We are looking for a Systems Engineer to work closely with a channel sales representative in a defined territory. The Systems Engineer's main mission will be to support the sales organization in all technical matters regarding pre-sales, sales calls, and post-sales.
Pre-sales - assist in qualifying sales leads from a technical standpoint.
Sales calls - be the main technical resource on sales calls and answer/ educate the customer and partner on issues ranging from features, specifications and functionality to integration.
Conversant with networking applications and solutions.
Post-sales - be the lead technical contact for identified accounts for technical issues and will work closely with the technical support team and engineering to answer, elevate and resolve customer's technical issues.
Provide assistance to identified customers with post-sales training.
5 – 8 years experience in technical/pre-sales support as a sales or systems engineer
5 - 7 years experience in LAN/WAN/Internet services administration
Public cloud knowledge is a strong differentiator.
Strong presentation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A self-motivated, independent thinker that can move deals through the selling cycle
Candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Optimistic and resilient in adverse situations
Takes ownership and solves problems using simple and agile solutions
Strong understanding of DNS and NFS, SMTP, HTTP, TCP/IP
Knowledge of the following technologies: Routing, Switching, VPN, LAN, WAN, Network Security, Intrusion Detection, and Anti Virus.
Experience with encryption and authentication technologies required
A good knowledge of Cloud Security is a Plus.
· Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience. Graduate Degree favorable