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We’re Propel. We’re a company of Propellerheads changing how people create and launch world-changing products. To create awesome software for our customers, we need an awesome team of Propellerheads. Propel offers a competitive array of benefits, including health, dental, unlimited paid time off, and more. And we're located right next door to beautiful Santa Clara University, and easy to get to via car or Caltrain.

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Open Positions

Customer Success Manager

Propel is looking for exceptional and energetic Customer Success Managers to continue to make our customers wildly happy and successful. Customer Success Mangers will help implement our solutions and ensure that customers are successful after go-live. Only candidates with either PLM and/or Salesforce platform experience need to apply.

Propel is the fastest-growing PLM company in the space. We have the cutting edge, 100% Salesforce.com native solution that is disrupting the PLM market. We need help to bring on new customers while keeping our existing customers base happy.

The ideal candidate gets excited by:

  • Passion for customer success – This is Job #1!
  • Details, details, details, and being a methodical perfectionist
  • Learning new technologies
  • Problem solving and figuring out new and creative solutions
  • Constantly adapting to change in a very fast paced environment
  • Loving to work hard and play hard and play nice with others

The desired skills/experience for the ideal candidate:

  • Experience implementing other enterprise Salesforce business applications or legacy PLM solutions is required
  • Customer facing experience or demonstrated ability to communicate with customers is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Functional and technical experience with salesforce.com or other SaaS providers is a plus
  • Business analysis and requirements-gathering abilities
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly through instruction and self-training
  • SFDC Certified Administrator is a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time
  • Strong computer skills, including the forecasting and managing a pipeline in Salesforce.com
  • High energy and a positive attitude

Senior Account Executive

Propel is looking for exceptional and energetic Account Executives to join our Sales team to sell our next-generation PLM solutions to customers across many different industries. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a very lucrative territory, finding and closing new customers, managing accounts and generating revenue while achieving your individual goals.

The Cloud based PLM space is growing and we have the cutting edge, 100% Salesforce.com Native solution ready to disrupt the PLM market. We're growing fast and need coverage in multiple sales territories.

Please apply if you are a proven performer and want to strut your stuff.

The ideal candidate gets excited by:

  • Selling solutions that delight our customers and build strong references and case studies
  • Finding and closing business in a geographic territory by creating and executing a territory sales plan
  • Demonstrating our product and working with solutions consultants to define and 
build demos to meet prospect requirements
  • Reporting on sales activity and forecasting using Salesforce.com
  • Managing a fast, intricate sales cycles in a team selling environment
  • Loving to work hard and play hard

The desired skills/experience for the ideal candidate:

  • 8-10 years of quota carrying enterprise software sales as an individual contributor
  • Proven record of sales success including - proactive territory management and prospecting
  • Excellent presentation and listening skills to communicate effectively with excellent follow up skills
  • Hands on sales style including initial demonstrations of the product
  • Experience selling into the Salesforce.com ecosystem
  • Strong computer skills, including the forecasting and managing a pipeline in Salesforce.com
  • Must adapt to change in a very fast paced environment
  • High energy and a positive attitude
  • Working knowledge of PLM / PIM is a plus but not required
  • Bachelors Degree

Senior Pre-Sales Engineers

Propel is looking for exceptional and energetic Sr. Pre-Sales Engineers to join our Sales team to sell our next-generation PLM solutions to customers across many different industries. The ideal candidate will be responsible for working with the Sales team to support their efforts in client-facing meetings, calls, and projects, to develop and lead custom demonstrations, to build out and/or enhance standard demonstrations, to assist Sales efforts for team quota attainment, and will be responsible for achieving personal goals.

The Cloud based PLM space is growing and we have the cutting edge, 100% Salesforce.com Native solution ready to disrupt the PLM market. We're growing fast and need coverage in multiple sales territories.

Please apply if you are a proven performer and want to strut your stuff.

The ideal candidate gets excited by:

  • Supporting our Sales team in their sales campaigns by helping identify and quantify Propel’s value proposition and best solution
  • Demonstrating Propel’s product capabilities on the Salesforce1 platform
  • Being comfortable in client facing environments and presentations and getting stand “O’s” for strutting our stuff.
  • Supporting potential customers in their evaluation of the Propel’s products and our solutions
  • Configuring custom demonstrations to showcase specific capabilities to our prospects
  • Enhancing standard software demonstrations for use by internal team members
  • Participating to RFI and RFP proposals
  • Participating in industry Conferences and other events
  • Participating in the training of new employees

The desired skills/experience for the ideal candidate:

  • An innate ability to easily develop relations with new people and become their “trusted advisor”
  • Is a dynamic presenter with great communication skills, experience presenting to C-level executives a plus
  • The ability to quickly formulate a concise answer tailored to the audience
  • Advanced experience with Salesforce.com setup and user interface
  • Insanely passionate about continuously learning and growing your skills
  • Extremely competitive with a strong desire to win
  • Ability to present not only the features of our solution – can describe and quantify the hard and soft benefits to our prospects end-users and C-level audience
  • Strong user of Web conferencing tools and conference call solutions
  • Advanced user of MS Office suite, Browsers, and Smartphones

Sales Development Representative

Propel is looking for exceptional Sales Development Representatives (SDRs) to help us sell next-generation PLM solutions. You will gain experience interacting with clients of all levels, in a variety of industries and across a broad geographical area. The successful candidate will work with a team of seasoned marketing and sales professionals to generate leads, qualify opportunities, schedule initial meetings and presentations for the direct sales force. This position offers rapid advancement into an account executive position. You should be eager to work in a fast-paced and collaborative startup environment, and ready to take your sales career to the next level!

