Technical Pre-Sales Engineer


Region: Americas
Location: North Central US (Chicago) and/or South Central US (Dallas/Houston)

Duties

In this role, you will generate interest in and excitement around the K2 Platform and the innovative, value-driven solutions it provides. You will focus on new opportunities, enabling channel partners and evangelism in both K2 and Microsoft communities. Capitalizing on your broad experience and industry insight, you will demonstrate all that is possible with K2 by delivering solution demonstrations, proof of concepts (POC’s), technical presentations and engaging with users at all levels of our client organizations. Providing a regional presence, you will work remotely and be expected to travel to meetings, conferences and short-term customer engagements within your region and on occasion travel to other US locations.

What you’ll be doing as a member of our team:
  • Deliver use case centric solution demonstrations to business and technical audiences
  • Develop POC’s to demonstrate K2’s value to potential and existing customers
  • Demonstrate K2 products and solutions at partner events, trade shows and conferences
  • Engage with existing and potential customers to identify business opportunities
  • Propose, develop and validate software solutions to meet customer needs
  • Partner with the Account Executive and Inside Sales Representative for your region to achieve sales and revenue targets
  • Build awareness of the K2 brand among potential customers and our partner and Microsoft communities
  • Work with our partner channel to create go-to market assets
  • Maintain leading-edge knowledge of Microsoft platform and associated products and technologies within the Enterprise
  • Share technical expertise and collateral with the broader K2 technical community
  • Support K2 product development and marketing teams by sharing customer and market insights

Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:
  • A BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience combined with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in architecting/developing applications that are comprised of Forms/UI, Data Integration and Business Logic
  • Experience with the Microsoft stack (SharePoint, SQL Server, web services, etc.) in addition to other large enterprise systems (SAP, Salesforce, Oracle, etc.)
  • Prior experience integrating with various on-premises and cloud-based Enterprise Line of Business data systems
  • Understanding of Business Process Management and/or Workflow platforms is desirable
  • Proven experience in consulting or software industries
  • Pre-sales engineering background is preferred but not essential
  • A great communicator with previous public speaking experience
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire
Additional qualifications:
  • Relishes working with the leading-edge technologies and applying those to drive business value
  • Committed to customer satisfaction – both internal and external customers
  • Able to work independently and thrive in a virtual team environment
  • Has excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Able to manage multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Flexible, adaptable and works well under pressure
  • Enthusiastic self-starter who enjoys problem solving
  • Technically minded with a passion for emerging technologies and the ability to stay on top of industry changes and trends
  • Has knowledge and experience of the Microsoft eco-system
  • Quick to learn new skills and technologies – committed to ongoing development
How to apply:

For more information about this position or to apply, send your resume to careers@k2.com with "Technical Pre-Sales Engineer" in the subject line.