Technical Sales Engineer


Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

As an Aviation Sales Engineer, you will be the primary product expert and technical contact to customers on behalf of Spire's Aviation products. With over 100 million positional updates from around the world connected every day, the Aviation Sales Engineer will immerse themselves in the data to create visualizations, identify anomalies, and help potential and current customers. Successful candidates will have a good balance of experience with SaaS applications, APIs, and providing solutions to customers.  

Objectives Include:

  • Be involved with qualified leads right from the beginning of customer-sales relationship and act as a subject matter expert for Aviation Products.
  • Support customer’s data experience journey with product expertise. Execute product demos. 
  • Review customer requirements and produce customised data services for the best fit solution.
  • Survey and analyze our global aviation data to help sales and product teams reach out to potential customers.
  • Help the Marketing and Sales teams with pre-sales materials.
  • Raise desired feature requests from customers for future development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a in a customer-facing engineering or pre-sales role
  • 1+ years using APIs programmatically, testing and pulling data
  • 1 year+ writing scripts in Bash or similar scripting.
  • 1 year + writing programs in Python, including exchanging data from APIs.
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • 1 year+ SQL query of databases, using multiple joins, groups and aggregations.
  • Experience writing knowledge base articles or technical documentation
  • Intellectual curiosity in data science best practices to assist our customers and to help shape the way we handle our data. 
  • Comfort interfacing with customers and building relationships. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Aviation tracking data or similar. 
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Familiarity with Big Data analytics platforms ( BigQuery, etc.)
  • Experience defining and publishing product metrics for company dashboards
  • GIS visualisation of high volume locational data (Kepler etc.)

Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.