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Customer Solution Engineer (Solution Consultant)

Remote - United States

Company Overview

At Zuora, we do Modern Business. We’re helping people subscribe to new ways of doing business that are better for people, companies and ultimately the planet. It’s an approach resulting from the shift to the Subscription Economy that puts customers first by building recurring relationships instead of one-time product sales and focuses on sustainable growth. Through our leading expertise and multi-product suite, we are transforming all industries and working with the world’s most innovative companies to monetize new business models, nurture subscriber relationships and optimize their digital experiences.


The Team & Role

Our growth story is only just beginning and our Solutions Engineering team is pivotal in sustaining our rapid growth across the globe. We are looking for a highly collaborative, outcome-oriented Senior Solutions Engineer, to help us bring home the technical win and take on this huge market opportunity. 


Working hand in hand with our Account Executives, you’ll solve some of the most interesting business-critical challenges and transformations. You’ll focus on prospects and customers; helping them embrace digital transformation, to be disruptors, and avoid being disrupted. As the CEO aka “ZEO” of your domain, you’ll become an expert on the entire quote-to-cash cycle for enterprise businesses across any sales channel. You’ll leverage your technical prowess to knock out the competition and demonstrate how Zuora allows the world’s largest companies to unlock new growth in the new world of total monetization. 


This is a remote position, Location: Redwood City, CA (Bay Area) or Remote

You’ll be working remotely while occasionally getting together with your team for office visits, events, or offsites. Of course, you’re welcome to come into the office more often if you’re nearby. 

What you’ll do

  • Complete Zuora’s in-depth onboarding and sales training to become an expert in Zuora’s products, services, unique solutions, and technical capabilities
  • Own the technical relationships with a deep understanding of customer needs and constraints 
  • Own adoption and the technical health of the customer
  • Deliver product demonstrations and technical presentations to a C-Level audience and articulate how Zuora’s platform will allow their business to succeed and grow
  • Create end-to-end use case-specific demonstrations mapped to prospects’ strategic objectives across industries
  • Secure technical wins by differentiating Zuora against the competition, handle technical objections and mitigate any concerns that might block a deal from closing
  • Act as the front-line liaison to our product management team by informing our product roadmap based on prospects’ needs
  • Own making sure the customer is realizing value against their expectations 
  • Responsible for defining & monitoring the business case and KPIs in the account plan 
  • Help shape commercial strategy and technical action plan
  • Help identify white space including the extension of our footprint & capabilities and expansion into new BUs
  • Commercially present solutions in easy-to-grasp ways
  • Coordinate resources from across Zuora & partners from a technical standpoint 
  • Work with Product & Solution Management to share the context (why) behind customer requests and potential applicability to others in a segment
  • Manage escalations internally and externally with support from AEs and Customer Support to identify a root cause and action plan 
  • Ask for customer reference after milestones are delivered, with follow-up support from AEs and customer advocacy
  • Collaborate with solution architects in overall design and approach
  • Support sales and marketing at field events with product demonstrations and technical subject matter expertise
  • Respond to technical elements of RFI’s / RFP’s
  • Travel throughout your sales territory


Your experience

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Sales Engineering (presales, solution consultant, solution architect))
  • Self-motivation and the desire to learn and become an expert on the entire quote-to-cash cycle for enterprise businesses across any sales channel in The Subscription Economy
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to drive discussions for both small and large groups within organizations
  • Strong business value selling experience and familiarity with SaaS and Cloud technology
  • An understanding of subscription and recurring revenue business models
  • Experience working with a diligent sales process methodology (MEDDIC, Value Selling, etc.)
  • General understanding of API development and various coding languages (php, ruby, java, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant FinTech experience


#ZEOLife at Zuora

As an industry pioneer, our work is constantly evolving and challenging us in new ways that require us to think differently, iterate often and learn constantly—it’s exciting. Our people, whom we refer to as “ZEOs” are empowered to take on a mindset of ownership and make a bigger impact here. Our teams collaborate deeply, exchange different ideas openly and together we’re making what’s next possible for our customers, community and the world. 


As part of our commitment to building an inclusive, high-performance culture where ZEOs feel inspired, connected and valued, we support ZEOs with:

  • Competitive compensation, corporate bonus program and performance rewards, company equity and retirement programs
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous, flexible time off 
  • Paid holidays, “wellness” days and company wide end of year break
  • 6 months fully paid parental leave 
  • Learning & Development stipend
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back, including charitable donation match
  • Free resources and support for your mental wellbeing  


Specific benefits offerings may vary by country and can be viewed in more detail during your interview process.


Location & Work Arrangements

Organizations and teams at Zuora are empowered to design efficient and flexible ways of working, being intentional about scheduling, communication, and collaboration strategies that help us achieve our best results. In our dynamic, globally distributed company, this means balancing flexibility and responsibility — flexibility to live our lives to the fullest, and responsibility to each other, to our customers, and to our shareholders. For most roles, we offer the flexibility to work both remotely and at Zuora offices.


Our Commitment to an Inclusive Workplace

Think, be and do you! At Zuora, different perspectives, experiences and contributions matter. Everyone counts. Zuora is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.


Zuora does not discriminate on the basis of, and considers individuals seeking employment with Zuora without regards to, race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)

The base pay range for this position is only one element of a candidate’s total rewards package, which may also include bonuses/variable compensation, equity, and benefits. A candidate’s final base salary may vary based on location, prior experience, and the context of the overall offer. Click here for more information regarding Zuora’s benefits.

Base Pay Details
$95,200$168,000 USD

Let’s do this.

You’re unique and we’re on a journey – so let’s embark on a unique journey together. We encourage you to apply to all roles that utilize your skills and ignite the passion within you.

No matter where you’re located, or which team you work on, you’ll be part of a group of people working together to build a better world: The World Subscribed.

Go ahead and apply!


Internal Job Opportunities

Are you a current ZEO looking to take on new challenges? If so, check out our internal job openings on our internal job board.



Get to Know Us

Go ahead, take a look inside #ZEOLife. Meet our ZEOs and learn what it’s like to be a part of our team.

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