Data Management Expert- Presales

Job Locations UK-Marlow
Requisition ID
20041228
Category
Sales/Pre-Sales
Travel Requirements
25%
Position Type
Professional

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 

 

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 

 

What we do  

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 

 

What you’ll do

 

We’re looking for a Data Management Presales

 

 You will:

 - Acts as the strategic advisor to SAS customers and customer IT management

-Developing and/or present technology presentations

-Act as the lead on data engineering/management technologies on behalf of the UKI with partner the wider EMEA SAS community and product management

-Developing account strategy and account plan with Account Executive and other sales team members.

-Acting in a consultative role to SAS clients, including interviewing clients to capture technical information.

-Assisting in the response to RFI/RFP's utilizing the RFP Repository and crafting thorough and compelling answers.

-Research competitive landscape.

- Delivering SAS Software Solution Demonstrations.

-Lead Proof of Concept activities.

-Collaborates with Account Executive in order to pursue relationships and opportunities in parallel to widen the bandwidth of sales activity, build trust with all customer contacts, and to promote and maintain the integrity of the SAS/client relationship.

·      Works with SAS Professional Services to coordinate pre-sales efforts with paid consulting opportunity.

 

What we’re looking for

  •      Significant experience in presales role or business consulting in a with a focus on the application of Data Engineering and Data Management tools
  •     Previous work experience of at least 3/4 years in a similar role
  • Market awareness of Data Engineering\Management and governance technologies including markets trends, Gartner’s/Forrester analyst segments and definitions
  • Education: degree or equivalent
  •  Willing to acquire the technical knowledge of core SAS technology
  • Programming skills with one or more modern languages (scripted or compiled) – e.g. Python, SAS, Perl, C, C++, Java, JavaScript,
  •   Applicants looking to apply Data Ops to solve customer problems on modern Cloud native software platform
  • Ability to work independently but also proactively with others for the purpose of cross-training and knowledge transfer as part of SAS one-team
  • An ability to actively engage with customers on social media.
  • Highly commercial attitude, active listener
  • Able to work against deadlines, stress tolerant and flexible
  •  Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • This position requires full proficiency in written and spoken English

Why SAS

We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 

Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

 

Additional Information:

 

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action.

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