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Software Sales Engineer

Job Title: Software Sales Engineer

Location of Work: York and Remote Working

Salary: £35,000 – £55,000

This exceptional career opportunity allows you to use your software skills in a sales environment. As a pre-sales engineer, you’ll be working closely with customers, helping to understand their complex technical needs, delivering software demonstrations, and making sure technical solutions stand out.

Your work will involve helping customers develop the real-time embedded systems of the future in the fields of aviation, autonomous vehicles and space exploration. You will be supporting household names like Airbus, Boeing, Rolls Royce, and Collins Aerospace with their software verification challenges and leading the way in high-tech software automation.

Working as a member of the sales team, you will play an important role in increasing sales by working across multiple departments including marketing, software development and field-application engineering.

This role is based at our clients York office, with hybrid/remote options and flexible working available. You will have the opportunity to travel to customers around the world as well as attending trade-shows/conferences and exhibitions. There are many opportunities for growth into account management, marketing or technical areas.

What will you be doing?

Your main task will be technical pre-sales – this means supporting the sales team by delivering technical demonstrations of our software to customers, helping customers with technical questions and generating technical content about our software solutions.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Technical presentations – delivering demonstrations of our software to help customers understand the benefits of our technologies
  • Managing technical interactions with customers during the sales process
  • Creating and maintaining technology demonstrators – working with the teams around the company to showcase the latest features
  • Visiting customers around the world to help them with technical pre-sales questions
  • Presenting and exhibiting at shows and conferences

Reporting to the Sales Office Manager, you will be working across several areas of the company, helping to keep the technical and commercial teams closely aligned.

The tools are widely used for the verification of reliable embedded software in the aerospace, automotive and space industries.

Technologies you’ll be working with:

You will be working with aerospace and automotive embedded systems, including a variety of real-time operating systems, safety-critical software systems, and several programming languages (C, C++, Ada, Python). The key technology, which you will learn, includes code-coverage, timing analysis, testing and analysis.

What would make you great at this role?

The client are searching for someone with strong customer-facing skills and a desire for customer satisfaction. You’ll also need a software/technical background to establish a depth of knowledge of the products.

You must have the following skills/experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills for customer facing sales
  • Highly motivated and organized, with a positive outgoing attitude
  • A software background (programming or computer science experience)
  • An undergraduate degree in a related area
  • Excellent written and spoken English language ability

This position could suit a range of experiences from a new graduate to someone with more years of industrial experience. The client offer a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. Location: York, UK, partial remote working is possible.

Why Join The Company

You will be working within a strong, friendly team of like-minded people who have a passion for technology and the work they do. The business have an innovative ethos and culture, and an open, flexible working environment.

The client offers flexible working times, 33 days of flexible annual leave (including bank holidays), a private pension, cycle to work scheme, team away days, fruit and drinks, office cycle/car parking and other benefits. Most roles can be done with a hybrid approach of home-working and office working. The office is based in the lovely city of York, which is a fantastic place to live and work – if you need it, the client can help you settle in with a relocation package.

The work they do helps customers to provide safer and greener flights – we are proud that the technologies we work with contribute to safe and reliable systems. The client work with customers who design the latest low-carbon technologies, autonomous vehicles, advanced displays, and pilot support.

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