- Storage Systems Engineer (Pre-Sales)
- Job Description
Salary: $120K Base + $40K Bonus
Job Summary: The Systems Engineer (SE) provides
pre-sales technical support to Sales Reps and customers covering all of the
company’s family of products. The SE makes pre-sales calls on prospective
clients, participates in local and regional seminars, and acts as the technical
account manager for existing customers. This is a technical position supporting
- The SE and SR work in tandem to
formulate account strategies.
- The SE is the focal point for
customer evaluations and demonstrations.
- The SE is expected to stay
abreast of current industry technology, trends, and competition.
- The SE will spend a
considerable amount of time talking in front of customers in small (round
table) discussions as well as large (seminar) audiences.
- The SE will work in tandem with
the SR(s) in fulfilling sales goals and responding to RFI/RFP’s.
- The SE may act as a focal point
in case of a technical post-sales escalation for current customers.
- Some travel will be required.
- SE’S should be self-motivated,
able to work well with multiple sales reps, and be creative in obtaining information and solving
- 3-5 years of experience.
- 4 + years of industry
- BS/BA in CS/EE highly desired
- The SE must have excellent
written and verbal communications skills.
- The SE must be able to talk
about technical subjects and deliver technical presentation to a wide
array of audiences with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.
- The SE must be able to transfer
knowledge to inexperienced customers and VAR’s.
- The SE must have a desire to
learn new technologies and enjoy doing “hands-on” work with the company’s
technology and other relevant technologies.
- The SE must have various
personal traits like excellent inter-personal skills, high energy,
flexible, self motivated, trustworthy, friendly and dependable and has
excellent follow through skills.
- Must have experience with
various operating systems including LINUX, UNIX (AIX, SUN) and Windows
from a Systems Administrator perspective.
- Understanding of storage
protocols such as NFS, CiFS, FCP & iSCSI a plus.
- Experience with Veritas,
Oracle, Exchange, SQL, Clearcase, EDA tools plus.
- Travel 20-30%