Demo Engineering Manager

Req ID: R32789

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Demo Engineering Manager

  • Remote, Czechia
  • Remote, Ireland
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

We are looking for the Demo Engineering (DE) Manager to join our team. You will play an integral role in managing the daily activities of the Demo Engineering team (consisting of demo engineers and demo account specialists) and coordinate all activities between the DE team and other stakeholders (pre-sales, sales, product, etc.). 

You will be responsible for assigning day-to-day work, leading recruiting efforts, and mentoring and developing new hires. The DE Manager ensures technical proficiency and professionalism within the team and ensures that ownership and accountability are cornerstones of the DE organization. This position will report into the Global VP of Sales Engineering.

Role Responsibilities:

  • GTM Collaboration: active involvement with GTM team to strategise and build materials proactively ahead of product releases for sellers to demonstrate the value of new product enhancements. Provide Sales Engineering (SE) enablement on new product features when necessary.

  • Leadership: taking an active role in creating career progression plans with the members of the team to ensure they are engaged in developing and progressing their personal career goals. This involves regular 1:1 conversations, quarterly goal setting and assessment of those goals and annual reviews.

  • Innovation: building processes and procedures to successfully implement a new function in the sales cycle. Monitor, measure, and implement change as required to ensure achievement of goals against agreed-upon objectives, sales targets and resource allocation in demo efforts.

  • Recruiting: recruiting and retaining top talent, developing those team members into solid contributors, and ensuring that they are progressively able to contribute to larger and more complex opportunities.

  • Contribution to the Sales Engineering (SE) Organization: Showing through example a collaborative approach to tackling new challenges. Motivate the DE team to think critically about how to overcome new obstacles and present creative solutions for enterprise growth.

  • Resource Allocation: monitoring incoming requests, making assignments, ensuring there is a balanced workload for all DE team members, and measuring contributions to justify effectiveness of DE team headcount.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent business or technical education

  • Previous experience in SaaS SE/DE work with progressively increasing responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Track record of building strategic vision for value-based product demonstrations.

  • Experience in coordinating with multiple stakeholders in the delivery of comprehensive demo plans and assets.

  • Knowledge of both complex enterprise sales cycles and rapid commercial sales processes.

  • Ability to track activities and highlight value of the DE team within the sales process and to the sales organization.

  • Demonstrated creativity in solving complex problems and a willingness to take ownership for resolving issues and building processes

  • Ability to let new team members experiment and try new things to build confidence and collaboration within the organisation

  • Engaged, bringing a positive attitude and able to prfioritize in a demanding sales and product environment

  • Ability to travel 25-40% (post COVID)

Functional Area:

Sales Engineer

What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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