Permutive is looking for a Sales Engineer who is able to run technical workshops/demos with business and technical stakeholders, communicate solutions that will solve for our prospects needs while articulating Permutives capabilities, and partner with our Sales Directors to educate prospects on how Permutive sees the future of advertising.

The Role

The Permutive Sales Engineering team are an innovative and creative team of problem solvers, at the heart of the Permutive business. The team helps leading publishers understand how Permutive’s technology can help them build a powerful and unique data-strategy.

The Sales Engineering team works closely with various teams across the business, connecting Sales, Customer Success, Product, and Engineering. Your expertise in technology, business consulting and sales is leveraged every day to drive innovation and new business. As a technical expert, you and your team bridge the gap between customer goals and our technology.

The team is responsible for delivering technical solutions so our customers can derive maximum value from Permutive. You and your team will also work closely with our more innovative customers to understand how they're delivering ROI and explore their ideas for new use cases and features. Sales Engineers are experts on the Permutive platform, seeking opportunities for future development and feeding these back to our Product and Engineering teams.

About Us

Permutive is a real-time data platform. Our first application has been within the world of Publishing, where we've built the world's first real-time Data Management Platform.

Our technology sits behind some of the world's largest Publishers — from Business Insider and Vox through to Buzzfeed and Conde Nast — enabling them to understand and personalize user experiences for hundreds of millions of people every month.

You'll love working with us if you're excited by growth, you embrace responsibility and love to take on new challenges. It’s a really exciting time to join, experience the best of start-up life and shape who we become as a company. We're working to build an incredible place to work, with an extraordinary, inclusive culture that transforms our team's careers, and we'd love you to join us.

What you'll be doing

  • Communicating highly technical concepts to a variety of audiences, including executive level decision-makers
  • Producing and delivering tailored demos of Permutive’s platform
  • Helping the sales team with closing new business through partnering on deals in the sales arc and assisting any technical requirements
  • Working closely with internal teams, including Engineering, Product, Support, and Customer Success
  • Keeping up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and industry trends
  • Scope and deploy POVs during the sales process with prospects and deliver results in conjunction with your SD partner
  • Work with the SD on the completion of RFPs, RFIs, and InfoSec documents
  • Scope and deliver SOWs to prospects
  • Act as the trusted expert in the room for prospects during the sales process

What you’ll need

  • Experience in a customer-facing or presales technical solutions position (will accept experience as post-sales Solutions Architects as well).
  • Good understanding of the full web tech stack (HTML, JavaScript, REST APIs)
  • Web, mobile, or OTT application development experience
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Being able to explain complex technical concepts in simple terms
  • Strong organisational skills along with the ability to work to a deadline
  • To be a self-starter and be prepared for some travel (SEs will cover all of North America for the time being)
  • Enthusiasm to be a part of a fast growing start-up

It is a bonus if you also have

  • Experience in the ad tech ecosystem

Compensation:

We take a structured, objective approach to salary-setting, which is based on market information, our compensation strategy, and your experience and capability as assessed through our interview process.

We're looking for experienced Sales Engineers with strong technical experience and will pay from $140,000 to $170,000 plus commission. 

Benefits

  • Stock options (you'll own a piece of the pie)
  • Health & dental is covered 100% for Permutive employees and 75% for dependents
  • Parental Leave Policy entitling new parents up to 26 weeks of leave on full pay
  • Time to rest and relax with unlimited paid leave (minimum expectation of 20 days annually)
  • Extensive training and development opportunities
  • 401(k) plan
  • Free access to Spill, our mental health partners

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Permutive, we’re taking a thoughtful, intersectional, long-term approach to diversity, equity & inclusion. We care deeply about creating an inclusive work environment that allows everyone to flourish, and we are taking continual action to progress in that direction. If you would like to read an outline of efforts we have already made towards becoming a more inclusive company as well as insight into what we are actively working on, you can find that information here.

 

How we are responding to COVID-19

We have a physical office presence in London and New York. At the beginning of March 2020 we made the decision to move to working from home for all Permutive employees until January 2021. We have invested significant time and budget into ensuring that everyone is suitably equipped to manage this time period. Our guiding principle behind any decision we make will always be the health and well-being of our employees.

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