Senior Sales Systems Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 2018R-1130-7
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 20, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: December 20, 2018
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Job Description:


As a global leader in IP-based satellite communications, we are the change agent, shaping the future of how the world connects. Our team is helping the world’s leading satellite operators and service providers capture the future through major innovation. The most fulfilling work of your career is waiting for you at iDirect…imagine your talent and energy paired with our vision and technical leadership: the sky is truly the limit!

Proactively assist with the technical aspects of all sales activities for customers within an assigned territory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to the following:

* Work closely with Sales Executives and Channel Development Managers for their assigned territories to identify opportunities for iDirect solutions,

* Act in a consultative role to customers and partners designing satellite-based IP networks,

* Ability to create presentations and white papers as needed,

* Perform technical presentations to customers and partners,

* Perform equipment demonstrations and lab testing of network solutions,

* Assist in the development and generation of formal sales proposals to ensure technical accuracy,

* Act as an interface between the customer or partner and iDirect, Inc. on all technical issues.

* Provide Technical Feedback to iDirect Product Marketing

Experience and Skills:

Education: The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelors Degree in telecommunications, computer science or closely related field.

Experience: A minimum of 7 years experience designing and implementing complex networks. Satellite experience is a definite plus.

The successful candidate must have:

* An excellent knowledge of enterprise LAN/WAN architecture.

* Must have previous sales engineering experience.

* A familiarity with various enterprise applications (MS, Citrix, etc.) and networking devices (Cisco, Foundry, etc.).

* A mastery of IP networking skills.

* An awareness of or ability to quickly learn about satellite communication concepts.

* The ability to analyze customer needs and provide applications and services to meet these needs.

* Exceptional communication skills.

* The ability to work closely with customers.

* The ability to act in a consultative role to ensure customer needs are met.

* The ability to coordinate technical features with business values.

* Knowledge of common network operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Unix.

* The ability to travel.

* Speaks and writes English fluently (speaking/writing one or more other languages are an asset).

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V