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Vercel (Business/Productivity Software)

Vercel (Business/Productivity Software)

Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023

About Vercel:

At Vercel, our mission is to enable developers to create at the moment of inspiration. We are the platform for frontend developers, creating tools millions of developers use every day. By unlocking developer potential through the use of open-source tools such as Next.js, React, Svelte, and Turborepo, we enable developers to go from idea to global application in seconds.

As a globally distributed company, we take pride in our ability to work across time zones and continents, fostering collaboration and innovation. Our offices in San Francisco and New York City serve as hubs for our teams to come together and develop the tools that empower our users. By joining Vercel, you’ll be part of a team that is deeply committed to open-source technologies and dedicated to shaping the future of web development.

About the Role:

Vercel is seeking a Sales Engineer who combines their technical knowledge with value driven sales skills. We require a strong background in JavaScript, along with a broad understanding of modern web development approaches and best practices. You will be responsible for answering technical questions, advising on technical best practices, identifying and uncovering current needs, exploring and validating potential solutions, and justifying the project's benefits and viability for enterprise prospects. As part of the tight feedback loop between Product and Sales, you’ll be advocating for the ongoing enhancement of the Vercel platform. Working hand-in-hand with Solutions Engineering and Customer Success, you will ensure the technical needs of our enterprise customers are surfaced, understood, and addressed in future roadmap planning.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide technical support to prospects, customers, and the sales team throughout the entire sales cycle

  • Provide expertise in Vercel's platform, solutions, and services and how they can be applied to solve business needs

  • Develop and present demonstrations of the Vercel solutions

  • Manage and run proofs of concept, guiding measures of success and towards meaningful outcomes

  • Respond to security documents, coordinating with other internal specialist teams

  • Serve as an interface to Product and Engineering teams, representing Voice of the Customer

About You:

  • You focus on learning, teaching, collaboration, mentorship, and growth

  • You have a passion for helping people develop an accurate mental model of how our technology works and have the ability to quickly build a rapport and become a trusted advisor

  • You are able to weave together discussions around business benefits, strategic value, and technical efficacy with the ability to envision, create and develop custom demos

  • You understand how to manage a project, work to deadlines, and prioritize between competing demands

  • You possess strong technical skills, ideally from software development experience or previous pre-sales experience

  • You’re aware of the broader technical ecosystems, including Headless CMS, Media, payments, eCommerce, Analytics, etc.

  • You’re experienced with web performance, Lighthouse, or Core Web Vitals

  • You understand best practices in network architecture and security

  • You have 3+ years of experience in a customer-facing sales or consulting role

Bonus If You:

  • Deployed Next.js applications to a production environment

  • Worked on teams self-hosting Next.js on their Kubernetes (k8s) cluster

  • Earned Cloud Solutions Architect Certifications

  • Engaged with platform security & privacy regulatory standards like PCI DSS, HIPAA, and SOC-2

  • Attained an Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation and stock options

  • Inclusive Healthcare Package

  • Flexible working style - 100% remote, with teammates located throughout the globe

  • Learn and Grow - we provide mentorship and send you to events that help you build your network and skills

  • Unlimited PTO - 4 weeks recommended per year. Take time when you need it.

  • We will provide you the gear you need to do your role, and a WFH budget for you to outfit your space as needed

The estimated annual cash salary for this role is $199,500.00 - $269,500.00. This salary range is an estimate, and actual salary may vary based on the company's compensation practices, location, and candidate experience. The total compensation package may also include benefits and equity-based compensation.

Vercel is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Vercel encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.

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Perks

  • Generous Gear Credit
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Stock Options
  • Work Remotely