Sales Engineer - France

Location Paris
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Moestafa Rkhaoui

Contact email:
Job ref: 32058
Published: 7 months ago
Startdate: 01/03/2024

Sales Engineer opportunity with a US-based provider of security automation cloud-based access control solutions. Our client is seeking a talented Sales Engineer to become a key player in France. In this role, you'll have the exceptional opportunity to directly engage with our client's esteemed partners, diving deep into our cutting-edge solutions through immersive sales and technical training sessions. Furthermore, as a Sales Engineer, you'll play an essential role in supporting a dynamic field sales team, collaborating on everything from designing compelling quotes to showcasing the excellence of our client's products through captivating demonstrations. If you're passionate about helping our client's customers and share their enthusiasm for cloud technology and top-notch operational practices, we invite you to embark on this exciting journey.



  • Support the sales growth of independent and national resellers in the assigned territory.
  • Participate in the implementation of programs aimed at enhancing overall reseller performance.
  • Serve as a key sales/technical advisor and advocate for our client and third-party products.
  • Represent the company and its products to customers and at field events.
  • Create, publish, and maintain technical documentation.
  • Communicate customer requirements to product management teams.
  • Assist in coordinating customer projects.
  • Assist in the development of our client's University training courses.
  • Provide remote and on-site assistance, as needed, for escalated technical support issues.
  • Deliver technical overview training and Certification Training on our client's products.
  • Offer technical sales support, including system demonstrations and presentations to resellers and end users.



  • 2+ years of relevant technical experience required.
  • Prior experience in crafting written responses to functional and technical requirements for Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposal (RFP).
  • Previous experience delivering product demonstrations to partners and end-users.
  • Previous experience in creating a bill of materials (BOM).
  • Ability to deliver pre-sales and technical training content.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrate self-confidence, energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Present ideas, expectations, and information in a concise, well-organized manner.
  • Preference for a background in pre-sales technical and/or engineering.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Native French speaker.
  • Valid Passport.
  • Ideally, you should reside in or around one of the major cities in France.
  • Reside near a major airport in your territory.
  • Willingness to travel 50%-75%, including outside of the territory.

Preferred Skills:

To excel in the role of Sales Engineer, the ideal candidate should embody a high level of motivation and self-direction. They should demonstrate exceptional skills in fostering and sustaining robust collaborative partnerships within the organization and with target clients. The candidate should also showcase proficiency in managing external customer relations and providing crucial internal support to facilitate daily operations within their designated regions. This role will necessitate travel in France, with occasional international travel.



  • Salary OTE €120K (uncapped)
  • 25 PTO
  • Annual team retreats
  • New laptop/equipment of your choice
  • Training- and career development alongside a self-development budget
  • Guarantee first 6 months: €700/month
  • Car allowance: €800/month