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Alfred and Victoria Associates is recruiting for fulltime Pre- Sales Engineer.

Job Details

Alfred and Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer's needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pre- Sales Engineer

Location:
 Lagos

Job Summary

  • As a Pre-sales Engineer in our team, you will work with a specialized group of highly skilled individuals to understand clients’ technical and business needs and to demonstrate how those can be achieved through the capabilities of relevant Platforms.
  • You own the technical dimension of the sales cycle and successfully employ a combination of high technical expertise, communication and coordination skills between clients and internal company’s teams to achieve your mission.

Key Role & Responsibilities

  • Determining the technical requirements to meet client goals and act as liaison between the various groups in the organization.
  • Collaborate with the sales and services teams by acting as technical experts in customer presentations.
  • Manage and interpret customer requirements; also persuade clients on the product or service that will best satisfy their needs.
  • Interface with client architects and cloud service providers to ensure that the defined solution is signed-off by all the stakeholders.
  • Making technical presentations and demonstrating how a product will meet client needs
  • Maintain Company IT standards, Architecture principles and Strategy, Roadmap and use cases.
  • Travelling to visit potential clients where necessary.
  • Analysing costs and sales; calculating client quotations.
  • Negotiating tender and contract terms.
  • Offering after-sales support services
  • Helping in the design of custom-made products
  • Providing training and producing support material for the sales team

Secondary key skills and Tasks (Sales Engineer):

  • Travelling to visit potential clients.
  • Establishing new, and maintaining existing, relationships with customers (P-Seller Program)
  • Managing and interpreting customer requirements.
  • Persuading clients that a product or service will best satisfy their needs
  • Calculating client quotations
  • Negotiating tender and contract terms
  • Negotiating and closing sales by agreeing terms and conditions
  • Offering after-sales support services
  • Administering client accounts
  • Analysing costs and sales
  • Preparing reports for head office
  • Supporting marketing by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events.
  • Making technical presentations and demonstrating how a product will meet client needs
  • Providing pre-sales technical assistance and product education
  • Helping in the design of custom-made products
  • Providing training and producing support material for the sales team

 

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

3 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3 to 5 years years’ experience in a presales or related field over the course of your career; the more years the better.
  • In depth understanding of Microsoft Azure & AWS, IaaS, specifically:
  • App Services, Azure SQL Database, SQL Server IaaS implementation, Availability sets, Azure Networking concepts, Express Route, DNS, Load Balancing, Storage

Skills and Competencies:

  • Understanding about the challenges and considerations to be catered for while migrating applications from on-premise to Azure.
  • Define solution architecture which meet availability, disaster recovery and availability requirements as specified by customer
  • Knowledge of migrating applications to Cloud using Tools like AppZero, ASR etc will be nice to have.
  • Fundamental knowledge of AWS is also required and understanding on how Azure IaaS v/s AWS IaaS compares to each other and conceptual knowledge of AWS RDS is desired.
  • Fundamental knowledge of GCP (Google Cloud Platform) is also required and understanding on how GCP IaaS v/s AWS and Azure IaaS compares to each other.
  • Soft Skills such as writing Proposals and Presenting up to C-Levels is a must
  • Preferably from Developer background (.net, Java)
  • Microsoft Azure certifications desirable
  • Extensive client facing skills and the ability to work independently

Salary
Very attractive

Application Closing Date
Friday, 22nd November, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the "Job title" as subject of the email.

Note: Any application received after this time will be automatically rejected.

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