EMC Sr Systems Engineer (Data Protection) in New York City, New York

Job Description:

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities. We believe in working together to build a brighter future, celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit that lives inside us all, and marrying innovation with action. Dell is proud to offer unparalleled growth and development opportunities for our team members. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and we’re committed to providing that technology to people and organizations everywhere, so they can transform the way they work and live.

About DPS Division (Data Protection Solutions)

At the Data Protection Systems division, you will have the opportunity to turn your ideas and initiative into a career with the world's information infrastructure leader. Our product portfolio consists of a best-of-breed combination of backup and archive products, including Data Domain, the #1 deduplication storage system, and Avamar, the #1 deduplication software and system. DELL has a commanding market lead in backup and recovery. IDC's latest report on a purpose built backup appliances shows DELL with 65 percent market share, 4x our nearest competitor. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team and help take us to the next level in the backup, recovery and archive market. If you are looking for a work environment that thrives on diverse perspectives and technological excellence, the DELL Backup Recovery Systems division is for you.

Pre-Sales Team

The DPS team is looking for a people-focused technical sales leader who provides technical direction and business guidance to the regional sales team. As a Sr. Systems Engineer, you will be accountable for regional revenue goals by driving innovative technical programs and overseeing day-to-day account-level activities.

General Summary

Provides high-level technical expertise in support of pre-sales activities in the assigned market. Assists in the analysis, design and development of fully integrated technology solutions. Technical emphasis is on hardware capabilities, software requirements and systems integration. Makes technical and sales presentations to customer's technical staff and senior management. Understands DELL and competitive technology and business applications within the assigned market. May assist in the development of responses to customer requests and proposals as required. Conducts research, answers questions and removes objections that arise in a sales campaign. Applicable markets: Enterprise, Commercial, Partner, Specialist/Practice

Assists the Sales Team to develop and implement specific account penetration strategies, produce account specific product and service and sales plans.

Uses knowledge of competitive solutions to effectively address and dispel customer objections to DELL solutions, and train the account team.

Develops relationships with the account team, partners and customers in support of sales team objectives and engages and leverages corporate resources, abilities, budgets and personnel as appropriate. Strategizes and executes technical sales calls

Configures and documents DELL software, hardware and service solutions to meet customer and sales objectives. Completes required presales documentation quickly and accurately.

Qualifies sales opportunities in the terms of customer technical requirements, competition, decision making process and funding. Assumes a support role in District Sales and Services Leadership Meetings.

Presents and markets the design and value of proposed DELL solution and business case to customers, prospects and DELL management. Participates in mentorship of more junior TC family members.

Possesses strong, detailed product/technology/industry knowledge. Knowledge of job associated software and applications. DELL Proven Professional Certification desired.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 5-10+ yrs of enterprise systems engineering / presales experience, be a self-motivated leader, highly energetic, with a strong hands-on, “can do” approach.

  • Deep expertise in backup and recovery or knowledge of next generation storage architectures: SAN, NAS or iSCSI.

  • Demonstrated strong written, oral and presentation skills with the ability to discuss highly technical concepts to a variety of audiences, including executive level technical decision-makers.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategic initiatives.

  • A high level of business acumen and experience working with CxO / VP level personnel, bringing technology solutions to solve business challenges.

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:


· Detailed product knowledge.

· Customer focused.

· Communication skills.

· Ability to work effectively with senior management.

· Ability to manage in a matrix environment.

· Ability to influence others to achieve results.

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US - New Jersey - Basking Ridge, US - New Jersey - Berkeley Heights, US - New Jersey - Edison, US - New York - New York City, US - New Jersey - East Brunswick