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Published November 24, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Meenakshi Goel

Meet a member of the Sales Engineering Team.

By Ocient Staff

Sales engineering teams play a crucial role in bridging the gap between technical expertise and business objectives within an organization. These professionals are highly skilled in understanding complex offerings and effectively communicating their value to potential clients.

In this employee spotlight, we highlight Senior Big Data Technical Specialist, Meenakshi Goel. Meenakshi works closely with the sales and engineering teams to identify potential customers, understand their business challenges, and provide tailored Ocient solutions that align with their goals.

Let’s learn more about Meenakshi’s background and see how she fits into her role here at Ocient.

Where are you based and how do you take advantage of our remote first policy

I am based out of Noida, India. Ocient’s remote first policy allows me to enjoy a better work-life balance and eco-friendly lifestyle. Ocient’s flexible working hour policy enables me to spend more time with my 7 years old daughter and keep up with her school and extra activities.

How long have you been with Ocient?

I’ve been with Ocient for one year and five months.

What are some things you like to do in your free time?

Watching movies and doing arts & craft activities with my daughter are some of the few things I like to do in my spare time. I believe in giving back to the community, so I love spending my free time in various social welfare programs.

What’s your go-to comfort food?

Being a north Indian, food is love for me. My go-to comfort food is anything from north Indian cuisine, especially Aloo Paratha with curd (Indian flatbreads stuffed with a delicious, spiced potato mixture).

Which Ocient core value do you resonate the most with in your daily working life?

One Ocient core value which I relate to most is Customer-Focused. My daily working life involves investing time in understanding customer’s needs, pain points, and preferences. Then, I further build and offer personalized customer solutions or recommendations after collaborating with various teams. At Ocient, we always try to ensure seamless and positive customer experience at every touchpoint.

What is one of your proudest career moments while working at Ocient?

One of the proudest moments was onboarding one of the very first customers I worked for at Ocient. It was a challenging use case having billions of daily requests, 80+ dimensions, and huge volumes of data, and we were able to deliver this in a tight time frame. Being part of this team makes me feel proud.

What do you find unique about your job?

We get to deal with customers from various verticals, and every customer has different challenges and requirements that provide me with an opportunity to enhance my skills and knowledge further.

Another unique thing I love about Ocient is its inclusiveness and culture of openness.

What career advice would you give your younger self?

To have more of a streamlined and focused approach. Define your career goals in advance and keep moving forward.

Would you like to give an employee shoutout?

I would like to give a shoutout to Rob Bestgen for always believing in me and for his continuous support. His motivation and kindness keep me going.

I would also like to give shoutouts to Shantan Kethireddy and Kumar Abhijeet for being such great leaders. They always lead with humility and are a true inspiration.

Interested in learning more?

Ocient is a remote-first company full of efficiently effective & craft driven contributors. We are passionate about delivering the very best in hyperscale data solutions to our customers. Meet other members of our team on our Meet the Team page or explore our partnership opportunities.