FYI, Jim Position Available with Softricity, Inc. in NE Ohio Sales Engineer Position Summary: Qualified candidates will work with enterprise customers to shorten the sales cycle by overcoming technical hurdles within these accounts. Sales Engineers must have solid communication skills, sales ability, technical expertise, and work well in a team, or independently. They must also be able to communicate complicated technical material in a stressful yet results oriented environment. Responsibilities Include: · Leveraging relationships within organizations to solve technical hurdles and foster awareness of our products and solutions · Working with the Inside and Outside Sales Representatives on joint account calls, webinars and account planning · Installing, configuring and testing our solution at customer's facilities during Proof of Concepts · Interfacing with various customers at both a business and a technical level and propose viable solutions in real time during customer meetings · Acting as a mentor to other Sales Engineers to share knowledge and best practices to advance the sales of our products and technologies · Assisting with the development of our channel partners. This may include conducting joint account calls, updating their technical staff on new products and features, and working with them to develop solutions for customers Required Skills: · Minimum of 5 years experience in a Software Vendor, Professional Services, IT Consulting or Systems Integration environment · Excellent organizational, customer service and communication skills · Professional presentation skills · Hands-on experience with Windows 2000/2003, Active Directory, Terminal Server, Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server and VMware · Self-starter that manages time and activities with little day-to-day guidance or interaction from management · Excellent listening skills resulting in a high level of customer satisfaction. Must be able to listen for opportunities as well as potential technical hurdles · The ability to travel. The amount of travel will vary from position to position Desired Skills: · MCSE and CCEA certifications · Experience with the configuration and management of hardware load balancers, firewalls and proxy servers · Understanding of high-availability solutions (clustering, storage area networks, network attached storage etc.) · Scripting skills (ex. VBScript, ADSI, WMI) ~ more ~ About Softricity Softricity helps enterprises simplify and accelerate software management with SoftGrid®, the industry's first application virtualization platform. The award-winning SoftGrid utility computing solution transforms applications from products that must be installed locally into virtual services that are centrally managed and deployed on-demand to any Windows desktop, laptop and Terminal Services server. By eliminating application conflicts and regression testing, and increasing change management responsiveness, SoftGrid expedites deployment, upgrades, patches and terminations. Global 2000 companies such as Suncor Energy, Prudential, AIG, and Raytheon use SoftGrid to save tremendous time and money, enhance IT service quality, and transform into more dynamic businesses. Softricity has a multiyear Strategic Alliance with Microsoft Corporation and is Gold Certified Partner. Softricity is also a partner of HP and VMware. More information can be found at http://www.softricity.com. If you think your skill set aligns with our needs, please visit our website at http://www.softricity.com/company/careers-se.asp - Principals only.