Senior Systems Engineer
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
November 25, 2017
Reference:
R19684
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Sales Engineer - Channel Storage Modern Infrastructure Team (MIT)

Dell is seeking a Pre-Sales Storage Engineer who will provide our Business Partners and Customers with technical advice regarding enterprise storage platforms and systems architecture. The Pre-Sales Storage Engineer will have the ability to assist with channel partner architectural efforts for any customer, regardless of size and scope. As part of the MIT Channel team, the Pre-Sales Storage Engineer must have a thorough knowledge of business requirements as well as an understanding of the many disciplines that make up modern datacenters. The Pre-Sales Storage Engineer will be part of the Enterprise team and will partner with their Channel Account Manager counterpart and Regional Sales Director to ensure success within their territory and region.

In addition, the Pre-Sales Storage Engineer will be a corporate-wide resource, speaking at and participating in highly visible channel enablement initiatives, user events, industry conferences and seminars, and technical groups. As an enterprise storage expert, the Pre-Sales Storage Engineer will be a liaison for field systems engineering, corporate systems engineering, product marketing, competitive analysis, and other relevant technical subject areas.

Responsibilities
Regional technical resource teamed with one or more business development team members to advance the enterprise storage presence in the respective region
Deliver technical presentations and respond to technical questions during sales calls
Subject matter expert for channel enablement efforts and initiatives
Provide technical content for bids and sales proposals
Develop and recommend enterprise storage configurations, including fibre channel, iSCSI, switches, tape storage and Dell hardware and software products
Train customers and Channel Partners on the use of Dell hardware and application software
Establish and cultivate ongoing business relationships with customers and Business Partners to facilitate additional business
Develop a thorough understanding of the partner's competitive market
Effectively translate Dell product features and functions into methods for the channel partner to maintain or increase revenue and margin
Conduct and/or participate in product presentations, demos, evaluations and ROI analyses directed to current or prospective channel partners
Deliver technical presentations and respond to technical questions
Develop, guide and train channel partners on enterprise storage technology and the use of Dell Channel program tools
Engage with local Dell sales teams to facilitate partner activities
Act as technical liaison between partner and Dell on presales situations, product requirements and future product direction for the partner's market

Job Family: Sales Engineering
Job ID: R19684

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