Technical Sales Engineer

Job Number: DL030

Location: Hybrid / Preston/ Egremont
Job type: Staff
Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Nuclear and Defence.

Our offering includes digital engineering, systems and system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and highly Technical Sales Engineer to join our management team at Delkia.

Overview of the role

The Technical Sales Engineer [TSE] will oversee all technical aspects of the business winning function. In essence: developing an understanding of clients’ requirements, defining the technical proposal and resultant cost build-up to meet this, with timely input to the companies’ collective tender/RFQ submission process. TSE will act as the company’s key technical interface between engineering and projects/sales staff, reporting directly to the Nuclear Relationship Manager (primarily) and Defence Relationship Manager (secondly).

The successful candidate will be meticulous, methodical and analytical. TSE will understand the importance of confidentiality ensuring company and client information security is upheld. TSE will be technically competent, predominantly in Systems Engineering, but also have a good understanding of other design disciplines [Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic and Software].

Key responsibilities:

  • Technical solution development in support of company tender/RFQ submissions and/or PQQ’s etc

  • Participation in presentations/technical dialogue to/with clients

  • Attendance at webinars, networking and other exhibition events attendance as may be required

  • Technical support to the FAT/SAT aspects of project delivery

  • Technical support to case study content generation

  • Technical support to the procurement function

  • Technical support to Engineering and Project Teams as and when requested/sanctioned

  • Ability to be dynamic and be part of small but rapidly growing business

  • Input strategic and operation technical information to aid the growth of the business

  • Be self-starting and proactive to contribute to a highly effective management team

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:

  • Degree qualified

  • A master’s degree in systems engineering (or similar) would be preferable

  • Chartered status through the IET

  • Outstanding communication skills with sound business related knowledge

  • Ability to support colleagues at all levels effectively and professionally even when presented with extreme circumstances

  • Excellent presentation skills


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Benefit Package

  • Great team spirit

  • Organisation social events

  • Professional membership

Company Overview

Based in Cumbria and Preston, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator SME specialising in consultancy, systems engineering design, systems integration (inc. design and build) in the Defence and Nuclear sectors.


To become a leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission critical systems in both the Defence and Nuclear sector.


  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Integrity, Trust and Accountability

  • Safety and Security

  • Client Focused

  • Social Value and Impact

  • Continuous Improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Candidates must be suitable to meet security vetting requirements and be a British National. Additional Psychometric testing may also be carried out with full background checks.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and details of why you are interested in this role to