Sales Engineer/Skills Transformation Consultant - Data Expert

Sales Engineer/Skills Transformation Consultant - Data Expert

Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 76 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. Thousands of companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.

At Coursera, our Enterprise team plays a key role in increasing global access to a world-class education. We work with enterprises, governments & universities from around the world to provide learning opportunities that enrich the careers of their employees and citizens and drive impact within their companies and countries. Over the three years since we launched, the Enterprise business has grown rapidly and now serves 2,500+ enterprises around the world.
The Skills Transformation consulting team advises businesses, governments and universities on the skills of the future & helps them to use the Coursera content to develop their organization’s skills. In this individual contributor role you will be the resident data expert in the America's consulting team. Working alongside our Sales and Customer Success teams, you will advise CDOs / CIOs and senior data leads on the data skills of the future and help them to design learning programs to transform their businesses.
In addition, you will help to influence Coursera’s go-to-market strategy (for data buyers), develop thought leadership on future data skills & support Coursera’s marketing activities (e.g. presenting at conferences / webinars etc.). As you contribute to building the data capabilities of our consulting team, we will help you to learn about the broader skills of the future, so you can advise customers on other topics as well (e.g. business, technology, leadership and management etc.)
This role is ideal for someone who can excel as a senior advisor, is passionate about the impact of data & believes in the power of learning to transform lives. You will have access to unlimited Coursera courses to help facilitate your professional development and effectiveness in this role. 
If you are genuinely passionate about learning and global skill development, then this is the role for you. 
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    • Be the data expert in the Skills Transformation consulting team, acting as a senior advisor to business prospects / customers on data skills of the future
    • Meet with prospects / customers, in partnership with our Sales and Customer Success teams, to translate their data learning needs into curricula on Coursera
    • Become an expert in Coursera’s course catalogue, in order to recommend the right Coursera courses to develop skills
    • Build the data capabilities of the global Skills Transformation consulting team to scale our data-related services
    • Influence Coursera’s go-to-market strategy (for data buyers), develop thought leadership on data skills & support Coursera’s marketing activities (e.g. conferences, webinars etc.)
    • Become an expert in the broader skills of the future (e.g. business, technology, leadership & management) to support a wide range of customer conversations

Basic Qualification:

    • 7+ years of business experience with 4+ years of experience as a data scientist, machine learning engineer, software engineer, Solutions Architect (in a data related field), Technical Consultant, or Partner/Sales Engineer
    • Experience in data science methodologies, programming languages, Cloud Computing solutions & machine learning frameworks

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Deep interest in online education and an abiding belief in its ability to transform lives
    • Experience in client-facing roles (e.g. management consulting), particularly able to communicate with technical and business audiences / clients
    • Understand of emerging data technologies
    • Experience shaping strategy / supporting digital transformation
    • An ability to quickly become an expert in new topic areas like business, leadership, software engineering and cybersecurity
    • Strong executive presence and ability to present your work to external stakeholders including C-suite representatives 
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong analytical and creative-problem solving abilities

If this opportunity interests you, you might like these courses on Coursera:
Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
Designing the Future of Work
AI For Everyone
Digital Transformation

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