Pre-Sales Lead

Submer - Datacenters That Make Sense

Submer - Datacenters That Make Sense

Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023
Location & work modality: USA (Remote)

Start: ASAP

Type of Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Travel Requirements: Frenquently

About Submer

The best way to introduce you to Submer is undoubtedly through our values: Sustainable, Unique, Bold, Making Sense, Empathetic and Reliable. If these resonate with you we're sure you will find your place here in no time.

At Submer, we believe that our digital world can be more sustainable, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. Submer is solving the biggest problems of datacentre, supercomputer, hyperscale and edge applications to make that future possible.

Our multinational talented team has a huge passion in reducing IT environmental footprint and expertise in datacentre design and day-to-day operations. We’re scaling our team and operations worldwide to meet growing international demand.

About The Role And The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a key role to lead and build a team of Solutions Engineers to leverage strategic technical engagements with Hyperscalers, Datacenters, HPC and OEM stakeholders, on pre-sales and technical tender manager activities acting as a bridge between Submer internal departments and the Customer. Will work side-by-side with Sales team.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to join a dynamic team to help shape what will certainly be a very cool future!


You will be involved in: 

  • Manage and build a team of Solutions Engineers worldwide.
  • Work closely with Region Sales Teams building the regional Solutions Engineers teams aligned with the company strategy.
  • Actively engage with the sales teams to support them in the opportunities.
  • Follow a standard procedure to validate the opportunities from a technical point of view.
  • Drive technical relationship with customers.
  • Create and develop technical commercial proposals based on customer’s requirements.
  • Become a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for technically complex projects and tenders.

Candidate Specific Competences

To Perform In This Job, You’ll Likely Have

  • +10 years of proven experience in a pre-sales/Technical sales role for MEP projects related to High-Performance Computing and/or MegaWatt Datacenters
  • +5 Experience in managing technical teams world wide
  • Data Center Certifications with proven knowledge of data center design, engineering, and operations of common infrastructure.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical specialization or Computer Science with experience in Data Center environments, cooling technologies and IT.
  • Experience in creating commercial technical proposals.
  • Able to work autonomously and in a changing environment.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, presentation, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Willing to work across varied time zones.
  • Previous project management experience is advantageous.
  • Fluent English, Spanish is a plus


  • Competitive salary
  • Great work environment
  • Medical Insurance Plan
  • 401k Employee volunteer contribution Plan
  • Career path evolution

Our Inclusive Responsibility

Submer is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.

"Submer was born in 2015 from two brilliant and original minds, Daniel Pope and Pol Valls, to make operating and constructing data centers more sustainable and efficient.

Our Mission is to build sustainable and future-proof digital infrastructures to create a better and fairer world with sustainable technology."