
    • Experience with industry frameworks and regulations (e.g. PCI-DSS 4.0 , HIPAA, GDPR)
    • Experience with security logging or SIEM solutions
    • You can translate technical concepts and jargon for a wide variety of audiences
    • Experience with web application attacks and mitigation techniques

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