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Sr. Pre-Sales Solution Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, USA


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 216048

External Description:

The Solution Engineer (SE) leverages data architecture, data warehouse, and analytics and associated domain knowledge to promote sales of Teradata solutions. The SE has broad knowledge of digital transformation, cloud modernization, and experience with Teradata products and technologies. The SE articulates analytical ecosystem architectures and trends, and provides technical consulting, as a trusted advisor, to support sales activities. The SE establishes and enhances customer relationships ranging from DBA to CIO, and provides technical expertise on engagements and identifies new target opportunities within our accounts.

Overall Job Purpose:
• Drive sales of Teradata software and services
• Technical sales leader for Teradata Account Team
• Serves as trusted technical advisor to client and facilitator of additional Teradata SMEs and functions
• Increase use of Teradata software through positioning of new features, adding new applications and taking out competitive solutions
• Demonstrates technical expertise and credibility with customers, from technical admin to CIO
• Understand and advise customers on data ecosystem architectures
• Partners with Account Executive and extended account team on account planning and strategy
• Work with overall account team to identify and qualify sales opportunities
• Assist or operate the internal ordering process, from solution sizing to deployment

Key Solution Engineer Responsibilities
• Advocate Teradata products and solutions to existing customers and prospects.
• Act as the “face” of Teradata to customers & prospects – able to quickly and easily articulate the value of Teradata software and services.
• Continuously drive and promote the value of Teradata solutions for customer business challenges – create value, articulate value, maintain value.
• Understand customer data and analytics challenges and help translate to business requirements in positioning Teradata software and services.
• Stay current with continuous education of Teradata’s latest software, platforms and cloud solutions.
• Craft creative solutions that leverage informed assumptions even when only partial information is known.
• Document client’s current analytical ecosystem, application architecture and data flow to/from Teradata and non-Teradata solutions.
• Understand and communicate customer-specific value of Teradata solutions and how they integrate with the customer’s analytical ecosystem as part of a future-state roadmap.
• Understand business value customers gain by use of analytics. Understand and align our software and service offerings to solve business problems.
• Manages relationships with client stakeholders as the key advisor on analytic architecture and by partnering with the customer’s architecture experts (ecosystem & domain architects).
• Creates client interest in Teradata solutions, advancing the sales process
• Syncs daily with account team lead to discuss account strategy and future sales opportunities
• Comprehension of rapidly evolving open source and competitive technologies and how they compare/contrast or compliment Teradata offerings.
• Partner with Consulting, Customer Services, Global Sales Support, Pricing, Finance and sales to formulate offers and proposals.
• Facilitate and/or lead demonstration of Teradata Cloud and Analytics capabilities.
• Occasionally, take advisory and leadership role in strategic Consulting engagements in partnership with Consulting.

CountryEEOText_Description: Our Culture We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are. Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Sr. Pre-Sales Solution Engineer

Job Category: Sales

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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