Senior Sales Engineer

| Austin

About Datical:

Datical transforms the way businesses build software with an industry-leading database release automation solution. Our growing list of Fortune 500 customers love us because we enable them to reduce the time it takes to bring their apps to market while eliminating security vulnerabilities, costly database errors, data loss, and downtime.

Our leadership team has a proven track record of technology startup success and understands the benefits of a truly collaborative culture. No punks and no jerks here. We're a passionate team that enjoys delivering technology to empower our customers to deliver better applications, faster. We were named a Cool Vendor by Gartner and just received series C funding. It's a great time to be part of our success story.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Actively team with Account Executives to develop accounts plan combining business & technology strategies.
  • Provide technical support on pre-sale calls including technical discussions, presentations, demonstrations and solution evaluations.
  • Manage the "technology" side of the sales process developing technical strategies and tactics for Datical solutions, resolving all technology issues throughout sales cycle.
  • Take accountability for all technical issues during a pre-sales engagement with potential customers.
  • Technically qualify and assist in the closing of sales opportunities.
  • Develop & deliver customer-specific solution-oriented presentations and demonstrations.
  • Demonstrate Datical solutions and technology to all levels within an organization.
  • Develop strategies, manage and assist execution of solution evaluations proving your solution actually fulfills the business objectives & technical requirements.
  • Understand prospects business processes, information flows, business/technical issues and challenges, and competitive pressures.
  • Uncover specific business/technical problems and design solutions that link to clearly defined business value by applying Datical products toward solving those problems.
  • Establish value by mapping qualified business needs to a technical solution.

What we’re looking for:


  • BA/BS Degree - Computer Science, EE, or MIS preferred
  • 5+ years of successful pre-sales experience working for an enterprise software company.
  • Previous successful experience delivering technology solutions to all levels within an organization from executive management to the technical staff/architects.
  • Experience working within a sales organization and being responsible for the technical aspects of the sales cycle.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organization, and time management skills.


  • Strong knowledge of ‘DevOps/Agile’ processes.
  • Experience with one or more database platforms: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, MySQL, or Postgres.
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages - SH, Bash, CSH, BAT, Ruby, Groovy
  • Experience with Windows and Linux systems.
  • Source Code Management: Git, Subversion, Perforce, etc.
  • Build Automation: Jenkins/Hudson, Bamboo, etc.
  • Deployment Automation: IBM UrbanDeploy, CA Release Automation, BMC BladeLogic, Puppet, Chef, etc.
  • Solid troubleshooting skills.
  • Understanding of Cloud Management Strategies

Bonus Points:

  • Database application development experience
  • Experience with Big Data & NoSQL Platforms
  • Liquibase or other database schema management tools


  • Bachelor's Degree required

Why You'll Like Working Here: 

  • Work on cutting edge technology
  • Get an inside look into how some of the worlds largest brands and companies manage their software teams and releases
  • A transparent and collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives and fresh thinking
  • No punks, No jerks
  • Everyone is a shareholder in the company
  • Rich benefits package with generous medical allowance and company paid long- and short-term disability 
  • Flexible Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Weekly company all-hands with lunch!
  • Casual dress code
  • Subsidized Gold's Gym membership (Gold's gym is within walking distance of us!) 
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • DB2Databases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM


Our company is in the perfect spot for commuting in Austin; just minutes from 183, Mopac and 360.

What are Datical Perks + Benefits

Datical Benefits Overview

Perks of being a Datical:
Work on cutting edge technology
Rich benefits package, including 6 weeks paid maternity leave / 2 weeks paid paternity leave
Everyone is a shareholder in the company
Subsidized Gold's Gym membership
Snacks in the kitchen
Weekly company all-hands with lunch!

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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