Senior Sales Engineer

Pre-Sales @ Morrisville, NC, United States

Job Summary

Senior Sales Engineer

We’re Progress – we offer the best platform for building and deploying tomorrow’s applications quickly and easily. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build things that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other and cheer our wins. Join us as Senior Sales Engineer in our Morrisville NC office.


In this Sales Engineering role, you will leverage your expertise of data storage, data connectivity and data analysis along with outstanding communication skills to ensure that our customers have a successful experience with our data connectivity products.


  • Partner with both inside sales reps and field sales to win new accounts and drive revenue growth within existing accounts
  • Create and deliver compelling software demonstrations, targeted toward a particular customer’s environment and their specific business challenges
  • Provide sales support both to the sales reps and to customers during evaluations
  • Become a subject matter expert on our products, our customers, and the markets in which we compete
  • Demonstrate thought leadership within the Progress portfolio as well as within our target markets


  • A fundamental understanding of data storage technologies and data access methods
  • An understanding of both transactional and big data/analytics systems
  • Exceptional software and data connectivity troubleshooting skills
  • Prior experience of leveraging REST-based API’s
  • Additional consideration given for those who have existing programming skills which can be used to create custom driver prototypes
  • Knowledge of cloud-based data storage and analytics is a bonus
  • Credibility with customers by speaking with confidence and accuracy
  • Solid written and oral communication skills, including the delivery of sales presentations to both technical and executive audiences


Here at Progress, we truly care about your employee experience. It is important to us for our employees to balance their work and home life, obtain viable options for their health and wellness, grow their career, and plan for financial success.

The Progress benefits package is designed to recognize the diverse needs of our work force. We offer a variety of benefits for your health care needs, including four medical plans that meet any need or budget. Take advantage of our financial benefits, including an Employee Stock Purchasing Plan and a 401(k) with a company match! In addition to a variety of options to continue your career growth, Progress offers a generous Tuition Reimbursement program.

Progress provides flexibility to our employees through Flexible Vacation Time, Flexible Hours, and telecommuting options.  Take time to bond with your newest family addition through our Parental Leave options. Or celebrate you by enjoying a birthday holiday! You can even give back to the community through our community service time off.

Progress is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


Together, We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!

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