Strategic Sales Engineer (Indianapolis, IN)

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Description

Come join the Windstream Team!

As a Sales Engineer with Windstream you will communicate detailed technical, architectural, engineering and product deliverables to all levels within a customer's organization. To excel in this role, you will leverage technical and sales skills, self-reliance, and collaboration skills to work among internal and external customer teams to create a unique customer experience. You will partner with sales and account teams to uncover new or incremental, margin-rich, revenue opportunities.

What You'll Do:
  • Engage in a consultative manner with prospective and current customers to understand their technical and business challenges and educate them on the full suite of Windstream products and services as well as network designs.
  • Collaborate with account development to create valuable proposals that include Windstream product and solution pricing, equipment design and Visio documentation.
  • Prepare and provide technical documentation and support to the customer account from pre-sale to implementation by collaborating with engineering and service delivery.
  • Educate internal teams and customers by creating and delivering technical product training and seminars.
  • Attend customer meetings to share your knowledge of TDM, UCaaS, SDWAN, LAN/WAN technologies, LAN/WAN applications, SIP, customized fiber, data center and associated hardware.
  • Follow market trends and competitors to identify opportunities for the team to prospect new business and increase revenue.
  • Define achievable success criteria and convert proof of concept and evaluation engagements to long-term customers.
Qualifications

Do You Have:
  • Proven success preparing and presenting technical data to multiple levels of an organization including C-Level officers, operating unit VPs, technical evaluators, IT consultants, front-end users, and others.
  • Strong history of successful customer relationships both virtual and in person.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with internal and external partners.
  • Keen busines acumen with experience researching and evaluating a customer's financial needs and objectives.
  • Knowledge of the telecommunications industry and sales cycles.
  • Strong understanding of voice/data/internet applications, communications technology, and network design. IP Routing and Switching, IP V4/V6, MPLS, VPN, SIP and TDM Voice, Data Center, Cloud Solutions, Virtualization, Managed Services and UCaaS.
  • Solid understanding of technical terminology related to company products & services and a general knowledge of voice and data communications equipment.
  • Understanding of sales cycles and the solution selling process, preferably at multiple levels, i.e., Internet & Enterprise.
  • Exceptional presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to methodically work through complex issues and the ability to graphically depict solutions in a compelling manner.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be detail oriented.
  • Strong MS Office Suite and Visio knowledge and usage. Ability to learn internal company systems and applications.
  • College degree in IT, Engineering or a related field and 8 years professional level experience; or 12 years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required
Even Better:
  • CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • CCDA - Cisco Certified Design Associate
  • VMWare - Many to choose from
  • CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Blue Planet
  • Ciena
  • Certified Scrum Master or PMP
Our Benefits: https://windstreambenefits.com
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
About Us:

Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 150,000 miles.

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Minimum Requirements:

College degree in IT, Engineering or a related field and 8+ years professional level experience; or 12+ years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required.

Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements: College degree in IT, Engineering or a related field and 8+ years professional level experience; or 12+ years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required. This is a safety sensitive position.
More Information on Windstream
Windstream operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Little Rock, AR. Windstream was founded in 2006. It has 10337 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 183 open jobs at Windstream, click here.
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