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Pre-Sales Solutions Engineer
Posted on 5/26/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Node.js
Development Operations (DevOps)
Docker
JavaScript
Java
Linux/Unix
PHP
Ruby
Sales
Kubernetes
Python
Requirements
  • Passionate about educating customers on observability risks that are meaningful to their business
  • Able to build and execute an evaluation plan with a customer
  • Exceptional at written and oral communication skills. This role requires an ability to understand and articulate both the business benefits (value proposition) and technical advantages of our offering
  • Experienced in programming/scripting with any of the following: Java, Python, Ruby, Go, Node.JS, PHP, and .NET etc
  • Someone with a minimum of 3 years in a Sales engineering or DevOps engineering role
  • Able to sit up to 4 hours, traveling to and from client sites
  • Able to travel via auto, train or air up to 45% of the time
Responsibilities
  • Partner with the Sales Team to articulate the overall Datadog value proposition, vision and strategy to customers
  • Own technical engagement with customers during the trial phase. Communicate Datadog's value based on activities and work with customers on any identified issues or concerns to successful conclusion
  • Technically close complex opportunities through advanced competitive knowledge, technical skill, and credibility
  • Deliver product and technical briefings / presentations to potential clients
  • Maintain accurate notes and feedback in CRM regarding customer input both wins and losses
  • Proactively engage and communicate with customers and Datadog business/technical teams regarding product feedback and competitive landscape
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, Mesos or other container technologies
  • Experience in systems administration: Windows, Linux
  • Strong knowledge of current infrastructure and monitoring solutions and technologies
Datadog
Datadog offers monitoring and analytics for cloud-based workflows.
Company mission
Datadog is on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. The company operates a monitoring & analytics tool for IT and DevOps teams that can be used to determine performance metrics as well as event monitoring for infrastructure and cloud services.