Product Specialist - Inertial Sensor Modules (USA)

  • Sales
  • Los Angeles, United States

Product Specialist - Inertial Sensor Modules (USA)

Job description

Do you get thrilled by providing technical support to customers in innovative industrial companies? Do you have a background in Engineering and B2B customer support? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as a Product Specialist at Xsens

As a Product Specialist you bridge the gap between the commercial and technical processes and you will be the first technical support point of contact for highly innovative industrial companies in USA. These companies are integrating the Xsens MTi® series of MEMS 3D inertial sensor modules, from IMU to GNSS/INS, into their, mostly robotic/autonomous platforms and vehicles. You will operate with customers in innovative markets such as Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, Naval/Maritime robotics, Logistics, Mining and Smart Farming.

The job requires that you are able to easily switch on several levels, from software to hardware and from user-manual questions to in-depth sensor integration challenges. You will work with our local Account Executive team and operate in a global sales- and support team. You will be based in Los Angeles and report to our Product Specialists Manager based in the Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Be the first line of technical contact for our successful MTi-series of products with customers, both pre- and post-sales:
    • Supporting on-line
    • Support on-site (travel availability 25%).
  • Maintain support cases, FAQs and tutorial videos on BASE (Xsens’ technical support Community);
  • Advise customers about the integration of MTi-series into their applications, and answer:
    • Sensor(-fusion) related questions;
    • Firmware and software related questions;
    • Hardware related questions;
  • Technical RMA handling;
  • Participate in exhibitions, webinars or other marketing activities, on-line and on-site.
  • Represent the “voice of the customer” towards Xsens Product Management, R&D and Engineering departments: Identify product issues and acquire new product roadmap information in cooperation with Product Management;


Xsens is looking for a self-starting and responsible Product Specialist. Someone who thrives in an environment where entrepreneurial attitude is highly appreciated. You have:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Science or Engineering (preferably electrical/mechanical engineering, robotics, mechatronics);
  • Some programming knowledge (e.g. C/C++/C#, Matlab, Python);
  • Experience in B2B customer support or –sales;
  • Preferably knowledge of GNSS/navigation/positioning and robotics;
  • Customer-focused attitude, and able to translate the customer needs for R&D and engineering colleagues;
  • Hands-on mentality;
  • Excellent communication skills oral & written in English
  • Ability and motivation to travel internationally;
  • Living within 50 km from Los Angeles (or willing to relocate).

Working at Xsens

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.