Lead Sales Engineer, Data Centers
Herndon , Virginia
May 27, 2016
Job Description

Eaton has an immediate opening for a Lead Sales Engineer, Data Centers located in Herndon, VA.


Primary responsibilities include achieving assigned sales quote through the technical marketing and sale of Eaton Data Center Segment products to Specifying Consultants, Architects, Design Build Electrical Contractors, and End Users.  Requires the ability to proactively target projects in the design stage through developing and/or leveraging industry relationships in an effort to position Eaton as a preferred product in specifications and drawings.  Must demonstrate and deliver exceptional customer service, technical competencies, and ability to network and within the industry. Focus of this role is solution selling; incumbent must facilitate collaboration/sharing across Eaton to drive growth of the entire Eaton portfolio.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited institution

Minimum of 5 years of experience in sales or business development

Must possess a valid and unrestricted driver’s license

Must be able to travel domestically 50% of the time

Relocation benefit is not provided for this position. Only candidates that reside within 50 mile of Herndon, VA will be considered.


Position Criteria:

Excellent problem solving skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong team player that actively contributes to the group’s success

Excellent written and oral communication skills in addition to strong organizational skills

Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to effectively prioritize and balance workload

Strong computer skills with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Internet



Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from an accredited institution

Knowledge of low voltage distribution gear, ATS, transformers, standby Generators, power monitoring and metering beneficial

Knowledge of competitors systems and designs helpful

3 PH UPS function, application and configuration knowledge and experience 

Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions that provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has more than 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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