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Senior Solutions Engineer

JW Player, Singapore

We’re Passionate About Video Technology


JW Player is looking for a Senior Solutions Engineer that knows the APAC Media & Entertainment space inside out. The Senior Solutions Engineer will provide world-­class technical guidance and solution proposal to JW Player’s largest prospects, customers and partners. This role is an essential link between our Sales, Marketing and Product teams to demonstrate the technology value of our Player and Platform products.

As a Senior Solutions Engineer, you will:

  • Maintain a knowledge fluency of JW Player and Platform products
  • Attain quarterly and annual objectives
  • Act as the customer’s main technical point of contact and lead the sale to a technical close.
  • Confidently present and articulate the business value of our solutions and products to managers and executives of all levels
  • Understand the competitive landscape in video technology, and position JW Player product value in that ecosystem
  • Manage and execute client-facing information gathering and demos of JW Player's products and deliver technical pre-sales presentations focused on the needs of prospective publishers.
  • Support the RFI/RFP process by providing thorough responses to technical requirements
  • Internalize feedback to management and sales teams to align with sales processes.
  • Constantly improve, increase value and be an essential part of the JW Player Sales Team
  • Contribute to sales engineering effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives.

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years experience as a Sales Engineer or Solutions Architect
  • Experience selling technical SaaS or technology to the APAC market
  • Strong presentation skills including experience presenting technical details to a wide-ranging audience.
  • Superior writing skills for responding to RFI/RFPs and for business communications with customers.
  • Demonstrated experience in problem identification and resolution with hands-on approach to solving tactical and strategic problems
  • Experience interfacing with Product, Product Marketing & Marketing to maximize message, sales, and client acquisition
  • Successfully handle the ever-changing landscape of sales and product
  • Solutions focused attitude and delight in interacting with clients
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and pay attention to details
  • Strong skill set in front end development (JQuery, JavaScript, HTML, CSS)

Bonus Points:

  • Technical sales or support in SaaS organizations, preferably video or ads tech.
  • Experience with backend development (PHP, Python)
  • Experience in the OTT space.
  • Experience with Value Selling Methods

 

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Eindhoven, and was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2018. For more information, visit http://www.jwplayer.com.

Our Perks

When you join JW Player, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success. 

  • Development Program
  • An opportunity to make an impact in a fast paced environment
  • Bi - Annual Hack Weeks
  • AMA (Ask Me Anything) and Fireside chats with Executives & JW Player family

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About JW Player

ABOUT JW PLAYER If you’ve watched video in the last 10 years, you already know us. We’re the company that pioneered video on the web and brought it to more people across the globe than anyone else. Today, JW Player provides media professionals with powerful and flexible technology to deliver video, grow their audience and monetize with ads. A venture-backed company based in New York City since 2008, JW offers a unique set of business solutions that integrate with any workflow and prioritize speed, API control, and audience growth across all viewing platforms. JW Player solutions are trusted by broadcasters and digital publishers including WWE, Univision, VICE Media, Hearst, LittleThings and Mashable, and developers around the world have deployed JW Player on domains collectively reaching over one billion monthly unique viewers. From Humble Beginnings In 2005 Jeroen “JW” Wijering was a student in the Netherlands, when he created a small piece of open-source software that enabled images and sound to play on the Internet. He was still in college when his product became the foundation for YouTube, which relied on JW Player until it was acquired by Google. By the time Jeroen presented his own website in an oral exam, the JW Player had, unbeknownst to his professors, gained a global reputation. In November 2007 Jeroen merged JW Player with the New York City digital ad agency LongTail Video, teaming up with industry veterans Dave Otten and Brian Rifkin, and the company was rebranded as JW Player in 2013. Today, JW Player is ubiquitous, having been used by tens of millions of web pages and viewed by billions of people worldwide. A History of Innovation For more than ten years, JW Player has been first to support a host of industry standards — an embeddable player, closed captioning, HTML5 web player, VAST web player, MPEG-DASH. Whether it’s new platforms, devices, streaming or advertising standards, this is an industry that is always evolving. In 2005, before smartphones were in every pocket, who could have predicted the dramatic adoption of mobile streaming? Similarly, no one can predict exactly what the next 10 to 15 years will bring for video. Change is certain, and our company has shown time and time again that our customers have a partner who will keep them ahead of the curve.

Want to learn more about JW Player? Visit JW Player's website.