Presales Consultant

£30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
International technology company seeks a Presales Consultant to join their UK HQ in Basingstoke. Your new company An international technology company is seeking two Presales Consultants to join their European team. Due to continued growth, the business is seeking a Presales Consultant to be based in their UK headquarters in Basingstoke as well as a German speaking Presales Consultant either to be based in Basingstoke or Germany. Your new role You will support the sales team by taking a consultative role in supporting customer's evaluation processes, including making architectural recommendations as well as sell the value of the company's products using multiple formats/channels including phone, presentations and live/online products demonstrations. You will troubleshoot development/configuration issues and manage escalation to support and engineering as well as provide pre-sales technical support and train customers to master the products and fit them into their requirements. Finally, you will maintain detailed knowledge of major competitors and baseline knowledge of all competition as well as provide feedback on features, issues, trends and other product or market related concerns. What you'll need to succeed You will have previous experience in a similar role working within a storage environment. You will have technical knowledge of one of the following technologies: SAN, NAS, Unified Storage, File and Block storage & protocols, Cloud Infrastructures, Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012, Linux, Cluster File Systems, Windows AD, LDAP, virtualisation Hypervisors (VMWare vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix), Backup/Restore operations, RAID configurations, overview of IP/FC networks and security, disaster recovery and business resiliency, systems management & monitoring and database technologies. What you'll get in return You will receive a competitive salary commission structure. The client is looking for an individual who is looking to progress within the company and ultimately become a senior member of the business. Therefore, if you are looking for career progression then this is a great opportunity. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as

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