Sales Engineer

Westminster CO / Remote
30+ days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Sales Engineer

Location: Westminster, CO, or Remote, US

Division: Utilities and Public Administration

About Trimble Utilities and Public Administration (U&PA)

Trimble Utilities and Public Administration (U&PA) provides digital asset and infrastructure lifecycle management solutions for electric, gas, district heating, communications and water utilities and local governments. Through a broad portfolio of cloud software, IoT and mobile solutions, Trimble empowers utilities and local governments with accurate data defining the digital twin as well as predictive model capabilities and analytics. These solutions enable optimal asset management and allow our customers to achieve resilient and sustainable utility networks and communities. Trimble’s U&PA brands include Cityworks, NM Group, Trimble Unity, Trimble NIS, Caydence, and Locus Cloud.

Position Overview:

Trimble Vegetation Manager (TVM) is a newly released work-cycle solution helping electrical utilities to provide a safe, reliable, and cost-effective power supply in North America. Leveraging technologies across remote sensing, GIS, web and mobile, we aim to transform how utilities manage the ongoing challenge of the natural environment on overhead networks.

In this position, you will become a TVM product expert and act as a bridge between clients, engineering, and product development. You will demonstrate the product to potential clients, with our sales team, coordinating technical answers and collate ideas and feedback. Armed with this understanding, you will work closely with the product team and generate product configurations to emphasize the product capabilities and show how it is highly relevant to practical industry needs. You will liaise with the infrastructure and licensing teams to maintain development, master and demonstration instances of the system and enable implementation teams to use this information for contracted rollouts.

You will have the ability to be creative, shape the product based on your conversations and build professional relationships across Trimble and with a range of clients. You will support related R&D and product development activities that cross this domain and be a part of an exciting initiative aimed at supporting a fundamental piece of national infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed, responsive demos for qualified clients, tailoring content and workflows as required in order to make the demonstration resonate

  • Building and maintaining strong knowledge of industry requirements, drivers, and challenges in order to gain customer acceptance and guide technical interactions

  • Answer or follow up on specific technical questions raised in client meetings, including specific configuration actions to show how client needs can be met

  • Contribute to tenders and quotes with the client and product knowledge gained in meetings and follow-ups.

  • Capture VoC during meetings and feedback into the product management team as feature requests and configuration updates

  • Work proactively to identify opportunities to configure all modules to reflect broad customer situations, demonstrate key capabilities, and leverage the depth of capability in the underlying data models and software entities.

  • In concert with the product management team, create updates to baseline configurations that further tailor the software to realistic user cases and scenarios

  • Prove out end-to-end use of the system from the real-world user perspective by building demonstration narratives with representative data and activities

  • Configure and maintain development, master, and demonstration environments of the product system

  • Contribute to sales engineering effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed, recommending options and courses of action

  • Contribute to the development of product training material to support sales, partner, and implementation effectiveness

Skills, Abilities & Experience Preferred:

  • Strong interpersonal communications skills: presentations, verbal and written

  • IT general knowledge inclusive of software development, system configuration, and implementation

  • Creativity and lateral thinking, ability to relate customer requirements and concepts to current and future products

  • Technical experience in utilities/asset management, utility/AM contract organizations, or utility AM or field service system providers

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience

  • Domain knowledge in one or more of the following: GIS, asset management, electrical utility, or fieldwork management

  • Experience in enterprise systems sales process and implementation

Information to Review:

The following links are recommended in order to better your understanding of Trimble, and the products available within this particular division.

  • Trimble

  • Trimble Geospatial

  • Trimble Utilities and Public Administration

  • Trimble Vegetation Manager

Videos to Review:

  • Trimble: Life's Work

  • Trimble: Innovation at its best

  • Trimble: A History of Outstanding Innovations

  • Trimble Geospatial

  • Trimble Vegetation Manager

Our Company

Trimble is an exciting, entrepreneurial company, with a history of exceptional growth coupled with a disciplined and strategic focus on being the best. While GPS is at our core, we have grown beyond this technology to embrace other sophisticated positioning technologies and, in doing so; we are changing the way the world works. Our solutions are used in over 140 countries and we have incredibly diverse lines of business.

Our employees represent this diversity and can be found in over 30 countries, working closely with their colleagues around the world. Due to our geographic, product and customer reach, there is plenty of room at Trimble for exceptional people to grow. Come position yourself with an innovative industry leader and position yourself for success.

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity, and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware, and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation, and logistics.

Hiring Range:



Pay Equity

Trimble provides the following compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. This compensation range is based on a full time schedule. Trimble reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Bonus Eligible?


Trimble offers comprehensive core benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Time off plans and retirement plans. Most of our businesses also offer tax savings plans for health, dependent care and commuter expenses as well as Paid Parental Leave and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D


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