Pre - Sales Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Matawan, NJ and 2 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

$80K - $200K
Posted on 09/20/17 by Ramona Ramsey-Pinedo
Confidential Company
Matawan, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
$80K - $200K
Posted on 09/20/17 Ramona Ramsey-Pinedo

Responsibilities :

  • Supportsales team in selling Red8 products and services by attending sales calls and providing technical presentations and competitive differentiation to supportsales opportunities. Facilitate technical meetings with customer and partner engineering resources
  • Take a leadership role in designing technology solutions (products and services) that meet customer requirements; coordinate the input of other engineers (Red8, vendor, or even distributor subject matter experts) to complete the final solution / solution summary to review with the customer
  • Document the proposed solution and present the solution to customers
  • Assist in the writing of proposals and statements of work to bid on customer projects
  • Work withsales reps to develop territory and account plans to be communicated to management
  • Learn how to sell, configure, and implement products as required or as directed by management
  • Maintain sales and technical certifications in the various vendor/partner product sets that are utilized in customer solutions
  • Develop a subject matter specialty as agreed upon by management
  • Install and implement hardware and software solutions as needed
  • Assist in the resolution of issues encountered during the implementation of solutions if required
  • Maintain relationship with customer technology decision makers
  • Partner with vendor systems engineers to keep abreast of new products and new opportunities
  • Be responsive to customers, colleagues, partners and management
  • Take on an active role in training other system engineers

Qualifications / Education:

  • Advanced knowledge of operating systems such as Linux, Windows Server. Unix variants like Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX a plus
  • Strong knowledge of network routing and switching
  • Advanced knowledge of hypervisors such as vSphere, Hyper-V, KVM
  • Working knowledge of Storage Area Networking (Fibre Channel, iSCSI)
  • Network Attached Storage Protocols (NFS, CIFS)
  • Familiarity with LUN / Volume / Storage provisioning for networked storage
  • Familiarity with config management and orchestration tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Salt
  • Familiarity with public cloud infrastructure IaaS and PaaS
  • Scriptingexperience with programming languages like Python, Perl, PowerShell, or Ruby desirable
  • Microsoft Office tools such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio or equivalents
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Technology
  • 3+ years of experience in presales or salessupport role
  • A demonstrated history of learning new technologies and adapting them to solve complex problems
  • BA/BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or equivalent training outside of a formal degree program is a plus

Skills :

  • Must be highly motivated individual with high level of initiative and an attitude of willingness
  • Must thrive on challenges and be willing and able to learn new things rapidly
  • Must be willing to adapt to new circumstances rapidly
  • Must be team player willing to assist others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to provide superior customer service and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work autonomously or with a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality

Job Type: Full-time

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