Avionics Technical Sales Engineer

Department: Sales
Location: 710 North Drive - Melbourne, FL 32934

Are you a pilot? Take advantage of this unique opportunity to combine your piloting skills, technical background and sales aptitude to enter the exciting world of avionics systems technical sales.

Soar with a world class team of aviation innovators as they develop cutting edge, state of the art avionics for general aviation (GA) aircraft. Come and join the winning team that builds the future today!

Avidyne Corporation is leading the general aviation industry in the design and manufacture of innovative and easy-to-use avionics systems. Avidyne products are widely recognized as best-in-class for their ease of use, and their “Flying Made Simple” system design is intended to make general aviation safer, more accessible, and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. Avidyne has facilities in Melbourne, FL, Concord, MA, and Westerville, OH.

Avidyne has a robust benefit package for eligible employees to include assistance with costs to obtain your private pilots, IFR, multi and commercial ratings.

Description:

This position will bring the latest in avionics technology to the aviation community, including airborne Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity, synthetic vision with full-motion 3D views of the aircraft and surroundings and the latest in aviation apps developed by Avidyne and third parties. We are looking for an outgoing individual who has a passion for aviation, an aptitude for technology, the communication skills to introducing people with similar interests to our advanced technologies and enjoys the challenge of “closing a deal”. The ideal candidate will have experience with avionics systems and in sales. This position will call prospective customers to introduce and sell Avidyne products and services.

Responsibilities:

  • Make technical presentations, understand a customer’s avionic configuration, demonstrate how a product meets the customer’s needs and close sales.
  • Engage leads from CRM to develop a pipeline of customers resulting in Avidyne sales.
  • Develop long-term relationships with customers, through managing and interpreting their requirements.
  • Persuade clients that Avidyne’s products are innovative and lead the market in value.

Skills & Core Competencies:

  • Passion for aviation and to understand how avionics function (Avidyne offers employees assistance with flight training).
  • Desire to help customers transition from dated systems to newer innovative Avidyne solutions.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to build strong relationships with customers
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and follow-up abilities.
  • Must be very comfortable in front of clients, closing key opportunities, as well as handling complex service delivery issues.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft suite (specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Education/Certifications/Licenses Required:

  • Minimum 2 year engineering degree (systems, software or electrical)
  • BS in an engineering (systems, software or electrical) or a related discipline preferred
  • Familiarity with aviation maintenance, avionics, airport management, flight following and ground school
  • Current pilot’s license

Experience:

  • Technical sales experience preferred
  • Some aviation sales experience preferred

Travel requirements include:

  • Attending industry tradeshows
  • Approximately 10 - 15%


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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Avidyne provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, family care status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or with respect to any other protected class.