Sr. Converged Infrastructure & Storage Engineer - Presales

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Austin, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Software
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Sr. Converged Infrastructure & Storage Engineer - Presales

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with an over 35-year history of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally. We deliver best-of-breed IT solutions from the world's top technology innovators, including Checkpoint, Cisco, Citrix, DellEMC, F5, FireEye, HDS, HP, IBM, NetApp, Nutanix, Palo Alto, VMware, and many more. If you want to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this position is to design, architect, propose, and deliver a wide range of technology solutions to the client. This position is also a key contributor to the practice engineer team responsible for designing complex Converged Infrastructure and Storage services and solutions. This position provides pre-sales support, customer support and direct quality assurance for all projects deliverables

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
• Performs pre-sales activities in conjunction with Sales Teams in educating clients with Sirius Computer Solutions products.
o Prepares and delivers client presentations
o Provides product demonstration to include implementation/migration planning
o Prepares product deliverable templates/client timetables
o Provides Technology Enablement Center (TEC) demonstration/briefings
o Develops solutions based on analysis of business and technical requirements
o Reviews client hardware configuration to ensure client meets necessary requirements
o Develops architecture and design of projects
• Performs account management duties to include research, problem solving, technical support, and general maintenance of client relationship
• Performs overall solution Quality Assurance (QA) tasks for all projects delivered against assigned project deliverables
• Performs project coordination duties for assigned projects to include providing implementation/migration planning to client, knowing and meeting client timetable, coordinating vendor installations, etc. Facilitates communication between product team members.
• Monitors and reports status of project efforts, anticipates, and identifies issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implements corrective actions
• Develops and reviews technical manuals for standard and non-standard install processes that are directly related to specialization and discipline on the job
• Prepares sales quotations and technical responses to Request of Quotation (RFQs) & Request for Information (RFIs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs)
• Provides technical leadership for less experienced team members.
• Security is every employee’s responsibility. If you are aware of a security related vulnerability or non-compliance with the Information Security Policy or Employee Handbook you must report it to the Corporate Security Team, Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management.
• Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. HIPAA or other regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.
• Security is every employee’s responsibility. If you are aware of a security related vulnerability or non-compliance with the Information Security Policy or Employee Handbook you must report it to the Corporate Security Team, Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management.
• Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. HIPAA or other regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.









Requirements Position Requirements
Basic Qualifications -

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications, or related field
• At least five (5) years of experience with Converged Infrastructure and Storage solutions
• Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Other Position Requirements -

• Demonstrated technical aptitude
• Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize workload
• Demonstrated ability to work in team environment
• Demonstrated customer service skills
• Demonstrated technical leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least three (3) years of technical pre-sales support experience
• Documented or Certified skills in at least one of the following vendor’s products: IBM Storage, EMC Storage, Pure Storage, NetApp Storage, VMWare, Nutanix, CommVault, or equivalent
• Customer-facing consulting experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of project estimation and scoping experienc

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