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Senior Sales Engineer

| Austin

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce is looking for an experienced Senior Sales Engineer (SE) to take a high impact, high visibility role facilitating the sales growth of the company. The SE works closely with our Account Executives throughout the sales process assisting with product demonstrations, recommending solutions and providing industry and product expertise to our prospects.

In addition, the SE acts as a product evangelist, educating the sales team on product, implementation, training and services best practices. Demonstrating our solutions both in virtual and live meetings is required as is ensuring that our Account Executives have the technical support they need throughout the sales cycle. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

What You’ll Do:

  • Educate prospects on BigCommerce solution by providing a consultative, best practices approach including analysis and analytics to match prospect’s business and technical requirements
  • Conduct needs analysis and technical scoping sessions with prospective customers to gather and document key requirements
  • Become fluent in competitive positioning and be effective in differentiating BigCommerce
  • Provide pre-sales technical consulting to Sales staff by participating in online demonstrations, conference calls and site visits with our Account Executives
  • Document all customer questions to ensure immediate follow-up on all outstanding issues
  • Become a trusted advisor and the voice of our prospects and partners to Sales and Marketing teams
  • Work closely with the Account Executives to respond to proposals and RFP’s to ensure that all technical information and recommendations address client’s requirements
  • Support our partner ecosystem, including Design and Technology partners, in developing custom solutions to meet prospect needs
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Engineering, Client Services, and Marketing teams to ensure that newly released features are understood and continue to strengthen our value proposition.
  • Lead initiatives to facilitate smoother and faster sales cycles as well as higher win rates.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, for usually 1-2 days per visit to support prospects, partners and industry events.

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years Sales/Solutions Engineering experience in a relevant market
  • BA/BS in technology or equivalent experience required
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON.
  • Comfortable with consultative presentation to C-level business executives as well as detailed, in-depth discussions with a technical audience.
  • Experience with commerce solutions and applications including POS, product catalogs, order management, ERP and payment gateways.
  • Sales methodology and Solution selling training a plus
  • Charismatic and energetic self-starting personality
  • Ability to collaborate with and motivate multiple groups toward accomplishing a task
  • Experienced in solution architecting, project scoping and product demonstration skills
  • Strong verbal, presentation, written, and organizational skills with a passion for winning

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're downtown at: 211 E 7th St Suite 500, Austin, TX 78701. We also have an amazing office in NW Austin: 11305 Four Points Drive, Austin TX 78726.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

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
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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