Sr. Systems Engineer

Sales Engineering New York, New York Newark, New Jersey Princeton, New Jersey Long Island, New York Req.Num.: 22904

Sr. Systems Engineer - Metro NY Area

This is a remote position - need to visit customers

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with heart!

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced, and motivated Sr. Systems Engineer to support a growing territory. In this role, you will report to the Manager, Systems Engineering and partner with an Account Manager to cover accounts in the Greater New York City/ NJ Area.

The Sr. Systems Engineer is a very prominent, high impact role responsible for establishing Nutanix as an innovative leader for the enterprise and closing transactions within assigned territories. We want someone who will be able to clearly articulate the value of Nutanix while respecting the overwhelming needs and responsibilities the Enterprise sector faces. As a Sr. Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for Presale, identifying and matching technology opportunities with the customer’s business issues and objectives, as well as channel partner training and enablement.

Sales at Nutanix

Our Americas Systems Engineering organization is made up of 300+ customer-focused technical sales professionals who provide pre-sales consulting, technical guidance, and hands-on assistance to customers and Nutanix channel partners. Our System Engineering organization collaborates and partners with our sales teams to recommend and design effective and appropriate customer solutions based on Nutanix offerings. This team also acts in a consultative fashion and is looked to as an expert in his/her field by the Nutanix sales teams, business partners, and customers.

Your Role

  • Drive sales with technical expertise, account management skills, sales ability, and exceptional customer focus.
  • Engage as part of a sales team to achieve or exceed revenue goals.
  • Experience that demonstrates a strong level of expertise in technical specifications required to sell Nutanix products and services.
  • Create and deliver technical product presentations and/or training sessions to channel partners and customers remotely or at customer locations and Nutanix facilities.
  • Build long-term business relationships and become a trusted advisor within each account to identify opportunities and sell Nutanix solutions.
  • Present Nutanix Solutions’ value proposition to customers and partners.
  • Participate in the consultation to prospective users and/or product capability assessment and validation as it applies to the technical sales process.
  • Install, support, and maintain Nutanix solutions at the pre-sales Proof of Concept deployments.
  • Ability to leverage and maximize reseller and alliance partner relationships to increase sales performance.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.

What You'll Bring

  • You have at least 5 to 8  years of Sales Engineering or Reseller experience in a high tech sales environment with a demonstrated track record of success in driving customer adoption of technology.
  • You have a high level of specialized sales and product solution knowledge. This includes a  thorough  understanding of one or more of the following areas: 
    • Application Virtualization
    • Server Virtualization
    • Networking, Storage and Platform Performance/Sizing 
  • You have the ability to motivate, train, and conduct seminars with our partners to increase Nutanix revenues within assigned territory.
  • You have a track record of success at maintaining relationships with technical resources at all levels of a customer organization.
  • You are flexible, dependable, self-starter, and capable of quickly learning new products and technologies. 
  • You have direct professional experience with VMWare and have knowledge of Linux/Unix.
  • You have experience selling servers, storage hardware, and networking.
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

About the Opportunity

Meet Mike, Manager, Systems Engineer, Enterprise NY/NJ

Mike joined Nutanix in 2017.  Previous experience at Atlantis Computing and Citigroup.

Mike has done volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity and participates in the St. Baldrick's Foundation annual fundraising event in benefit of childhood cancer research.  Mike is an avid cook and makes his own wine which he labels after his son, Ethan.  In his free time he enjoys scuba diving, golfing, playing guitar and is unashamedly a complete Star Trek nerd.

How We Work:

Quote by Josh Rosser,  Sr. Systems Engineer,
"Sales and engineering are two completely different roles involving different skills.  We as sales engineers have the rare ability to blend those skills. At Nutanix we are able to utilize those abilities paired with our amazing sales teams to deliver full stack solutions that are customized to meet every customer need. Collaboration is key to our success. Here we are able to share knowledge and success stories through team building which puts our best foot forward to the customer".

About Us

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Nutanix is a passionate team of 6000+ employees worldwide. Our people (we call ourselves “Nutants”) are the heartbeat of #LifeAtNutanix and one of the many things that makes Nutanix a great place to work. We share an intellectual curiosity, a bias for action, and an obsession for our customers. We are builders and problem solvers with an entrepreneurial spirit. Above all, we celebrate what makes each of us unique. 

 We are humbled to be recognized as one of Bloomberg’s Top 50 Companies to Watch in 2020 and one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020

 We’re growing fast and disrupting the computing industry. Join us and make your mark.

About Our Business

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making computing invisible anywhere. Companies around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app, at any location, at any scale for their private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.

 We’re an equal opportunity employer

Nutanix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and (in the U.S.) an Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other category protected by applicable law. We hire and promote individuals solely on the basis of qualifications for the job to be filled.

We strive to foster an inclusive working environment that enables all our Nutants to be themselves and to do great work in a safe and welcoming environment, free of unlawful discrimination, intimidation, or harassment. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by contacting [email protected]

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Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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