[Jobs] [nylug-job] Levanta seeks Sales Engineer - NY

Monjay Settro msettro at ix.netcom.com
Tue Nov 22 15:10:50 EST 2005

Posted via http://jobs.nylug.org
    * JobID: #376
    * Submitted On: 2005-11-22 12:33:26

    * Company: Levanta
    * Contact: Mathew Caldwell,  
    * Email:  mathewc at ascoenix.com
    * Url: http://www.levanta.com
    * Fax: Not Specified

    * Title: Sales Engineer - NY

    * Salary: Not Specified

    * Description:

      Sales Engineer

      Levanta is a growing San Francisco based startup with key investors Morgenthaler Ventures, vSpring Capital, and Walden International. The Levanta Release 3 platform manages the deployment, rollback, recovery, change control, and change management of Linux servers, delivering unprecedented improvements in running Linux in the commodity computing environment. Our reference customers are data centers of large technology users such as banks and telecommunications companies.

      The Sales Engineer is responsible for presenting product offerings and architecture in the best light to prospects and customers, to evoke confidence in company’s technology infrastructure, and removing all technical objections in the sales cycle. To accomplish this, the Sales Engineer must have a strong desire to leverage their technical and/or sales skills, including the ability to solicit business requirements, develop a technical sales strategy, configure and effectively demonstrate the solutions that address these requirements and provide business value.

      :: Responsibilities:
      • Understand the customer need and establish company's product as the best solution that addresses that need
      • Build and present customized demos
      • Present companies technology infrastructure, including demonstrating deep familiarity with companies hardware, software, networking and security stack
      • Participate in all appropriate product, sales, and procedural training and certification to acquire and maintain the knowledge necessary to be effective in the position
      • Attain quarterly and annual objectives assigned by management
      • Respond effectively to RFPs

    * Required Skills:

      :: Required Skills/Experience:

      • B.S. Computer Science, Software Eingeering, MIS or equivalent work experience

      • Previous experience as a sales engineer for a systems company or similar technology

      • Knowledge of related applications, relational database and web technology

      • Basic scripting experience in Linux or Unix

      • Solid oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

      • Ability to work as part of a team to solve technical problems in varied political environments

      • Ability to travel domestically

    * Location:

          New York City, NY 

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