Arity - Sales Engineer

Date Opened: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.

Job Description

Arity has an exciting opportunity within our Connected Car Telematics area.  Due to our success and fast growth, we are looking to expand and add a Sales Engineer to our team.  This role is responsible for explaining our technology to potential and existing customers. This includes onboarding developers to our vehicle telematics platform; the coding\development of tools that demonstrate our RESTful APIs for Driving Behavior and Shared Mobility; pre-sales support of external developers who are integrating our mobile telematics SDK and APIs. You will also be supporting our sales and marketing efforts at conferences as well as hack-a- thons. As an ideal candidate, you have basic familiarity with iOS and Android mobile development. You are comfortable interacting with our RESTful Web Services, which are documented at Your communication and presentation skills are very strong, regardless of the audience.

Job Description


Your duties will include:

  • Helping potential customers gain a technical understanding of our mobile SDK and telematics platform APIs
  • Working with clients to troubleshoot mobile app development while implementing our technology
  • Logging your activities in a Custom Relationship Management tool such as Salesforce
  • Collaborating with the Product team in order to understand the implementation of their APIs
  • Working with leaders to ensure the needs of our customers are clearly understood
  • The development of sample mobile apps that help illustrate the proper implementation of our vehicle telematics SDK
  • Occasionally traveling to support sales presentations from a technical perspective
  • Being able to discuss and elaborate on our quality assurance and software testing procedures
  • Becoming a subject matter expert on mobile telematics implementation to monitor driving behavior

Job Qualifications

  • Degree in computer science, or relevant work experience in computer science
  • Experience in using APIs in both web apps, as well as mobile applications
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts in easy to understand language
  • Experience in working with debugging tools like Postman for mocking API calls
  • Ability to understand and manipulate native mobile code that has been written in languages such as Java, Objective C, or Swift
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex JSON data objects
  • Can demonstrate good presentation and communication skills
  • A desire to make transportation safer, smarter, and more efficient for everyone

Good to have:

  • Knowledge of IoT and sensor data ingestion and processing techniques
  • Knowledge of the ride-share and/or car-share economy
  • Experience working in a customer support role
  • Experience submitting mobile apps to the Apple and Google app stores
  • Working knowledge of hybrid mobile technologies such as React Native or Ionic
  • Experience presenting at user groups, conferences, and/or sales pitches

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago