18 Feb 2021

Full-Time Systems Engineer, South Africa by Pure Storage

Pure Storage – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Gauteng

Job Description

You Will

  • Develop an exhaustive understanding of what drives a customer’s business and what motivates their decision making
  • Passionately bring to light the advantages of a Pure Storage solution
  • Refine sales strategy and tactics, taking command of technical responsibilities
  • Delight customers and teammates with your technical leadership and domain expertise on storage products, distributed storage architectures, file systems, and competitive storage offerings in the DAS, NAS and SAN product spaces
  • Take control of evaluations and benchmarks, system configurations, and system installations
  • Build and deliver technical product and architecture presentations with vigor to customers and lock in the technical win with clients and prospective accounts
  • Capture requirements and translate Customer’s business needs into innovative solutions to accelerate their growth and capacity
  • Author responses to RFI & RFPs
  • Seek out and spur new opportunities for interoperability, functional, and performance testing/validation
  • Promote mutual roadmap and planning exchanges
  • Liaise with product and technical marketing to produce materials (i.e. whitepaper, web presentations) that support overall alliance plans and objectives
  • Stay current with the competition and ensure that materials accurately reflect the latest, differentiated solution positioning
  • Move with market trends and competitive landscape to promote thought leadership within our organization

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What You’ll Need To Bring To This Role…

  • Pre-sales experience is required
  • 5-10 years minimum experience supporting the sales of enterprise storage, networking or systems solutions to a combination of large enterprise accounts and data centers
  • Deep understanding of the architecture, design and implementation of multi-tiered client/server and web-based computing solutions
  • Prior experience in targeting new prospects and converting them into clients
  • Contribute significant portions and/or lead responses to RFPs, RFQs and RFIs
  • Superior knowledge of current and emerging storage architectures (FC, iSCSI, NAS, OSD, SAN)
  • UNIX OS, NFS file systems and UNIX distributed network environment
  • Installation/configuration of distributed computing, multiprocessing, virtual memory subsystem, storage subsystems architecture, shared memory architectures, cache architectures, windowing systems
  • Strong knowledge of digital transformation to a Cloud Native architecture, On-Prem, Public Cloud, Provisioning Automation, and Containers
  • Knowledge of VMWare, Local Area Networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP and general networking
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills
  • BS in CS, EE or other technical degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with modern web architecture a plus (LAMP stack, scale-out vs scale-up architectures, NoSQL alternatives)
  • Application knowledge is highly desirable

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