Principal Pre-Sales Engineer

Job Ref: 32119

SECTOR: Commercial
SALARY: 60000
JOB TYPE: Permanent full time
JOB FUNCTION: Security operations

Main responsibilities:

  • • Leading a team of Pre-Sales Engineers on projects, responsibility for designing and delivering the project for the customer
  • • Creating comprehensive and compelling designs to support sales proposals
  • • Act as the technical point of call for customers
  • • Managing budgets and ensuring that all projects are kept within them
  • • Designing solutions around the product sets of Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Zscaler, Fortinet and Forescout

A Global leading Telecommunications provider is looking to add a Principal Pre-Sales Engineer into their growing Pre-Sales team. Designing systems for clients that include the 5 keys Vendors that they work with.

To be successful as a Principal Pre-Sales Engineer you will need to have experience and be a subject matter expert in either Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Zscaler, Fortinet and Forescout, ideally working knowledge of more than 1. Experience in leading a team or managing a project will help to stand out from the crowd. You will be working closely with the Sales team, going out to customer sites and aiding on technical demonstrations.

They are 5 key element that we will be looking for in a candidate;

  • Technical Design Competence – being able to complete security designs on complex and standard solutions, keeping in line with governance processes
  • Communication Skills – It is a customer facing role, so the ability to build relationships with customers is key to be a success
  • Assimilation – Understanding the customer requirement and the technical details of the portfolio
  • Ability to Empathise and Prioritise – Adhere to the time pressured world of a Sales environment. You must have the ability to operate within a commercial environment
  • Enthusiasm – Keep up to date with the latest security development, needing to be self-motivated and keen to broaden their knowledge

You’ll be joining an organisation whose reputation is built around providing the best in class. You will be working on exciting and interesting projects with the best technology available. In addition to market rate salaries, there is a performance related bonus and great benefits.

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