Manager Sales Engineering

Full Time Alpharetta GA CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

Job Summary

•Managing and guiding a group of multi-state Pre-Sales Engineers to provide engineering and technical pre-sales support to CenturyLink’s Global Sales Organization.
•Providing direction to the sales teams for solutions as well as the delivery and operational support for our business.
•Directing and leading technical resources as appropriate in winning significant sales opportunities.
•Serves as a coach and mentor to a group of pre-sales engineers.
•Managing Sales engineering development through cross-training, hiring, retention, and skills development programs.
•Responsible for frequently presenting sales and engineering proposals.
•Serving as CenturyLink’s technical ambassador to the Systems Integrator community.
•Managing the Sales Engineering workload and accuracy and timeliness of responding to customer and internal requests.


Minimum Qualifications:
•Experience across CenturyLink’s product and services portfolio, including Network, Voice, Security, and Hosting/Managed areas.
•Ability to work with cross-functional teams to position ideas and drive reductions in pre-sale cycle time.
•Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and 5-7 years of related experience in U.S. Telecommunications industry.
•Strong communication (oral and written), leadership, organizational, presentation, project management and team building skills.
•Must be results focused and well versed in a broad set of network and IP products.
•Ability to support/interact with large customers/accounts involving complex, multi-component solutions.
•Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record and ability to travel as needed.


Alternate Location: US-Florida-Coral Springs; US-Georgia-Alpharetta; US-Georgia-Atlanta

Requisition #: 160717

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