Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of SAR satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.At Capella you’ll workin a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!
About the Role
Capella is looking for a Sales Engineer to support our U.S. Government pre-sales efforts and help execute government work plans.
The US Government Sales Engineer will be responsible for all technical aspects of a sale, playing a critical role in the success of the USG and greater sales team and overall company. We’re looking for someone to take a forward-leaning role leveraging their understanding of USG customers (Federal, Civil, Department of Defense) in getting the most out of our world-class SAR constellation. This includes leveraging Capella data products and API to provide meaningful, timely, mission-oriented results. The community we’re serving has a wide variety of unique use cases, and an understanding this environment and how our customers work with remotely sensed and geospatial data is key to communicating the value of Capella’s SAR capabilities to these customers. If you’re passionate about geospatial technology and want a dynamic role on the front line of customer interaction, then we’d love to hear from you.
This position is ideally located in the greater Washington D.C. metro area (VA, MD, DC) and will be an integral contributor to our global sales engineering team.
This position requires special access to conduct the work and the selected candidate must be a US Citizen, with a security clearance or the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance with a polygraph
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