Solutions Engineer

| Greater Denver Area
We are looking for an energetic candidate who is eager to learn and grow with Pax8.
The Cloud Sales Engineer will work with the sales team (Cloud Solutions Advisors, Service Delivery Managers, and Channel partners) in a pre-sales role to qualify, manage, provide solution designs and close sales opportunities. To be considered for the role - candidates must have extensive background in cloud server environments and setting up cloud server environments independently, while continuing to expand knowledge/skill set within the SaaS product line.
The Sales Engineer performs comprehensive discovery, analysis, and definition of client issues and documents implementation in the form of a technical solution. The Sales Engineer will design leading-edge solutions containing a wide variety of technologies and transition customer solution designs to sales teams.
During the qualifying process, confirm that products meet the prospect's requirements and assist sales in technical qualification. Throughout the proposal process, articulate and demonstrate solutions, influence customer's technical requirements, and position products relative to competition.
This position also functions as part of the internal product training team delivering classes to sales direct sales teams and channel partners.

Skills and Qualifications Desired:

  • Problem Solving
  • Product Knowledge
  • Presentation Skills
  • General Programming Skills
  • Technical Understanding
  • Verbal Communication
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Basic Cloud IaaS Design/Architecture
  • InfiniBand/Ethernet knowledge
  • API (Rest)
  • Big Data Architecture
  • Open Source Technologies
  • Windows Server Architecture
  • Automation tools
  • Cloud Security and Best Practices

Job Duties

  • Attend pre-sales client meetings and presentations with account representatives.
  • Determine scope and develop proposals as needed.
  • Identify client requirements: (technical requirements, client infrastructure, configuration, and requirements), technical design (including solution configurations and diagrams).
  • Work with Sales Team and Support to ensure successful delivery of solutions to customers.
  • Provide the customer with all necessary documentation for the successful completion of the project (including solution configurations and diagrams).
  • Provide pre-sales support for new and existing customers
  • Promoting Professional Services Engagements when applicable
  • Identifying problems/risks and finding a technical solution before customer deployments go live on ProfitBricks
  • Successfully demonstrate both IaaS and SaaS solutions to partners
  • Participate in scheduled sales team meetings/conference calls.
  • Deliver on line and on-site product demonstrations (as required or requested).
  • Travel, as needed, to industry events, prospect and partner sites
  • Additional responsibilities may include; handling technical presentations at trade shows and conferences; and ensuring proactive communications with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain an in-depth level of technical and industry knowledge through ongoing training, seminars and certifications through ongoing training, seminars and certifications.
  • Review architectural designs and definitions of proposed application implementation
  • Implement and design the network infrastructure per design specifications
  • Provision servers in a managed or cloud hosting environment according to the requested specifications
  • Work with application architects or different functional teams in order to educate the customer on best practices and make sure that their datacenter is in concordance with the requirements.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Hosting, Virtualization, MS Windows Server(Exchange, SharePoint, Active Directory, SQL&IIS), Web-based applications, Linus Server(PHP, Apache, MySQL), Disaster Recovery, Infrastructure monitoring, Storage and Backup(SAN, NAS, DAS) and Database clustering technologies
  • Ability to identify different designs and implementation issues and provide feasible solutions
  • Proven ability to work independently or under general directions and effective managing your own time
  • A high level of business acumen and strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to take a creative approach to different situation and problem solving

Education

  • Preferred: Four year technical degree such as Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering. The equivalent in experience and certification is also highly preferred
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • GroovyLanguages
    • vue.jsLanguages
    • DockerLanguages
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • GrailsFrameworks
    • SpringMVCFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases

Location

6400 Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 1500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

An Insider's view of Pax8

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The best way to describe the Pax8's vibe is that it’s a refreshing exception. I couldn’t be more grateful to work in a sales environment where your co-workers are just as excited, if not more excited, to acknowledge and celebrate your efforts in moments of success!

Jordan

Cloud Solutions Advisor

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Pax8, we believe team collaboration is key in helping us reach our company goals in an effective and efficient manner. As a member of the development team, we work with multiple departments to create functionality on our website and on our cloud marketplace application so that our software is the best in the industry.

Brad

Software Developer

What are Pax8 Perks + Benefits

Pax8 Benefits Overview

From health and wellness, to lifestyle clubs, to drinks and snacks. Pax8 has you covered!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
(matching coming soon)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Enjoy some suds from local breweries delivered weekly!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Receive a stipend for parking or riding the rail
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Pax Snacks!
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Subsidized parking and free parking at our new location!
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

What makes our perks extra special is that they are continuously evolving. Pax8 believes in listening closely to our team and adapting our benefits to best suit our teammates.

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