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Corporate Sales Engineer, Japan

Full Time

Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK) is a leader in cloud endpoint protection dedicated to keeping the world safe from cyberattacks. The CB Predictive Security Cloud (PSC) consolidates endpoint security and IT operations into an endpoint protection platform (EPP) that prevents advanced threats, provides actionable insight and enables businesses of all sizes to simplify operations. By analyzing billions of security events per day across the globe, Carbon Black has key insights into attackers’ behaviors, enabling customers to detect, respond to and stop emerging attacks. More than 5,600 global customers, including approximately one-third of the Fortune 100, trust Carbon Black to protect their organizations from cyberattacks. The company’s partner ecosystem features more than 500 MSSPs, VARs, distributors and technology integrations, as well as many of the world’s leading IR firms, who use Carbon Black’s technology in more than 500 breach investigations per year.

Job Description

As part of a highly collaborative and motivated sales pursuit team, the Sales Engineer works closely with sales, marketing, and product management to demonstrate product capability, inspire confidence and effectively communicate the power of Carbon Black solutions. A majority of time will be spent delivering product demonstrations to remote prospective clients. Success will be dependent on your ability to demonstrate how Carbon Black solutions provide direct value to their business and technical requirements. Effectively navigating a variety of customer questions and requirements with excellent listening and communication skills will set the stage for uncapped success here at Carbon Black.


  • Evangelize and demonstrate Carbon Black products to prospects, customers, and partners via presentations and product demos
  • Involvement in prospect evaluation process.
  • Key contributor to and follower of our proven sales methodology
  • Build and maintain prospect and partner relationships
  • Ensure a smooth and successful transition (externally and internally) from sales process to service delivery
  • Assist in developing and evolving best practices for Sales Engineering activities
  • Provide product feature input to product management
  • Apprise Sales Engineering management of overall health of prospects (technical, organizational, operational and sponsorship)
  • Model Carbon Black core values: Accountability, Creativity/Resourcefulness, Energy/Passion, Leadership, Integrity/Honesty, Smart/Critical Thinking, Teaming


  • Technical degree from four year college (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with technical experience gained through recent Security related employment, classwork, or internships
  • Established Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Demonstrated ability to present to technical audiences and be able to gracefully handle objections in the moment.
  • Ability to effectively and quickly assess client/prospect needs
  • Commitment to quality work, attention to detail and sense of urgency and ownership of work deliverables.

Desired Technical Awareness/Knowledge:

  • Experience with endpoint and server security
  • Windows 2000, XP,7, 8, 2003/2008/2012 application server and supporting technologies/products
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows configuration and management
  • ValidatedProven technical track record with securing Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems
  • Knowledge of enterprise IT infrastructures and configuration
  • Knowledge of IT security technologies and best practice
  • Security Sales aptitude
  • Industry certifications such as Security+ Network+CISSP, CISA, CEH, or MCSE a plus
  • Knowledge of software deployment and patch management tools
  • Strong Competency in Security Process/Workflow (e.g. Threat and Vulnerability Management)
  • Understanding of Security Policy, Compliance and Audit