Principal Platform Solution Engineer, Public Sector at in Seattle, Washington

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Role: Platform Solution Engineer Public Sector

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We are looking for motivated technologists to join our extremely talented Global Public Sector Platform Solution Engineering team, that is instrumental to Salesforce's growth to the next level. As a Platform Specialist, you will work with our most strategic prospects and customers in a trusted advisor capacity. You will demonstrate and validate how our platform can bring together their digital investments into an application network, which will enable faster change and innovation. The Public Sector sales team will rely on your deep technical expertise and product knowledge throughout the sales cycle. You will be an integral part of the success of both our customers and sales teams.


  • Work across multiple customer-facing sales teams and product engineering to improve the product's vision, while also ensuring that regional businesses and organizations continue to be successful.

  • Understand and help establish customer requirements and grow trusted client relationships throughout the product validation stage of the sales lifecycle.

  • Combine software development, Architecture, DevOps and systems administration expertise with an aptitude for technical consulting, troubleshooting, and analysis to support field sales in helping customers understand the value of the Salesforce Platform.

  • Be a technical solutions authority, helping customers with design and architecture of Workshops, Proofs of Concept, and custom demos that align with the customer's technical and business requirements.

  • Ensure 100% customer satisfaction across assigned sets of accounts in order to secure the technical win.

  • Prioritize customer needs and coordinate with support, product, and engineering teams to help support customer needs.

These are the core skills you'll need to be successful:

  • B.S. Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years software engineer and/or sales engineer experience at SAAS, Open Source, Software Consulting, or Enterprise Software company.

  • Solid understanding of cloud computing trends and open source business models.

  • Great listener and communicator.

  • Confident leading discussions with Product Managers, Developers, Engineers, and Executives.

  • Creative problem solver.

  • Thrive working in a high profile, fast-paced, collaborative culture.

  • Hands-on application development experience in Java, .Net, scripting or SOAP/REST development either in an enterprise or academic environment.

  • Hands-on experience with Integration, API and microservices patterns.

  • Excellent presentation abilities and composure in front of all levels of technical audiences.

  • Knowledge of other Integration and API lifecycle management platforms.

  • Excellent network administration and troubleshooting skills.

Bonus points:

  • Salesforce development and architecture experience.

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator.

  • Salesforce Platform App Builder

  • Salesforce Platform Developer Level 1

  • Experience with Docker.

  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipeline.

  • Experience with cloud container solutions and distributed computing technology.

  • Experience with Cloud technology solutions and/or running and supporting large complex systems at scale.

For Colorado-based roles: Minimum annual salary of $126,770. You may also be offered incentive compensation, bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link:

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