Datafin

Cyber Security Pre-sales Engineer (DBN)

IT – Software Development ~ Media/Marketing/Sales
Durban – KwaZulu Natal

ENVIRONMENT:
PROVIDE technical Pre-sales support to various entities for the purpose of promoting and selling products/services for potential customers and existing customers as the next Cyber Security Pre-sales Engineer urgently sought to join the Durban division of a dynamic Internet Service & Network Specialist. The ideal candidate must have good presentation and social skills – being able to communicate at a business level with IT Directors, IT staff and general users from the client base. You must have Matric/Grade 12 with a technical Certification in CheckPoint and/or Fortinet security products and have solid knowledge of Microsoft OS, Firewalls & SD-WAN, EDR, IPS/IDS, Communication protocols and have an understanding of IT infrastructure and networking.
 
DUTIES:
  • Participate in Pre-sales activities including, but not limited to –
    • Conducting Proof of Concepts (PoC).
    • Building BoQ’s.
    • Developing commercial (pricing) models.
    • Security designs.
    • Writing proposals.
    • Delivering product and solution specific presentations.
    • Training, etc.
  • Provide technical pre-sales support for the purpose of promoting and selling products/Solutions.
  • Provide security engineering designs in all aspects of Security Solutions.
  • Respond to customer requests for proposals, develop designs and bills of materials for cost-effective solutions.
  • Engage with and maintain good relationships with relevant security vendors.
  • Engage with customers as a trusted advisor, listening and understanding their challenges and requirement – both technical and business, and clearly articulate and communicate to the sales team, and document them.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Matric / Grade 12.
  • Technical (install and support) Certifications in either CheckPoint and/or Fortinet security products.
  • Good knowledge of –
    • Communication protocols
    • Microsoft OS
    • Firewalls and SD-WAN
    • EDR, IPS/IDS
  • Must have an understanding of IT infrastructure and networking.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Good presentation and social skills.
  • Analytical, structured and precise in their work with emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Must be able to communicate at a business level with IT Directors, IT staff and general users from the client base.
  • Positive, have a go-getter attitude and be prepared to work after hours. 
  • Strong planning skills.