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Engagement Manager

Paris, France


As an Engagement Manager (Services Account Executive as industry denomination), you will sell a portfolio of service offerings designed to help our customers adopt the products they have purchased and achieve the business outcomes they expected from using our products. These service offerings include product implementation services, and training.

The EM/SAE is well-versed in services and post-sales adoption strategies, acting on 2 types of deals (1) transaction like implementation projects (2) CoE set-up for long-term transformations.The EM/SAE is fluent in value-selling, notably for the larger deals.

The EM/SAE is a trusted advisor to the account team and our customers for successful implementation, adoption, and value realization. A quota carrying role, the Services Account Executive owns the services sales strategy by creating demand for new Services opportunities and partnering with the Sales team and our partners to develop Services sales opportunities for their assigned territory. You will report to the Sr. Director, Professional Services

The impact you will have:

  • Collaborate with software sales account teams, and our eco-system of delivery partners
  • Develop a services sales strategy in the designated territory with a target account list
  • You will create new Services opportunities
  • Create pipeline and manage end-to-end forecasting process for Services opportunities
  • Exceed quota (Impact, Implementation Services, and Training) in both new and installed base customers
  • You will be a trusted advisor to the customer by understanding their digital transformation roadmap and driving the right mix of services to meet their needs
  • Arrange and conduct Executive and CxO services-related discussions according to the account strategy
  • Lead extended team in solutioning and scoping, and proposal development
  • Implement value-based selling methodology for Impact, Implementation Services, and Training opportunities
  • You will demonstrate a passion for the job and lead by example by putting Databricks and our customers first to achieve the sales and delivery mission.
  • You will work with the sales counterpart and engage early in the sales process to understand our customer's needs, their business, how success is defined, and ensure that we are exceeding expectations in delivery and developing valued solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for new services by understanding and addressing potential new use-cases the value in the upsell, or extension of services.
  • You will perform as the EM/SAE in the assigned area and for meeting/exceeding Professional Services and Training bookings and revenue targets.
  • Consult with clients to understand engagement scope, requirements, time, cost and benefits.
  • Estimate, scope, and develop the statement of work documents.
  • Help resolve delivery challenges, address resource contentions, scoping issues and manage expectations.

What we look for:

  • Extensive experience in leading and managing a Professional Services and Education Services line of business.
  • Extensive experience in customer-facing roles that require a mix of influencing, validating, negotiating, understanding and execution.
  • Data and AI domain experience working with customers to realise value through to production implementations.
  • Excellent customer-facing skills including working with Executives and other team members.
  • Experience articulating the value-based selling mode
  • Experience identifying customer needs and implementing solutions.
  • Service delivery and program management skills with the ability to summarize customer success outcomes into well-structured program plans.
  • Travel is required up to 20%, more at peak times.


  • Private medical insurance
  • Private life and disability coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Enhanced Parental Leaves
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Annual career development fund
  • Home office & work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resources
  • Employee referral bonus

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

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