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Industry: Information Technology and Services
Country: South Africa
City: Johannesburg
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  • Posted: 09 September 2015

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Business Development Manager (IT Security Systems Engineer) - Sales

Description

My client has mandated us to search for a Systems Engineer (Sales) based in South Africa to add to their growing, global sales organization.

Description

My client helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risks. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers they work for clients all over the globe in around 100 countries.

They now seek a highly motivated and technically skilled Systems Engineer (Sales) toi be based in Johannesburg but can be home based in South Africa with travel.

The successful candidate will be the primary technical resource throughout the sales process.

Core duties include propose, design, and present technical solutions.

This position will allow you to use your technical knowledge to represent their products and services.

The Systems Engineer will report to the manager of Systems Engineers for EMEA, and will work with Account Managers and Solutions Architects to close business and ensure customer satisfaction.

This is a great career opportunity for an individual interested in working at one of the area's hottest companies.

 

Please send Cv for immediate interview

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

Johannesburg, Gauteng

Required experience:

Enterprise Software sales ( IT Security/Networks?)): 6 years

Required education:

Bachelor's

Required language:

English

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Requirements

Requirements:

Significant professional experience in enterprise software sales environment; Security Management or Network Management experience preferred
Excellent proven written and oral skills
Ability to provide effective presentations and demonstrations
Able to work effectively on their own
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to travel = 30-50%
Prefer candidates with one of more of the following certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC, or QSA ( client will pay for and provide bonuses for employees to achieve these certifications as well.)

Analytical & Technical Skills:

Experience with Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, AntiVirus and other network security infrastructure
Extensive knowledge in the use and configuration of multiple operating systems
Knowledge in the use and configuration of relational databases, including MySQL
Knowledge in the use and configuration various security countermeasures and industry practices
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently
High level of self-initiative and self-motivation

Sales Experience required:

Develop long-term customer relationships
Extensive experience working in a complex, fast paced software sales organization
Experience working on sensitive security issues
Experience responding to customer RFIs and RFPs
Experience working with customers to provide successful "Proof of Concept" tests

Customer Service/Communication:

Able to build strong customer relationships and be able to interact effectively at all levels of a customer's organization
Work with Solutions Architects and Product Management to ensure successful transition of customer implementations and product needs
Continuous contribution of best practices to other Sales Engineers

Education:
They prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

Responsabilities

The successful candidate will be the primary technical resource throughout the sales process.

Core duties include propose, design, and present technical solutions.

This position will allow you to use your technical knowledge to represent their products and services.

The Systems Engineer will report to the manager of Systems Engineers for EMEA, and will work with Account Managers and Solutions Architects to close business and ensure customer satisfaction.

Job Locations Availability

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    South Africa - Johannesburg

Required Skills

  • Sales
  • New Business Development
  • Pre-sales