Responsibilities:

  • Identify potential decision makers and influencers at target accounts
  • Determine strategic initiatives, IT landscape and trends at key accounts
  • Respond to incoming inquiries regarding Propel products
  • Drive interest in Propel events
  • Partner with our Account Executives to help fill their pipeline and develop your skills
  • Maintain engagement with leads through proactive follow-up communications
  • Keep Salesforce CRM updated with activities and lead status

The desired skills/experience for the ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University is strongly preferred
  • 1-2 years of corporate experience (software sales is a plus)
  • Strong desire to be in technology sales
  • Prior inside sales experience a plus
  • Experience being held to metrics a plus
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effective
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • High energy and positive attitude
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Professional Service Consultant

Propel is looking for exceptional and energetic Professional Services Consultants to join our Services team to ensure the successful implementation of our next generation PLM solutions to customers across many different industries. The ideal candidate will be responsible for analyzing the customer’s business needs and assists throughout the implementation of Propel's solutions. By following best practices, you will guide the customer through a successful go-live. The consultant will work directly with our customers and must be able to deliver projects that meet the customers’ expectations.

The Cloud based PLM space is growing and we have the cutting edge, 100% Salesforce.com Native solution ready to disrupt the PLM market. We're growing fast and need coverage in multiple sales territories.

Please apply if you are a proven performer and want to strut your stuff.

The ideal candidate gets excited by:

  • Understanding New Product Development, Innovation and Whole Product Launch processes and translate the customer’s desires into wildly successful implementations
  • A quick learner to become an expert with Propel’s solutions
  • Demonstrate implemented functionality and other possible functions within the instance to project team members and the customer
  • Assist the project manager with project status, financials, and reporting
  • Working with the customer to help convert legacy data into Propel PLM instance
  • Completing the work assigned by the Project Manager within the budgeted time allocated
  • Ensuring that the customer can be a reference to other customers
  • Training other consultants with tips and tricks by sharing knowledge with your colleagues
  • Providing product support to the customer post-release on an on-going basis
  • Bringing product ideas, bugs, and customizations to the product development team in a timely manner
  • Roll instance into production and Celebrate the Go-live with the Customer and your fellow colleagues
  • Ability to work with SI partners to ensure customer success

The desired skills/experience for the ideal candidate:

  • Passion for customer success – This is Job #1!
  • You are detail oriented, methodical, a perfectionist and work well with others
  • Bachelor degree in a technical field or experience implementing other enterprise Salesforce business applications or legacy PLM solutions is required
  • Customer facing experience or demonstrated ability to communicate with customers is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Functional and technical experience with salesforce.com or other SaaS providers is a plus
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly through instruction and self-training
  • Direct PLM / PIM experience is a plus
  • SFDC Certified Administrator is a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Developer – Salesforce1 Application Developer

Propel is looking for exceptional developers to help us build next-generation PLM solutions for our customers across many industries. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment, has a thorough understanding of enterprise business application development, and stays informed about best practices and emerging web and SaaS technologies.

You’re a software engineer who has a few years of experience in a fast-paced development environment. You have experience rapidly building products and are able to work across the Salesforce.com platform and application stack leveraging front-end frameworks, Salesforce1 and Heroku to develop products that delight our customers.

Now imagine yourself coming to work everyday to help us tackle some of our customers’ greatest challenges: driving continuous innovation. Our mission is to leverage Propel's core innovation platform to increase the pace of innovation, product launches, and enable sales and marketing to connect better with their customers by delivering the right products at the right time.

The desired skills/experience for the ideal candidate:

  • 3-5 years experience in developing SaaS applications using Salesforce.com technologies
  • Knowledge of common engineering concepts: algorithms, design patterns (including OOP), and modularization
  • Advanced knowledge in Salesforce.com technologies, including Apex, Visualforce, Communities, Salesforce1/Force.com and Heroku platform knowledge
  • Have attained one, or more, Salesforce.com Advanced Developer certification(s)
  • HTML/CSS and responsive design principles and experience. Good understanding of usability and visual design principles
  • Practical and relevant use of Git and GitHub team development practices
  • The overall desire to push the limits of SFDC and web app development by building next generation Software as a Service applications
  • Prior experience with PLM or PIM software is a plus!

The ideal candidate gets excited by:

  • Delighting our customers with Propel's products that are built on the Salesforce1 platform
  • Working in an environment that values agile software development practices and test driven development methodologies
  • Working independently while seeking feedback on your ideas and design as part of the broader Propel team
  • Building code with love while meeting deadlines. Specifically, delivering high quality, testable, code within a sprints’ deadline is second nature to you
  • Working on a team that that is highly motivated, extremely playful
  • Being inquisitive, yet practical

Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design, and implement code to help deliver our next generation PLM solutions
  • Have a passion for quality and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well
  • Analyze, design and develop test cases and implement automated test suites to ensure appropriate code coverage
  • Work with PMs and Architects across multiple projects
  • Contribute to the analysis of functional requirements
  • Balance long-term velocity with short-term sprint needs
  • Value team excellence over individual productivity

 

With Propel, AMS Technologies can work much more closely with our customers to deliver innovative custom engineered solutions they need to succeed.

JAN MEISE, CEO

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After being an 8 year administrator of Oracle Agile PLM, I'm truly impressed with the advantages Propel brings.

Michael Hinton, Engineering Manager

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Propel ensures that all our employees can see the latest updates for our customer projects. Unlike traditional PLM systems, which are primarily designed for engineers, Propel makes it easy for everyone to get on board.

TONY OLIVO, LEAD SYSTEMS ENGINEER

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You’d be surprised at the differences with other PLM systems - Propel is very easy to customize, easy to use and easy to train.

KRISTA HUNTER, HEAD OF ENGINEERING OPERATIONS

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