Posting date 1 month ago(1 / 2 / 2019 3 : 18 AM)
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-
performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services.
Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Manager for the Enterprise Solutions Architecture team to join us in Mumbai, India.
In this role, you will be a key member of the Sales and Services teams, providing leadership and guidance to technical pre-
sales experts who are responsible for positioning Red Hat solutions and services to our customers and partners. You’ll work with Sales management, Consulting, Marketing, Engineering, and Support teams to meet company outlined sales objectives.
Your focus will be aligned to the enterprise business across India and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
If you're looking for large market opportunities and a fresh challenge in the solutions architecture space, you’re our ideal candidate.
Primary job responsibilities
Lead the Enterprise Solutions Architecture team in supporting our Inside Sales and Field Sales teams
Collaborate with alliance management on partner engagement strategies
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of our portfolio and support our salesforce by translating the capabilities of Red Hat solutions into business value propositions
Select, recruit, develop, and evaluate personnel
Manage the response process for requests for information (RFIs) and proposal (RFPs)
Provide and oversee pre-sales technical support in remote sales presentations and product demonstrations
Work with marketing and product managers to provide feedback on Red Hat solutions and technologies
Work closely with sales team to guide adoption of Red Hat technologies and higher subscription sales
Understand customer business processes and applications and how Red Hat open source solutions support and enhance their operation
Provide innovative thinking within Red Hat and for partners and customers in the application and design of Red Hat open source solutions
Manage and guide field enablement and development for presales solutions architects
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or solid technical foundation
10+ years of experience in infrastructure or datacenter architecture and technology deployment and management
3+ years of people management experience, with a successful track record in building, developing, and leading top performing teams;
record of managing presales engineering teams is a plus
Comfortable with solution selling process in enterprise software market
Demonstrated success in a technical presales role supporting senior sales executives
Track record of developing relationships at engineering, commercial, and executive levels throughout organizations
Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, and customer-facing skills
Experience with technical consulting and selling up to C-level executives
Ability to work remotely and in the field, with excellent time management skills
Sales-minded, with excellent customer and business skills
Solid leadership and management skills to motivate a team, recruit, and develop team members
Extensive technical background in one of Red Hat's portfolio technologies
Good understanding of industry trends and potential future directions
Willingness to travel up to 50%
Project experience in virtualization, consolidation, and cloud computing discipline is an advantage
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