What to look for when hiring Technical Sales roles


When looking to a hire a rockstar Technical Sales Representative, it is important to assess a candidate's core 'DNA' as well as their professional history. Sales Talent Agency uses DNA/PRO™ (our proprietary methodology) as a means of evaluating top talent in the market.

Top Technical Sales Representatives possess a combination of excellent sales skills, as well as technical expertise (such as an engineering background). This role can also be referred to as 'pre-sales' or 'systems engineers' and depending on the organization the degree of in-depth technical knowledge can greatly vary.

Types of Technical Sales roles we recruit for:

  • VP/Director of Technical Sales
  • Manager/Head of Sales Engineering
  • Pre-Sales Engineers/Post-Sales Engineers
  • Implementation Specialists
  • Technical Analysts
  • Sales Architects
  • Product Managers/Directors/VPs
  • Customer Success Reps/Leaders/Managers/Directors