Strategic Solution Engineer


Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time



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Who Are We?

Postman is the world's leading collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API & streamline collaboration to help create better APIs—faster. More than 30 million developers & 500,000 organizations worldwide use Postman today. After receiving Series D funding in 2021 & releasing our biggest & best version ever of Postman in September 2022, we continue to strive humbly towards our mission of 100 million connected developers & serving companies as they seek to innovate in an API-first world. 

P.S: We highly recommend reading The "API-First World" graphic novel to understand the bigger picture & our vision at Postman.

With so many organizations using Postman, we are looking for exceptional Solutions Engineers to join our team & to help us to efficiently support & grow our enterprise business. You will partner with our Sales team to promote an API-first development culture, nurture customer relationships, & guide Postman users on how to most effectively leverage our platform to build their APIs. Ideally, we are looking for someone who lives & breathes APIs, is comfortable with JavaScript, has experience in enterprise sales, & is an expert Postman user already!

In addition to working with a product that customers already know & love, you will be well-supported in this role by our Sales, Customer Success, Developer Relations, & Engineering teams. What You’ll Do: 

Help drive enterprise sales by nurturing prospects & supporting Strategic & Enterprise customers

Conduct discovery, qualification, technical demos, & proof of value workshops with prospective customers looking to shift to an API-first development culture

Handle Postman technical questions or objections & provide solutions or workarounds to address customer needs

Understand deeply our customers workflows today & how they can adopt API-first development best practices

Share customer feedback with appropriate teams & provide general customer advocacy

Remain up-to-date with the competitive landscape, current trends, & challenges in the API market

Create proof of concept integrations, tooling, & workflows as needed to support prospective customers

Maintain & develop customer sandbox environments & best practices of working with the product

Act as a technical intermediary between sales & other teams to best fit our customers needs

About You: 

6+ years of enterprise sales/solutions engineering experience

2+ years of software development experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or relevant work experience

Customer facing experience & comfortable engaging all levels of technologists including individual developers, QA, product, & engineering leaders

Experience engaging senior management & executive audiences to convey Postman's value proposition

Capable of forging deep, long-lasting relationships with Enterprise/Strategic customers

Strong understanding of APIs, & experience with producing & consuming with APIs across different domains

Strong understanding of modern development methodologies & DevOps with an appreciation of the software development life cycle

Comfortable with the enterprise SaaS sales process & common security concerns of cloud services

Experience executing enterprise sales strategies & sales methodologies like MEDDIC, Challenger Sale, Command of the Message, etc.

Excellent listener that seeks to understand what a customer is trying to achieve rather than pre-supposing solutions

Familiar with typical developer tooling: IDEs, Git, CI/CD, monitoring services, microservices, containers, cloud computing services, etc.

Fast learner, excited & willing to learn new technology on an ongoing basis

Great communication skills (presentation, verbal & written)

Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

What Else?

This is a remote role based in the United States and the reasonably estimated OTE range for this role is $202,000 - $273,000, plus variable compensation & a competitive equity package. Actual compensation is based on the candidate's skills, qualifications, & experience. Salaries will vary outside of Toronto. 

Postman has an informal and fun working team environment. We believe in a hybrid workplace, there will be opportunities for you to meet and collaborate with teammates from around the globe. We offer a competitive salary and equity package, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, and cool perks. Our employees enjoy unlimited PTO because we believe everyone should take the time off needed to refresh, relax, and reflect. Our wellness program offers fitness-related reimbursements, a meal stipend, home office set-up reimbursement, internet reimbursement, book reimbursements for professional development,  and a training platform for continued learning and education for personal growth. Also, our donation-matching program can support causes you care about. We’re creating a long-term company, and we want you to be part of it. Join us and become a Postmanaut.

Our Values

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency and honest communication about not only successes, but also failures. In our work, we focus on specific goals that add up to a larger vision. Our inclusive work culture ensures that everyone is valued equally as important pieces of our final product. We are dedicated to delivering the best products we can. 

And we want you to be part of it all.

Equal Opportunity

Postman is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Postman does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Postman will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Postman. Postman will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records where directed under applicable law, such as pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

PS: Here's a timeline of Postman’s journey in becoming an API Platform.

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to SaaS, DevOps, Education, Cloud, API, Senior, Sales and Engineer jobs that are similar:

$60,000 — $110,000/year

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