Sales Engineer

Posted on 5/16/2024



201-500 employees

Development platform for rapid custom software creation


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • 2-4 years in a closing technical pre-sales role
  • Experience working with technical prospects and customers
  • Expertise in managing pre-sales cycles and conducting technical evaluations using sales methodologies like MEDDPICC
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript, SQL, various no-SQL databases, APIs, etc.
  • Familiarity with web/software development or a background in computer science/STEM
  • Ability to think on your feet and passion for creative solutions
  • Talk with potential customers, understand their problems, and assess whether or not Retool is a good fit
  • Identify relevant stakeholders, budgets, timelines, etc., and manage the entire sales process
  • Demo the Retool product, answer questions about Retool, ultimately convincing them Retool is the correct solution
  • Create technical content to demonstrate best practices (e.g. sample apps, documentation, videos, etc.)
  • Suss out the blockers for a customer in adopting Retool, and overcome them
  • Dive into our codebase to understand technical limitations in Retool that need solving via code (e.g. a bug, a missing feature, etc.) to close a deal
  • Serve as the primary, ongoing technical point of contact for our users in the presales process
  • Answer technical questions from our customers as they come up

Retool is a leading development platform specializing in rapid creation of custom business software. By providing a wide range of customizable components and integrations, it empowers engineers to efficiently build critical applications like admin panels, CRUD apps, and customer portals. This focus on streamlining app development not only fosters a culture of innovation but also positions Retool as an essential tool in both Fortune 500 companies and dynamic startups, making it an exciting workplace for forward-thinking developers.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive healthcare, dental and vision benefits.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner at our San Francisco and New York offices.

$1,200 annual stipend for anything learning-related (books, conferences, classes, etc.).

$1,000 work-from-home-setup stipend.

Take the time you need to recharge!

Family planning support and paid parental leave.

Enrollment and matching up to an effective rate of 4%.

Mental health and wellness benefits