As a Sales Engineer with TDS Telecom, you will be the primary presales technical resource for the outside and inside sales force and also responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales teams as the key technical advisor and product advocate for our products. This includes being able to articulate technology and product positioning to both business and technical users, being able to identify all technical issues of assigned accounts to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process, and being able to establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle.
In this role, you will be supporting the sales force in attaining their stated revenue objectives by providing presales technical assistance on all voice, data, IP and converged data/voice networks. This includes the network, infrastructure and all hardware including CPE and business systems. You will provide detailed network design, engineering recommendations and network consulting for the opportunities that are identified by the sales force. A significant emphasis of this position will be on technical leadership, which includes maintaining and upgrading the technical expertise of our entire commercial sales team. This position requires a high level of industry expertise in voice applications, data network hardware, LAN/wireless/WAN designs, network protocols including IP applications and architectures.
In conjunction with the sales professional you will be responsible for assisting with network discovery of the customer's current internetworking and computing architecture, providing network design, consulting and integration of approved data hardware and connectivity into the existing customer environment as a potential solution and technical sales support for proposal development and presentations. You will be seen as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) to the sales teams for both data and voice opportunities. Further, you will be a valuable resource to our customers by transferring knowledge to allow them to be better consumers.
This is a remote opportunity!
TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 1,000 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit tdstelecom.com.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and occasionally climb ladders and can be needed to crawl under desks to look at wiring. They also write and operate a computer keyboard, standard office equipment and telephone. The employee regularly communicates with customers. The employee is frequently required to move about and reach for items. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
As a part of your total compensation, TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.
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