SITUATIONS VACANT – Mobile Sales Engineer

Fellow NZer Guy Horrocks, GM of SailThru is looking for a Mobile Sales Engineer. At Sailthru, Solutions Engineers drive marketing goals with technology. You will work directly with our clients and help them execute the best solutions for achieving their targets and desired outcomes using the Sailthru platform. The Solutions Engineer will play a critical role in empowering sophisticated marketing executives at client organizations such as T-Mobile, Target, Expedia, KFC, BP, and Birchbox.

This position is a great opportunity for someone with a track record in mobile app development in a customer-facing capacity, ideally with proven success working directly with executive-level stakeholders; candidates should be comfortable in a fast-paced, data-intensive environment.


  • Be a crucial liaison between Sailthru’s engineering, product and customer success teams.
  • Work closely with clients and Sailthru’s account teams to design and execute end-to-end strategic projects and integration solutions, ranging from core mobile implementations to multi-channel integrations with third-party platforms (CRMs, Beacons, IoT, enabled devices, etc.)
  • Act as an internal voice of the customer and subject matter expert around understanding client needs
  • Proactively contribute to the Sailthru codebase by developing and helping drive roadmap requirements
  • Serve as an outward evangelist for new features and solutions by highlighting this work in blog posts, at events, etc.


  • 2+ years of relevant experience building mobile apps and implementing/integrating mobile technologies and software, including SDKs and APIs
  • Customer-facing responsibilities at a mobile app development agency or a similar company; proven ability to explain/teach technical concepts to non-technical audiences (and to enjoy doing so!)
  • Strong familiarity with push notifications and mobile/in-app analytics
  • Proven ability working with a variety of programming languages; experience with Cordova, Unity or React Native apps a plus
  • Github projects you’d be proud to show off
  • Personality that thrives in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment; self-starter with an entrepreneurial, “get it done” attitude
  • Comfort working with engineering/development teams to deploy production-level code
  • Strong attention to detail, and proven ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as strong interpersonal skills; experience building and delivering presentations that are coherent, well-organized and compelling
  • Passion for cutting edge technologies
  • Comfort working cross-functionally across both technical and non-technical teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related field
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% of the time

For more info check the SailThru LinkedIn page here –

Author: GBA

Retired New Zealand/American/British citizen living in New York City.

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