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Intercom // platform for customer support & feedback
Engineering, Full Time    Chicago, IL    Posted: Friday, May 14, 2021
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Communication has changed for people. Its changed for businesses, too.

Intercom is the only suite of customer messaging products that drives growth at every stage of the customer lifecycleacross acquisition, engagement, & support. Today more than 30,000 businesses use Intercom to connect with a billion people worldwide.

Join the company helping businesses grow revenue through live chat, & so much more.

What's the opportunity?

As a Sales Engineer, youll be leading the technical discussion with our key prospects to make sure theres nothing stopping them from getting the most out of Intercom. Youll be an integral part of the Sales team, working with both Pre & Post-Sales to ensure technical fit & create innovative solutions for our customers. Youll be collaborating with customers to drive onboarding completion, increase user adoption, improve retention & overall success while helping to collect customer references, case studies, & product feedback.

What will I be doing?

  • Work collaboratively with Account Executives & Account Managers to solve customer issues & drive deals
  • Help lead the discovery process, work to uncover your customers business objectives & current pains
  • Work in tandem with the Sales team to guide & complete Proof of Concepts
  • Configure demonstrations to align with a prospect's use case
  • Coach customers on Intercom usage & best practices to help make them into product experts
  • Work with customers to understand & validate technical requirements (Security evaluation, Single Sign On, SAML, Platform Integrations, API usage)

What skills do I need?

  • 3+ years of sales engineering or solution consulting experience in a SaaS organization
  • Have experience coding/scripting in programming languages
  • Possess positive energy to excite the buyer while presenting remotely
  • Able to think strategically to overcome technical & security roadblocks
  • You have a track record for creating innovative ideas to increase customer retention & product adoption
  • You have an ability to stay focused under pressure & thrive while working with customers to solve their most challenging issues
  • Have experience coding/scripting in programming languages

Bonus skills & attributes

  • Experience integrating RESTful APIs
  • Experience with Intercom is a plus
  • SaaS experience preferred


We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! If theres something important to you thats not on this list, talk to us! :)

  • Competitive salary & meaningful equity
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • Regular compensation reviews - great work is rewarded!
  • Open vacation policy & 10 corporate holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • 401k plan
  • In-office bicycle storage
  • Fun events for Intercomrades, friends, & family!

*Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

Intercom values diversity & is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. Intercom will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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