[FR] Technical Solutions Engineer (pre-Sales)

Saagie is hiring!


Saagie (pronounced "sadgee") is a startup enabling companies to shift their Big Data projects from their datalabs up to production, and to embed AI into their business in record times.

It provides the perfect devops platform embedding the most relevant technologies (Spark, Kafka, HDFS clusters, ...) and enabling to orchestrate your data workflows (extraction, cleaning & refining, predictive modeling...) to build and run AI-based applications, all in the most compliant and secured structure. It's unique design enables to onboard easily the various tenants of such projects (from data scientists and engineers to devs and ops), in a small amount of time.

As a ready-to-deploy and fully-managed platform, Saagie is massively used in the Banking, Insurance and Industry businesses.

What you will do

We are looking for a Technical Solutions Engineer to join our Sales team in Paris!

You will help us engaging with customer business and IT decision makers to articulate how Saagie can enable them to solve business problems using data science & big data technologies leveraging on our Datafabric offering. More broadly, you will also help us evangelizing Big Data and DataOps practices toward the local IT ecosystem!

You will bring your own value by:

  • Peering with the sales team to identify and qualify business opportunities, articulating & executing the relevant sales strategy.
  • Building Trusted Relationships with prospective customer Decision Makers (including their CTO & CIO, people from the business...), partner companies, and IT community leaders.
  • Delivering impactfull presentations and produce written content, sharing your broad knowledge of our vision, the technological landscape, and of course our product offer, toward our customers or at various tech events (meetup, conferences...).
  • Achieving demos, proof of concepts, identifying key technical objections, and lastly recommending solution architectures and integration advices enabling the customers to consider Saagie as the best solution to achieve their objectives and take their businesses to new heights
  • Coordinate your activity with the Product, SRE, and Service teams of Saagie, to hand-over the delivery of signed projects, and provide feedback helping to enhance the product.

This job role requires to travel from time to time to customer premises, or to relevant events for instance.

What we are looking for

  • You are passionate about data science and big data technologies (Python, R, Scala, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka...)
  • You know and understand DevOps practices (continuous delivery, DataOps), and infrastructure/ops technologies (CI/CD delivery pipelines, infrastructure/cloud automation, docker/kubernetes, ...)
  • You have a strong understanding of your customers business stakes, and you know how to bring them value creatively ; most of all, you are result driven.
  • You are impactfull when presenting datascience concepts and subsequent technologies; you adapt your speach naturally to the audience (from operational devs and ops, up to executives)
  • You contribute, or even be a leader in the local IT ecosystem (conference speaker, meetup communities member, opensource projects, expert groups...)
  • You have a proactive and entrepreneurial work style, you adapt easily to change, and team well with others
  • You don’t take yourself too seriously, you like to laugh, and wanna join us to contribute to face our challenge ;)

Recruitment Process

  1. Starter: let's have an HR call get to know each other!
  2. Main course: you'll have an interview with Adrien, our tech evangelist lead
  3. Desert: you'll meet Rodolphe, our head of Sales, and a board member

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Start date: 02 January 2019
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience Level: > 5 years
  • Possible remote work
  • Salary: between 60000€ and 95000€ / year