COMSOL is seeking an engineer to join its sales team in Palo Alto, CA. As part of our team, you will use both your technical and interpersonal skills to help our customers understand how the COMSOL product line can address their needs. This position calls for a unique combination of engineering, business, sales and communication skills. We sell to many of the top engineering and scientific teams in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Western US. These range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to national labs to technical universities and their activities cover a wide span of engineering disciplines. The successful candidate will be able to quickly understand complex interdisciplinary technical issues and then, just as quickly, articulate a concise business case for how COMSOL can help the potential customer.

This is a small-office environment in a rapidly growing, diverse company. As such, you will be entrusted with a broad range of responsibilities, allowing for personal and professional growth – both in sales and in engineering.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Expand sales of COMSOL Multiphysics software to engineers, managers, and scientists
  • Develop new and existing leads through phone calls and presentations
  • Identify, nurture and develop potential sales accounts
  • Create clear, simple pre-sales simulation examples to excite prospects and demonstrate our products
  • Provide some pre- and post-sales technical support directly and through COMSOL’s support team
  • Present COMSOL’s capabilities and its use at public seminars, customer-site presentations and professional conferences
  • Some travel required (10-20%)


  • Masters (preferred) or Ph.D. in engineering, physical sciences, or life sciences
  • Experience with computer modeling, FEA analysis or computational physics is an advantage. Previous experience with COMSOL Multiphysics is preferable, but not required
  • Excellent time-management skills - balancing multiple demands from many prospects
  • Positive, upbeat, outgoing personality
  • Excellent communications skills, in person, on the phone and in writing
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Previous technical sales experience is preferable, but not required
  • Eligibility to work in the US

COMSOL Offers:

  • Highly creative work environment
  • Great career opportunities at a rapidly growing high-tech software company
  • Countless opportunities to make a difference
  • Casual atmosphere in a small office environment in the heart of Silicon Valley


COMSOL provides software solutions for multiphysics modeling. We are a fast growing high tech engineering software company with a proven track record and a vision as a future leader of the industry. The organization was founded in July 1986 in Stockholm Sweden. We have grown to include offices in Palo Alto, Boston, Los Angeles, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, and India.

COMSOL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Reference REF-771
Job title Sales Engineer
Location Palo Alto, CA, USA

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