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JOB POSTING

Account Executive


Deno makes programming easy. We make it possible to use JavaScript outside of the browser to build all types of software. Our free open source runtime is one of the most popular projects on Github. Our business is hosting JavaScript servers at the edge with the Deno Deploy serverless runtime. Try it out — you ought to be able to deploy a server world-wide in less than 5 minutes.

We are looking for a competent Account Executive to find business opportunities and manage customer relationships. You’ll be directly responsible for the preservation and expansion of our customer base.

Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for new customer acquisition and driving new revenue while maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Master creating pricing proposals, negotiating terms and managing the contract process.
  • You will be the first sales hire at an early-stage startup. This comes with its own challenges and benefits.

Qualifications

  • Several years of mid-market Sales experience and a track record of personally selling and closing complex cloud solutions to enterprise software companies.
  • Demonstrated success by achieving quota on a consistent basis.
  • Have a technical understanding of the cloud and serverless space.

About the company

Deno is founded by the same engineers who built Node.js, the JavaScript runtime used by millions of developers and used by nearly all websites in one form or another. Deno is a continuation of the ideas in Node; a modern take on server-side JavaScript development. The open source project has already secured itself among the ranks of the most popular projects on GitHub.

Our commercial product is cloud service for hosting JavaScript servers. It is one of just a handful of implementations of serverless at edge in existence. By repurposing web browser technology for server software, we aim to accelerate a new generation of extreme low-latency edge applications.

The Deno company grew out of our open source project during the pandemic. As result we're 100% remote with employees all over the world. Don't assume this means we're not a real company. Deno is backed by the most lauded and household-name investors in Silicon Valley (we can tell you more privately).

We Offer

  • A competitive full-time salary and early-stage stock options.
  • 100% remote work from anywhere in the world.
  • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, but you set your own pace.
  • Flexible vacation time.
  • Hardware and office allowances.

Process

The entire process is fully remote and all communication will happen over email or via video chat. Once you've submitted your application, the team will review your submission, and may reach out for a short screening interview over video call. If you pass the screen you will be invited to up to four follow up interviews. The calls: usually take between 30-60 minutes each depending on the interviewer. Once the interviews are over, the team will meet to discuss several roles and candidates and may ask one or two follow-up questions over email or a quick call or go directly to making an offer.

To apply, email us and tell us about yourself: jobs@deno.com.