Federal Sales Engineer
DataDirect Networks
DescriptionWe are seeking a strong Systems Engineer (SE) to perform pre-sales activities for the Federal team. This position provides technical support to Sales Reps. The candidate will design solutions and proposals to meet customer-defined specifications, help customers define solution specifications, provide POC and Benchmark support.

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
  • Participate in customer-focused seminars, tradeshows, events, and training.
  • Provide RFP responses, technical drawings, presentations, and recommendations.
  • Acquire and maintain a thorough technical and procedural understanding of DDN Sales cycles, products/services and a thorough technical understanding of like industries.
  • Develop a substantial knowledge of the company's SAN appliances product line.
  • Create of Bill of Materials (BOMS) of proposed customer solutions’ for submission to Inside Sales for quoting.
  • RequirementsQualifications for this role are:
  • Knowledge of the storage industry and solutions is a must.
  • 3-5 Years’ experience in Operating systems debugging Linux and Windows Environments.
  • Red Hat, SUSE, Windows XP, Server, 2000, 2003 and 2008. Scripting (Shell), C++, Java, Perl.
  • Knowledge of clustering packages, Lustre, SNFS, GPFS, Red Hat Clustering.
  • Knowledge of block storage SAN and RAID systems.
  • BS or work equivalent in Computer Information Systems.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts is required; NAS protocol levels (CIFS, NFS, SMB, etc...) and ability to integrate and trouble shoot at all layers of OSI model.
  • Active Security clearance, or ability to obtain one highly desirable.
  • Company DescriptionDataDirect Networks (DDN.com) is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.
    Event Type
    Job Posting
    TimeWednesday, 16 November 202210am - 3pm CST
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