System Engineer, Major Accounts
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ewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.
Aruba is redefining the “Intelligent Edge” Aruba is creating new customer experiences by building intelligent spaces and digital workspaces – leading next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. We are focused on campus, branch, mobility and the IoT to transform businesses with the combined power of compute, context, control and secure connectivity. We help some of the largest and most exciting companies globally to modernize their networks to meet the demands of a digital future.
A Systems Engineer will be responsible for managing pre-sales technical / functional support to prospective clients and customers while ensuring customer satisfaction. With a proven track record of successful sales support activity, the Systems Engineer will present and articulate the capabilities and values of an Aruba Solution versus that of our competitors.
The incumbent will work with Aruba’s Account Managers to qualify opportunities and convert leads into successful engagements. The Systems Engineer must combine excellent sales support, and consultative skills with an expert understanding of advanced and emerging technologies with an emphasis on campus and distributed branch networks.
The Systems Engineer will consult with their assigned Account Manager to provide a comprehensive pitch to prospective clients. This Systems Engineer will proactively support an opportunity pipeline and drive through the sales process to closure. This expert level position requires the ability to lead in a team environment and to collaborate on the development of innovative, tailored solutions for both clients and prospects. Incumbents must know how to gather the client data required to effectively tailor a solution. Solution selling is a must, and incumbents need to understand the various ways a solution may be delivered and have the ability to anticipate what will work best for a given client. By combining technical expertise with business acumen this role provides vital, detailed information about how Aruba’s solutions deliver business value to our clients.
The preferred candidate will have expert level experience with networking infrastructure technologies in all arenas.
Candidates must reside in the Northern California Bay Area to qualify for this position.
How You’ll Make Your Mark:
Knowledge: Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Barriers to entry such as technical committee review exist at this level.
Job Complexity: Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
Supervision: Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments. May supervise the activities of others.
8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 5 years and a Master’s degree; or equivalent work experience.
Experience in infrastructure engineering and some experience with successful pre-sales support is preferred.
Excellent oral & written communication, organizational, presentation, prioritization, and interpersonal skills.
Must be customer focused and have the ability to design and manage solutions to complex technical issues.
Ability to interface with senior levels of internal / external organizations is required.
Ability to mentor more junior Systems Engineers in the assigned territory is required.
Knowledgeable with wireless, switching, and authentication technologies: Radius, 802.1X
What We Can Offer You:
Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and participation in the shared values and purpose that make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers! At HPE, our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.
If you are looking for challenges in an exciting, supportive and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at www.hpe.com/careers.
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