Nutanix Network & Security Specialist in Singapore, Singapore

The Role

The Senior System Specialist (SSS) is a customer-focused technical sales professional that provides pre-sales consulting, technical guidance, and hands-on to customers and partners . The System Specialist collaborates with Nutanix sales/SEs teams to recommend and design effective base on customers’ data center network & security through Nutanix virtualization network feature.

The SSS acts in a consultative fashion and is looked to as an expert in his/her field by the Nutanix sales/SE teams, business partners and customers.

Key responsibilities of the System Specialist include:

  • Experience in Software Defined Data Center expertise including:

  • Network virtualization including overlay technologies and architectures

  • Experience with Cisco ACI, Juniper Contrail, VMWare NSX and Openstack

  • Understanding of micro-segmentation

  • Experience with separation and segmentation technologies (VLAN, VRF)

  • Experience in analysis, design, engineering, and deployment of DC core networks built on legacy architectures, fabric enabled architectures and NGEN overlay architectures.

  • Network Equipment – Strong knowledge of features, functionality and configurations for Cisco Systems, Arista, Juniper, Extreme Networks, etc.

  • Experience with Load Balancing, DNS/DHCP, NAT, WANx and Proxies

  • Articulate the features and benefits of Nutanix solutions and products.

  • Provide technical leadership in the Requirements Discovery, Solution Development, and Solution Proposal stages of the opportunity sales cycle.

  • Provide internal SEs Networking & Security on Nutanix enablement , regularly solution updates, deliver customized workshops.

  • Support channel partner enablement for selected channel partners in network & security feature workshops, assist Channel SE shadow program for network & security related enablement.

  • Perform product demonstrations and presentations in support of company road show’s and events.

  • Assist SE completed Proofs-of-Concept that related to Nutanix network & security feature functions, also transfer network & security specific knowledge to SEs.

  • Perform APJ network & security technical lead and act as an interface between the sales/pre-sales account teams and HQ technical staff by monitoring and managing network & security on Nutanix technical issues to conclusion, including any required management escalations required to resolve technical issues.

  • Provide reporting and feedback on customer accounts and field activities to Sales, Product Management, and Engineering

  • Lead a technical virtual team in APJ region , enable chosen SE candidate their abilities to execute network & security technology on Nutanix daily job.

  • Thorough understanding of internetworking technologies and how technologies are deployed in complex, global networks.

The Candidate

The APJ Senior Systems Specialist candidate should have a the ability to lead the network & security technologies in APJ, leverage Nutanix network & security feature lead customers running their data center on Nutanix Enterprise platform ,and be technically strong enough to lead field system engineers about network & security related technologies. Working with the Nutanix sales teams requires the candidate to have knowledge and experience in sales methodologies and a keen focus on driving positive business outcomes. The Senior Systems Specialist should also have the following:

  • 10-14+ years’ experience in a customer facing technical role

  • Technical experience with virtualization technologies, data center consolidation, and server technologies is highly desirable

  • Familiar with network design/architecture/hands-on experience, network micro-segments , data center security design. Professional certification (CCNA/CCNP/CCIE certification (Route/Switch)) will be plus

  • Experience on DC Expertise – DC Core Network Planning, Design and Deployment Experience

  • Team player with strong drive

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate professionally with partners, customers, and internal cross-functional teams including Sales, Marketing, and Engineering

  • A structured thinker with strong presentation and problem solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency and execute detailed action plans

  • Highest level of personal and professional ethics and integrity.

The scope of responsibilities for this role is APJ based. Travel may be required frequently as task needed.

A comprehensive competitive compensation program will be tailored to the chosen candidate. Compensation will consist of a competitive base salary, a variable performance bonus, equity, and a comprehensive benefits program.

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.