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Sales Engineer Columbus


Pearson Columbus OH United States

1 month ago

Sales Engineer, Workforce Skills

Pearson Workforce Skills helps the world recognize lifelong achievement with the most popular platforms for verifying, sharing and managing digital badges and credentials. Our enterprise-class platforms allow organizations to officially verify skills and competencies; distribute portable and secure digital credentials and verified skills; and gain actionable data... and insights. Thousands of education institutions, industry associations and employers worldwide use Pearson Workforce Skills to make achievements visible, marketable, and actionable.

We're looking for a Sales Engineer to join our growing Sales Engineering team. As a Sales Engineer, you will partner with our Sales team as a technical resource while engaging with prospective clients. In this role, you will be responsible for understanding potential customers' technical needs and translating how our platform offerings could be a fit. You will be proficient in the technical aspects of our platforms and will advise on and design solutions for potential customers.

Who we are:
• Pearson Workforce Skills is a growth-stage SaaS company on a mission to help organizations make better decisions based on trusted information about what people know and can do.
• We are home to the largest, most-connected digital credential network, and leading brands across industries-including IBM, Oracle, Cisco, Microsoft, and Boeing-and their credential earners around the world.
• A mission-driven team that prizes respect, hard work, collaboration, and transparency.
• An equal opportunity employer focused on creating equal opportunity for individuals through portable, data-rich evidence of achievements

Who you are:
• 2+ years' professional experience working in a pre-sales, sales engineering, correlated consulting role within enterprise software. Experience in the HR technology industry a plus.
• Experience in fully understanding technology platform capabilities.
• Experience in representing technical concepts to an audience of varying technical understanding
• Excellent verbal, written communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to build relationships with potential customers, understand their environment, and introduce new concepts to solve problems
• Ability to balance multiple competing priorities
• Comfort with a fluid, fast-paced environment.
• A passion for problem solving and no job to big no job too small attitude.

Our Tech Stack:
• Sales Tools: Zoominfo, Salesloft,, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Uberflip, Salesforce, Clari, DocuSign CLM
• Team Connectivity Tools: Slack, G Suite, Zoom, Teams, MS Office 365

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $90,000 - $105,000

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here here.


What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 10789

Columbus OH USA

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