Sr. Systems / Presales Engineer, Egypt

Sales Engineering - EMEA Cairo, Egypt Req.Num.: 22711

Our Systems Engineering team needs more resources. 
As a company we're growing at an exponential rate; be a part of it!  

Why Nutanix

You understand that in today’s world innovation comes completely through software. You also understand the IT world is changing from an infrastructure-centric to an application-centric approach You want to be part of the success of our ground-breaking and disruptive technology

Job Summary  

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you are a customer-focused technical sales engineer that provides pre-sales consulting, technical guidance, and hands-on assistance for our most strategic customers.

You will help our customers transform their businesses as a trusted advisor, leveraging your knowledge of Virtualization, Private and Hybrid Cloud, VDI, Enterprise applications architecture, deployment, and life cycle management, Database and Big Data, Server Virtualization, Containers, virtual networking, and security.

To understand your customer’s technology choices better, it will benefit you to have experience in software development, and scripting, maybe you have worked as a DBA at some point in your career.

Our SE team collaborates with Nutanix sales, engineering, and product management teams to recommend and design effective and appropriate customer solutions based on Nutanix offerings.


  • Articulate the features and benefits of Nutanix solutions and products.
  • Understand the customer’s business drivers and how to map these to a Nutanix solution.
  • Provide technical leadership in the Requirements Discovery, Solution Development, and Solution Proposal stages of the opportunity sales cycle.
  • Provide channel partner enablement for selected channel partners in a defined territory. For example, regular product and solution updates, customized workshops, SE shadowing programs, and any other required tasks to enable the partner to perform independent pre-sales work for small-to-medium size opportunities.
  • Perform product demonstrations and presentations in support of Nutanix roadshows and partner events.
  • Manage, monitor, and/or perform solution evaluations and Proofs-of-Concept in support of sales opportunities, both directly with the customer and through channel partners.
  • Perform technical account management and act as an interface between the sales/pre-sales account teams and technical support staff by monitoring and managing technical issues to a conclusion, including any required management escalations required to resolve technical issues.
  • Act as our customers’ advocate for Product Management for new feature requests and product roadmap plans, including any required management escalations required to resolve related issues.
  • Provide reporting and feedback on customer accounts and field activities to Sales, Product Management, and Engineering.
  • Proficient in Arabic & English language skills 
  • 5-7+ years experience in a customer-facing technical role
  • High technical proficiency with virtualization technologies, data center consolidation, application, and orchestration technologies is mandatory
  • Hands-on, and “does what it takes” attitude to drive success
  • Team player with a strong drive
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate professionally with partners, customers, and internal cross-functional teams including Sales, Marketing, and Engineering
  • A structured thinker with strong presentation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency, prioritize and execute detailed action plans
  • Highest level of personal and professional ethics and integrity.

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 at. 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 hyper-converged 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.



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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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