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Hi. Due to a change in our business structure we have a large quantity of handmade, three weave armbands/wristbands. they are used for groups, bands, graduation, and in grading such as Muay Thai Boxi… more

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What skills/education can a Pre Sales/Solutions Consultant acquire in the SaaS industry to become more valuable and advance your career?

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My first post in this Bowl. :)

I'm trying to understand what the SE compensation looks like, this days. 7 years ago (with solid +8yrs experience), I was at 90K base + 30K cap. Today… more

Hi sales engineers, I’m currently a cloud security engineer with a cybersecurity background. I am pretty recent graduate and am passionate about sales engineering but have struggled to get my foot in … more

For Sales Engineer specializing in Data Analytics space, what is the best place to be (not interested in Snowflake)?

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What exactly is pre sales and what does your career progression look like? I’m currently in IT audit but have an interview for a pre sales cloud job. What is y’all’s general experience with entry leve… more

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Is it common for an SE to need to do analyst-style research for a POV/POC? This research helps guides our team of analysts in configuring the product’s environment for the POC. As an SE, I’m tasked wi… more

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Hi everyone! I’ve been in BI/Analytics for 3+ years at a bank writing SQL queries and building Tableau dashboards. Thinking of making a switch into Sales Engineering but most of the jobs want previous… more

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Has anyone had experience or know of anyone that has transitioned from a SE to a security analyst/network engineer role? Any tips?

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If you're a VP of sales and are immediately dismissing cold callers and cold emails, you're crazy.

Legit crazy and irresponsible.

Here's why.

Give yourself… more

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Looking for candidates for an Analytics Solution Engineer role at Salesforce. Ideal background: experience working with analytics technology (ie Tableau, Salesforce CRMA (Einstein), Qlik, Power BI), … more

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Base is 60k OTE 85k, but 120% commission cap. I support 10 AEs whose base is 55k. I have 13 years experience in my field, including 5 working in the position of my now prospects. Closed dozens of deal… more

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Sales engineers - is your job super fast paced? Am I crazy to think that it's possible to have a good wlb and mental sanity if I make the switch to SE?

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Hello! I am a Sales Engineer position with sales exp in the manufacturing sector and recently relocated to Seattle. I have been looking for a position and been interviewing with a few different compan… more

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Curious to see if many people have looked at changing companies in their late 50’s and early 60’s. I’m amazed at the recruiting companies that are still calling even with the knowledge of my age base… more

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Hey all! I am representing Totango, a fast growing SaaS company building tools for the Customer Success industry.

Coming off their $100M raise last fall, they are looking to hire an Enterp… more

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What was everyone making with 3 yoe?
If more than 5 years ago please share current experience and salary.

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Anyone who’s familiar with working as an account executive at mutinyhq? What is it like? How much can you realistically make?

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I recently had an interview with a very promising pre-IPO company in the AI/ML space for a SE leadership position. The interview feedback was better than I expected, but with a twist. They have alread… more

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I have recently made the transition from security engineer. To security sales engineering. I'm pretty green to the VAR space and I got a base salary of 130k. I didn't negotiate any kind of pro… more

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Started as an SC two months ago and it seems like people rarely work past 3pm on West Coast. I’m not mad about it but is this normal?

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Do sales engineers have a good wlb? Do you have fixed hours?

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Hello, anyone who worked or who's working at Confluent. How is it ?

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Hello, anyone who worked or who's working at Hashicorp. How is it for a Sales Engineer?

I started a new job at the beginning of the year and things have been great so far. Today I got a message from a recruiter for a role at a startup that sounds really interesting. I’ve always been inte… more

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How do I transition from oil and gas catalyst sales to software/medical sales?
Anyone made the transition that can help?

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Anyone have some advice on breaking into tech sales without a degree? I have a family member that works in retail and is having a hard time getting by and I’m trying to help him pivot into a career th… more

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Could use some help designing a commission scheme, what would you sharks do in my situation??? I’d like to do some sort of group scheme, not an individual contributor scheme.

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Does anyone know how the support escalation engineering role is like at MFST? Any insights would be so helpful..

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Do sales engineers need to create their own slide decks for demos or can they walk through the software itself? Thanks!

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Heavily headhunted for Google Cloud sales engineer role. Does anyone have any insight? Is it mostly commission based?

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In today’s time which Tech industries seems to be great for entry level Sales Engineers? Any company suggestions?

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Anyone here from the sales side at Cordial? Would love to hear the experiences of AEs and SEs there. Good spot to work?

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I'm looking at moving into a solution engineer role for a vendor, I'm currently a network consultant and trying to get a steer on work life balance.

I have worked for 10+ years, 5 as a Business System Analyst and 5 as a Client Delivery/Project Manager. In my time I have always thought of SE as the next gradual step. I’ve always tapped out at the L… more

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