Product Consultant

| Chicago

What We Do

Uptake is the premier Industrial AI company, providing a predictive analytics SaaS platform that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths—machine learning, analytics, data visualization and software development—with the expertise of our industrial customers and partners. The result is enormous savings in development time and resources for every user of Uptake’s industrial applications and enterprise AI and IoT platform. In the end, we help solve our customers hardest problems, help them re-image their businesses in an AI-first world, ultimately capitalizing on the promise of the digital transformation.

What You'll Do:

The Software Product Consultant (SPC) provides knowledge and expertise in the deployment of software applications with customers. Concentrating on the needs of the business group, the SPC can relate the software solution to the specific business process and provide the necessary training and consulting to insure a successful implementation. The role is highly targeted to achieving revenue potential in both license sales and ongoing services, while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide pre-sales and post-sales application expertise and dealer support relating to application functionality and related business processes
  • Achieve corporate team targets for sales and services revenues
  • Provide business support and project management assistance to the technical team
  • Maintain CRM database with updates on dealer interactions, issues and opportunities
  • Assist in solution enhancement efforts that best address customer needs and the ongoing future of the product(s)
  • Provide marketing input for new product introduction
  • Enlist the support of technical specialists, implementation resources, service resources, and management resources as needed
  • Facilitate and deliver dealer training and consulting
  • Assist in solution enhancement efforts that best address customer needs and the ongoing future of the product(s)
  • Facilitate dealer Change Requests with scope reviews, discussions on options with the dealers, preparation and presentation of the Statement of Work

Qualifications:

Required

  • Detailed knowledge of dealer process design / work arounds
  • Highly skilled in software concepts and how they support a business
  • Strong knowledge of specific functional areas of business
  • Skilled in effective planning and coordinating
  • Highly developed presentation skills
  • Highly developed communication skills (oral, written)
  • Ability to handle situations ‘on the fly’ and deal with conflict
  • Knowledge of needs analysis processes
  • Knowledge of training evaluation methods and processes
  • Knowledge of training design methods and processes
  • Knowledge of project management process
  • Excellent customer expectation management skills
  • Knowledge of instructional presentation process and techniques
  • Apply highly developed consultative skills
  • Willing and able to travel internationally

Preferred

  • Knowledge of overall Caterpillar Dealer business or other heavy equipment dealers

Why Work Here

Uptake is a values-driven organization, and we are excited about what we do. We’re flexible, honest, hardworking, and collaborative. As a team, we bring our diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences together to solve tough, important problems. We support and challenge one another to bring out the best in each of us, and we might have a little fun along the way. We’re also proud to be one of Chicago’s best places to work in 2018 according to Forbes and Great Place to Work Institute.

We offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, parental leave, 401K match, and unlimited vacation. We are lifelong learners, and our Uptake University program offers training and professional development on a wide variety of topics. We also have employee-led community groups including [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and many more. Learn more at https://www.uptake.com/careers. 

Uptake welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals, without regard to any prohibited ground of discrimination, including from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Location

We are located in River North just right off the Chicago Brown Line stop. We also provide you with a free shuttle service to/from Ogilvie and Union.

What are Uptake Perks + Benefits

Uptake Benefits Overview

We offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, parental leave, 401K match, and unlimited vacation. We are lifelong learners, and our Uptake University program offers training and professional development on a wide variety of topics. We also have employee-led community groups including [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and many more.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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