Monday August 06, 2012
Title: Pre-Sales Technical Consultant
Status: Full Time Permanent
Reporting to: North American Director of Sales Engineering and Professional Services
Location: Waltham, MA, with some travel for meetings at prospect and customer sites around the US.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and professional individual with in-depth technical abilities as well as commercial acumen and sales skills. You might have a background in pre-sales or you might be an experienced IT professional with strong communication skills looking to move out of the back office. This position is a technical pre-sales consulting role supporting the sales activities of the Mimecast North American business unit. The primary responsibilities are to provide pre-sales technical support to Mimecast sales staff, reseller partners and customers. Other responsibilities are to include an element of ongoing support oversight for major customers (in conjunction with our support team) and reseller partners, some project management activities and involvement in key customer engagements and training of our partner’s technical staff. A large majority of the activity will be focused on pre-sales activity.
Mimecast are helping many customers migrate to new email platforms such as Exchange 2010 and Office 365 and this role will be instrumental in providing guidance to customers on how to best use the Mimecast services to achieve a lower risk migration while maintaining availability and security of the email service for customers. Therefore a good understanding and first-hand experience of the current market leading email system migration processes and software tools is essential.
As Mimecast is a rapidly growing and evolving company the role is very flexible and will involve many different and changing aspects, including for example, interfacing with product management, marketing, business development and training.
Experience and Skills
Mimecast is one of the fastest growing cloud based software services companies and provides Unified Email Management services, currently comprising of email security and data leak prevention, archiving, continuity and migration enablement solutions. Gartner research identified Mimecast as the fastest growing archiving company in 2011. Every day Mimecast handles millions of emails and documents for thousands of customers. Mimecast is a UK headquartered company that has offices in USA, UK, Jersey and South Africa. This recruitment is to support continued growth in the US market. Mimecast offers an opportunity to work in a high growth company at the cutting edge of business and Internet software delivery in a very exciting and high growth market. Mimecast strives to attract exceptional people who have “that extra something” and enjoy what they do.
The role offers a competitive rewards package, consisting mostly of a basic salary, there will also be a bonus, dependent on sales achievement for the North America region along with other specific individual objectives. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities.
Suitably qualified applicants should send a resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org