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Assist in qualifying sales leads from a technical standpoint.
Be the main technical resource on sales calls with customers and/or partners.
Be the lead technical contact for Major Accounts for pre-sales solutions, design architecture and technical issues.
Provide assistance to identified customers and partners with product and solution training.
Training and educating partner SE's and building partner relationships.
Answer / educate the customer on issues ranging from features, specifications, functionality and integration.
Conduct power point technical presentations on site, or via WebEx to customers, partners and at conferences and events.
Conduct evaluations and PoCs.
Conversant with networking and security applications and solutions.
Work closely with the technical support team and engineering to answer, escalate, and resolve customer technical issues.
Able to effectively respond to the technical portions of RFP's.
Ability to travel.
Job Experience Required:
3 - 5 years experience in technical/pre-sales support as a presales or security expert.
5 - 7 years experience in LAN/WAN/Internet services administration, Network Security.
Strong understanding of TCP/IP, Firewall concepts.
Knowledge of the following technologies: Routing, Switching, VPN (IPSEC and SSL), LAN, WAN, Firewall, NGFW, UTM, Intrusion Prevention, Anti Virus, Anti Malware, Web Filtering, Application Control, Data Leak Prevention
Additional desirable knowledge of the following technologies: Wireless (802.11), Active Directory, BYOD, Load Balancing, Web Application Firewalling, VoIP, DDoS, Botnet, SSL Decryption, SDN, VM, Cloud and Datacenters
Strong understanding in the following technologies and protocols: Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS, PKI, IKE, Certificates, L2TP, IPSEC, 802.1Q, MD5, SSH, SSL, SHA1/256, AES, BGP, OSPF, STP/MSTP, HTTP, JSON, API
Experience with encryption and authentication technologies required.
Strong presentation skills.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Self motivated team player.
Experience with answering RFP's/RFI's .
Sales acumen is a must.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in computing.