Sales Engineer, West



Sales & Business Development
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

At Dataiku, we're not just adapting to the AI revolution, we're leading it. Since our beginning in Paris in 2013, we've been pioneering the future of AI with a platform that makes data actionable and accessible. With over 1,000 teammates across 25 countries and backed by a renowned set of investors, we're the architects of Everyday AI, enabling data experts and domain experts to work together to build AI into their daily operations, from advanced analytics to Generative AI.

If you're ready to take your pre-sales career to the next level, the Dataiku Sales Engineering team would like to hear from you. Together, we've built a team that has closed some of Dataiku's most important sales with companies whose names you hear and products you use everyday. We do it by working together to serve our customers in ways that ensure their success. In this role, you'll partner with prospective and current Strategic and Enterprise customers.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Qualify deals through collaboration with the Account Executive (AE), the Business Development Representative (BDR), and sales management.
  • Conduct Discovery meetings and learn from the customer and the BDR about the customer's business requirements and technical environment.
  • Articulate to the Opportunity Team and to the customer usage scenarios that illustrate the business value desired by the customer.
  • Use Dataiku to demonstrate the business value articulated in the usage scenarios.
  • Design and create Dataiku demonstrations, Proofs-of-Concept (POC), and evaluations that clearly illustrate how to apply Dataiku to deliver the required customer value.
  • Execute demonstrations, POCs, and evaluations through coordination of the physical and human resources of Dataiku and the customer. Lead the combined team to carry out the agreed upon course of action to prove that Dataiku delivers the needed value better than our competitors.
  • Answer questions and provide technical guidance to the customer’s technical team regarding the demonstrated or evaluated solutions.
  • Assist in sales pipeline building activities including attendance at live and/or virtual trade-shows and industry conferences, working with marketing and or partners on campaign design and execution and other activities specified by sales and pre-sales management.

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Strong natural and intellectual curiosity especially around the application of technology to solve all kinds of problems
  • Experience in technical pre-sales, preferably in a high-growth environment
  • Experience in the data science, analytics, or big data markets preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with data storage and computing infrastructure for data of all sizes (SQL, NoSQL, Kubernetes, Spark, etc)
  • Comfortability talking to all levels of customer teams from individual contributors to C-level executives
  • Experience in Analytics/AI or other enterprise software
  • Previously worked in a fast paced, growing company
Compensation and Benefits

The final compensation package for this role will be determined during the interview process and is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, geographic location, internal equity, education, skill set, experience and training. Eligible roles may also be entitled to receive commission or other variable compensation through Dataiku's incentive compensation program.

Dataiku also offers comprehensive benefits, including stock options, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, a 401k company match, paid vacations and sick leave, paid parental leave, employer paid disability coverage, and additional health and wellbeing perks and benefits. Dataiku reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.

US only national base pay ranges
$140,000$165,000 USD
What are you waiting for!
At Dataiku, you'll be part of a journey to shape the ever-evolving world of AI. We're not just building a product; we're crafting the future of AI. If you're ready to make a significant impact in a company that values innovation, collaboration, and your personal growth, we can't wait to welcome you to Dataiku! And if you’d like to learn even more about working here, you can visit our Dataiku LinkedIn page.
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