Consulting Systems Engineer at Fortinet in Kansas City, Kansas

Posted in Other 19 days ago.





Job Description:

Objective:


Support sales activities as a strategic and high-level corporate technical resource for vital pre-sales engagements and key opportunities.



Responsibilities:



Develop and maintain:


* Core competency on Fortinet's entire product line and technologies


* Expert-level technical and marketing knowledge in one of four specific technology disciplines as they relate to Fortinet's products:


* Network Security Infrastructure - Switching, Routing, and Availability


* Network Security Enforcement - Firewall/VPN; Access, Authentication, and Privacy


* Network Security Management - Centralized Configuration, Administration, and Reporting


* Network Security Intelligence - Stateful inspection, Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Intrusion Prevention, Content-Filtering and Application-level Security


* Product knowledge of Fortinet's key competitors.


* Act as subject-matter expert in pre-sales design reviews and serve as authoritative consultant to Field Systems Engineers by providing technical guidance and leadership.


* Participate with SE peers to lead the design and architecture of secure IP networks utilizing and leveraging all aspects of Fortinet's product line to create superior solutions in competitive environments.


* Provide training to System Engineers at various events worldwide and mentor SE specialists within Virtual Teams.


* Serve as Virtual Team Leaders and act as voice representing the International Sales Organization from a technical perspective at various meetings and committees.


* Work closely with Product Management and Engineering to help identify, qualify, and develop features critical to Fortinet's success.


* Write whitepapers, tech notes, and other high-level technical documentation as required.


* Interface with Fortinet's Business and Technology partners within designated technology discipline and distribute that knowledge to the field Systems Engineers.


* Provide status reports in timely manner and ensure communication to the SE Director / VP SE.



Requirements



* Minimum 15 years Technical experience in networking / security


* Extensive knowledge of Ip networks


* Extensive knowledge of switching / routing


* Good knowledge of security as a whole


* processes


* key operational concepts


* network security technologies


* Other, competitive products (will be a plus)


* Team worker, focused on reaching objectives


* Experience with testing devices such as Spirent or Breaking Point (Preferred)


* Ability to travel on short notice (national and international)



Education:


BSEE or equivalent experience, graduate degree preferred


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