will require cross solution level technical understanding and expertise across multiple platforms (primarily Windows & Linux), hybrid cloud (with a focus on management, operations, and automation), database (SQL, ORCL, SAP, RDS, Aurora), public cloud (IaaS, PaaS), Application Devolvement, cloud native applications and Development Operations (DevOps).
While the primary focus will be on Amazon Web Services technologies, there will be a reliance in the expertise in foundational partners such as, but not limited to, VMware, Red Hat, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins and others will serve as foundational technologies within the stack.
The practice will also include emerging technology solutions from newer publishers and vendors that are finding traction in the broader marketplace and / or serve a specific niche solution.
Partners and co-owns sales activities at a customer level with the field-based account manager (Business Development Manager BDM ).
Performance based quarterly incentives will be structured in commission format.
Analyze & gather business requirement from large & complexity client environment and perform required research and investigation to identify and ceate thorough, accurate technical solution proposals based on client requirements.
Responsible for partnering with BDMs and local sales leadership to drive net new business opportunities within the existing regional account base as well as supporting customer acquisition activities as assigned.
Prepares cost estimates for licensing and product sales as well as professional services (deployment, migration, implementation, workshops, etc.
by studying blueprints, plans, and related customer documents; consulting with other engineers, architects, practice leads and other professional and technical personnel (both internal and external).
Develop overall solutions including high-level design (e.g.-Whiteboarding), statements of work (SOW), service design and bills of materials (BOM).
Contributes to sales engineering effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed;
providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives.
Job Specifics :
General Business Development, Marketing, & Partnerships
Assist and own partnership / alliance functions to assigned partner relationships. This may include being primary contact for Partner / Channel Account Managers and assisting in GTM and business planning as well as driving forward programmatic initiatives.
Develop relationships and act as liaison to local partners (VARs, publishers, distribution, etc.) to ensure available resources are being utilized where appropriate.
Act as a technical evangelist for marketing activities including speaking / presenter engagements at conferences, conventions, user groups, webinars, etc.
Partner with stakeholders and drive solution marketing activities by preparing and delivering content and messaging.
Travel required up to 50%.
Maintain and report on regional service delivery, sales pipeline, and project status.
Maintain and acquire advanced level technical certification in assigned area and maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
What we need to see from you
5+ years or equivalent experience sales engineering and services in Public cloud.
University degree preferred (in the field of Information Technology and / or or equivalent combination of experience and education;
Master’s degree preferred).
Industry certification focused on specialist Solution area (AWS)
Ability to sell, scope, price with limited support.
Significant hands on experience in on premise cloud and public cloud solutions architecture.
Significant technical experience in AWS IAAS and PaaS Solutions.
Documented successful sales of enterprise-wide advanced technology public cloud solutions.
Advanced-level Partner Sales and Technical Certifications required.
AWS certified professional and Associate is desired.
Ability to independently conduct meetings with engineering-level, management-level or executive level customer personnel in regard to positioning sales and solutions.