Forward Deployed Solution Engineer / Sales Engineer

C3, Redwood City, CA; New York, NY

C3 is the world’s leading AI and IoT software platform provider for digital transformation.

C3 is a leading enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation. The comprehensive and proven C3 AI Suite uses a model-driven abstraction layer to enable organizations to develop, deploy, and operate enterprise scale AI applications 10x to 100x faster than alternative approaches.

C3 is looking for Forward Deployed Solution Engineers (FDS). As an FDS Engineer, you will be responsible for all technical engagements with our prospective customers, including demos, proofs of technology, and use-case-based trials. Recent examples of successful engagements include anti-money laundering, opioid dependency prediction, predictive maintenance on oil and gas equipment and aircraft subsystems, and supply chain optimization. These are high value, meaningful projects with high levels of internal and external visibility.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the engineering effort to deliver production-ready application trials and proofs of concept on the C3 Platform in collaboration with application engineers, product managers, and data scientists
  • Engage customer executives and domain experts to define, scope, and design application trials
  • Design, develop, maintain, and present demo applications of C3 products
  • Drive early sales discussions on architecture and engineering, particularly with explaining the C3 Platform and its interoperability with existing systems
  • Deliver technical deep-dives, demonstrations, and training as part of the sales process


  • Undergraduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), or comparable area of study
  • Strong verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Full-stack development experience, with proficiency in JavaScript and/or Python
  • Familiarity with big data, databases, cloud technologies, and machine learning concepts
  • Strong work ethic, goal-oriented, attention to detail, and proven record of delivery


  • Practical experience with machine learning and data science
  • 2+ years of experience demonstrating software products and presenting technical deep-dives
  • Familiarity with bash CLI tools, specifically: awk, sed, grep, find, tail, head, curl, git, npm, aws

C3 provides a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including:

  • Competitive salary, generous stock options, 401K, medical, dental, and vision benefits. At the office, we offer a fully stocked kitchen with catered breakfast and lunch, table tennis and pool table, free membership at our on-site gym, Friday evening social hours with food, drink and music and a fun team of great people.

C3 is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected characteristics, including disabled and veteran status. 

About C3

C3 is the world’s leading AI and IoT software platform provider for digital transformation. 

We deliver a comprehensive platform as a service (PaaS) for rapidly developing, deploying, and operating large-scale AI, predictive analytics, and IoT applications for any enterprise value chain in any industries. Our platform and applications are proven and tested at petabyte scale, solving previously unsolvable challenges.

At the core of the C3 Platform is the revolutionary C3 Type System, a powerful model-driven AI architecture that dramatically enhances the productivity of data scientists and application developers while future-proofing applications against underlying IT evolution. The C3 Type System is an extensible, metadata-based abstraction layer that is faster and more reliable than other solutions or DIY approaches, enabling robust delivery of production applications in one-tenth the time at one-tenth the cost. The C3 Platform seamlessly works with existing data storage, sources, tools, and infrastructure investment, while flexibly operating in a private, hybrid-cloud, or multi-cloud environment.

We also offer a family of configurable SaaS products that deliver significant economic benefits including predictive maintenance, fraud detection, sensor network health, inventory optimization, supply network risk, energy management, investment planning, and customer engagement.

Want to learn more about C3? Visit C3's website.