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Solution Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
10 hours ago
** This role is open to any candidate in Canada or the United States **

As our Solution Engineer, you will be working with our business development team, subject matter experts (sales, service, marketing, data), and lead strategists to bring innovative solutions and strategies that map cloud-based solutions and technologies to meet customer needs, simultaneously supporting the sales flow and Traction's go-to-market strategy.

Traction on Demand's hiring philosophy is based on culture, intelligence, and then skills. Here's what we mean by that:


Culture at Traction on Demand isn't about drinking beer and playing ping-pong - it's much more. We are looking for people who want to join an active community of engaged individuals who see business as more than just a vehicle to make money. We care about our people, wider community, and planet. Come join us on this journey! Traction is a group of entrepreneurs committed to creating ecstatic clients, doing enjoyable work, and being efficient in everything we do. We fail fast and love to innovate. Change is our middle name. Our values don't just sit on a glossy page. We live by them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are - do they resonate with you?

Embrace Knowledge • Do the right thing • Seek adventures and smiles • Healthy hearts and heads • Pursue opportunity • Build community


People often ask what it takes to succeed at Traction on Demand - you've got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We just "git 'r done."


Tractionites come from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager to find people that are from non-traditional backgrounds. Typically, we find that people are successful in this role when they have:

    • 7+ years of experience creating solutions on the platform
    • Strong business acumen combined with an understanding of infrastructure technologies and SaaS technologies and solutions
    • Experience teaching or demonstrating the impact of technology to business stakeholders; experience as a Solution/Sales Engineer or similar experience working to deliver projects using the Saelsforce platform with significant exposure working directly with customers to ideate and estimate solutions
    • Salesforce Admin Certification +4 or more Salesforce certification from either Administrator, Architect, Developer, Marketer or Consultant paths
    • Ability to drive conversations with C Level executives
    • Strong relationship building and communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; ability to multi-task with ease
    • Passionate and enthusiastic about producing quality work
    • Embraces a solution oriented mindset; sees challenges as opportunities to solve, not problems to overcome

What You Will Be Doing
    • Lead discovery sessions with prospective customers to elaborate further on organizational goals and objectives in regard to digital change/transformation
    • Responsible for driving deeper level technical requirements by leading discoveries during sales process to scope and estimate the projects
    • Architect technical and business solutions to match client needs
    • Support statement-of-work creation and estimation process
    • May create detailed design and implementation specifications for complex Salesforce products/applications/solutions.
    • May demo/build a proof of concept based on customers' business requirements to demonstrate feasibility of the platform, often requiring rapid prototyping and/or solution demo for client.
    • Develop, present and deliver high impact demonstrations of Traction solutions and coordinate/facilitate all presales activities
    • Work with external account executives to prioritize sales opportunities
    • Maintain lead/account/opportunity updates within to manage and prioritize sales opportunities
    • Work with external sales and executive leaders
    • Clearly articulate the benefits of potential solutions to all client levels up to "C" level executives
    • Mentor and coach Solution Engineers on the presales team with a focus on helping those individuals build expertise and achieve career goals
    • Provide technical coaching and development to other Solution Engineers, Business Development or Delivery team members
    • Provide syndication of knowledge and contribute to the growth and development of more junior solution engineers
    • Manages initiatives to simplify, standardize and improve accuracy for our Presales process, focusing on scalability
    • Works with team members to solve complex problems as required
    • Leverages personal & professional network to attract and recruit new Presales team members to meet growth requirements
    • Partners with cross-functional team key stakeholders as a strategic liaison for the Presales team

If you're interested, so are we! Send your resume our way, and we'll reach out to you if we are interested in moving forward.

At Traction on Demand, we aim to change the world by challenging the traditional consulting model and building community with our clients, partners, and neighbours. At our core, we're about improving the way companies do business by leveraging technology - , technology partners, and our own libraries of intellectual property. We are a people-first organization, creating long-term relationships with our clients and growing with them as strategic business partners. Our clients are varied in size, geography, and industry, and include some of the world's largest technology firms. Traction for Good, our community engagement program, and our involvement as one of the first 100 B Corps in Canada are just a couple of the reasons why we have been named to the Best Places to Work in Canada top 10 list for several years running.

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

Please note, employment is contingent on the successful completion of background and reference checks.

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