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Red Hat Cloud Pre-Sales Specialist - Dutch & English

Ref. Number 17-0256
Description Sales
Contract info Contract
Language(s) required Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
Region Apeldoorn Region
Salary Depends on experience
Start date ASAP
Duration 1 year with view to extension

Our client is a distributor of the Red Hat Cloud and Service provider program (CCSP) and they are looking for a Pre-Sales Specialist to join them in Apeldoorn. In this role, you will drive the adoption of Red Hat's cloud solutions at the Service Provider customers across the Netherlands. You will work in a matrix structure and own the overall outcome for Red Hat's cloud product sales, collaborating closely with the account managers. You will also be responsible to increase the adoption of CCSP the Netherlands.


Job Profile for Red Hat Cloud Pre-Sales Specialist
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Align with the Hosting Sales team to define target Service Providers and drive and promote Red Hats' Cloud portfolio and CCSP adoption in the xSP market space
  • Use your product knowledge to provide technical expertise to sales staff and customers through workshops, sales presentations, and product demonstrations across the Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure portfolio
  • Support the CCSP partners with the technical and administrative onboarding process of the Red Hat CCSP program
  • Offer Red Hat Cloud pre-support to the Insight Hosting sales team and build quality technical proposals that address xSP's business problem
  • Ensure revenue quota, deployment, and service objectives are met, while maintaining a high level of prospect and customer satisfaction
  • Actively participate in Red Hat Internal Communities of Practice and lead internal knowledge sharing in the Red Hat cloud portfolio
  • Communicate value, progress, and status of sales opportunities to all stakeholders; share knowledge and findings to allow team members to learn from your successes and mistakes


Candidate  Profile for Red Hat Cloud Pre-Sales Specialist

  • Must be fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken
  • 5+years of experience as a datacenter and/or virtual infrastructure pre-sales or consultant
  • Real-world experience with Linux systems, infrastructure automation, systems and cloud management
  • Experience as a Sales Engineer, Consultant, IT Architect, or equivalent position in supporting hosting & service provider accounts
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Familiar with virtualization platforms like Red Hat Virtualization, KVM, VMware, and Hyper-V. Knowledge of Openstack, Openshift, Cloudforms and Ansible automation is preferable
  • Understanding and experience of public cloud technologies including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine will be a plus
  • Experience with cloud management platforms such as VMWare vRealize Automation, HP CSA, and Rightscale is preferable
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certifications are a plus


What Our Client Offers

  • Our client offers a very attractive package and a great role within a successful team with many business opportunities and related eco system partner technologies
  • Possibility to work remotely after a few months of employment

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