Technical Pre-Sales Consultant- MIcrosoft & Citrix

Recruiter
BROOK STREET BUREAU Reading
Location
Bournemouth
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Purpose of Job


  • To provide technical pre-sales assistance to the Client Development team, for example assisting in designing solutions for the Client Development Managers to quote to customers who have new requirements.
  • The role is intended to comprise of roughly 70% working on new business opportunities for Company and 30% on product development.
  • To develop a strong understanding of key sector needs & trends and assist in developing the product roadmap for Company to ensure our offerings remain market leading - combining both Microsoft and 3rd party products.
  • Assist in producing product marketing collateral to support the Company Hybrid Cloud service
  • To provide regular sales training to Company team on all product pillars
  • To provide technical training to Project Management Office & Technical team members to ensure delivery and support are suitably skilled in the provision of their services.
  • To support and encourage the opening/development of new opportunities with existing customers - for example, proposing the Company Hybrid or Public Cloud service to those approaching end of contract.
  • To collaborate with the Project Management Office to articulate customer requirements and thereby ensuring a smooth transition from initial sale to product/service delivery

    • To develop and promote a strong relationship with Microsoft to ensure the Company Cloud offerings remain cutting edge.
    • To assist in the winning of new business opportunities. This includes, but is not limited to, developing formal sales proposals, presenting and differentiating between product offerings at a professional technical level.
    To collaborate with the Project Management Office to articulate customer requirements and thereby ensuring a smooth transition from initial sale to product/service delivery
  • Conducting Pre-Sales technical audits of prospective sites

  • Technical Pre-Sales Consultants must have a good technical grasp of Microsoft server, public cloud and Citrix technologies with an understanding of typical applications. Experience of at least four of the following technologies is should be demonstrated;

    Microsoft server and desktop technologies: o Active Directory Windows Server and desktop operating systems Exchange Internet Information Services (IIS) , Remote Desktop Services , Clustering (MSCS) Microsoft SQL Server ,O365 , Azure

    • Citrix XenApp
    • Awareness of WAN/LAN connectivity sufficient to provide advice to customers
    • Hypervisor technologies such as VMware or Hyper-V
    • Unix or Linux operating systems
    • Monitoring applications
    • MDM solutions
    • Enterprise hardware for servers and storage including SAN
    • Public Cloud technologies
    • Hybrid concepts
    • Cloud PBX and Unified Communications

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81428787

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