Sales Engineer

You have the rare combination of technical savviness and business acumen and you’re looking for a career where you can utilize both. As a Sales Engineer at Twilio, you will hone each of these skills by advising a diverse set of customers on what is possible using Twilio’s API.

About the job:

Sales Engineers at Twilio are involved in all stages of the customer’s software development lifecycle and are comfortable using presentations, email, phone and social media to connect with customers. We are looking for someone who can create sales presentations, product demonstrations, and educate customers (everyone from developers to product managers to C-level executives) on the best ways to utilize cloud communications technology. Twilio’s Sales Engineers are empowered to come up with creative solutions on the spot so we are looking for someone willing to challenge the status quo and throw out the manual on occasion. 

Responsibilities:
  • Support the inside sales team in helping customers understand what is possible with Twilio.
  • Understand customer requirements and communicate the business value of solving technology problems using cloud communications technology.
  • Guide the design and deployment of enterprise communications systems that impact multiple functional areas of a customer’s organization.
  • Create technical content to show customers how to implement specific use cases or best practices for new technologies.
  • Prepare demos and proof of concepts to demonstrate various use cases for Twilio's APIs.
  • Distill and communicate customer needs and product feedback to Product Management, Engineering, Marketing and Sales.

 Requirements:

  • Typically two to three years in a customer-facing technical role.
  • Proven hands-on experience in one or more of the following areas: web (Javascript, HTML, frontend frameworks) development, mobile (iOS, Android) development, backend (Java, C#, Node.js, Python, PHP, Ruby)  development, IP-based real-time communications.
  • A world class communicator. Confident dispensing knowledge to a highly skilled and experienced audience.
  • Typically 10-25% travel.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS or a comparable field is preferred.

About us:

Twilio makes communications easy and powerful. With Twilio's platform, businesses can make communications relevant and contextual by embedding real-time communication and authentication capabilities directly into their software applications. Twilio gives businesses the ability to innovate, prototype, create, and connect with their customers at the right time and in the right way. Founded in 2008, Twilio is a public company based in San Francisco, California with other offices around the world.


Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. #LI-POST


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