TierPoint LLC Senior Solutions Engineer 13174 in ST. Louis, Missouri
The Sr. Solutions Engineer will partner with the Company sales team to assist in closing new business opportunities by gaining a thorough technical and business understanding of clients' needs and matching those needs with solutions within the Company service portfolio. Responsibilities * Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company values. * Provide technical product guidance and support during pre-sales discussions with current and prospective customers and partners. * Participate in meetings and lead technical discussion. Act as the technical Trusted Advisor to prospective clients by aligning their business and technical needs with the appropriate solutions. * Provide RFP responses, technical drawings, presentations, scopes of work, and technical recommendations. * Participate in customer-focused seminars, tradeshows, events, and presentations. * Stay up to date on emerging technologies and products, including attaining certifications and participation in industry events as appropriate. * Provide ongoing product technical training to the Company direct sales organization and channel partners. * Travel within your assigned territory as required. Qualifications/Requirements * Bachelor degree preferred or demonstrated equivalent related work experience. * Minimum 5-7 years of presales experience in Cloud, Managed Services, Colocation, and Business Continuity with working knowledge of VMware virtualization, Microsoft Operating Systems, Storage, Security, LAN and WAN networking, and replication technologies. * Prior working experience in an IT/Operations role preferred. * Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are required. * Ability to create detailed technical Visio documents and lead interactive whiteboarding sessions with internal and external customers. * Ability to work independently and as part of a team. * Ability to think quickly and precisely in a fast-paced environment. * Experience presenting complex technical topics to both technical and business audiences. * Technical Certifications VTSP, MCSE, CCNA, etc. a plus. * Adequate professional experience and knowledge to perform Job Responsibilities. * Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. * Ability to prioritize and organize effectively. * Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. * Ability to work both independently and with others. * Ability to operate in a fast moving, team-oriented, collaborative environment with tight deadlines. * Proficiency in using MS Office Suite and Windows-based computer applications. TierPoint is committed to reviewing the talents and experience of each applicant compared to the specific job opening. TierPoint believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, pregnancy, protected medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status covered by applicable local, state or federal law. We give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals. If you have a disability and are unable to use our employment tools to search for opportunities with us, you may request a reasonable accommodation. This option is reserved for candidates who need support applying to TierPoint as the result of a disability, and not intended for other use. All employees are required to abide by this policy.Employer's Job# 27745Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.