Sales Engineer - SaaS Analytics - CHICAGO

Chicago, IL 60606

Category: Pre-Sales Engineering Job Number: 6895 Industry: Vendor-Applications Level of Experience: Mid-Senior

Sales Engineer - CHICAGO

Our client, a leading provider of data center management and application monitoring solutions, is seeking several Sales Engineers for its nationwide sales support team These positions require 35-40% travel regionally, and candidates should be within one hour’s commute of a major metropolitan airport.   Candidates with strong technical background in application, systems and network performance, application tuning and architecture best practices are encouraged to apply, regardless of whether you have performed in the Pre-Sales role before.

Current openings are available in the following locations: CHICAGO.  

Candidates should be within 90 minutes of Downtown Chicago.


Sales Engineers are responsible for support the sales of our client’s product to enterprise, service provider and government accounts, as well as preparing the implementation plan for each client, including customization, configuration and legacy data migration services.   


Pre-Sales Duties

Technical Demonstration of product capabilities and features.

Assist sales and sales management to close business and achieve revenue and other business goals.

Presentation of business case, products and service solutions to prospects and clients, including technical and non-technical business unit managers.

Develop and enable Proof of Concepts (POCs) with prospects with goal of demonstrating value, leading to sales and customer satisfaction.

Work on responses  to RFP/RFIs.

Present and Demonstrate the firm’s product and service offerings, to further adoption in all aspects of clients’ and prospects’ Java and .Net Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Answer customer technical questions and build company’s technical knowledgebase

Participating in sales calls, conduct webinars, live demos and user training.

Consult with clients to assess, capture and plan to meet their business and technical goals

Education, Experience and Skills Requirements

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience.

3+ years pre-sales, professional services, implementation or consulting experience.

3+ years Java and/or .Net hands-on development or architecture design. 

Knowledge of C, Ruby or Python helpful.

Strong understanding of application, systems and network performance, application tuning and architecture best practices.

Performance management and Performance tuning experience in other application tiers (Web, Network, Database, Storage, Windows, Unix, Linux)

Strong understanding of Software Development, Web Applications and Web Security in a Java and/or .Net application environment. 

Established in 1991, J. Patrick & Associates, Inc is an Executive Recruiting firm that focuses on Executive Management, Sales, Marketing and Technical roles within Information Technology markets. We have over 20 years of experience recruiting in every aspect of AV/VTC/UC, Application, Storage, Information/Network Security, Mobile Technologies and Telecommunications. We handle Contingency and Retained search, as well as contract staffing. Our clients include industry-leading Technology Vendors, Systems Integrators, Telecommunications Service Providers and End User organizations.

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