Director Sales Engineering

EVONA are working with a leading satellite company with a growing workforce and constellation of satellites. The team are searching for an experienced Director of Sales Engineering in their Satellite Missions area of the business.

This key leadership position demands a candidate with a strong engineering background, outstanding communication abilities, and a track record of effective collaboration with sales, engineering, and product development teams. In this role, you’ll be instrumental in bolstering our sales initiatives and overseeing the Sales Engineering department.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership in Sales Engineering & Bid Management:

  • Spearhead proposal development and bid processes for Satellite Missions.
  • Cultivate and manage a top-tier sales engineering team.
  • Serve as a vital link between sales and engineering teams.

Enhancing Sales Efforts:

  • Guide and empower the sales team with essential technical support and resources throughout the sales process.
  • Oversee the creation of technical sales materials and documentation.
  • Collaborate closely with sales to engage prospective clients.
  • Lead in responding to RFQs and actively participate in unsolicited proposals to maximize business growth.
  • Utilize your engineering expertise to impart in-depth technical insights during client interactions.

Client Engagement & Presentations:

  • Represent the technical and product aspects in client meetings, delivering persuasive and tailored presentations.
  • Mentor the team in effective product demos and technical communication for diverse audiences.


Educational & Professional Background:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Solid background in sales engineering or technical sales, with proven success.
  • Leadership or managerial experience is desirable.

Technical Competence:

  • In-depth knowledge of engineering principles and the ability to clearly convey technical ideas to varied audiences.
  • Familiarity with relevant technologies in information systems or complex systems.
  • Experience in aerospace is beneficial but not required.

Leadership & Strategic Insight:

  • Demonstrated leadership acumen with a focus on achieving results and influencing multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills, contributing to the development of effective sales strategies.