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Senior Storage Presales Engineer - Global Accounts

Paris, France

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Job ID R027614 Date posted Aug. 02, 2019

Senior Systems Engineer - Global Accounts

Competitive Salary

Paris, France

Disruptors in every industry are driving massive change, creating new and vastly improved customer experiences and services. In order to capture these new digital revenue streams, develop smarter products and deliver the improved experiences that customers expect, businesses and IT departments need to undergo significant IT and Digital Transformation. Introducing the Modern Data Center. The Modern Data Center (MDC) begins with IT infrastructure and a fundamental shift from building infrastructure to buying everything possible and building only unique value to your business. Converged Infrastructure reduces the time and the cost of deploying, configuring and managing hardware and software components separately and increases time to value for IT investments. We are investing in people who are as passionate as we are in delivering outstanding value and first class experiences to our customers. If you enjoy the challenge of building a career within a dynamic and evolving global technology organization - bring your ideas, creativity and ambition to MDC. Success happens here and we want you to be a part of it.

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Senior Systems Engineer in our MDC team in Paris.

The Systems Engineer provides expert level technical leadership and direction to customers and internal staff in the development of technology solutions to support sales activities for the Storage products in the MDC portfolio (VMAX, XtremIO, Unity, Compellent, VPLEX, Connectrix etc..)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the analysis, design, sizing and development of fully MDC technology solutions. Technical emphasis is on hardware capabilities, software requirements and systems integration and application workflow solutions.
  • Responsible for driving the strategy and implementation of technical sales for products and services in assigned markets typically in complex, global, and highly critical accounts.                                                                           
  • Assists the Sales and Pre-Sales teams in developing account penetration strategies for All Flash opportunities, and producing account specific product, service and sales plans.                                                                                  
  • Leverages knowledge of competitive solutions to address customer objections to DellEMC solutions.
  • Executes technical sales. Plays a visible leadership role in the acceleration and adoption of emerging products and services.
  • Configures and documents DellEMC software, hardware and service solutions to meet customer and sales objectives. Completes required pre-sales documentation quickly and accurately.
  • Qualifies sales opportunities with an understanding of the customers technical requirements, competitive threats, the decision making process and the available funding.
  • Presents and markets the design and value of proposed DellEMC solutions and business cases to customers, prospects and DellEMC management.
  • Assists in the development of responses to customer requests and proposals as required
  • Possesses detailed product/technology/industry knowledge.  

Essential requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of data center technology including primary storage, converged infrastructure, DR/Business Recovery practices, production operation etc. (beneficial on Dell EMC products)
  • Excellent presentation skills in front of all levels of the IT Organization and C-Level audience
  • Self-motivated, proactive and understands the importance of a strong sense of urgency reflected through ability to drive customer demand within district
  • Excellent industry knowledge and ability to anticipate new industry trends
  • Good understanding of Dell EMC’s competitors in the area of data center technology and cloud solutions
  • Virtualization and IT automation process experience with VMware on: Storage & Availability, SDDC Platform- and Cloud Management Platform Solutions
  • Related sales and technical experience


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.

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