Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Good interpersonal communication and customer service skills are needed in order work successfully with prospects, customers, and cross functional teams to meet performance goals. - Account management and project management experience. - Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding how to utilize them in a customer facing environment. - Ability to follow standard engineering principles and practices. - Creative approach to problem solving. - Travel to the prospective customer's sites as necessary. Responsibility - As a seasoned professional with a wide range of experiences, this individual uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. - Is responsible for a specific geographical install base and large, complex, high visibility, strategic, or tactically important accounts. Interaction - This individual effectively works with, and influences senior internal personnel within the function, employees in other functions that support the sales effort, and has direct customer contact. - Limited management supervision and direction is provided since this individual operates and drives results independently. - The ideal candidate is a subject matter expert and strongly influences sales team decisions and initiatives. May also act as a team leader and major decision maker for team projects.
- 8 to 12 years of experience is preferred. - A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent is required. A Graduate Degree is desired. - Experience which demonstrates a significant level of expertise in technical specifications required to sell NetApp products and services is required. - Specialized knowledge in breadth and/or depth.