Solutions Engineer II - Pre-Sales
At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.
Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.
The SE Job Overview:
The Solutions Engineer (SE) is a sales and technical role with focus on customer/partners and is part of the sales organization. The SE’s primary responsibility is to support the sales team with technical skills and provide technical knowledge around F5 solutions to our customers. To be effective, an SE needs to have excellent technical skills and knowledge on both F5 products and the “eco-system” that we work in. Fear not, we do provide training and certification to keep abreast with these critical skills!
The high-level objective is to achieve the allocated sales target and selling relevant F5 solutions and products to our customers business needs, in partnership with the Sales Account Manager. From our customer(s) perspective, the SE is a trusted adviser who proactively learns and understands their technical and business challenges and is able to propose effective solutions to mitigate their concerns/offer gainful solutions. The F5 SE not only presents the technical features but also business benefits in the Technical Value Proposition.
Sounds interesting? Read on!
What You’ll Do:
Articulate the F5 product strategy, messaging and positioning F5’s value proposition and solutions for customer business objectives
Provide technical expertise through sales presentations, solution designs, solution demonstrations, proof of concepts by various mediums – in-person/virtual presentations, white boards etc
Determine viability of opportunity and map out organizational structure.
Drive the sales process in partnership with the Account Manager, by identifying the Technical Decision Maker, getting their technical validation, support, and sponsorship
Consistently provide world-class customer service through the customer life cycle
Work collaboratively with internal technical and sales resources, share best practices, updates, offer and seek expertise as the need arises in various opportunities
What You’ll Bring:
6 + years of related industry experience
3+ years of experience in a similar customer facing technical role
Familiarity/experience with F5 or similar industry solution deployment a plus
Relevant certifications a plus
Experience in secure Cloud architectures, Security product like WAF, ZTNA, Firewall, SSL VPN
Experience with public/private cloud vendors and automation toolsets, basic CICD understanding.
Experience with SaaS vendor and able to articulate SaaS benefits
Experience with container orchestration solutions (eg: OpenShift, Kubernetes)
Proficient in one or more programming languages will be added advantage, good understanding of routing, switching, virtualization
What You’ll Get:
Apply if you believe your own unique capabilities can contribute to the success of this role and our organization!
The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.
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Equal Employment Opportunity