Senior Pre-Sales Engineer

Palo Alto, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: IT/Software Engineering Job Number: 19805
Id: 19805
Category: IT/Software Engineering
Location/City: CA - Palo Alto
Job Type: Direct Hire
Region: Pacific

Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Senior Pre-Sales Engineer.

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Pre-Sales Engineer:
    Our client is a Gartner market leader for In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG) software. We are presently interviewing candidates for a national growth initiative. Pre-Sales Engineers with a background in large, high-availability, distributed systems are needed. Communication skills will be required to interact with stakeholders and the public.
Our client employs Pre-Sales Engineers to:
  1. Act as SME for client sales staff
  2. Gather Requirements
  3. Integrate ad-hoc data for on-site presentations
  4. Evangelize IMDG product
  5. Envision architecture
  6. Capacity Planning
  7. Scope consolidation
  8. Quotes for Services
  9. Company representation at conferences
  10. Occasional whitepapers
Daily Responsibilities:
  • Use of product knowledge to provide technical expertise to sales staff, customers, and partners by means of product presentation, workshops, and meetings.
  • Assist sales staff in customer evaluation and scope definition.
  • Design proof of concept and implement software on demonstrative scale.
  • Maintain detailed interaction history for each account and opportunity.
  • Represent the client brand before prospective clients on site and at public conferences.
  • As sales support during the pre-purchase cycle, a viable candidate must have excellent written/verbal communication and a strong understanding of business needs, competitive products, and distributed architecture. They must be able to communicate complex programming ideas in layman, business oriented terms.
  • Experience in Java Scripting and In-Memory Data Grid deployment are required. Knowledge of distributed systems architecture is also of importance.

  • Bachelor's Degree or 6 years of enterprise level software deployment.
  • -Pre-Sales or equivalent experience.
  • Strong understanding of Java programming language (used in configuration).
  • Understanding of Spring, Hibernate, and J2EE is preferred.
  • Experience in UNIX / Linux OS.
  • Experience in design & architecture of complex distributed systems.
  • Experience in distributed caching, scalability, and highly available systems.
  • Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills (TCP/IP, Multicast, JVM).
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, all applicants should be eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.

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Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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