Advises Healthcare clients and sales teams on technical matters to drive revenue, increase profit margin, and ensure the highest levels of client satisfaction. Develops and enhances personal and team member skills primarily for the benefit of the pre-sales process. Possesses an expert level knowledge of healthcare information technology (HIT), cloud platforms, SAS products, and competing solutions in the market. Showcases ability to align client challenges and user needs to SAS solutions and advises project teams throughout ongoing service engagements.
Location: USA Remote worker
Develops and validates a solution architecture for complex digital transformation opportunities to include: (a) overall solution architecture, including logical and physical architecture diagrams, (b) infrastructure architecture, including on-premises, private and public cloud environments, storage, and networking (c) data architecture, including ETL, data models, MDM, metadata, data governance, and data quality, and (d) business architecture including strategic application of data analytics to improve decision-making and create business value
Strategizes with sales team on objectives for customer meetings, understands how this activity relates to overall sales plan, and provides functional solution leadership for sales opportunities
Builds trusted relationships with Account Executives and clients to provide practical and theoretical guidance in the business value of proposed solutions and set proper expectations to ensure customer satisfaction
Conducts discovery meetings to collect, analyze, clarify, and document business requirements during the sales cycle to support the implementation team and produce a detailed solution proposal
Gathers high-level functional and non-functional requirements for solutions for complex digital transformation opportunities.
Delivers standard, customized and/or strategic, senior-level solution demonstrations, whiteboarding, and presentations outlining the functional capabilities, competitive advantages, and business benefits of the SAS solutions as they apply to client needs
Leads subject matter expertise in the response to RFI/RFPs including defining solutions, technical writing, demonstrations, and orals presentations
Monitors competing solutions, understands SAS’ strengths and weaknesses in the market, and applies this information in written proposals and client demonstrations.
Participates in product and solution training to acquire and maintain a detailed level of product knowledge of core components of SAS offerings and assigned solution areas, how each solution addresses business challenges, competitive information to identify how SAS solutions stand apart, and what challenges/limitations may be encountered
Understands, utilizes, and communicates best practice methodologies internally and externally
Works proactively with Industry Consultants, Technical Architects, R&D, Tech Support, and other Solutions Architects to strategize on opportunities, cross-training, and knowledge transfer
Assists with providing market-driven information for future product direction using industry expertise and direct interaction with customers, prospects, analysts, and other external resources
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