Dell Senior Systems Engineer -Channel Pre-Sales in Houston, Texas

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.

Our field sales professionals rely on proactive technical support during the sales process – and our expert Systems Engineering team always steps up to the mark. We lead the development and implementation of complex and specialized products, applications, services and solutions. From delivering sales presentations and product demonstrations, to developing detailed installations or system integration plans, we ensure customers get the innovative, relevant, interoperable solutions they need.

Key Responsibilities:

The Sr Partner Systems Engineer trains and enables DELL EMC's Focus Partners to position, sell and compete with DELL EMC products, solutions and services.

  • They develop deep relationships with Partners and their presales technical engineers to create and expand DELL EMC mindshare.

  • They influence, encourage and urge Partners to propose DELL EMC solutions for all related opportunities within Coach and mentor Partners in DELL EMC presales techniques and strategies to drive sales and accelerate their independence.

  • DELL EMC evangelists and provide industry-best leadership and expertise to our partners and their customers in one or more DELL EMC solution categories.

  • Responsible for driving channel revenue for assigned products, services and solutions across Focus Partner eco-system within an assigned sales geography.

  • They carry out targeted programs and represent DELL EMC in all activities associated with their channel partners. They enable and influence partner resources to drive DELL EMC programs.

  • They build in-depth knowledge of their partners' technical priorities, challenges and business initiatives, and map those needs to DELL EMC offerings.

  • Act as the initial point of escalation for product-related issues but engage expert technical or support resources where needed.

  • Engage the channel sales team to communicate strategy and ensure collaboration. As part of the role, they will have knowledge and past experience of the Integrated Sales Cycle, MEDDIC, etc. and will acquire technical certifications through ongoing individual development.

Please Note this position requires 20-30% travel.

Essential Requirements:

  • Strong product/technology/industry knowledge including one or more of the following: Primary Storage (XtremIO, VMax, ViPR, EHC), Emerging Technology (Isilon, ECS, ScaleIO, Data Lake), or Data Protection Solutions (Data Domain, Data Protection Suite).

  • A University Degree in Computer Science or other technical discipline preferred.

  • Presentation skills

  • Ability to influence others to achieve results.

  • Customer focused

  • Detailed product knowledge

  • Ability to drive accurate and timely decisions

  • Ability to manage in a matrix environment

  • Ability to work effectively with senior management.

  • Understand industry trends

Benefits

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you have the technical skills to take our sales to the next level, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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