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PreSales Solutions Architect - Storage

Malaysia

The PreSales Solutions Architect provides in-depth pre-sales technical/solutions knowledge, design and support with respect to the company’s Solutions Portfolio to sales teams within the company as well as to partner organizations; to influence, educate and help customers in the assigned territories with the company’s Solutions Portfolio.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the sales teams to define opportunities and close large opportunities with the right Solutions and mapping key Value propositions to customers business.
  • Develop Key Commercial Territory Customers and address their current and new business/applications for up selling products and/or new solutions working closely with the channel and resellers ecosystem
  • Sales and PreSales enablement in our key channels or internal team members.
  • Customer engagement along with Channels and ISV.
  • Participation in lead generation activities and customer engagements along with channel partners.
  • Acting as a technology bridge between channel and Sales Account team.
  • Responsible for technology adoption across account portfolio, as well actively source for new technologies and innovative solutions to solve customers technical and business requirements.
  • Ensure high customer satisfaction in pre-sales support activities.
  • Perform technical presentations, Coordinate proof of Concepts, solutions and product demonstration.
  • Work closely with sales & post sales team by participating and supporting all sales strategies and business goals.
  • Utilize consultative techniques to drive more Solution Sales which should result in access to opportunities with larger revenues.
  • Participate in the partners strategy discussion.
  • Must be willing to travel as required domestically or overseas when required.

 

Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or Electrical/Electronics Engineering and related Degree.
  • Minimum of 8+ years experience and proven track record in a Presales capacity in Information Technology Solutions, relating to Software and Hardware Solutions and associated Services, selling and into Enterprise Organizations.
  • Has a strong and proven track record of Customer facing engagement across difference levels across the organizations from working to management level executives.
  • Has a strong and proven track record of working with Partners & alliances.
  • Ability to relate business issues to IT initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with one or more major Enterprise applications such as MS SQL, MS Sharepoint, SAP, Oracle, VMware, Openstack, Cloud Technologies
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Infrastructure Technologies and Solutions, such as Server Technologies and Operating Systems (Unix, Linux and Wintel), Connectivity (i.e. IP, SAN, NAS, CAS, iSCSI), Network Storage  Solutions and Software (Storage Management, Tiered Storage, File Services, Business Continuity and Data Protection) and Virtualization solutions.
  • Hands-on Experience with the solutions mentioned above is preferred and capable of handling Proof-of-Concepts (POC) when required.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies (IOT, Anayltics, Vertical Solutions eg Media/Healthcare/Telco) that may be relevant to the business and able to provide a turnkey solution will be a major plus point.
  • Ability to respond in a timely manner to urgent customer requests for RFP, RFQ during off office hours may be required if necessary.

 

Interested candidates may send their CV to MAC (Reg No. R1221300) at anc1@anchorsearchgroup.com quoting the job title in the Subject line. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.