Senior Solution Engineer (f/m/d)

About the opportunity:

Contentful has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Solution Engineer (f/m/d) to join our growing UK team. In this role you will partner with our sales team to drive key components of the sales process including technical discovery, product presentations, collaborative solution design and more.

This is a dynamic role that allows you to work with passionate team members, drive the direction of the Solution Engineering function and work with dynamic brands, prospects and partners from around the world.

What to expect?

  • Work directly with our Account Executives to support sales opportunities in the UK and Ireland
  • Illustrate to prospects how Contentful can drive business value for them through custom product demonstrations
  • Understand prospects' project requirements, help prospects validate these requirements against our platform, identify and mitigate technical and business risks
  • Create product demonstrations and assist with technical evaluations to demonstrate how our platform solves identified business problems and integrates into a prospect’s technology stack
  • Communicate prospect and customer needs and product feedback to product management, marketing, and sales
  • Collaborate with Solution Architects and Customer Success Managers to ensure that newly-signed customers successfully implement and launch their projects with Contentful
  • Work on exciting internal projects that impact how the Solution Engineering team works and grows
  • Learn and grow your career with Contentful

What you need to be successful:

  • 3-5 years experience in Solution Engineering or a similar position (e.g. Solution Architect)
  • Familiarity with web technologies (Javascript frameworks, static site generators, REST APIs, CDNs, CI/CD, etc), cloud technology, performance metrics and security
  • Experience responding to RFIs, RFPs and Infosec Questionnaires
  • Demonstrable experience conveying technical and business knowledge to a mixed audience of experienced business and technical stakeholders
  • Experience shaping the practice of Solution Engineering at a previous company

Additionally, the following are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with omnichannel digital delivery concepts (iOS, Android, AR/VR, smartwatches, digital kiosks, etc.)
  • Relevant experience in or with other CMS technologies
  • Development experience (e.g. web development)
  • Hands-on experience deploying cloud solutions
  • Familiarity with the Great Demo framework

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company.
  • We value Work-Life balance and flexibility! A generous combination of vacation days, trust-based work hours and the option to work from the home office/remotely.
  • Use your personal education budget plus education days to improve your skills and grow in your career.
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties.
  • Share and navigate the excitement of your new role with your CFF (Contentful First Friend).
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!

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Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlasssian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 650 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

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