Pre / Post-Sales Engineer - Storage/Compute - NetApp/VMware

Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
London (Greater)
£55,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Pre-sales / Post-Sales Engineer Storage and Compute NetApp / VMware London City / home working We require a Pre/Post Sales Engineer with solid exposure of Virtualisation and Storage solutions to be the subject matter expert for a rapidly growing partner/systems integrator. The role will act in a dual Pre-sales and Post-sales delivery capacity in this area. You should have experience of a similar role within an integrator / service provider type organisation working with Enterprise level clients evangelising, designing and deploying Virtualisation and Storage based storage solutions. Pre-sales and project deployment responsibilities - Evangelise the solutions portfolio at customer meetings - Articulate technical and business concepts using various presentation techniques alongside account management and project teams - Define and deliver solution demonstrations as appropriate - Production and verification of solutions, incorporating writing elements of proposals and high-level design - Responsible for estimation of consultancy time required for implementation of a solution - Provide technical guidance and hands on involvement in complex or demanding projects - Act as a Technical Design Authority for nominated projects or customers - Deliver successful customer engagements, defined by customer satisfaction and commercial achievement - Hands-on deployment / installation of defined solutions KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 3+ years experience in a blended design and engineering capacity with HLD experience, solid detailed design (LLD) and still comfortable undertaking hands on deployment / engineering as required. Detailed knowledge and ideally relevant accreditation is required in the following topics from products, marketplace and business practice perspectives: Core Infrastructure solutions, focussing on storage, compute and surrounding technologies. These solutions comprise: - NetApp hardware and software components - VMware including vSphere and Horizon - Physical infrastructure including Storage integration, Compute and Networking platforms - Hypervisor platforms and virtualisation management technologies - primarily VMware - Cost modelling and business case assistance internally and for customers in the delivery of these solutions - Ability to understand what is required at all stages of the sales cycle, from understanding the customer`s decision making process whilst managing vendor requirements for sales closure Core experience required as subject matter expert: - - NetApp (ideally NCDA / NCIE certified) - VMware (VCP6 / VCAP6 / VCIX6 certified) Additional vendor exposure beneficial: - - Cisco UCS / Nexus - Veeam - Commvault - AWS Cloud
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