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Sales / Solutions Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Madrid

The Role
Meet our awesome Sales Organisation: Together we actively contribute to Personio’s growth by converting prospects into customers. As Personio experts we follow a solution-oriented sales approach, guide our prospects, and actively drive the decision - all with a high focus on our product ́s values. We challenge and encourage each other with the aim to enable SMEs to unlock their full HR potential. In our team, we offer a place for a career and growth on a personal level. If you are ready to build the category leader for HR software for SMEs in Europe with us and develop further, we are excited for you to join us!

As one of the first Sales Engineers at Personio, you will be part of the GTM/Sales organization, reporting to the Head of Value Engineering (and up to CRO). You will work primarily with the sales teams based in Spain, to begin with, scaling to international teams as it grows. Your main responsibilities will be to become the point of contact for all customer-facing technical topics related to the execution of a sales opportunity. In addition, you will be the interface between sales with Product & Eng, Customer Success, and data security  on technical topics related to pre-sales such as integrations, security, automation

  • As one of the first people on this team, be able to understand the current landscape with internal processes, escalations and requests for help, and from there create structured processes to support these. Understand what needs to be scaled and what needs to be customized
  • Understand the key issues customers are facing from a, IT and data privacy perspective. Become the go-to person to answer these questions for customers from a technical standpoint in both a specific way for Personio, and customized to customer needs/requirements as appropriate.
  • You will be responsible for being the knowledge expert in these areas in customer interactions, while also considering scaled solutions that can enable the team to do this in an ongoing capacity for more transactional deals. This includes ensuring customers have a clear understanding of what we can deliver from a security perspective at present and in our roadmap.
  • Understand sales/customer engagement in the spanish market, and ideally has experience of  doing this across Europe previously.
    Work with sales productivity to enhance the knowledge within teams, where issues are coming up on a frequent basis and can be included in the sales toolkit.
  • Work closely with customer success to ensure a smooth handover of accounts
What you need to succeed
  • Strong technical background, from previous roles in solutions engineering, product, or engineering or academic qualifications and knowledge.
  • Proven sales experience working with account teams to plan and execute opportunity-based strategies with the goal of generating revenue
  • You are revenue focused, with the ability to scale processes towards this goal
  • Strong security/compliance background from previous roles (e.g. ISO27k)
  • Customer-centric and commercially driven so this person will understand the dynamics of a sales organization.
  • Striving for operational excellence in own work and passing this attitude on to the team, very high standard towards own and team’s diligence.
  • Strategic mindset to synthesize customer asks into product feedback while willing to be operational as well in day to day interactions with customers, sales and partner teams.
  • Positive, can-do and hands-on mindset, able to make pragmatic decisions.
  • Data-drivenness, analytical thinking and ability to scale to bespoke needs for customers while maintaining a scaled focus to the business.
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares
  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • Beautiful office located in the heart of Madrid
  • Free English and Spanish language classes
  • Flexibility to balance work between remote and in the office
  • Lease an electric scooter or bike, paid for by Personio
  • Parental benefit of 10 extra days off in case your child gets sick 
  • Monthly €162 tax-free stipend to help cover food and public transportation expenses
  • Private Health insurance (company level plan): Access to Sanitas plan at a reduced employee cost (€43 for employees, spouse, or children)
  • Discounts across a range of brands so you can save money while shopping at Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, Dia, etc.
  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares
  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will continue to grow through 2021, from 500 to 1,000+. We already have more than 4,000 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be m
ore than just another employee. Will you be one of them?



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