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Sales Engineer (Chicago Area)

Sales Engineering | Chicago Area

Careers Chicago Area

About the position

Jive is looking for an outstanding sales engineer professional who will lead our expansion into mid-market and to pursue new business opportunities. You will interact with Jive’s sales engineers in a highly consultative manner to help them accomplish their goals in helping customers identify their voice/video and network requirements and provide the necessary design guidance that leads to technical sales closure and successful deployments of Jive's services.

What you'll do

  • Evangelize Jive’s leading Hosted Voice and Video Solutions to prospective customers through delivery of technical overviews and demonstrations
  • Interact with customers to gather voice/video application requirements, assess current network readiness, and create/deliver designs mapped to customer needs
  • Partner with Jive’s deployment team to successfully transition opportunities from pre to post-sales
  • Maintain continuous professional development including technical and sales/soft skills
  • Capture new or emerging customer feature requirements for incorporation into future product plans and roadmaps

What you'll need

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the technology industry
  • Industry certifications (highly desirable) could include the following: Cisco CCIE (R/S or Voice preferred), CCNP, CCNA, CCNA Voice, CCNA Video, Adtran ATSP, and ATSE
  • Experience with enterprise-level sales
  • Knowledge and skills with an emphasis in a blend of IP networking (LAN and WAN) and Unified Communications
  • Previous experience in a pre-sales role within the telco or technology industry
  • Proven knowledge and experience in several of the following areas: IP/IP routing, LAN and WAN design and protocols, QoS, Unified Communications/Voice over IP/Video over IP, SIP, and firewalls/network security

What you'll get

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • 90% coverage of employee health insurance premiums
  • Free dental, long-term disability, and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • HSA plan with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Annual retreat
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free access to Jive’s phone system for personal use
  • Jive-sponsored lunches
  • Free healthy snacks

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