Our client is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software solutions. They are seeking a Sales Engineer to join their team in London. The successful candidate must have experience and excellent technical, communication and organisational skills.

 

Principles Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead conversations to draw out and assess customer needs and requirements
  • Architect and present solutions that meet the assessed customer needs
  • Prepare and present demonstrations to potential customers
  • Address technical questions that arise during the sales process 
  • Manage and assist in proof of concept evaluations
  • Identify risks and opportunities related to new customers and partners
  • Work closely with our partners and internal support, product and engineering teams

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or a different degree plus relevant experience
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with NFS, SMB/CIFS, iSCSI, and FC protocols
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux and open-source software
  • Evidence of storage architecture experience
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong work ethic, competitive drive and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to solve business problems in collaboration with peers in sales, support, business development, engineering, etc.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment amidst frequent change

 

Preferences

  • Experience with Solaris 10 or Illumos, ZFS, and DTrace
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft AD/LDAP/CIFS environments
  • Extensive experience with backup, data protection, and DR software
  • Experience with Hadoop, Cloud Stack, Open Stack, and/or other object storage and clustered file system solutions
  • Hands-on experience with competitive storage products
  • Experience in performance analysis of enterprise storage systems
  • Extensive experience with Citrix, Hyper-V, and VMware

 

This position is based in London and the salary is £70k per annum (£30k bonus)

 

For more information please call Ian Barber on 01202 862485 or send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.