Presales Engineer - Remote

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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About Us

At Zyte, we eat data for breakfast and you can eat your breakfast anywhere and work for Zyte. Founded in 2010, we are a globally distributed team of over 240 Zytans working from over 28 countries who are on a mission to enable our customers to extract the data they need to continue to innovate and grow their businesses. We believe that all businesses deserve a smooth pathway to data.

For more than a decade, Zyte has led the way in building powerful, easy-to-use tools to collect, format, and deliver web data, quickly, dependably, and at scale. And today, the data we extract helps thousands of organizations make smarter business decisions, secure competitive advantage, and drive sustainable growth. Today, over 2,000 companies and 1 million developers rely on our tools and services to get the data they need from the web.

About the Job

Zyte is looking for a motivated Presales Engineer to further accelerate the rapid growth Zyte has seen in recent years.

As a Presales Engineer, you will collect project requirements and provide technical solutions to our customers and internal teams for delivery. You will be pivotal in translating customer and technical project requirements across various internal and external teams.

You’ll love this role if you enjoy studying different use cases and finding the best solutions. No two days will be exactly the same, and you’ll be interacting closely with the Sales team and potential customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Meet with qualified leads to clarify requirements and address technical inquiries for the project.
  • Translate customer requirements into a viable solution leveraging the best tools for the job; conduct deep technical investigation, propose the best approach and solution inclusive of effort, cost estimates, and occasionally project timelines which fit the customer’s business goals and expectations.
  • Build Proof of Concepts, to assess feasibility, refine scope, and arrive at a viable proposal
  • Proactively work with internal subject matter experts to learn and stay up-to-date on Zyte products and service offerings.
  • Showcase technical expertise in data acquisition projects and provide an architectural solution that help customers hit their business goals
  • Create, write and present customer proposals and ensure it completely captures the technical requirements for the solution proposed


  • You understand aspects of web crawling using Python and knowledge of HTTP and networking.
  • You have strong client and customer facing experience - minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position within a technical environment
  • You are comfortable taking ownership in business critical situations and enjoy being the “go-to” person.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and are comfortable in document writing, both technical and non technical
  • You possess excellent presentation skills and experience in articulating technical and business solutions to both technical and non technical audiences.
  • You have the ability to articulate and convey technical solutions effectively and clearly to internal teams and stakeholders.
  • You have the zeal to understand customer business requirements really well by asking the right questions.
  • You have the confidence to assert and justify the technical feasibility of a requirement, to make decisions, negotiate scope, and assess risk.
  • You are naturally dissatisfied with inefficiencies and having to do the same thing more than once; you see ways to fix the underlying cause rather than only reacting to what’s in front of you.
  • You demonstrate proven knowledge and experience of estimation, planning, and project management.
  • You are well organized, self-motivated, and communicative -- an essential skill in a remote team.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience freelancing or consulting for software projects.
  • Experience in web crawling in other tools.
  • Fluency in one or more major European language
  • A proven track record of working with a remote team.
  • Knowledge of and interest in web crawling, data mining and information retrieval.


As a new Zytan, you will:

Become part of a self-motivated, progressive, multi-cultural team.

Have the freedom and flexibility to work from where you do your best work.

Attend conferences and meet with team members from across the globe.

Work with cutting-edge open source technologies and tools.





Tags: Data mining Open Source Project management Python

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences

Region: South America
Country: Brazil
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