Presales Engineer, Energy Utilities

Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: North Sydney, NSW, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU SOUTHBANK, VIC, AU

Company: Bentley Systems




Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne (Hybrid)


Position Summary:

Our Solution Engineering team is a strategic partner to the sales organization and responsible for building a compelling vision of the Bentley solutions for our users and prospects in some of the largest organizations in the world. As an Application Engineer, you will serve a vital role in the Solution Engineering organization as a Bentley Energy Utilities product specialist who prepares the necessary content and datasets, delivers presentations to users and potential users to showcase product capabilities, understand their requirements and articulate this knowledge to the rest of the organization.  

By developing a unique relationship and understanding of both the Bentley electric utilities products and solutions as well as the user needs, the Application Engineer plays a key role in our ability to use that knowledge in Account Advancement, User Advancement, and Product Advancement.  


We will rely on you for the following:

  • Serve as the technical liaison between Account Advancement and User Success teams.  
  • Create effective presentations and demonstrations that illustrate the capabilities, workflows, and value of Bentley Energy Utilities applications to users.  
  • Develop and prepare datasets for user presentations and demonstrations. 
  • Engage directly with users to conduct discovery sessions and define requirements. 
  • Develop content (i.e., videos) that can be delivered in one-to-one or one-to-many modes. 
  • Deliver presentations and provide support for corporate sales and marketing events. 
  • Contribute to written proposal development and submission. 
  • Prepare and recommend scope of services for User Success to implement. 
  • Provide timely feedback on user interactions to improve sales and marketing efforts. 
  • Prepare and deliver relevant feedback to Product Teams to improve our products (from product issues to user needs). 
  • Work with Product teams to stay up to date with current releases of Bentley applications. 
  • Contribute to the Bentley Communities by posting application tips and/or answering user questions.  
  • Understand Energy Utilities industry design standards as well as methodologies and make recommendations for conformant product configurations.
  • Stay updated on Energy Utilities industry trends and competitor offerings to maintain a competitive edge. 

What you Bring to the Team:

  • Strong functional knowledge using relevant Bentley Energy Utilities design software such as OpenUtilities Designer, SPIDAcalc, PLS-CADD and/or MicroStation. Experience with other related (Energy Utilities) engineering applications is beneficial.  
  • Outstanding speaking, presentation, and demonstration skills. 
  • Ability to explain complex topics to audiences of all levels of knowledge and seniority. 
  • Independent judgment, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn new complex products. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Effectively collaborate with teams leveraging communication and project management to define objectives and deliver focus. 

What We Offer:

  • A great Team and culture – please see our Recruitment Video
  • An exciting career as an integral part of a world-leading software company providing solutions for architecture, engineering, and construction.
  • Competitive Salary and benefits
  • The opportunity to work within a global and diverse international team.
  • A supportive and collaborative environment

About Bentley Systems:


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings, powered by the iTwin Platform for infrastructure digital twins, include MicroStation and Bentley Open applications for modeling and simulation, Seequent’s software for geoprofessionals, and Bentley Infrastructure Cloud encompassing ProjectWise for project delivery, SYNCHRO for construction management, and AssetWise for asset operations. Bentley Systems’ 5,200 colleagues generate annual revenues of more than $1 billion in 194 countries.


Equal Opportunity Employer:


Bentley is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, religion/belief, national origin, caste, age, or any other characteristic protected by local law or unrelated to job qualifications.

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