Pre-Sales Systems Engineer- Switzerland
Silver Peak
Geneva, Switzerland
vor 3 Tg.

It’s official Silver Peak, a SD-WAN leader, has joined forces with Aruba!

This acquisition is a significant step forward in Aruba’s WAN transformation journey and demonstrates HPE’s continued commitment to double down on the Edge.

The addition of Silver Peak into the Aruba portfolio will strengthen (Edge Services Platform), helping to architect the hybrid workplace with a comprehensive edge-to-cloud networking solution covering all aspects of wired, wireless LAN and wide area networking (WAN).

We are looking for a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer to overcome and remove all technical barriers in the sales process. You will work with a regional account manager to develop new business working directly with customers and partners.

The SE role will require you to act as a trusted technical advisor who can effectively position the Silver Peak Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) and WAN optimization solutions.

You will be located in the Zurich / Geneva areas, and travel in EMEA +10%.

You will report to the Director of Technical Sales EMEA

What you will do : 45 Percent

45 Percent

  • Sell to and persuade technical personnel at medium and large enterprises on the value of Silver Peak
  • Deliver pre-sales presentations and demonstrations to customers and partners
  • Support sales efforts through on-site meetings, group presentations and marketing activities
  • Manage and own all technical aspects of the sales cycle
  • 45 Percent

  • Architect, install and configure the Silver Peak virtual and hardware appliances into customer environments for proof-of-concept and production deployments
  • Own the technical relationship with customers, partners and resellers through technical training, problem escalation and new feature requests
  • Maintain a strong market awareness and knowledge of competitive technologies to best position Silver Peak
  • 10 Percent

  • Provide prompt feedback to and be ready to aid product management and engineering on future direction of the product
  • Travel to trade shows, marketing events and Silver Peak headquarters
  • Participate in discussion with marketing and engineering teams on new product introduction and provide feedback
  • What you are great at :

    Networking

  • Ability to demonstrate a knowledge of networking protocols (TCP / IP, UDP)
  • Working experience with VLANs and IP subnetting
  • Experience using routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP
  • Knowledge and experience creating access control lists (ACLs) on routers and switches
  • Recent experience using the CLI on major router and switch vendors
  • Ability to present to an audience of mixed roles and technical abilities within an organization
  • Troubleshooting skills that include hands-on experience with the configuration of networking gear
  • Servers and Storage

  • Working knowledge of the installation and configuration of virtual machines on major hypervisors (VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Competent troubleshooting skills on the installation and configuration of hypervisors and operating systems
  • Software Skills

  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Excel, Word)
  • Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X, Linux operating system experience
  • Personal Skills

  • Team player willing to help out peers and other teams within the company
  • Ability to present to a large audience or group of people
  • Internal drive and positive attitude to go above and beyond whenever necessary to compete and win business
  • Ability to occasionally work nights and weekends around customer schedules
  • Your Education, Experience, & Certification :

  • BS in CS or equivalent degree
  • 4+ years of experience as a pre-sales Systems / Sales Engineer
  • Technical certifications are a plus (VCP, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, JNCP)
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