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Sales Engineer / Pre Sales Consultant– Network Security / Virtualisation – Home Based – UK

Job Title: Sales Engineer / Pre Sales Consultant– Network Security / Virtualisation – Home Based – UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Industry:
Salary: £80,000 - £150,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Chloe Evans
Contact Email: chloe@intelletec.com
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

A multi-national Vendor and a world leader in Network Security and Virtualisation are looking for a Pre Sales Engineer to join their team. This is a business critical role for the UK team to help build and sustain long standing customer relationships.

The Pre Sales Engineer will work very closely with the sales team driving the adoption of their security solutions to surpass revenue goals. You will be working with the latest security technologies based around switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS and distributed security.


Role & Responsibilities 
Working within a team to deliver all technical aspects of the role, including: 
• Ownership of key technical aspects of the business in the allocated accounts 
• Technical qualification of sales opportunities 
• Product demonstrations and managing prospect evaluations 
• Technical account management of allocated accounts 
• Responding to bids and tenders 

Requirements: 
Minimum Qualifications 
• Experience of managing and winning technical and high value IT security projects 
• Excellent presentation skills and commercial communication skills at all levels 
• Commercial awareness 
• Good experience with global accounts 
• Good awareness of principal network security issues 
• Good experience with switching and routing and Unix/Linux systems, low-layer (packet level) IP networking and have a thorough understanding of network security 
• Must be flexible and willing to travel extensively throughout the region
• Highly motivated self starter that does not need day-to-day management 

Desired Skills 
• Prior experience of competitor network security solutions (firewalls, proxies, IPS and other network optimization/security devices) 
• Selling experience with Cisco NGFW, NGIPS, Security Content Control, Access Control or Advanced Malware Protection technologies 

Education /Qualifications: 
• Degree of equivalent technical qualification 
• Minimum of 5 years experience in networking or IT security roles (consultant, instructor or systems engineer)