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Pre-Sales Engineer UK (m/f)

Permanent employee, Full-time · London

About us
We offer the next generation eCommerce platform - API and cloud based, highly scalable and on every channel. We put outstanding tech knowledge and enthusiasm in a modern, friendly and family oriented environment.

commercetools was founded in 2006 and we have offices in Germany (Munich, Berlin and Jena), the Netherlands (Amsterdam), the US (Durham, North Carolina) and from 2019 also in UK (London) and the APAC region (Singapore). We are one of the world's leading providers of cloud-based eCommerce technology.  Our highly available, omnichannel platform enables implementation of complex retail models across all sales channels. The extensive API connects existing processes and technologies flexibly. We offer sustainable solutions for both B2C and B2B retailers. Since 2014 commercetools is a subsidiary of REWE Group. Some of our customers are Carhartt, Merkur, REWE and Medimax.

Join our vision in becoming the number one eCommerce company!
Job Description

As Pre-Sales Engineer, you are the technical pillar of our sales team and support us in the distribution of our innovative eCommerce platform, primarily in UK, the Nordics and Western Europe. This could be a great career move for the right candidate, we are working for the leading brands in eCommerce and are disrupting the market. You work closely with partners and potential customers, convincing their technical decision-makers and making sure that our solution scenarios meet customer needs at 100%. You have a background in software engineering, understand the system environment of the eCommerce industry? You are communicative and do not hesitate to speak with the tech teams, CTOs and decision makers of potential customers on equal terms? Then we’re looking forward to your application and your support to make our cloud based API the world's leading eCommerce platform!

About your new role
  • Responsibility for all technical questions in the sales team
  • Presentation of the commercetools platform (architecture and functional scope) in front of technical decision-makers on the customer’s side
  • Participation in follow-up sales meetings to discuss and finalize technical questions with our customers tech teams and/or CTOs
  • Support of the customers in the development of the overall architecture incl. other involved systems and the migration strategy
  • Development of convincing customer-specific answers in the technical part of Requests for Proposal / specifications
  • Conception, implementation and presentation of our demo stores and customized sample solutions
  • Self-starter mentality: You enjoy a flying start together with our UK Sales Executive (supported by our German and Dutch sales units) and cover this new & promising market!
This is how we work
  • Mindset. Modern methodologies and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture.
  • Product. Together we create an extendable, highly scalable product with state of the art technologies. Let’s develop something with impact.
  • Growth. Learn from each other and benefit from the knowledge we concentrate in a healthy growing company.
  • Environment. Flexible and family friendly environment, bright and good accessible offices, modern soft- and hardware.
  • Flexibility. Morning person or night owl? Need to pick up your kids from kindergarten? We believe in outcome and motivated employees rather than feeling stuck in the office.
Skills & Requirements
  • Min. four years professional experience in technical consulting or management, as Pre-Sales Engineer or Solution Architect (ideally in commerce/retail, eCommerce, ERP, Web CMS, PIM or other related areas)
  • Very good, practical software skills (no matter if studying or self-taught "on the job")
  • High tech affinity and a highly self-motivated to gain more knowledge, especially in the context of web, cloud and retail technologies
  • Understanding of customer requirements and problems and "translating" them into product features and modern software architectures
  • Very good English language skills (mother tongue level), other languages are a plus
  • Confident appearance (up to C-level) with high customer orientation and excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel

Thank you for your application.

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