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Pre-Sales Systems Engineer, TOLA Region
At Infinidat, we help enterprises and service providers empower their data-driven competitive advantage at scale. We are a leading provider of enterprise-class storage solutions. The company’s software-focused architecture delivers sub-millisecond latency, full availability, and scalability with a significantly lower total cost of ownership than competing storage technologies.
Lead the technical pre sales strategy, relationships and overall direction in an assigned territory or vertical industry with prospects, established clients, business partners, and application ecosystem partners. This position may have you paired with one of multiple Account Manager[s] in the assigned territory. This job will require travel to customer sites in the assigned territory as well as to headquarters for briefings and any other items deemed necessary. Travel time is estimated at no more than 50% and likely, much less than job requirements. Job Location: TOLA - Ohio.
Demonstrate an understanding of the Company’s products
Be able to articulate and describe those products during customer presentations & white-boarding sessions
Knowledge of the competition (you will be selling against) – How other companies products works and why, when compared to INFINIDAT they are less efficient and effective
Pre-sales Account management and liaison with the Technical Advocate for post technical support
Evaluations and (if required) -> proof-of-concepts –
Manage customer expectations and submit enhancements in conjunction with Technical Advisors for any enhancements. Follow-up to customer inquiries
Following Company guidelines on sizing and performance testing prior to delivering configuration and proposal to the customer
Proven team Player with at least 5 years of proven technical experience (Can be engineering – operational etc.;) that provided a good foundation to today’s key business drivers and challenges faced by IT organizations today.
- Microsoft Application Ecosystem (SharePoint – Azure etc.;)
- Databases (Oracle - DB2 - SQL Server etc.;)
- Virtualization Technologies (VMware, HyperV - AIX - OpenStack –XEN)
- Storage protocols (Block protocols (Fiber Channel and iSCSI) – NAS - (NFS/CIFS (SMB) - Object (REST/HTTP)- CKD, and FICON
- Data Protection and Business Continuity solutions (software and infrastructure platforms, such as Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL)
Competitive Knowledge on at least 1 (ideally minimum of two) of the following:
- EMC, HDS, NetApp, HP, IBM and other enterprise storage products
- Major Operating Systems including Windows – Linux – AIX and helpful but not required (Mainframe)
2 years of pre-sales experience (ideally in a startup environment) (AFA vendor, container vendor, virtualization vendor – modern backup vendor in their specific geographic region or vertical market – supporting a quota carrying team. Must have ability to sell independently without an establish brand
Ability to conduct conversations at the executive layer as well as conveying both technical and business merits of our solution to the relevant parties
Bridge internal customer gaps and adversarial/disparate groups within customer organization and win them over to our solution
Be a self-starter and partner closely with the Enterprise Account Manager[s] that you work along with. Take initiative to do things that advance your chances of selling, reach out to any contacts you may have, don’t rely on just the Account Manages to generate meetings and opportunities
Ability to provide information about competitive products and clearly differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of the offerings based on real-world experience
Demonstrable you can do more listening than talking in the initial stages of an engagement. Ask the customers about their environment before you start presenting – enunciate clearly, have a plan for each meeting and be able to adapt when things change. Be consistent in oral and written communications. Use spellcheck and Grammar on all written communications. Present yourself and INFINIDAT in the most professional light possible at all times
Creation and delivery of architecture proposals, as well as the development and delivery of Solution Briefs that fit within company guidelines. Truthful representation at all times.
Contribute significant portions and/or lead responses to POCs, RFPs, RFQs and RFIs as defined by the customer requirements
Experience using TCO analysis and other (ROI) tools to financially justify proposals – understand the data from the performance testing and be able to articulate the findings
Experience working with Business Partners to fulfill solutions and services
Deep technical knowledge and real-world usage of application and operating system environments and their integration touch points within the enterprise storage industry including but not limited to the list described in the first section of the Required Skills & Experience Section.
All applicants applying must be authorized to work in the US.
Infinidat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal opportunity, inclusion and diversity.
Infinidat offers enterprise storage solutions for data-intensive enterprises. The company's InfiniBox delivers a range of storage capabilities to address the management and analytical needs of big data. In doing so, it manages growing volumes of data, enables access to multiple databases and sources, and manages virtualized data center and cloud storage.
Infinidat holds more than 120 patents. The company was named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays for 2018; a cool vendor in "Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2015"; and a visionary in the "Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays" for two subsequent years by the Gartner Research Group.