Advisory Systems Engineer
Location:
Washington , District of Columbia
Posted:
January 17, 2017
Reference:
172217BR
**Job Description:** Dell EMC provides industry leading solutions to our Federal customers such as secure cloud, deployed systems at the edge, big data analytics, and we help to build modern cloud native apps. These solutions are required to operate in secure environments. A successful candidate in this role will provides technical leadership and direction to customers to successfully design and deploy secure solutions per federal security certifications. Assists in the analysis, design and development of fully integrated technology solutions. Acts as technical expert and consultant to develop and propose solutions that meet the technology and business requirements of federal customers. Technical emphasis is on IT infrastructure, management and orchestration. Makes technical and sales presentations to customer's technical staff and senior management. Understands Dell, EMC and competitive technology and business applications within the assigned market. Assists in the development of responses to customer requests and proposals as required. Conducts research, answers questions and removes objections that arise in a sales campaign. Serves as a trusted technology advisor to customers and serves as an internal resource on technical issues or specific business applications within an assigned market segment. Makes technical and sales presentations to technical staff and top management. Applicable markets: Federal, Enterprise, Commercial, Partner, Specialist/Practice **EMC Values:** When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages. **Critical Hiring Criteria:** **PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** **·** Works with Sales Team to develop and implement specific account penetration strategies, produce account specific product and service and sales plans. **·** Maintains knowledge of competitive solutions to effectively address and dispel customer objections to Dell EMC solutions, and train the account team. **·** Anticipates technology and/or market trends and provides guidance on their application to external customers and feedback of business requirements back into Dell EMC's engineering and marketing organizations. **·** Successfully builds relationships with the account team, partners and customers in support of sales team objectives and engages and leverages corporate resources, abilities, budgets and personnel as appropriate. Leads technical sales calls **·** Configures and documents Dell EMC software, hardware and service solutions to meet customer and sales objectives. Completes required presales documentation quickly and accurately. **·** Qualifies sales opportunities in the terms of customer technical requirements, competition, decision making process and funding. **·** Assumes leadership role in District Sales and Services Leadership Meetings. Presents and markets the design and value of proposed Dell EMC solution and business case to customers, prospects and EMC management. Participates in mentorship of more junior SE team members. Possesses strong, detailed product/technology/industry knowledge. Knowledge of job associated software and applications. EMC Proven Professional Certification desired. **Specialty Areas** Federal Security Certifications + Deep knowledge of the Federal security certification requirements (e.g., FedRAMP, DOD Security Requirements Guide, Federal Risk Management Framework, STIG hardening, FIPS 140, etc.). The ultimate aim is to help customers receive authority to operate (ATO) for systems in federal environments. + Experience working with federal customers that have security requirements such as DOD, intelligence community, law enforcement, homeland security, etc. + Interview customers to understand and document their security, technical and business requirements. + Advise customers of best practices how to configure and operate systems in secure environments. + Interface to Engineering leaders to represent the “voice of the customer”. Educate stakeholder on importance of security certifications and help prioritize features. + This effort will involve cross functional partnering. Strong collaboration, planning and program management skills. + Prefer security clearance **SKILLS** **·** Strong IT technical acumen. **·** Customer focused. **·** Communication skills. **·** Ability to work effectively with senior management. **·** Ability to manage in a matrix environment. **·** Ability to influence others to achieve results. **Functional Area(s):** Sales **Business:** EMC COPS **Business Unit:** 200 - STORAGE CORPORATE **Location:** US - Virginia - McLean, US - Washington - District of Columbia **AutoReqId:** 172217BR

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