Sales Engineers


Sell business goods or services, the selling of which requires a technical background equivalent to a baccalaureate degree in engineering.
Also called: Account Executive, Account Manager, Customer Engagement Manager, Technical Sales Engineer

Knowledge:

    Business
  • sales and marketing
  • customer service
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
    Social
  • talking people into changing their minds or their behavior
  • understanding people's reactions
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
    Memory
  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Persistence
  • Attention to Detail

Technology:

    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle PeopleSoft
  • SAP
    Data base user interface and query software
  • IBM DB2
  • Microsoft SQL Server
    Operating system software
  • Linux
  • UNIX

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    associate's degree
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