Datafin

Presales Engineer (JHB)

Engineering/Technical ~ Media/Marketing/Sales
Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
A Data and Cybersecurity Specialist seeks an ambitious Presales Engineer (Intermediate level) to join its Joburg team. In collaboration with the Sales/Channel team, you will serve as the tech expert in client meetings, determining what the technical requirements are and delivering solutions most suited to the customers’ needs. You will be involved in the Presales process up to the point of the deal being closed, with follow up sessions with clients to ensure their requirements are being met. The ideal candidate must be hungry to learn and grow the sales engine with a customer facing etiquette and good presentation skills and teamwork. You will also need to have experience in cloud-based technology solutions, ideally Backups, Disaster Recovery, Cybersecurity and Hosting.
 
DUTIES:
  • Serve as the tech expert in client meetings, dealing with mid-tier to enterprise clients
  • Run demos to clients
  • Determine clients’ technical requirements and present the best possible solution
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong client-facing etiquette
  • Experience in cloud-based technology solutions
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Good presentation skills