Sales Engineer

Sell Something that Matters

We at COMSOL create our own simulation software and provide it to technology enterprises, government facilities, national labs, and academic research facilities. Our flagship product, COMSOL Multiphysics®, is the premier modeling tool for simulating technical applications in almost all engineering industries and scientific disciplines.

Users of the COMSOL software are the preeminent engineers and scientists in their respective fields who require simulations to advance their innovations and objectives. They invent and optimize new and existing processes and products that matter to the future of our world.

COMSOL, Inc. is looking for a Sales Engineer that will be able to inform, support, and provide engineers and scientists on the usefulness of simulation in general, and the COMSOL® software in particular.

This is an in-office position. Work hours will be determined based on the time zone for the assigned sales territory (East-West Coast).

Primary Responsibilities

Pre-Sales Leads Qualification and Prospect Support

• Use your insight, communication skills, and technical acumen to proactively interact with prospective and current customers.
• Methodically identify and qualify simulation requirements for prospective customers through communications and demonstrations.
• Arrange and participate in onsite and web-based customer meetings, workshops, and marketing and sales events.
• Articulate business cases for the unique qualities of COMSOL, explain licensing models, and help negotiate terms and conditions with legal and procurement departments.
• Support prospective customers on evaluations of the COMSOL® software, or facilitate such evaluations through working in collaboration with COMSOL applications engineers.
• A willingness and ability to travel for limited periods of time to current and potential customers in order to run COMSOL-sponsored events and activities in North and South America.

Post-Sales Support and Customer Relations Management

• Promote effective technical support together with COMSOL applications engineers on the use of the COMSOL® software for customers’ applications.
• Communicate with existing customers on a regular basis to manage their relationship with COMSOL and keep them updated on new features and technology in the COMSOL® software, as well as events and other useful activities.
• Find new opportunities to sell existing and new COMSOL® software and technology to existing customers or their colleagues as well as other departments within your customers’ organizations.

Training and Mentoring

• Develop your technical and simulation knowledge and abilities through working with sales and support cases both independently and in cooperation with other sales and applications engineers.
• Run workshops in areas where you have expertise.
• Develop and mentor new applications and sales engineers on the COMSOL® software, the selling of it, and its uses in technology markets.

Minimum Qualifications

• A master’s degree in engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a physical science
• Course work based on one or more of the following or its equivalent: Computational analyses, modeling, and simulations through numerical methods, such as the Finite Element Method (FEM/FEA), to be used in applications, such as fluid mechanics or dynamics, transport phenomena, heat and mass transfer, thermal engineering, thermodynamics, structural mechanics or analysis, acoustics, chemical or electrochemical reaction engineering, applied physics or mathematics, or any application that may be mathematically defined by PDE or ODEs.
• Excellent communication skills on the phone, in person, and in writing.
• Current eligibility to work in the U.S. No sponsorship for employment-based visas will be offered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

• A master’s or higher degree in engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a physical science with six months or more experience working in mathematical modeling that has been gained as part of project work at a commercial company, government research facility, or university: Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, Electromagnetics, Acoustics, Chemical and Electrochemical Processes, or Structural Mechanics
• Prior sales or customer service experience.

Personal growth

As a member of COMSOL’s dynamic Sales Team, your opportunities for personal growth and development will be extensive as you will collaborate with senior salespeople who have worked within the field of simulation software for many years. While working with customers, prospects, other applications engineers, and developers, your technical and sales proficiencies will grow to encompass many engineering and scientific disciplines. In your role as a Technical Account Manager or Sales Engineer, you will work with some of the most preeminent engineers and scientists in their respective fields who are creating technologies that matter to the future.

Working at COMSOL

The COMSOL Group is a fast-growing high-tech engineering software company with a proven track record of over 35 years. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden, and has grown to include 20 offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America, while also utilizing a network of distributors.

At COMSOL, Inc. we offer our employees:

• Compensation commensurate with skills and experience.
• Health and 401(k) plans and other benefits.
• Generous vacation times.
• A spacious, bright, and comfortable office with private work spaces.
• A location within an office park also containing on-site restaurants, hotels, bars, and a free fitness center with yoga, and barre (
• Walking distance to many local restaurants, stores and other amenities, outside the office park, as well as Burlington Mall.
• An on-site shuttle service to Alewife Station and bus routes to other locations throughout greater Boston just outside the park.

COMSOL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Reference REF-4911
Job title Sales Engineer
Location Burlington, MA, USA

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