Applications Engineer - Software

This position is field-based in California, with work being conducted both at customer locations and from your home office.

CB Pacific is a supplier of instrumentation, valves and automation products and is a service provider to the industrial marketplace.

We’re seeking an Application Engineer who will draw on technical and product knowledge to support sales, system design, troubleshooting and optimal product usage.

Among other things, the Application Engineer

  • Provides demonstrations, consultations, and recommendations in partnership with Business Development Managers to drive sales.
  • Provides paid consulting and/or solutions to customers.
  • Provides support and troubleshooting services.
  • Handles application development, leveraging products into existing systems and optimizing customer products.
  • Leads GE training classes. 
  • Proactively reaches out to customers and suppliers; seeking new projects, providing training, and fostering goodwill.
  • Conducts research to determine optimal application of products to meet customer needs and circumstances.
  • Maintains virtual machines and demo products.


Ideal qualifications we seek in a candidate:

  • Deep understanding of products and ability to interpret specification sheets.
  • Advanced computer skills - coding and networking fundamentals, settings and systems, operating systems, and servers.
  • Knowledge of virtual machines and PLC/automation controllers.
  • Knowledge of sales process, discounting and margins.
  • Learns on the fly, solves problems and challenges with curiosity and an eye towards finding optimal solutions, and brings strong interpersonal, communication, and planning skills.
  • Associate’s or Technical degree at minimum, plus 5 or more years’ related experience.
  • Driver’s license and reliable vehicle or transportation with the ability to travel to customer locations.


What’s in it for you:

  • Be part of a growing company and a talented team of collaborative professionals.
  • Self-managed work location and wide latitude for independent decision-making.
  • Full benefits package.


Equal employment opportunity is a fundamental principle at CB Pacific. We are committed to a work environment in which relationships are characterized by dignity, courtesy and respect. We are committed to nondiscrimination in all business operations.