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  • Silver Peak
  • Philadelphia

Job Description:

Pre- Sales Systems Engineer- Philadelphia Sales Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Silver Peak is currently at the forefront one of the most exciting and disruptive trends in the history of the networking industry - the software-defined wide area network, or SD-WAN Enterprises and service providers alike are aggressively turning to Silver Peak to help provide cutting-edge SD-WAN solutions to more effectively and efficiently connect their users to applications Silver Peak is growing rapidly and building out our sales and marketing organizations to help drive our significant growth We are currently seeking experienced and professional sales engineers to capitalize on our momentum, to drive direct enterprise sales, and to expand our market penetration around our products in this rapidly growing market

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer (SE) to overcome and remove all technical barriers in the sales process You will work with a regional account manager to develop new business working directly with customers and partners The SE role will require you to act as a trusted technical advisor who can effectively position the Silver Peak Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) and WAN optimization solutions

You will be located in Philadelphia Travel will be around 50 PERCENT and will be mostly in the Philadelphia area

You will report to the SE Manager, Central

What you will do

45 Percent

Sell to and persuade technical personnel at medium and large enterprises on the value of Silver Peak
Deliver pre-sales presentations and demonstrations to customers and partners
Support sales efforts through on-site meetings, group presentations and marketing activities
Manage and own all technical aspects of the sales cycle

45 Percent

Architect, install and configure the Silver Peak virtual and hardware appliances into customer environments for proof-of-concept and production deployments
Own the technical relationship with customers, partners and resellers through technical training, problem escalation and new feature requests
Maintain a strong market awareness and knowledge of competitive technologies to best position Silver Peak

10 Percent

Provide prompt feedback to and be ready to aid product management and engineering on future direction of the product
Travel to trade shows, marketing events and Silver Peak headquarters
Participate in discussion with marketing and engineering teams on new product introduction and provide feedback

What you excel at


Ability to demonstrate a knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP)
Working experience with VLANs and IP subnetting
Experience using routing protocols such as OSFP and BGP
Knowledge and experience creating access control lists (ACLs) on routers and switches
Recent experience using the CLI on major router and switch vendors
Ability to present to an audience of mixed roles and technical abilities within an organization
Troubleshooting skills that include hands-on experience with the configuration of networking gear

Servers and Storage

Working knowledge of the installation and configuration of virtual machines on major hypervisors (VMware, Hyper-V)
Competent troubleshooting skills on the installation and configuration of hypervisors and operating systems

Software Skills

Microsoft Visio
Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Excel, Word)
Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X, Linux operating system experience

Personal Skills

Team player willing to help out peers and other teams within the company
Ability to present to a large audience or group of people
Internal drive and positive attitude to go above and beyond whenever necessary to compete and win business
Ability to occasionally work nights and weekends around customer schedules

Your Education, Experience, and Certification

BSCS or equivalent degree
7 years of experience as a pre-sales Systems/Sales Engineer
Technical certifications are a plus (VCP, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, JNCP)

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Hardware : Hardware Products & Services
Role : Switching/Router
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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