Systems Engineer South Africa
Fortinet, Inc.
Johannesburg, South Africa
25d ago

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Fortinet (NASDAQ : FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe.

The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure.

They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments -

be it virtualized / cloud or physical. More than 210,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands.

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City Johannesburg Country South Africa SA Title Systems Engineer South Africa (EMSL1808) Req # EMSL1808 Job Status Full Time Regular Functional Area Sales Position Overview We are looking for a Systems Engineer to work closely with a sales representative in a defined territory.

The Systems Engineer's main mission will be to support the sales organization in all technical matters regarding pre-sales, sales calls, and post-sales.

Responsibilities :

  • Pre-sales - assist in qualifying sales leads from a technical standpoint.
  • Sales calls - be the main technical resource on sales calls and answer / educate the customer on issues ranging from features, specifications and functionality to integration.
  • Conversant with networking applications and solutions.
  • Post-sales - be the lead technical contact for identified accounts for technical issues and will work closely with the technical support team and engineering to answer, elevate and resolve customer's technical issues.
  • Provide assistance to identified customers with post-sales training.
  • Required Skills :

  • 5 8 years experience in technical / pre-sales support as a sales or systems engineer
  • 5 - 7 years experience in LAN / WAN / Internet services administration
  • Strong understanding of DNS and NFS, SMTP, HTTP, TCP / IP
  • Knowledge of the following technologies : Routing, Switching, VPN, LAN, WAN, Network Security, Intrusion Detection, and Anti Virus.
  • Strong understanding in the following technologies and protocols : RADIUS, PKI, IKE, Certificates, L2TP, IPSEC, FIREWALL, 802.
  • 1Q, MD5, SSH, SSL, SHA1, DES, 3DES

  • Experience with encryption and authentication technologies required
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Education :

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience. Graduate degree preferred.
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