Director Sales Engineering

Jobs & Careers

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Department: Sales & Solutions

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Sales Engineering Director is responsible for leading a global team of Sales Engineers, defining the processes and building the Sales Engineering function within EclecticIQ. 

This is a crucial "Player Coach" role in the Central Government Team: the Sales Engineering Director leads by example on how Sales Engineering is done by improving the processes, having an overarching view on all pre-sales activities while maintaining close cooperation with other EclecticIQ departments.


  • Working closely with the sales team to build the business globally
  • Conducting demos to new prospects and partners
  • Travelling to visit potential clients internationally
  • Establishing new, and maintaining existing relationships with customers and partners
  • Managing ongoing Proof of Concepts (POCs) through from scoping to completion
  • Providing training on EclecticIQ’s platform and offerings
  • Public speaking and presenting at events or webinars
  • Managing and mentoring a team of Sales Engineers Defining processes within the Sales Engineering team to bring structure and efficiency


  • BSc or higher university (WO) degree
  • Relevant industry certifications, such as SANs, CISSP, CEH are highly desirable
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Cyber Security
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a PreSales or Enterprise Sales Engineering role
  • Outstanding English language skills, both spoken and written
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Familiarity of the sales process, including but not limited to product demos, response to RFP’s/RFI’s, conducting proof of concepts, etc. 
  • Exceptional customer facing skills
  • Highly professional and responsible attitude, paired with punctuality and politeness
  • Positive, friendly and can-do personality
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) techniques (e.g. intelligence collection, analysis, production, dissemination, Open / Closed source) is a plus
  • Scripting knowledge (Python, Perl, Powershell, etc.) is desirable
  • SOC exposure is desirable, e.g. Security Analytics, Incident handling and enterprise defending
  • Big data and analytic technology experience (e.g ELK Stack, Hadoop, Splunk, QRadar) is a plus
  • Work experience at a vendor is an advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Current Security Clearance is desirable 


We offer a full time position with a market conform salary, as well as ESOP participation. Besides our 24 annual holidays, we have a remote friendly work environment.

On top of that, we have a hip, home-like working place in the heart of Amsterdam where you can work with (and build) the latest technology. Our teams are humble, effective, transparent and life long learners - while we love experiments and research, we are not afraid to make decisions. We are backed by international investors to build the future together!

About EclecticIQ

EclecticIQ (2014) enables intelligence-powered cybersecurity for government organisations, commercial enterprises and MSSPs. We develop analyst-centric products and services that align our clients’ cybersecurity focus with their threat reality. The result is intelligence-led security, improved detection and prevention, and cost-efficient security investments.

Our flagship product EclecticIQ Platform is based on open standards STIX and TAXII and enables consolidation, analysis, integration and collaboration on intelligence from multiple sources - whether they are freely available, commercial or part of industry partnerships.. We tightly integrated our solutions with our customers’ IT security controls and systems.

EclecticIQ Platform gathers intelligence from diverse sources, enables collaborative internal workflows, integrates with enterprise security technologies, and supports secure exchanges with external information-sharing communities.

EclecticIQ operates globally with offices in Amsterdam, London, Herndon (US) and Moldova. At EclecticIQ every employee makes a difference.

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In case of any questions or queries, please reach out to our Talent Acquisition specialist on [email protected]


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