About CyberArk :
CyberArk is the global leader in privileged access security, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure and assets across the enterprise, in the cloud and throughout the DevOps pipeline.
CyberArk delivers the industry’s most complete solution to reduce risk created by privileged credentials and secrets. The company is trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100, to protect against external attackers and malicious insiders.
Job description :
CyberArk is looking for a highly motivated, energetic and focused Sales Engineer in Africa. The Sales Engineer will combine technical knowledge with sales skills and is ultimately responsible for the technical win during the sales cycle.
Sales Engineers are the primary technical resource for the field sales force hence, they are responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team and Product Management as the key technical advisor and product advocate for our solutions.
Therefore, you must be able to articulate technology and product positioning to both business and technical users. You must be able to identify all technical issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process.
Above all, we are looking for someone that can communicate the CyberArk value and be able to design an optimal solution for complex customer infrastructure and datacenter environments on a global scale.
Technical pre-sales support
Proactively seek out new sales opportunities by developing new technical relationships within prospective accounts
Present CyberArk’s technical value proposition to customers and partners effectively
Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs / RFPs
Conduct and Ensure success of customer proof-of-concepts (POCs)
Documentation of client feature requests and issues in CRM system
Support CyberArk and partner seminars and industry trade shows in the region
Able to convey customer requirements to Product Management teams
Develop technical knowledge of CyberArk and associated technologies
Job Requirement :
3+ years Software Presales or equivalent experience required
Prior experience with CyberArk Software solutions is preferred or relevant experience with enterprise applications, security management, systems management, identity management, and / or policy management solutions preferred especially in the IAM and SIEM space.
Strong experience with Windows / Active Directory administration and operations, Unix / Linux.
Strong hands-on technical abilities
Strong presentation skills as well as the ability to build and present high quality product demonstrations to both technical and executive audiences
Superior communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships at multiple levels to work cross organizationally toward solutions;
excellent leadership and consensus building skills
A Subject Matter Expert understanding of security concepts and the development of security roles within organizations that meet functional, technical and regulatory requirements
Scripting knowledge or DevOps experience a plus
CISSP certification preferred
The role required 50% traveling within the region