Sales Engineer- Texas
Mirantis Inc. - Remote

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Do you live in a world between sales and solutions delivery? Are you a dynamic, hard-working “geek that can speak” with demonstrated ability to lead based on experience, knowledge and competence? Are you an ambitious consultant with a passion for technology evangelism, sales and custom solution development?

This is an unparalleled opportunity to be principal contributor and help define the role of a Sales/Solutions Engineer at Mirantis. You’ll be charged with bringing new offerings to market, supporting sales, dazzling customers and delivering strategy and proof of concept engagements. Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop and deliver custom solutions and presentations, including advanced technical concepts, to key decision makers to address their business issues and needs.

  • Match Mirantis platform subscriptions and services to customer’s business and technical requirements, and convert them into appropriate engagements and solutions.

  • Ensure that customer deliverables for deployment projects are delivered on time, and with the highest quality level.

  • Build long-term business relationships and become a trusted adviser within each named account and maintain customer contact from project conception to completion.

  • Acquire the technical and product skills required to meet customer requirements

  • Build and leverage strong OEM and partner relationships

  • 8+ years of proven commercial experience including roles in pre-sales and/or customer-facing consultant

  • Work with Sales to help qualify, respond to RFI/RFP and be the Technical Evangelist role within large enterprise prospects

  • Hands on experience with x64 servers and advanced Linux knowledge

  • Strong understanding of IP networking routing and topologies

  • Hands on experience with virtualization and any exposure to cloud/ OpenStack

  • Ability to quickly learn and understand new technologies used in the datacenter

  • Hands on experience with storage and network equipment and one or more of the following:
    • High Availability Clustering

    • Virtualization Technologies – KVM, ESX Server, Xen, AWS

    • Internet Infrastructure Services – Apache HTTPD, FTP Servers, DNS, etc…

    • Database Technologies

    • OpenLDAP/eDirectory/FDS – Directory Services a plus

  • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects while maintaining a high level of detail.

  • Experience managing customer relationship in consulting, account management, or direct support context

  • Advanced Scripting, some programming and Linux software packaging experience a plus

  • Relevant IT certification at engineer level, such as RHCE, LPIC-2, CNE, etc., nice-to-have

  • 5+ years or equivalent experience in Linux or UNIX system administration or development.

  • Superior presentation skills

  • Ability to be productive in a globally distributed team through self-discipline and self-motivati on

What We Offer
  • Work in the Silicon Valley with established leaders in their industry

  • Work with exceptionally passionate, talented and engaging colleagues

  • Be a part of cutting edge of open-source innovation since Linux

  • High-energy atmosphere of a young company, competitive compensation package with strong benefits plan and stock options

  • Lots of freedom for creativity and personal growth