Director, Sales Engineering

Vimeo, New York, NY

High-quality tools for hosting, sharing, and streaming videos

We’re looking for a Director/Sr Director of Sales Engineering to lead our growing Sales Engineering team! As a Sales Engineering Leader at Vimeo, you will lead a team that partners with our global sales teams as a technical resource while engaging with prospective clients within the media and business communications space. You and your team will be responsible for understanding potential customers’ technical needs and translating how our platform offerings could be a fit. You will be proficient in the technical aspects of Vimeo’s platforms, and will architect solutions for potential customers. You will also act as the technical liaison between Vimeo’s potential customers and our product and engineering teams as we improve and build new offerings.

You’ll manage a diverse team of sales engineering professionals and maintain your technical expertise to engage directly with prospects and work cross-functionally. You’ll drive operational efficiencies across the sales organization to ensure we build a best in class team that scales.

What you’ll do:

  • Hire, coach and drive an outstanding Sales Engineering team to deliver against assigned goals
  • Work to improve the Vimeo sales methodology and processes, allowing us to scale with a rapidly growing salesforce
  • Assess gaps in evolving training needs and then create and implement programs to improve sales, product and technology skills of the Sales Engineering team
  • Provide timely and insightful input back to other Vimeo teams, particularly product management, marketing, and business leadership
  • Develop and maintain expertise in feature functionality and practical application of all Vimeo product offerings
  • Help companies across varying industries to understand and evaluate the technical capabilities of our products, leading evaluation cycles to gain product fit consensus
  • Understand and interpret prospective customer requirements, delivering customized product demonstrations to match customer needs
  • Design, validate, and document technical solutions to share with prospective customers and Vimeo teams.
  • Collect and analyze feedback from prospective customers to influence roadmap, collaborating with sales engineering, engineering, and product management teams to meet our prospects’ business challenges and align with Vimeo’s business objectives
  • Refine our internal processes to ensure effective measurement of performance, consistent experience from internal & external partners, and improvement to team’s impact on the success of deals

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • 10+ years of experience working in a sales engineering or solution architecting capacity, preferably in the digital video industry
  • Experience with live streaming, client-side coding languages, REST-based APIs a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to build relationships with potential customers, understand their environment, and introduce new concepts to solve problems
  • Comfort with a fluid, fast-paced environment and navigating matrixed organizations
  • A passion for problem solving and roll up your sleeves demeanor

About us:

Vimeo is the world’s leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, and organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate and communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 200 million users — from creatives to entrepreneurs to the world’s largest companies.

Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse and global community. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity and inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, and strengthen our culture.

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About Vimeo

Vimeo is the quality, open video platform for creative people around the world. Vimeo was founded in 2004 by filmmakers who wanted a fun, easy, uncluttered way to share their work and moments from their lives. We remain true to that mission by continually striving to help people with a wide range of passions share the things they create and care about. In everything we build for creators and their audiences, our goal is simple: make life worth watching. 

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