CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.
Lead Sales Engineer - CPE is accountable for technical sales support of all CTL products and services including: CPE and related Managed Hosting Services, Cloud, Virtualization, Outsourced infrastructure solutions (managed and un-managed), specialized application suites. Responsibilities include proposal preparation support and technical presentations to customers for CenturyLink's CPE lines of products.
Knowledge and at least four year's experience designing solutions in CPE including : Servers and storage from HPE, VMWare, Cisco, Juniper, Ciena
Bachelors degree in Engineering or a related field and/or 6-10 years of equivalent experience in sales engineering, systems engineering
Demonstrated understanding of solutions in: CPE Design across multiple vendors product lines
Strong knowledge of internetworking designs and their applications, to include IP subnetting and complex routing techniques on LAN/WAN networks, IP Telephony, Security, network diversity applications and other technical skills documented above
Consultative selling and customer questioning techniques in order identify new opportunities, sell within in existing accounts and maintain the role of trusted advisor to both the customer and sales team
Industry leading certifications preferred (HPE, Cisco, Juniper and others)
Effective presentation, analytical, communications and customer relationship skills
Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
Strong project management skills
Ability to work autonomously on multiple projects and associated deliverables. Time management skills are a critical requirement
Valid Driver's License with satisfactory driving record
Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-California-Los Angeles; US-California-Sacramento; US-Colorado-Colorado Springs; US-Colorado-Denver; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Florida-Apopka; US-Georgia-Alpharetta; US-Georgia-Atlanta; US-Idaho-Boise; US-Illinois-Chicago; US-Iowa-Cedar Rapids; US-Iowa-Des Moines; US-Kansas-New Century; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-Minnesota-Minneapolis; US-Minnesota-Woodbury; US-Missouri-St Louis; US-Nebraska-Omaha; US-New Mexico-Albuquerque; US-New York-New York; US-North Dakota-Fargo; US-Ohio-Dublin; US-Oregon-Portland; US-Utah-Salt Lake City; US-Washington-Seattle; US-Wisconsin-La Crosse
Requisition #: 125826
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
Job Segment: Sales Engineer, Consulting, Engineer, Telecom, Sales, Technology, Engineering
|Date Posted||August 14, 2018|
|Date Closes||September 13, 2018|
|Located In||Minneapolis, MN|
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