SHI International Corp. Field Solutions Engineer in Nashville, Tennessee
Headquartered in Somerset, NJ, SHI International Corp. has transformed itself from a $1 million “software-only” regional reseller into a $8.5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Privately-held and under the guidance of its current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope. Its organic growth and over two decades of stability are a direct result of backing a highly-skilled, tenured sales force with software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals.
SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment from software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, mobility and IT asset management.
SHI supports their clients from over 30 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France and Hong Kong. SHI’s goal is to foster long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with its customers and partners, every day.
SHI is seeking a Datacenter Generalist that will possess prior experience in Infrastructure, Virtualization and/or Network architecture. SHI is passionate about providing our customers with the right solutions that enable Data Center optimization. As more customers are relying on SHI to architect and deliver these solutions, our Enterprise Solutions Group needs the advanced skill to continue to meet the demand and needs of our customers.
Responsible for the Data Center sales obtainment goals in supported territory
Pipeline management and ownership for Data Center opportunities
Account retention and penetrating multiple lines of Data Center business in existing accounts
Interface with multiple layers of contacts within an organization, including but not limited to CIO, IT Directors, CTO, Application Managers, etc.
Assist SHI sales reps with customer facing conference calls & presentations
Lead Data Center Solution positioning and qualification conversations with customers
Represent SHI at relevant industry events with speaking slots encouraged
Drive the sales process of the solution, including identifying the opportunity, qualifying, forecasting, decision making criteria, and closing
Builds the region/territory based on strategic account planning done in collaboration with the account executive and extended team
Builds deep relationships and trust with customers and owns the technical side of customer relationships.
Demonstrates leadership to ensure that the SHI’s recommended esolutions are comprehensive, achieve customer expectations and meet customer business needs and planning.
Support RFPs by aligning key internal personnel to assist with responses
Align SHI’s Professional Services portfolio with the solutions being developed
Establish relationships with preferred Delivery partners, vet their performance acceptability, and build integration within the region
Extensive Data Center design and engineering experience. Prefer candidates with Storage, Server, BCDR, Virtualization, Networking and Security backgrounds. Previous experience with resell partners or manufactures also a plus. Must have excellent relationship skills. Should have experience with design and documenting various technology solutions. Need candidates with great presentation and communication skills. Must be able to work well in an unsupervised environment with several Sales Executives.
Passion for technology
Disaster recovery solutions: backup/recovery, mirroring, active/standby, active/active
High availability architectures and clustering solutions
Converged Infrastructure: Nutanix, Cisco UCS or Simplivity
Virtualization: Hypervisors, server and desktop virtualization
Storage: EMC, NetApp technologies
Public and Private Cloud Solutions
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills.
Ability to train and disseminate information within an Area or Operation.
Ability to understand complex technical and selling situations and the ability to solve the problem or solicit the required resources.
Requisition ID: 2018-1488
External Company URL: https://www.shi.com/