Pre Sales Consultant (Oracle Linux/Virtualization) (QJT-633)

Pre Sales Consultant (Oracle Linux/Virtualization) (QJT-633)

12 Jun

12 Jun



Pre Sales Consultant (Oracle Linux/Virtualization)-20000BHF

Preferred Qualifications

Job title:- Pre-sales Consultant ( Oracle Open Cloud, Linux and Virtualization)

Job Location:- Noida


Oracle delivers world class Linux and virtualization solutions for international business customers. We are seeking a Senior Inside sales professional that can sell our solutions to senior business and technical decision makers in major global corporations headquartered in USA.

Oracle Linux enables organizations to meet future needs by providing optimal application performance, minimal downtime, reduced security and corporate compliance risk and lower total operating costs.

We aim to make Oracle Linux the world leading Linux distribution. Oracle Linux Premier Support provides world class global 24x7 support and problem resolution in 145 countries. We believe the quality of this support is unmatched by any other provider and includes access to new versions of the distribution, high availability tools, back porting, bug fixes and patch updates all packaged within a 10 year life cycle support model.

Oracle VM enables customers to rapidly deploy critical enterprise application and private cloud infrastructure solutions. Oracle VM facilitates the deployment and operation of your enterprise applications on a fully certified platform to reduce operations and support costs while simultaneously increasing IT efficiency and agility. Going beyond simple server consolidation, Oracle VM server virtualization is designed to enable rapid enterprise application deployment and simplify lifecycle management.

We are seeking an outstanding sales consultant to cover primarily India market. This role is part of a regional sales consulting team responsible for the technical pre-sales support of Open Cloud Infrastructure software, including Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and Oracle OpenStack.

Key Requirements:-

Be comfortable engaging at all levels within customers and partner organizations.

Translate customer requirements and IT strategies into deliverable solutions and transformation plans.

Define pre-sales solution architectures and proposals.

Design and participate in technology pilot projects or Proof of Value (POV) activities alongside our customers and partners.

Define value propositions, positioning and differentiation to competitor’s solutions in addressing customer pain points.

Work alongside partners and other third party organizations as required.

Represent Oracle at marketing events and customer events as required.

Lead the delivery of ‘Oracle on Oracle’ solutions to customers.

Define and drive a programmatic pre-sales consulting engagement approach into target accounts and territories.

Support and develop existing customer and partner relationships and skills.

Complete the technical requirement for request for information (RFI) and request for proposal (RFP).

Help drive sales opportunities to successful completion.

Promote the value of professional services in early sales cycle.

Experience & Technical Skills:-

Bachelor Degree or above in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent.

More than 7 years’ experience in pre-sales capacity, consultant role with customer focus, or equivalent experience.

Excellent communication and presentation skills over phone, email, webcast, video and public conference.

Good understand of selling process and selling cycle.

Demonstrable technical curiosity in keeping abreast with new technologies, especially in Open Source Software.

Strong technical knowledge in Linux is a must.

Strong technical knowledge in Virtualization platform: e.g. Xen/KVM.

Past experience with OpenStack, Kubernetes, Dockers and/or Linux Containers.

Good working knowledge of Open Source tools, e.g. Chef/Puppet/Github.

Good conceptual knowledge of DevOps, Big Data, IoT; working knowledge will be an advantage.

Good knowledge of software defined storage and networking.

Possession of industry recognized certifications in Linux, Virtualization, OpenStack, Dockers or similar is highly preferred.

Strong technical solution background with good specialization in one or more areas of the following: Private/Hybrid cloud, Servers, Networking, Storage, BCDR.

Oracle product(s) knowledge, e.g. Oracle database, Oracle middleware is an advantage.

Candidate should have technical proficiency in Linux operating system, Server and Desktop Virtualiazation, Openstack, Kubernetes - Docker and Containers, OS Clustering and Data center Management solution etc.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

The primary focus of a Sales Consultant (Pre-sales) is to become an expert in a core set of Oracle products and solutions and to present the value proposition and benefits of our solutions to our partners, prospects and customers and internally to our sales force

As a Senior Sales Consultant you will be responsible for providing presales technical / functional support to prospective clients and customers while ensuring customer satisfaction with minimal supervision, through on-line/in person sales efforts. Acts as a technical resource for less experienced Internet Sales Consultants. Develop and deliver high quality standard Oracle presentations and demonstrations. Present and articulate advanced product features and benefits, product future direction and overall Oracle solutions. Design, validate, and present Oracle software solutions to include advanced product concepts, future direction, and 3rd party complimentary products. Develop and manage reference sites through high quality technical, professional client relationships. Support sales team in online/in-person selling efforts with minimal supervision. Develop and deliver proposed solution to customers. Approximate percentage of face to face interaction with customers to perform responsibilities is 10%

Job duties are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years vendor (sales and marketing) experience. 5 years relevant computer applications or database/tools. Demonstrated proficiency in one multi-user operating system. Through knowledge of system and application design. Strong verbal and written communication skills: needs analysis, positioning, business justification, closing techniques. Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems with accounts in complex technical environments. Ability to travel as needed. BS degree or equivalent; advanced degree desirable.

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