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Sales Engineer / Pre-Sales Consultant – London

Sales Engineer / Pre-Sales Consultant – London

Competitive Base, Discretionary Bonus and Company Benefits

The company

Our client is a very fast growing and market leading provider of managed services and connectivity in the High Frequency Trading world. The company provides access to the world’s exchanges for transaction flow through dedicated private networks and full managed services from infrastructure to connectivity for Investment Banks and Asset Managers to execute multi asset trades across the globe. Our client has over 20 Data Centers near major exchanges and operate a dedicated service with high SLA to both Buy Side and Sell Side Financial Markets across the globe.

The Role

Our client is urgently seeking a Sales Engineer / Pre-Sales Consultant, who will develop a thorough understanding of existing and in-development solutions and services and in addition the competitive landscape. You will have strong project management skills, attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, and thrive within a fast-paced and demanding environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of all of solutions and services
  • Collaborate with sales and account management teams
  • Work closely with clients and prospects to understand technology requirements, design, recommend, and document individual technology solutions
  • Lead whiteboard sessions and participate in presentations
  • Provide feedback into the Product Management
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of industry leading financial technology solution providers and the competitive landscape
  • Produce detailed solution diagrams in Visio
  • Provide technical support for proof-of-concepts and implementations
  • Work with both Systems and Network Engineering teams
  • Assist in closing deals by building trust and rapport with internal and external stakeholders 

Key Skills and Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of Financial Extranets, Server Hardware, Market Data, Low-Latency Trading Infrastructure, and the Financial Technology Landscape
  • Understanding of Datacenter Colocation  
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and take direction
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite – Visio and Excel in particular
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and interact with all levels of management; self-starter
  • Team player
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and organized
  • Minimum 5+ years’ work experience in FinTech Sales Engineer or Pre-Sales
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Experience with Salesforce.com, JIRA, and Confluence

What's in it for you?

  • Work in a high profile key role
  • Opportunity to further develop your knowledge of multi asset class trading, connectivity and the world of trading.
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Work with some of the biggest names in financial industry
  • Work in a cohesive friendly, non-judgmental work environment where there are no politics
  • Current staff quote that “this is an exciting and passionate place to work”

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful fast growing global leading company with exciting solutions. If you feel you have the required skills and would like to join this exciting company in London… please get in contact with Antonio ASAP. Antonio.Ciarleglio@harringtonstarr.com  Call direct: +44 (0) 203 587 7543