Sales Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US

We're looking for a Sales Engineer who shares our passion for world-class technology and will be instrumental in supporting Layer’s continuing rapid growth.

This is a unique role and opportunity to help define technical customer-facing roles and responsibilities. We need an individual who understands and can succinctly explain the underlying the full technology stack that makes Layer the strongest solution for rich messaging on the market.

This role supports the sales organization through the deal process, but also evangelises and educates prospects, existing customers, and the larger developer community about Layer’s capabilities, unique value proposition, and future vision.

In this role you'll be the technical go-to person for Layer customers pre-sale and post-sale/pre-launch. You will work directly with the multinational Layer sales team to support the deal process and customer integrations. You will be expected interact with the Layer product team to ensure that you stay current with the Layer feature set. Based on your customer and prospect interactions, you will organize, interpret, and provide invaluable feedback from the field back into our organization. This role offers tremendous exposure to Layer’s developer customers, marrying technical ability with business and communication skills.

The ideal candidate is a solid technical generalist who wants greater exposure to developers around the world building rich messaging experiences on Layer.

Key qualifications:

5+ years experience in software development environment
Hands-on experience building mobile apps or websites
Strong fundamentals in SaaS and mobile applications
Crisp written and verbal communication skills
Hunger to learn and ready to step out of your comfort zone
Comfort working in a dynamic, fast-paced group
Bonus points for:

Experience working as a Sales Engineer in a startup environment
Technical Publications or Speaking Experience
Experience working with messaging or chat solutions
Integrating Layer in a product
Please include these in your application:

Code you’re proud of.
Products or projects you’ve worked on.
Languages you are fluent in, both human and technical.
What you find most interesting about Layer.
Why Layer?

Layer makes communications better in products people love and use daily. We handle millions of messages every day for businesses around the world.

We believe that great products are all about building a great experience, not reinventing the infrastructure. Our developer friendly messaging toolkit - UI kits, SDKs and APIs let developers focus on building great experiences.

We obsess about great engineering and design, across mobile and web. We care deeply about making our code, APIs, and documentation functional, useful and beautiful.

We're a small team, with a focus on individual responsibility and rapid development. If you like thinking big and having an impact, you'll enjoy working with us!

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