Job Title: IT Presales Engineer – Systems Integration
Job Location: Nairobi
Salary: 250k – 300k
Our client is a well-established ICT company dealing with office automation and systems integration solutions.
They seek to a hire a competent and well experienced Senior Presales Engineer to lead the design and integration of Enterprise solutions and be a business enabler for enhancing Enterprise business growth for the organization.
- Identify and recommend solutions appropriate to customer’s needs and responsible for ensuring feasibility of solutions offered through detailed diagnosis of customer requirements
- Install and test solutions where required
- Attend customer meetings to present complex information in an appropriate language to the customer, leveraging technical experience and know how to close sales and deliver technical solutions.
- Carry out initial customer installations and integrations of specific solutions to include; scoping customer requirements, investigating integration for third parties, producing technical design documents, installation and configuration of solutions, provide customer training as and when required
- Responsible for nurturing and enhancing relationship with partners such as Oracle, HPE, IBM, DellEMC, VMWare, RedHat and others.
- Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organizational development.
- Proactively or as advised attend internal and external trainings events to develop relevant knowledge and skills.
- Evaluate new products and assist with internal training as required; production of all supporting documentation, Technical and business design documents, Customer and in house Training documents.
- Identify new technologies which would help organization and customers and create Partner Ecosystem
- Work closely with Delivery team, and act as SME (Subject Matter Expert)
- Provide implementation, troubleshooting assistance where required to Delivery teams.
- Lead a team of Presales Consultants in mentoring, coaching, guiding to achieve set goals.
Qualifications & Skills
- Degree in ICT or any other related field
- MUST HAVE Oracle, HPE, IBM, DellEMC, VMWare, Hitachi, RedHat Presales & Technical Certified Engineer.
- At least 8 years’ experience working with Systems Integrators
- Maintains up to date Certifications in relevant technologies and be part of Specialization initiatives of the Organization by being certified in newer technologies or as the need be.
- Demonstrable ability to take ownership of problems through to effective resolution.
- Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and is confident to deal with a wide variety of people and to influence at all levels.
- Proactively shares knowledge and experience. Values and respects others opinions, treats others fairly, with integrity and encourages participation.
- Fosters a positive work environment.
How to Apply:
Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject ( IT Presales Engineer– Systems Integration) to firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday 2nd February 2018.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the short listing process.