Pre-sales Engineer
Location: Barcelona, Spain Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Experienced


As part of the worldwide pre-sales team, the Pre-sales Engineer is responsible of managing the coordination, completion and handover of tender proposals for our clients and prospects. This is a key position with a great deal of involvement in the sales process and a decisive influence in the achievement of each deal. 

In order to be able to perform this task, the Pre-sales Engineer needs to possess a solid technical background, outstanding writing capabilities and proven experience in pre-sales or consulting endeavors, always facing the client and having to put together complex IT proposals or projects. 

The current opening if for a Pre-sales Engineer who will mainly provide support to Sales in France and other French speaking countries across the globe. 


  • Plan, manage and respond to complex RFP processes and unsolicited proposals.
  • Assess requirements and craft appropriate solutions that are sound and cost-effective.
  • Produce cost and effort estimations when assessing tenders and opportunities.
  • Subcontractor management and negotiation required for pre-sales activities
  • Provide direct support to the sales department in technical presentations to customers and partners.
  • Create presentations and other support material for the sales department.
  • Study and divulge internally best practices, technology breakthroughs and product updates.
  • Handover of projects to Scytl’s delivery department after award and support during execution


  • University degree in computer science, telecommunications or equivalent level.
  • Previous relevant experience in an IT environment. 
  • Native or equivalent knowledge of French and another language (English/Spanish) both spoken and written. Other languages will be a plus.
  • Great communicator, creative and analytical. Able to present complex technicalities in an easy to understand manner.
  • Proven experience in working together with sales people for the technical part of highly customized sales proposals.
  • Advanced user of the MS Office package, especially Power Point, Project, Word and Excel.
  • Results driven. Able to prioritize effectively when dealing with multiple proposals and deadlines. 
  • Ability for teamwork.
  • Availability to travel worldwide, sometimes on short notice.

Extra points for:

  • Knowledge on the following technologies: web based applications, cryptography (PKI, digital signature...) and digital security
  • Experience in public sector contracting 
  • Experience in international tendering processes 
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles and requirements gathering

What is Scytl?

Scytl is helping revolutionize Democracy. Our secure election management and online voting solutions are helping organizations around the globe increase and improve participatory democracy, citizen empowerment and public transparency via innovative online technology.

Our  company works with governments across all 5 continents, helping countries as different like the US, France, Spain, Norway, Brazil, Uganda, UAE, Switzerland, Canada, and Australia modernize their electoral processes making elections more engaging, participatory, transparent, accessible and secure.

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Job Advantages

  • International working environment.
  • Creative and results focused team.
  • Opportunity to be part of the worldwide leader in its market.
  • Great office in Barcelona centre.