API Account Executive

Picture yourself helping the world's most recognized companies develop the world's best applications. SmartBear has played a role in the Uber you ordered, the banking app you use, the item you posted for auction, or that flight you just purchased. As an inside sales Account Executive, you'll champion our award-winning software to close new business with technology focused companies and earn significant financial rewards in the process. This role gives you the ability to advance your career at a company that is high growth, firmly established and an industry leader.

Our award-winning technology solutions allow businesses to build and deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. We equip every member of a software development team with tools to ensure quality at every stage of the development cycle. Leading research predicts US companies will spend nearly $3 billion on Development, Test, Monitoring, and API management solutions over the next five years.

Benefits of this sales position

  • Join a high-growth company that rewards individual sales performance and provides a strong compensation package with uncapped earnings, accelerators over plan and monthly and quarterly sales incentives.
  • Sell proven technology that produces measurable customer results and is continually being expanded with innovative, new products.
  • Work in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment that's incredibly supportive of sales, led by a proven executive leadership team.
  • Make strategic sales contributions that will have a significant impact on the company's trajectory and position you for increasing roles of leadership and responsibility.
  • Receive ongoing professional development and training to help you elevate performance and professional growth.

Specific Sales Responsibilities

  • Prospect new companies, increase SmartBear's range in the market, and build long-term business relationships in transaction and enterprise deals.
  • Consult new businesses on how SmartBear software will enhance their applications and recommend software that best meet their objectives.
  • Institutionalize SmartBear's software solutions as part of customers' software development processes.
  • Interact with and obtain visibility into all SmartBear departments to achieve sales.

SmartBear Is A Destination Employer

  • Voted by Glassdoor as one of the Best Places, Named to Boston Globe's "Top Places To Work", Glassdoor's "Best Companies To Work For" and VentureFizz calls us one of "One of The Hottest Companies in Boston".
  • Invest In Our Employees – We care about the success of our employees and provide guidance and tools to help them grow their careers and succeed. We seek to continuously learn and evolve and strive to be the company of choice.
  • Open and Collaborative Environment – We have an inclusive, creative, passionate, fun and successful environment.
  • Award Winning Technology – SmartBear is a market leader and has won numerous, prestigious industry awards for its software solutions, including "Top Innovator and Leader In Software Development".
  • Invested Leadership Team - Our leadership team has a proven record of success, is passionate about the success of the employees and company and focused on supporting the sales organization.
  • Unbelievable Offices – We are in a new, state-of-the-art building, on the waterfront, with an modern layout and a giant kitchen and eating area. We have an open floor plan and an abundance of conference rooms. The office is centered on the "Bear Cave", for impromptu collaboration, company gatherings, monthly drinks, wine tastings and industry Meetups and events. We've also left space for fun with a ping-pong table, putting green, bean bag toss and other ways to have a quick break during the day.
  • Ideal Location - We are located at Assembly Row, which is the new, hot, technology company destination, with great water views, restaurants, cafes, bars, shopping, movie complex, bike and running paths and is easily accessible by mass transportation. There's even a community garden where SmartBear grows its own vegetables.
  • Great Perks – We offer competitive salaries, top of the line benefits, ample vacation, 401(k) match, great eats – breakfast, lunches, coffee (regular, gourmet, espresso, lattes), drinks, healthy and sweet snacks and a constant flow of popcorn from a retro movie theatre machine.
  • Community Service and Philanthropy - SmartBear is committed to giving back to the community. We offer employees a day off to serve the cause of their choice or work in teams to support an organization. SmartBear also contributes time and donates to meaningful organizations, such as aiding at-risk children and combatting homelessness.
  • Thought Leader and Innovator – SmartBear strives to be a thought leader and innovator in the technology industry. We frequently support Meetups, are a member of Women In Technology, MassTLC and other premier organizations.

About SmartBear

SmartBear is a combination of a start-up, high growth culture and environment, with an established, financially strong, 300 employees across six global locations company. We provide leading companies with the technology to help them build some of the greatest applications, high performing websites, electronic shopping carts, SaaS and cloud-based software solutions throughout every step of the development cycle from coding, to testing, to launch, to monitoring performance. We work with companies such as Google, Disney, Apple, JetBlue, Johnson & Johnson and leading venture-backed, start-ups (as well as 25,000+ other companies). We have a community of over 4 million users that leverage our software and solutions. Please visit smartbear.com for more information and where you can find out the origin of the SmartBear name.

Qualifications for Account Executive – Inside Sales

  • 1-5 years inside sales experience and carried a quota
  • Bachelor's Degree

Meet Some of SmartBear's Employees

John P.

Vice President, Products

John analyzes and understands the markets, then uses that insight to build products that customers love, and to accelerate the growth of the SmartBear API business.

Carlos G.

Sales Development Manager

As Sales Development Manager, Carlos builds and improves a sales development program that enables talented, career-driven, and motivated individuals to perform at a high level.


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