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What’s a good salary range for senior-level pre-sales leadership position for pre-ipo start ups? The title is senior manager but directly reports to the head of sales for that vertical. I assume it’s … more

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I’m interviewing for a Solutions Consultant role, base range is $90-100k and then they mentioned a percentage of the deal. Which percentage is typical? He said their deals are $2-3M and they have a lo… more

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I’m a pre sales SE and my variable comp is based entirely on team performance. The sales guys are pressured to build their pipeline, and so the quality of targets and leads in the pipeline is low. It’… more

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Would you consider an offer for 50% base salary increase and ~60% total OTE increase if it meant giving up unvested equity in a startup? Leadership says IPO target is around 2 years away, but that was… more

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Are Sales Engineer presentations & demos generally done at the client site or firm? Do y'all travel a lot, is there a hybrid work model?

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I have 2 years as an L4 SA in AWS (TC £60k)
Currently have an amazing WLB and coasting 2bh
Thinking of moving to Google to be a Customer Engineer

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What do y’all respond with when family and friends ask what you do for work?? I usually say “I help the sales team sell software” but that sounds super lame 🤔

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What percentage of your total comp is in RSUs?

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What's the income ceiling for sales engineering?

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I have been offered 137k£ OTE for Sr. SE role in a security company based out of London. YOE 10. Is it decent/good/bad? Please suggest.

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Rate my current compensation package:
Senior Solutions Consultant (presales). Base of $165K with OTE of $220K. Location is Florida.

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Hiring 3 Pre-Sales Engineers in the NYC metro areas. Be paired 1:1 with a Field Sales Account Manager and sell the world leading solutions in cybersecurity! 200-220k OTE with 70/30 split + RSU's. … more

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How hard would it be to break into Sales Engineering? Seems like everyone I know in sales has much better work/life balance and makes as much or even more than I’m making. Starting to think I chose th… more

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What do you think are the key skills/areas of knowledge for sales engineering? What do you wish you knew when you started?

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I'm currently in the Cyber/RMF space was have been curious about becoming a Sales Engineer. Would anyone recommend Presales Academy?

Apparently they help you build skills and get you di… more

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Have not been able to clear the finish line for Sales Engineer roles because of no sales experience 😔.. 2 big companies in tech. Constant feedback is that I do have strong process and product experie… more

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I am currently a software developer and I am trying to transition into a solutions engineer or sales engineer role, I’ve had no problem getting interviews but the demo round is something I’m not famil… more

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I’m currently an account manager for a major tech company and before that I was an account executive within the same company. I am interested in getting into sales engineering but don’t know where to … more

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Any insight on a good salary range for a entry level associate SE role in the cybersecurity field for 2022?

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Hey all! Looking for an experienced SE for an Enterprise role with a great client of mine (mid-size company), privately held. They are in the Open Source space. Would love your help on this.

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Software Engineer with 2 years of dev experience looking to get into Sales. Have had 0 interviews so far probably due to no sales experience. Any advice?

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Does anyone feel like they have good WLB as a sales engineer? If so, how did you create it?

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What are some good ways to get into management?
I am an individual contributor with ~8 years of experience and a strong track record. I enjoy my work, but am getting a little burnt out being dire… more

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Hello everyone! I was recently laid off from my position as a Senior SE due to downsizing. I am now in a market for a new and exciting opportunity.

Alittle background for context. I have 5 … more

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Folks that were in Presales Engineering that have moved into different (non- SE) roles, what did you switch into and how did you get into that role? What do you like about the new role and what do you… more

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I'm getting burned out in my current role as a Sr. Solutions Architect. We're understaffed and management isn't doing anything about it. The AEs lean on us too much because nobody is techn… more

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Any idea what the pay progression Is like for solution consultant at ServiceNow - roughly what the pay bands and commissions Ar… more

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Do SE’s typically get a year end bonus? Or since we receive commission is that uncommon?

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Anyone work for a legal software company? I have a friend who is a practicing attorney looking to break into tech and pre-sales. East coast based. Appreciate any recommendations of companies or specif… more

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What are the top places to be an SE in terms of comp, w/l balance and career growth?

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Rate my offer. 169K base. 37.5K RSU OTE 225. In July I'll have 4 years experience as a sales engineer. A few months as a software engineer before that.

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Has anyone made the transition into product marketing? Would love to hear how you went about it!

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Do you ever get the urge to absolutely tank a customer demo because your sales is driving you flipping crazy? 🤪

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Anybody know the total comp for sales engineers at datadog with 2-3 YOE?

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Hey everyone, French here. I’ve been coding for my all life (10-15 years) and have 6 YEO professionally (without internships). I feel like to move on in my career by upgrading to a SE/SA path. I alway… more

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What company pays most for Sales or Solutions Engineers in the US?

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