Technology Sales Support Engineer

Location
Washington D.C
Salary
$88,542.00-$128,384.00
Posted
Apr 12, 2019
Closes
Apr 27, 2019
Ref
R0001523
Hours
Full Time
As a Technology Sales Support Engineer, you will serve as the primary technical member for pre-sale, sale and post-sale support of Airports Authority's technology products.

Technology Sales Support Engineer

This is a non-career, term job.

Serves in the Technology Business Development and Sales (TBDS) Department of the Office of Technology in the Headquarters Office; however, may also work at another Airports Authority facility (such as Washington Dulles International Airport).

Collaborates with the TBDS Department to understand technical product capabilities and serve as a primary technical member for sales, pre-sales, and post-sale support processes, marketing, and associated tasks. Performs related functions.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Acts as the internal and external technical expert in providing pre-sale, sale, and post-sale support processes and activities for Airports Authority technology products, solutions and services.

Tailors the product demo environment specific to each prospect/client, with assistance from product team and in coordination with other units within the TBDS Department.

Designs product demos to highlight the products' capabilities, technical advantages, and value that will help support and accomplish prospective and existing clients' expected business outcomes and their strategic results.

Prepares product demos and technical sales execution run and key highlight punch list scripts.

Assists with developing, updating and maintaining technical product documentation such as Deployment Guides.

Develops, compiles, and maintains well-organized and easily understood FAQs to answer the questions of the client/prospect's senior executive leadership, IT department and others.

Executes the technical part of Airports Authority's products, solutions and services demonstration to senior prospect/client leadership and key decision makers.

Drives project planning sessions with client stakeholders to identify their needs and outline technical requirements and solutions based on the Airports Authority's product rollout plan.

Conducts site survey and manages product implementation and rollout for clients.

Supports the development and execution of training plans for clients, stakeholders, and product administrators.

Assists with pre-sales solicitation (such as RFI, RFP, RFQ) technical responses and compiles questions for follow up and clarifications.

Delivers timely post-sales product support including professional and quality customer support to resolve issues in a timely and effective manner.

Supports the TBDS Department in growing the sales of other Airports Authority technology products and capabilities.

Communicates any product feedback, business needs, and requirements from the client to the product team and the TBDS Department.

Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Five years of progressively responsible experience in technical sales, product support, and marketing activities for software products.

Included in the five years of experience must be three years of pre-sales, sales and post-sales product support for technical software implementation, including establishing demo environments and technology assets. .

Ability to quickly assess and sense prospect/client environmental dynamics, expectations, and needs and effectively fulfill them by up-selling and cross selling a portfolio of technology products, solutions and services.

Ability to communicate complex technical elements in a simplified fashion, speak with passion and clarity to prospects/clients' senior business executives and their technology department decision makers.

Ability to perform technical competitor landscape and prospect/client analysis to plan and prepare technical sales and product support efforts.

Knowledge of cybersecurity and the ability to apply it to regional and global expectations pertaining to technology products, solutions and services.

Ability to provide product support and issue resolution during client's software update cycle.

Skill in establishing technical training courses, plan delivery approaches, and manage to fulfill customer training lifecycle.

Ability to write effective technology products, solutions, and services descriptions that are palatable, attractive and compelling to drive purchases.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A Master's Degree in Business Administration.

Prior experience in performing tech sales and product support activities to airports, airlines or other transportation market segments.

One or more certifications, such as Certified Inside Sales Professional (CISP), Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP), Certified Sales Leadership Professional (CSLP), Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM), Certified Marketing Management Professional (CMMP) or Certified Product Marketing Manager (CPMM).

EDUCATION

A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Management Information Systems, or related field.

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES REQUIRED

Must have an active and valid passport and the ability to secure visas and other travel documents.

A state driver's license in good standing

NECESSARY SPECIAL FACTORS

May travel extensively , both within the U.S. and to other countries. May need to travel to other countries on short notice.

Ability to lift and carry demonstration equipment and sales related collaterals and assets.

Work is typically reviewed in progress and upon completion for quantity, quality, timeliness, teamwork, customer service, and other factors.

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A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.| Follow us on Twitter @MWAAcareers.

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