Manager, Sales Engineering (Telco)


MN (Remote)


Position summary

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Our Sales Engineering organization is seeking a Manager of Sales Engineering to lead a highly skilled team of Sales Engineers who provide value-based evaluation scenarios including demonstrations, labs and POCs. In addition to managing a team, you will work directly with our sales team and channel partners to understand the needs of our enterprise customers, strategize on how to navigate sales cycles, and work with internal and external stakeholders to make the customers successful on Snowflake..

  • Build and lead a team of sales engineers who serve as our core product introduction, evaluation and education experts
  • Partner with sales leadership to achieve regional quota targets, our goals and ensure relationships are built
  • Work alongside revenue leaders to set the go-to-market strategy for the Telco industry
  • Effectively escalate customer feedback and product obstacles/gaps to represent the industry's needs to executive staff
  • Interpret complex problems, create simple solutions and collaborate closely with prospects, channel partners and our sales team to deliver winning solutions
  • Collaborate and maintain a close working relationship with customers, product, engineering, sales, marketing and services
  • Play an active role in sourcing and screening potential candidates and managing the interview process
  • Act as a player/coach working with your team on and delivering compelling presentations to customers and prospects


  • 10+ years of Telecom industry experience in a pre-sales or engineering capacity with 2+ years of direct front line management experience (hiring, training and retaining top talent).
  • Industry expertise within Data Warehousing, Data Engineering, Data Science, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics and/or Cloud Computing.
  • Snowflake experience strongly preferred
  • Outstanding presenting skills to both technical and executive audiences, whether impromptu on a whiteboard or using presentations and demos.
  • Ability to build strategic customer relationships and connect a customer's specific business objectives to Snowflake's solutions.
  • University degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related fields, or equivalent experience preferred.


Our Sales Engineers are customer obsessed and we believe in the value we can add and stay honest about it. We love to learn, are open to giving and receiving feedback and are passionate about making our clients successful.

Our team works to ensure data is accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.

Snowflake is growing fast and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We're passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture! We're also looking for people with a growth mindset and the pragmatic insight to solve for today while building for the future. And as a Snowflake employee, you will be accountable for supporting and enabling diversity and belonging.

Snowflake started with a clear vision: make modern data warehousing effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Because traditional on-premises and cloud solutions struggle with this, Snowflake developed an innovative product with a new built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions.

Snowflake is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company's confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company's data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.

The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role:

  • This role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's commission plan and it is common for employees in this role to receive total on-target earnings of $230,200 - $320,250. The estimated base salary for this role is $172,650 - $240,188.

  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake's equity plan.

The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

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