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Salesforce Principal Sales Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Jul 9, 2017
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Principal Sales Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Salesforce (San Francisco, CA) in June 2017.

Interview

Extremely friendly people, but there is no update on where you are in the process, and progress updates are not followed up on time. The mentor works with you through the process, and is willing to respond to you about any question and at any time.

Interview Questions

  • What would you respond if the customer says the product you sell isn't worth the money?.   Answer Question

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    Principal Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Salesforce (New York, NY) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Phone, in person, 5 interviews, onsite demonstration required

    Interview Questions

    • How does your solution deal with in country data residency regulatory reqmts   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    None


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    Principal Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mexico City (Mexico)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Salesforce (Mexico City (Mexico)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    1. I got a call from an SFDC recruiter (phone screening)
    2. I got a call from the hiring Director (1:1 interview)
    3. I got a call from an SFDC recruiter (verbal offer and next steps)
    4. I got an email with the offer

    Interview Questions

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    Principal Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Salesforce (Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)) in September 2011.

    Interview

    Panel interview - demo salesforce to the sales and SE leader. Needed to role-play being in the SE role and they role-played being a prospect. How I ran the sales meeting was as important as knowledge of the product - still is to this day.

    Interview Questions


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    Principal Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Salesforce in November 2009.

    Interview

    Interviewed with subject matter experts in R&D, Marketing and sales + 2 lvls of mgmt hierarchy and one peer.

    Interview Questions


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